Album Review by @hiphopenth Via Instagram
The framework of a singer/songwriter album is a tale as old as time. It's existed in the same shape for decades and presumably will continue to do so for years and years to come. As a participant in this style that places a disproportionate amount of its weight on the singers voice and lyrics Ryan Yingst sees no need to shake up the resilient formula; he just seeks to carve his own stories and experiences into it.
On his debut "Bar Rings", Ryan effectively fleshes out his formative memories and thoughts in a way that turns a stranger into a friend in a half hours time. It doesn't take long to confidently trace the outline of his worldview thanks to songs like "One Stop Shopping". A track in which he has visions of the picket fence suburban ...
Meditations on Empty Streets
I felt like this was a spiritual journey and am going to surely have it in heavy rotation going forward. I look forward to the next chapter in sound as I marinate with this project more. - Christian "Rio A." Melendez
Live At +/-
"A small sample of what's to come, Ryan strips himself of electronic production, and simplifies the recording. This acoustic set sheds some light on pure songwriting, and live performing. Featuring Elijah Lacin on accompanying cello, the duo gives us a rare moment in time, and a peek into the live music we're all craving." - David Milkis via Freethe Publishing
From radio stations to studios, bar gigs and bedroom sessions, we tracked some live performances so you can feel like you're there.
As an engineer and producer working for Plus Minus Recording in the Southside of Pittsburgh Ryan has worked on projects spanning across many genres, budgets and venues from live recorded rock shows, country albums, punk rock EP's and many more.
2 In The Morning
Bassist & Producer
Tears Of Joy
Producer & Engineer
Production and engeneering done in colaboration with Plus Minus Recording, Pittsburgh PA