Ryley Walker: Golden Sings That Have Been Sung

Ryley Walker: Golden Sings That Have Been Sung

By Pryor Stroud

Ryley Walker parades his influences out unabashedly in his new eight-track LP, concocting a technicolor amalgam of smokey, cellar-club jazz and gypsy-traveler Euro-folk 24 Aug 2016 // 2:30 AM

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