Richard Buckner is an American alt-country singer-songwriter hailing from California. With a career spanning several decades, Buckner has established himself as a prominent figure in the genre. After spending time in Edmonton, Alberta, he made his way to Brooklyn, New York before settling down in upstate New York. In addition to his musical endeavors, Buckner recently released his first book titled "Cuttings from the Tangle" with Black Sparrow Press.
Buckner's unique sound and introspective lyrics have drawn comparisons to other notable artists such as *Richmond Fontaine*, *Centro-matic*, and *Jay Farrar*. His music embodies the spirit of alt-country while incorporating elements of folk and rock. Fans of *Uncle Tupelo*, *Blue Mountain*, and *Golden Smog* will find solace in Buckner's heartfelt compositions.
Influenced by a diverse range of musicians including *Jeff Tweedy*, *Alejandro Escovedo*, and *The Jayhawks*, Buckner's discography showcases his versatility as an artist. From soulful ballads to energetic anthems, each song is crafted with meticulous attention to detail. Whether you're a fan of *Clem Snide* or enjoy the sounds of bands like *Magnolia Electric Co.* and *Old 97's*, Richard Buckner's music offers something for everyone.