Nathan Kalish has spent the past decade averaging 200 shows a year at bars and honky-tonks across the US and Europe. It's from this experience he cultivated his new collection of story songs for his 10th album, the self-produced Songs for Nobody due out April 10th. His sound has been described as a "unique brew of Americana, rockabilly and outlaw country." Through his cutting and intimate lyrics, he transports listeners from the passenger seat of his touring van to behind a magnifying glass aimed at the darker side of American culture. It's not only his experiences that he shares, but the experiences of the people that he has met along the way.
The music he's released has landed him on stages with Lucinda Williams, Molly Tuttle, and Lucero. He's earned accolades from Rolling Stone Country, Saving Country Music, Wide Open Country, Ditty TV, Glide and dozens of alt-weeklies. Kalish has lived the life of a curious wanderer, taking his music from town to town, creating a catalog of songs that act as colorful snapshots, like polaroids in a photo album. His music has been compared to American icons like Merle Haggard, John Prine, Gram Parsons, and the Sun Records’ rockabilly roster, circa 1956.
'Songs For Nobody'