Who is Riley Oakes? Is a family drama about two boys who find a reel-to-reel player and some old tapes with six songs on them. They set out to find out who's singing on the tapes they've found and create a web page to do just that.
Two high school slackers stumble upon a discarded set of old reel-to-reel tapes, labeled 'Riley Oakes'. When they listen to the voice on the tapes they discover the Riley uses music to overcome a disability and decide to find him as part of a school project.