Yesternight – About The Song

What is life without stories?  Nothing. Random collisions of energy.  Stories are what give our lives shape and meaning.  We are made of stories.  So what happens when we lose our most important stories? The stories we define ourselves by. What happens, for instance, when a young quarterback has worked his entire life for his work...who has essentially defined himself as first and foremost a quarterback...then suddenly breaks his leg and is told he will never play football again?  What h...

Tour Update

We're on the bus right now heading towards Boston as we finish up our first week of touring this new album.  It's been quite a hectic month getting ready for this tour!  We did nearly a month of rehearsals/production rehearsals and this music has not been easy to pull of live as a four piece band...  But I think we are starting to get the hang of it after the first week of touring. One of the interesting things about this tour is that our music is pretty different than it ever has been bef...

CityBeat Review

Dynamic Denver-based Indie Folk collective Gungor is a perfect example of why modern Americana doesn’t appear to be headed in the same faddish direction as, say, the Ska or Swing revivals of yesteryear. Instead of swimming in clichés, being a caricature or trying to adhere to any sort of Roots music blueprint, as the group’s recent I Am Mountain album shows, Gungor writes strong, memorable songs that touch on Indie Rock, Post Rock, Prog, Soft Rock and beyond. FULL ARTICLE ...

MotorCityBlog Show Review

Imagine if a cello and a banjo had a baby, and then someone put a pedalboard and synthesizer in its crib. This is one way Gungor (rhymes with hunger) describes its musical sensibilities: alternative, folk, textured and experimental. The alt-folk collective - fronted by husband/wife team Michael and Lisa - brought its 60+ city headlining tour to Detroit on Oct. 26.  The "I Am Mountain" run of shows follows Gungor's Sept. 24 release of its 12-track album of the same name. An amazing group o...

Oakland Press Music

POSTED: 10/25/13, 11:40 AM EDT Michael Gungor says that “I Am Mountain,” his latest album with the alternative rock band that bears his surname, was the result of “kind of an existential crisis” he experienced during late 2012. “I just lost my metaphysic, if you will,” explains Gungor, 33, a Wisconsin native and pastor's son who got his music degree at Western Michigan University. Questioning beliefs about life and faith he'd long held, Gungor says he found himself “...

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