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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

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

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

John Hulburt – “Sunrise” (Stereogum Premiere)

In the '60s and '70s, the Midwest was not a place for mellow, acoustic rock. You could enjoy it in the South and on both…
Grace Birnstengel | August 13, 2015 - 9:53 am

Hear A New 13-Minute Jam From Ryley Walker & Charles Rumback

Chicago-based Ryley Walker and collaborator Charles Rumback of Leaves, L’Altra, and Via Tania released an extensive improvisational recording on Walker's SoundCloud. The track is serene,…
Misha Sesar | August 11, 2015 - 12:48 pm

Photos: Pickathon 2015

Pickathon took place this past weekend at Pendarvis Farm in Oregon's Happy Valley. Ty Segall performed with Wand as a backing band, alongside Ex Hey,…
Stereogum | August 3, 2015 - 2:48 pm

Artist Portraits From Pitchfork Fest 2015

Pitchfork Festival took over Chicago's Union Park this past weekend with headlining sets from Wilco, Sleater-Kinney, and Chance The Rapper. The hours before those performances…
Stereogum | July 20, 2015 - 10:39 am


Alex Bleeker Reviews The Grateful Dead’s Fare Thee Well Shows

Last weekend at Soldier Field in Chicago, the Grateful Dead played a series of farewell shows with Phish frontman Trey Anastasio standing in for the
Stereogum | July 8, 2015 - 1:35 pm


The 50 Best Albums Of 2015 So Far

The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How…
Stereogum | June 16, 2015 - 11:08 am

Watch Ryley Walker Cover Van Morrison In His Take Away Show

The French website La Blogothèque has been on a roll lately with its Take Away Shows video series, in which we see artists playing unamplified…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2015 - 9:54 am

Ryley Walker – “Sweet Satisfaction” Video

Ryley Walker makes the kind of music that seems most fitting in a natural landscape, so the fact that his new video for "Sweet Satisfaction"
Caitlin White | April 1, 2015 - 3:34 pm

Stream Ryley Walker Primrose Green

Ryley Walker is doing his best Van Morrison impression on the cover of Primrose Green. Walker is clearly influenced by Morrison -- you can hear…
Caitlin White | March 23, 2015 - 3:31 pm


Q&A: Ryley Walker Talks Noise Rock & Nail Salons + “Sweet Satisfaction” (Stereogum Premiere)

Even though his full-length debut, All Kinds Of You, came out less than a year ago, 25-year-old Ryley Walker is already returning with sophomore release…
Ryan Leas | February 25, 2015 - 10:13 am