So Certain

Ryley Walker - So Certain
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Based on 11 ratings
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January 11, 2022 / Release Date
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Husky Pants / Label
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daltdisney
85

This blind-sided me. I’d never heard of Walker prior, and nothing could have prepared me for this whirlwind of prog folk magnificence. Certainly not the unassuming cover art. Every song here is gorgeous, and it’s the first project this year that’s taken me this many listens to truly gather my thoughts. I’m sure I’ll be revisiting it a bunch as such, never mind the fact that it’s also just an incredible EP and, so far, my favorite project of 2022. Definitely ... read more

Louis13
73

The vocal performances, while not particularly strong, do show a lot of charisma. It's the folk-y instrumentals and quality song-writing that is this EP's main draw. Maybe it will grow on me, but nothing here is really blowing me away at the moment.

Favourite Tracks: So Certain Tell Tales*, Trace Ghosts

Twix
85

Reviewing Every 2022 Album #12

After many albums of uninspired slop, I have finally arrived at a record that is actually genuinely based and epic and gamerific. The music offered here floored me to the point that I needed to listen to this EP repeatedly to really confirm my opinion on this. Despite being only four tracks, and barely even half the length of a typical album, I managed to enjoy this way more than the hours of poopy music I went through.

Not to be a whiny cry-baby though, I ... read more

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Added on: January 12, 2022