How Zach Bryan Became an Overnight Indie Country Star | Interview + thoughts on 'DeAnn'
Do we have the next Tyler Childers on our hands? That's what a lot of people are saying about Navy ordinanceman Zach Bryan, who is having a viral music moment (at least "viral" in our little corner of the country music world) with his album 'DeAnn.' In today's video I talk with Zach about his sudden rise.Some TIMESTAMPS for the interview:8:23 Where are you/where do you live?9:00 What do you do in Navy?10:00 When did you get into music?11:30 How are you handling the sudden rise?13:40 Who are your musical influences?16:45 Why did you start releasing stuff online?18:30 Songwriting style... "messiness"20:00 Discussing recording the album (and why there is laughter in the recording of "Condemned")24:40 Talking about his low-fi production style, and why that is working27:00 Tell me about DeAnn, your mother.29:50 Discussing "God Speed" and hopefulness.32:00 Where do you go from here?34:15 Zach makes a clarification about his song "Felker."Find Zach Bryan:Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/deann/1477742798Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/3YYZIztXVAGgWTnoNsK1XA?si=zfIbVp1nQkuxZXZ2otB2lQYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwK3C8Vgphad4PweezfUBAQTwitter: http://twitter.com/zachlanebryanInstagram: http://instagram.com/zachlanebryanShoutout to this piece at Saving Country Music, which helped me research for the interview: https://www.savingcountrymusic.com/meet-zach-bryan-the-man-behind-the-viral-album-deann/Find Grady:Website: http://gradywsmith.comPatreon: http://patreon.com/gradywsmithSubreddit: http://reddit.com/r/CountryMusicStuffTwitter: http://twitter.com/gradywsmithInstagram: http://instagram.com/gradywsmithFacebook: http://facebook.com/gradysmithwriterSpotify: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5SBRhqxctG4awl4apGxaZm?si=rfPPDv4uSBOPTrM-uSFkSw