Ryley Walker: So Certain EP [Album Review]

Ryley WalkerSo Certain EPHusky Pants Records [2022] In so many different ways the pandemic continues to cripple artists that includes new rounds of tour postponements and long delays in the vinyl production queue. Singer/songwriter Ryley Walker is not immune to the issues but with his newly released four song So Certain EP he fully admits … Read more

The Blazing Top 50 Albums Of 2021

2021 was great year in music! Solid release after solid release made this year’s list one of the hardest to put together in TFN’s 15 year history. 2021 brought us plenty of surprise entries, more psych rock, an excellent new London scene, modern soul, good old indie rock and simply something new and interesting for … Read more

Ryley Walker: Course In Fable [Album Review]

Ryley WalkerCourse In FableHusky Pants Records [2021] Ryley Walker has walked an interesting musical path since his last solo release of Deafman Glance in 2018 but more importantly he is celebrating a new beginning of sorts in 2021 with sobriety after a long time of addiction and a suicide attempt in 2019. Musically, he released … Read more

Artists Of The Week: Discover, Support, Share

It’s artist of the week time and it is also Bandcamp Friday so start reading and then start buying! Up first is a no brainer where New York and Tokyo meld minds from Ryley Walker and Kikagaku Moyo, followed by the post-punk of Glasgow’s Nightshift and then TFN leaves you with the punk rock of … Read more

Kikagaku Moyo + Ryley Walker: Deep Fried Grandeur (Orange Wax | 450 Copies)

Deep Fried Grandeur is a collaboration between the talented New York based guitarist Ryley Walker and Japanese psychedelic rockers Kikagaku Moyo. Recorded live at Le Guess Who? in Utrecht in 2018, the two artists present lengthy, kaleidoscopic jams shot through with freak folk and jazz. This is a must have for anyone that enjoys either … Read more

Ryley Walker: Golden Sings That Have Been Sung

Ryley Walker Golden Sings That Have Been Sung Dead Oceans [2016] Fire Drill Album Review: Sometimes it takes a great many listens to really hear a record. That is my take on singer/songwriter Ryley Walker’s third long player, Golden Sings That Have Been Sung. Chicago’s Walker continues his fingerstyle guitarist style from his earlier efforts … Read more

The Friday Fire Track: Ryley Walker – “Primerose Green”

Do you have the New Year’s blues? It is that feeling after the holidays of just too much everything combined with grey winter skies. Well today’s Fire Track from Ryley Walker should help pull you out of the rut and look forward to warmer days. Walker has a new album, Primrose Green, out March 31st … Read more