Thursday, May 1 2014
He started out as a too-young folk prodigy, and evolved into an immaculate songsmith, before a severe cancer diagnosis left him fighting for his life. Now, Will Stratton is back in good health, but also with a new album reflecting his experience, Gray Lodge Wisdom, which is already one of the year's absolute best.
Thursday, February 18 2010
Words and Pictures by Thomas Hauner
Wednesday, January 13 2010
PopMatters' writer Evan Sawdey has spent the better part of 2009 creating a tribute album for a songwriter that absolutely no one has ever heard of. Then he made it free for everyone.
Wednesday, November 11 2009
Following his quiet stunner of a debut album, this 22-year-old folk artist just proved that lightning, indeed, can strike the same place twice.
Friday, November 6 2009
Friday, September 11 2009
Too-young folk genius Will Stratton is building anticipation for his 11/3 sophomore disc No Wonder by releasing his second album of free material out to fans just because he can.
Tuesday, July 24 2007
Not even 21, Stratton creates a folk album so good that even Sufjan Stevens had to stop by and play on it. He can expect a call from Mark Kozelek soon.