Opening for DJ Shadow and Teeko in Nashville

DJ Shadow is coming to Nashville!

It’s happening. I won’t lie to you. This has been a life-long dream of mine. DJ Shadow is coming to Nashville. And I’ll be opening for him. So I found out about the show several months ago. So I was already going to be there. Then they added Teeko to the bill! I’ve been following… Continue reading Opening for DJ Shadow and Teeko in Nashville

MUTEMATH – Monument (Quiet Entertainer Remix)

MUTEMATH recently had a remix contest for their song, ‘Monument’. Pretty great song. They had released it with a couple of pretty decent remixes. They dropped the LaLa remix which appears in the video above. Also, the Tim Gunter remix that came with the contest announcement. I heard a lot of pretty great remixes, including the… Continue reading MUTEMATH – Monument (Quiet Entertainer Remix)

New Music Video: Quiet Entertainer Orchestra – Companion (Live at FooBar)

I just had a great show at Foobar in East Nashville this past weekend with Quiet Entertainer Orchestra! I’m excited to be able to share some footage from that night! I asked Maurice Barrett to come to the show and do what he does. You might remember Maurice (aka 247) because he made this video… Continue reading New Music Video: Quiet Entertainer Orchestra – Companion (Live at FooBar)

Quiet Entertainer Orchestra at FooBAR Too w/ Undiscover, Hobbledeions, and Rain

The show is tonight! I’m very excited to finally do this show. It will be my first time doing a headlining show with the live band, Quiet Entertainer Orchestra. As you’ve seen, Q.E.O. is just a  live interpretation of my previous DJ tracks. We’re playing tonight at Foobar Too which is the venue side. Also… Continue reading Quiet Entertainer Orchestra at FooBAR Too w/ Undiscover, Hobbledeions, and Rain

Clams Casino X Gold Panda & Starslinger ft. Yelawolf (Quiet Entertainer mix)

photo credit: adam elmakias

photo credit: adam elmakias This is an excerpt from the set I just did opening for Orchard Lounge. I came out of my Blue Sky Black Death remix into this Gold Panda – StarSlinger remix. I got the idea from hearing DJ Shadow’s All Basses Covered when he had Bun B. I figured it’d work… Continue reading Clams Casino X Gold Panda & Starslinger ft. Yelawolf (Quiet Entertainer mix)

DJ Shadow After Party in Nashville

photo by Christopher Price / 1000 Photography

Here’s a quick shot from the DJ Shadow After-Party at the High Watt. Photo Taken by Christopher Price. This was a great time and a great show to be at. DJ Shadow is easily my biggest DJ Hero. So it was great to be in the same building with him while also doing my thing.… Continue reading DJ Shadow After Party in Nashville

Recap of Tour Opening For Mutemath

photo credit: Jonathan Nation

The Following is a recap from the tour I went on last fall. Watch the video. Here are some more pictures and videos. Thanks to everyone who made these possible.     Pittsburgh Review  THE QUIET ENTERTAINER from Tyler Hays on Vimeo. Listen to how the set sounded towards the end of the tour

Cherub’s Fun Lifestyle Is Built On Hard Work

Finally! It took me quite a while to get this Cherub interview together. Over the past year or so, they’ve been very busy touring full time. By the time, I finally got everything together for this interview, I had a tour of my own! Glad we could finally connect and get this out there. I… Continue reading Cherub’s Fun Lifestyle Is Built On Hard Work

Why Some Touring Artists Should Just Stay Home

She’s back!  Today, I have another guest post from Celeste AKA GalaxC Girl. Celeste performs as GalaxC Girl in Asheville, NC and the surrounding area where she combines her DJ set with live visuals. In her last post about why no one wants to book you, she just ranted about what she was seeing while… Continue reading Why Some Touring Artists Should Just Stay Home

Update Plus 8 Off 8th Performance Video

I don’t normally do a WHOLE lot of self-promotional posts, but what a great past few weeks I’ve had! Last week I played a great show with Slow Hands. Check them out. And then just a couple of nights ago I played 8 Off 8th here in Nashville. That was a great time and I… Continue reading Update Plus 8 Off 8th Performance Video