Union Specific has been making music and touring since 2008. In 2012 the band was given an official SXSW showcase, opening for Ian Moore. In 2014 Union Specific headlined the Lincoln Folk and Roots Festival along with Wild Child, and Austin Lucas. They have also performed regularly at the legendary venue, Codfish Hollow sharing bills with Mark Mulcahy (of Polaris) and The Ghost Wolves. Union specific has also recorded two sessions for the online streaming site, Daytrotter, as well as Austin’s beloved KUTX, Studio 1A.
The band has released two LP’s: Diesel Engines and Kerosene Visions 2013, and Howlin Room 2015. First Burn, Then Change will be released in 2019 and is the first US record to solely feature Tyler’s songwriting.