Ryan Thomas was born in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales in the year of 1983.
As a child, he fell in love with music when he discovered his mother's
ABBA, Cockney Rebel and T-Rex records.
The first single Ryan ever bought was Power Of A Woman by Eternal,
at a time when his friends were into Nirvana and Rage Against The
Machine. This passion for the truly alternative has remained with
Ryan managed to get a degree in American Studies, and now finds himself
at Washington State University, where he is slowly but surely progressing
towards a Masters in Communication. He also works for the university as an
instructor for freshman classes, and enjoys the opportunity to develop
America's youth into fine, upstanding citizens, whilst slyly teaching them
the correct way to spell 'centre' and to drop their fascination with the
Ryan likes sunglasses, sweaters, Saturday Night Live,
Transformers, blazers, when the signal suddenly becomes clear on the
car radio and tangerines. His girlfriend is his favourite thing, however, as
for one, she is the bringer of tangerines.
Ryan is currently listening to the following recordings, and he
recommends that you do too:
Violent Femmes - Add It Up
Encyclopedia - So Hot Right Now
Tom Tom Club - Tom Tom Club
Annie - Anniemal
Roxy Music - Manifesto
Scissor Sisters - Ta-Dah