"His music could be classified in many different ways, but his uniqueness is what makes his music so good. True roots music, does not necessarily have to be traditional, but real. Nathan Mongol Wells takes a real approach to music in what he calls “Outlaw Country Garage Rock”. We love this interview, because Nathan goes into explicit detail about his experience in life, music, and even different careers that he has been apart of. Music is an expression of humanity, and Nathan captures it well..."
"Nathan Mongol Wells’ sound has a wild honky tonk vibe striped with an affinity for punk rock and electrified blues, like if you had a banged up, primer-colored Chevy S-10 and spray-painted the Batman symbol or the Lexus logo on its side..."
"Nathan Mongol Wells explores his past experiences and the common threads that link us all together as humans. Nathan took an inventive approach to self-releasing his new album, and beginning on March 8th of this year, he released one single from his album every Thursday for 12 weeks making it available to stream and purchase for one week only. Nathan took the time to sit down and answer a few questions for me about the idea that sparked the album..."
"Truly, being a serious musician is essentially running a small business. Taxes included. I play my own brand of music that’s rooted in country, but frequently branches into other related genres, such as folk, blues, and rock. I like music with a sense of humor..."
"Though it’s not a concept album and the songs don’t take on an overtly religious tone, Nathan describes the foundational role that mindset had on the development of the music. 'I recorded the album during a transitionary period when there was a lot of music stuff going. I was like man, this is really what I want to do, but there are so many wrong ways to do it especially in the music industry and the business of playing in bars every night... you can really fall into a lot of the traps that are inherent in that. I really wanted to do it the right way...'"