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

Quiet Entertainer Orchestra – Live At The East Room (Bootleg)

I just got back from playing a great show with Body of Light, Home Body, & DEDSA in East Nashville at The East Room. This show was as Quiet Entertainer Orchestra, the live band version of my music project. Here’s a bootleg recording of the night. Had a great time. Quiet Entertainer – Keys, Samples,… Continue reading Quiet Entertainer Orchestra – Live At The East Room (Bootleg)

Quiet Entertainer Drops Intelligent Design Album Release Tour Mix

Here it is. I recently did the Album Release Tour for my latest record, Intelligent Design. I wanted to put up the set I did for that tour. I focused mainly on playing my own tracks, remixes, and mashups with just a few exceptions. Also, I played keys a few times on this mix. It’s… Continue reading Quiet Entertainer Drops Intelligent Design Album Release Tour Mix

New Merch Partnership with The Yacht Club Company

  Alright! New Merch is coming soon! I’ve partnered with The Yacht Club Company and they are going to make some sweet new clothing for me and all mine and your merch needs! Check out my online store to see which shirts are coming soon and pre-order one today! Also, tell me which shirts you… Continue reading New Merch Partnership with The Yacht Club Company

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

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

Quiet Entertainer Drops New Mix EP: Q-Gaze

My new mix EP is up! It’s called Q-Gaze. Q-Gaze basically is a collection of songs that I’ve found recently that I really enjoy. Songs that I’ve discovered from my Pandora Station, soundcloud, or from going out to shows. It’s my first mix of any kind; so, I’m really excited and proud of it! You… Continue reading Quiet Entertainer Drops New Mix EP: Q-Gaze

Mutemath – Odd Soul (Quiet Entertainer Remix)

I’ve finally done it! Here’s my remix of Mutemath’s new song, “Odd Soul.” I really like the song. I also really like the remix. I actually had to learn how to do some new things and stretch myself for it. Take a listen on soundcloud or youtube. MUTEMATH – Odd Soul (Quiet Entertainer Remix) by… Continue reading Mutemath – Odd Soul (Quiet Entertainer Remix)

Blue Sky Black Death Partners With Nudie Jeans

Editor’s note: I already told you about Blue Sky Black Death and their new record NOIR. So you’re no stranger to them. Well, this is probably a coincidence. But literally minutes after I tweeted Blue Sky Black Death about them touring, not only did they tweet me back but someone emailed me. Well, the tweet… Continue reading Blue Sky Black Death Partners With Nudie Jeans

Winslow Family Battle of the Beats Round 4

Something cool happened on Tuesday. I participated in the Winslow Family Battle of the Beats in Round 4. I was up against Nashville group Little Miss Mr. We both had to use the same 4 samples, plus whatever else we wanted. Around those stipulations, I created a track called Loose Wire. Here’s the track: Loose… Continue reading Winslow Family Battle of the Beats Round 4