John Wayne b​/​w Darkness

by Nathan Xander

  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Nathan Xander wrote the songs, sang, played both acoustic and electric guitars and also harmonica. Witchouse is Jay Bennett (lap steel, guitar), Brian Morrissey (keyboards, accordion), Keith Rowland (bass, effects on John Wayne), Ryan Juravic (percussion, vibraphone). Additional keyboards and piano on John Wayne by Ezra Reynolds. Recorded at Strobe Studio in Chicago, IL. Engineered by Nick Broste, James Wagner and Kevin "Corn" Carroll. Mixed by Nick Broste. Mastered by Paul Gold at Salt Mastering. Artwork and design by Brendan Misset and Ryan Duggan.

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A 7" to released by Deep Elm Records and Run With It Management on October 5, 2010. Available Digitally at

Two songs originally available on "the Fear" and "Swiftly, Surey" but re-recorded because we feel they didn't get the proper treatment the first time around. We really like this.


released October 5, 2010

Recorded at Strobe Studio in Chicago

Nathan Xander – Acoustic and Electric guitars, Vocals, Harmonica
Jay Bennett – Lap steel, Electric guitar
Brian Morrissey – Keyboards, Accordion
Keith Rowland – Bass, Effects on John Wayne
Ryan Juravic – Percussion, Vibraphone
Ezra Reynolds – Additional keyboards and piano on John Wayne



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Nathan Xander New York, New York

Nathan Xander writes songs that are steeped in the quiet, restrained tension of what Greil Marcus called the 'Old, Weird America'.


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