Walker Hornung and The Brotherhood of the Grape. Walker, along with the
band Q-South, got his start introducing New York City to a new sound: rock attacked by flamenco guitars. His songwriting in
Q-South created the timeless 1997 self-titled release, along with a string of unforgettable performances across Manhattan
and the wider U.S. His search for different styles also led him to collaborations with Soca sensations Machel Montano, Alison
Hinds, and Bunji Garlin, and the Caribbean provided a brand new garden for Walker's blend of rock and soca to take root.
string of hits later, and a few years after the debut release of Q-South, The Brotherhood of
the Grape was assembled. The whole musical journey was recorded in the album Almost Homeless
(2002), which was followed by Bar-Humbug (2003) and The One and Lonely (2005) Dive Deep Down (2016). These releases,
along with Hornung's albums Soca and Me (2008) Songs from the Old Neighborhood (2010), and Q-South
Live @ C.B.G.B's (2011) Greetings From South Queens (2012) The King's Heartbeat (2013) are
all available on Into the Whip Records.
In 2013 Walker and producer Kooly Chat formed
The King's Heartbeat a blend of Rock/Reggae and Soca with B.M.W.A, Luci Emm and Walker all sharing
vocal duties...The band is finally the perfect vehicle for all the genre's from the previous
years...Check out The King's Heartbeat.
The Brotherhood of the Grape's 2016 release "Dive Deep Down" was supprted by a slew of dates in
2017. In January of 2017 Walker,Rjae Ism and Ed "The Ace" Klinger unveiled thier avante
garde work entitled "The Great Silence of Outer Space". 2020 will
begin with the release of "113 Miles to Downsville" by The Brotherhood od the Grape and a Solo work in entitled
"The Bee Keeper"...stay tuned