Ryan is best known for his song "Instead" & videos "Define Me" & "Spectrum”. In 2014, he followed up with his electro-soul EP “4S”, the first project with his long-running collaborator, LA-Based Daniel Weidlein. From there, the pair embarked on an album, live show & episodic film project titled “(In) Body Vol. 1: Becom(In)g” (available on YouTube). In 2017, Ryan released two more EP’s: a raw folk EP "Seattle Songs" & the experimental EP “The Lost Tapes”.
Working with 10 different producers throughout the United States, Ryan's third full-length album, "The American" (2019) is a sonic, social landscape of the country told through a personal lens. He then followed it with activist song & video "Like A Woman", a collaboration with women's rights organization V-Day.
In addition to his own music, Ryan has been a songwriter for artists Blake McGrath, Luke Edgemon, Mario Jose, & more, as well as a theater director, writer, & performer in NY & LA.