Turner Cody is a prolific songwriter who has been performing and recording for over ten years. He has toured Europe and the UK many times since 2003, opening for Herman Dune and Adam Green but also headlining as a solo act and with his backing band. He has appeared on some of New York's finest stages with the Citizen's Band.
TC's first commercial release was on Rough Trade's 2002 Anti-folk Vol.1 alongside Adam Green, Kimya Dawson, Jeffrey Lewis and others from NYC's Sidewalk Café scene. In 2006, James Toth (Wooden Wand) released the vinyl-only edition of Cody's Quarter Century/The Great Migration on his label Mad Monk. In 2007, Quarter Century was released through Boy Scout Recordings. Also that year the compilation 60 Seasons was released through b.y. Records in Europe. 2007 saw the release of First Light (Boy Scout Recordings/bb island). Turner's new album Gangbusters! (2010) features Herman Dune on bass & drums and Jon Natchez and Kelly Pratt of Beirut.
Rules of the Road (2011), and Radioman Sessions (2011) are available for digital download (along with all TC records) on Bandcamp.com.
Before this, TC self-released five albums: Turner Cody ('00), This Springtime and Others ('01), Who Went West ('01), The Cody Choir ('03), and Buds of May ('04).
TC videos can be seen on youtube.com and include:
Nobody Like You (directed by Chris Edley)
Don't Refuse Me, My Darling
Back in the Land of the Living (directed by Eric Spang)
Strange Countries (short, directed by Charles of the band Coming Soon)
Going to California (directed by John Fitzgerald)
TC's song "Corner of My Room" appears in the award winning 2010 film Un Prophet, directed by Jacques Audiard.