Over his decade-long-plus career covering music, Andy Tennille has had his work – writing, photography and short films – featured in Rolling Stone, NPR Music, Huffington Post, Hollywood Reporter, New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Yahoo! Music, NY Post, Los Angeles Times, Paste, HARP, SPIN, Relix, SF Weekly, American Songwriter, Bass Player, GuitarPlayer, Jazz Times, PopMatters.com, DRUM
and Modern Drummer
, among others.
Andy is part of the team that founded BLURT
, a quarterly magazine and music website launched in 2008 for which he serves as associate editor. His story on the rise of Daptone Records was selected for Da CapoPress’ 2008 Best Music Writing
anthology. He is also the author of San Francisco Love Affair
, aretrospective of the work of famed Bay Area shutterbug Gene Wright, and his interview with Widespread Panic’s John Bell was included in Song: The World’s Best Songwriters on Creating the Music that Moves
, published by American Songwriter
Most recently, Andy has worked as a tour photographer/documentarian for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic and Pete Townshend. His photography, short films and show reviews documenting the 2010 Mojo
Summer Tour earned TomPetty.com a Webby Award nomination in 2011. His photos have been featured in album artwork for Kiss My Amp
s (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, 2011), Live Wood
(Widespread Panic, 2012), and Wood
(Widespread Panic, 2012) and used for marketing purposes by companies including L-Acoustic, Avid, High Resolution Systems, Chaos Visual Productions, Modulus Guitars and artists such as Drive-By Truckers, Alabama Shakes, Michael Kiwanuka, Jonathan Wilson, Eric McFadden, and Patterson Hood.
Moving pictures are Andy’s most recent obsession. Mike Campbell: The Guitars
– a 15-episode web series on the legendary Heartbreaker’s guitar collection that Andy helped conceive, plan and co-produce with director Justin Kreutzmann and the band’s management team – premiered on TomPetty.com earlier this year to critical acclaim from fans and the rock press. This fall, Andy worked with a team assembled by TRI Studios to document Pete Townshend’s book tour for Who I Am
, the legendary Who guitarist’s autobiography.LinerNoteJunkie.comFacebook