Tyler Hentschel is a singer/songwriter/guitarist, born and raised in the small town of Roseburg, Oregon. He plays a sort
of folk rock that is hard to put a finger on. His sound has been compared to all sorts of artists from Simon and Garfunkle
and Elliot Smith to Violent Femmes and Beck. If you could come up with a better comparison he would be glad to hear about
Tyler has been performing as Insomniac Folklore for over five years and now. Sometimes he appears on stage with
a full band behind him and sometimes he is all alone with his acoustic guitar. But either way you won’t be disappointed.
He has developed a strange sort of charisma on stage that people have trouble ignoring.
Insomniac Folklore has independently released 2 full-length CDs. The first CD "despite it all," is a bedroom recording
that has some strong points but over all stands to showcase improvement over the past few years. The new CD "consumer appreciation"
however is miles ahead. Still a very independent release, but a much better production. The booklet even includes an original
mini-story written and illustrated by Tyler.
Insomniac offers a whole lot of heart without a whole lot of ego. Attacking the world with acoustic music that refuses