Tag Archives: Ryley Walker

Music That Matters: America Is Great (Again)

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music that Matters, Vol. 533 – America Is Great (Again) Greg Vandy reaffirms the inherentRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 3rd: DJ Shadow, Noer The Boy at The Showbox (more info) Andrew W.K. at Neumos (more info) Patti Smith at University Bookstore (more info) Tuesday, October 4th: Robyn Hitchcock with Emma Swift at Fremont Abbey Arts Center (more info)

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In Stores Now 8/22

Windy City singer/songwriter Ryley Walker shares his third album this week, which KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls, “his strongest and most sophisticated set to date, combining fluid guitar lines, intricate rhythms and elliptical lyrics on expansive songs that masterfully blend elements of folk-rock, psych, jazz and more.” Out of Colorado Springs, um, springs newRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Ontario electronic duo Junior Boys share a clip for the track “No One’s Business,” off their latest Big Black Coat. The video, directed by Simon Mercer, features time-lapse footage of a man getting ready to perform in his basement. (No, not like in a Silence of the Lambs kinda way.) Watch below, and watch theirRead more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top 10 Albums of 2015, Part 2

This week, as we continue to post KEXP DJs’ Top 10 Albums of 2015 lists, we also want to share the favorites of KEXP’s staff, volunteers and interns, the many many dedicated people who work behind the scenes at KEXP, and who are all passionate music fans themselves. Yesterday, we shared Part 1, which youRead more…

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Watch Live Streaming Video from Pickathon!

This weekend, on July 31st through August 2nd, Pickathon, the Northwest’s premiere roots festival, returns to the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon. And once again, you’ll be able to watch the whole thing happen thanks to the festival’s live video webcast. From your very own porch, couch or office, you can see and hearRead more…

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Live Video: Ryley Walker

Chicago guitarist/songwriter Ryley Walker blows back into the Emerald City to bring a little Windy City whimsy into the KEXP live room. Drawing likely comparisons to Tim Buckley and Ray Lamontagne for his heartfelt folk style, Walker treats us to four fabulous cuts from his sophomore LP, Primrose Green. Breathing life back into ’60s folk,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 8th: • Amen Dunes, Ryley Walker, Xander Duell at Barboza // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, June 9th: • Delta Spirit at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info)

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Friday Music News

Indie rocker Kurt Vile has shared new details about his latest LP, his first release since 2013’s amazing Waking on a Pretty Daze. Vile has described the album, which will be titled All Over the Place, as his “darkest album to date” because it’s “definitely got that night vibe.” [Note: Kurt later stated on hisRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Change Your Mind

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 451 – Change Your Mind Afternoon Show host Kevin ColeRead more…

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