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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

2018 is really picking up steam as far as new music goes. This week, we got a Chvrches x Matt Berninger collab, a Lorde x
Stereogum | March 2, 2018 - 5:35 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week, there were things to watch way more important than any music video -- and that was some good timing, since the week's music…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2016 - 2:17 pm

2015 In Review

The Best Stereogum Interview Quotes Of 2015

We interviewed a lot of people in 2015. I know this because, in order to compile this list, I read upwards of 60 Q&A's with…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 31, 2015 - 2:35 pm

More Ryley Walker stories

Ryley Walker – “Opposite Middle”

At the end of February, Ryley Walker announced his latest album Deafman Glance. Over the years, we've heard Walker take his virtuosic guitar skills to…
Ryan Leas | April 5, 2018 - 11:16 am

Ryley Walker – “Telluride Speed”

Did you know Ryley Walker's Twitter is lit? The psychedelic chamber-folk virtuoso's feed presents a delightful collection of music-tangential drug commentary,…
Chris DeVille | February 28, 2018 - 10:09 am

Bill MacKay & Ryley Walker – “Stretching My Dollar In Plano” Video

Chicago-based guitarists Bill MacKay and Ryley Walker released their sophomore collaborative album, SpiderBeetleBee, earlier this month. Individually, MacKey and Walker’s past videos have been genuine…
Sophie Israelsohn | October 30, 2017 - 12:20 pm

Bill MacKay & Ryley Walker – “Lonesome Traveler”

Last month, Chicago guitar virtuosos Bill MacKay and Ryley Walker announced that they had paired up for a second collaborative album after 2015's Land Of
James Rettig | September 26, 2017 - 3:25 pm

Bill MacKay & Ryley Walker – “I Heard Them Singing”

Back in 2015, prolific Chicago guitarists Bill MacKay and Ryley Walker released a collaborative album, Land Of Plenty, inspired by a month-long residency they did…
James Rettig | August 8, 2017 - 4:59 pm

Ryley Walker – “The Roundabout” Video

Ryley Walker will release Golden Sings That Have Been Sung -- the follow-up to last year's Primrose Green -- next month, and we've already heard…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 27, 2016 - 10:15 am

Ryley Walker – “The Roundabout”

Next month, Ryley Walker is following up last year's lovely Primrose Green with a new album called Golden Sings That Have Been Sung. We've already…
Peter Helman | July 7, 2016 - 10:07 am

Ryley Walker – “The Halfwit In Me”

Ryley Walker will release the follow-up to 2015's stunning Primrose Green in August. The new LP is titled Golden Sings That Have Been Sung, and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 31, 2016 - 10:21 am

Ryley Walker & Charles Rumback – “Dhoodan”

In addition to the folk-rock that Ryley Walker releases under his own name, the Chicago musician likes to indulge in a number of more expansive,…
James Rettig | February 25, 2016 - 11:12 am

Hear Ryley Walker Cover Grouper, Cass McCombs, & More In Lagniappe Session

Ryley Walker participated in Aquarium Drunkard's first Lagniappe Session of the year, a series that encourages artists to cover pretty much anyone they desire. It's…
James Rettig | January 6, 2016 - 11:55 am

Check Out Ryley Walker’s Old Improv Noise Band Heat Death

Ryley Walker pretty firmly established himself in the pastoral folk category with Primrose Green, his new album from earlier this year, but the Chicago musician…
James Rettig | November 2, 2015 - 12:06 pm

Hear Ryley Walker Play New Song “The Great And Undecided” At Tompkins Square’s 10th Anniversary Concert

For the past ten years, Tompkins Square Records have championed a lovely form of folk and virtuosic acoustic guitar music, music that feels out of…
Peter Helman | October 18, 2015 - 12:24 pm