Let’s face it. If you’ve listened to KUTX at any point in the past five years, you’re all-too-familiar with the name Walker Lukens. Walker got his start around the same time we did, with his 2013 debut Devoted, and he’s since become one of the most beloved and heralded songwriter-producers Austin has to offer. With his trusty backing band The Side Arms always at the ready, Lukens and his loop-heavy cocktails of pop, rock, electronic, soul and blues make electrifying audiences look easy.
In late April we’ll hear Walker Lukens’ latest full-length, ADULT, an apt marker of musical maturity in Lukens’ still-budding career. Walker Lukens performs this Saturday at Barracuda as part of SXSW and to get you in the mood for the new stuff, listen to this vape dream of millennial homeownership, “Heard You Bought A House”!