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Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby kewl klive » 20 Mar 2015, 22:01



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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby Mike Boom » 21 Mar 2015, 05:22

Yeah, really enjoying his stuff - Kinda Drake, Martyn, Buckleyish but he's good enough to pull it off

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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 21 Mar 2015, 05:31

It sounds nice but that video almost made me puke.
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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby kewl klive » 21 Mar 2015, 08:59

I listened to "All Kinds of You" last night and, although good, it's too in thrall to his influences.

This new one is still starstruck, heavily John Martyn-ed this time, but the sheer weight of the thing is irresistible.



and here's an acoustic Primrose Green which highlights the pluses and minuses

+ the heady guitar playing

- the voices tendency towards pastiche



but still tremendous. Looking forward to the LP.
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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby Ranking Ted » 21 Mar 2015, 18:48

Interest was piqued by the review in Uncut. Will definitely be investigating further now. Cheers, Nev.

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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby der nister » 21 Mar 2015, 19:14

He's no Ed Sheeran, but nice fingerstyle, and serviceable voice, will keep a watch.
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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby kewl klive » 16 Nov 2015, 15:09

UK Tour with Danny Thompson in Feb!

See you at Leeds x
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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby slightbreeze » 16 Nov 2015, 17:11

Nothing more to add. Good album, wears his influences on his sleeve.

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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby Neil Jung » 16 Nov 2015, 20:57

Saw him live in London a couple of months back and was blown away. Am going to see him at Bush Hall in Feb. Can't wait.
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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby fange » 17 Dec 2015, 12:00

clive gash wrote:... the sheer weight of the thing is irresistible.





Yeah - his one has been in high rotation last few weeks.

Perfect for a run on a winter's day too.
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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby COLIN LAND » 17 Dec 2015, 13:41

'he's no Ed Sheeran'
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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby kewl klive » 31 May 2016, 15:01

John Mulvey's been tweeting about an embargoed LP that sounds like "Halfway To A Threeway" (my fave O'Rourke) channeling "Journey Into Satchidananda" (eek!) and I hoped it would be, and it is, the new Ryley.



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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby Guy E » 31 May 2016, 17:20

I saw him at Rough Trade last fall and he was terrific, totally different from what the albums had led me to expect. The set was recorded and posted on NYCtaper.com.
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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby kewl klive » 01 Jun 2016, 10:10

clive gash wrote:John Mulvey's been tweeting about an embargoed LP that sounds like "Halfway To A Threeway" (my fave O'Rourke) channeling "Journey Into Satchidananda" (eek!) and I hoped it would be, and it is, the new Ryley.



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What do you think fangeybaby?
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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby Neil Jung » 01 Jun 2016, 17:40

Really like this new song and have ordered the album on Bandcamp.

He's playing lots of dates in the uk this year some with Danny Thompson, including festivals, Islington, Guildford etc.
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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby kewl klive » 01 Jun 2016, 17:44

Yeah I might get to York. The "Deep Cuts" edition has a 40 minute version of "Sullen Mind".
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Postby fange » 02 Jun 2016, 00:43

clive gash wrote:John Mulvey's been tweeting about an embargoed LP that sounds like "Halfway To A Threeway" (my fave O'Rourke) channeling "Journey Into Satchidananda" (eek!) and I hoped it would be, and it is, the new Ryley.



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Ooo, i like it, cheers Gashy!
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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby Spec » 09 Jun 2016, 22:30

There's a very decent bootleg (sound quality and performance) for download here

I've got my ticket for the London gig in the autumn.

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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby kewl klive » 18 Jul 2016, 12:16





Stoked.
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Re: Ryley Walker - Primrose Green

Postby kewl klive » 28 Jul 2016, 22:09

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