The Ugly Architect is the recording moniker of William S. Knudsen and a rotating cast of musicians. Based in Colorado, Knudsen has been touring extensively since 2010, performing with such acts as The Wailers, Stelth Ulvang (The Lumineers), Sammy Brue, and many others. The Ugly Architect has been featured by NPR, 303 Magazine, and iHeartMedia.

Knudsen’s poetry has been featured in Little Death Lit, 2River View, Streetlight Magazine, etc. He currently resides in Northern Colorado where he tends to three house plants and a bald spot. The Ugly Architect’s latest single “Four Corners” is now streaming on all platforms.

“I would never endorse my musical competition for fear of tackiness or bankruptcy. If I did, however, I would say that The Ugly Architect’s music makes me feel that old-school giddiness.” – Stelth Ulvang of The Lumineers