Current EVENTS is now available world-wide via the digital sites for the 1st time! 

Friends & Listeners,

I originally released Current EVENTS before the last presidential election in 2016 to simultaneously express my sense of dread (for the then coming events) and (to balance it) with my love for autumn. It was originally only available on Bandcamp until now.

Thank you so much to those of you that have purchased it. Your kind welcoming and engagement means the world to me. Always. 

So much of what we’ve been through is beyond words. Current EVENTS is a collection of instrumental tone poems. The “MR3” subtitle was intended to communicate my notion of seeing what I could do with 3 sounds (I mostly stuck to that idea). Minimalism is one of my favorite engines. “Song-wise” I feel it’s aged well. Though I wish it didn’t still feel so relevant to my internal mood and what we’re navigating. It is ultimately hopefully but spooky enough for October... 

The "LINK-TREE" for Current EVENTS is right HERE. It will guide you to everywhere Current EVENTS is presently available. It will update as more come available.

Stay hopeful out there. Stay healthy. 


M. Ryan

(Click the image below to listen on Spotify)


Strays Don't Sleep: First New Music In 15 Years / 10.30.20 


Friends & Listeners, 

I’m truly happy to announce we’ll be releasing new Strays Don’t Sleep music on October 30th this year.  

For press inquiries please reach out to Rachel Hurley at Sweetheart PR. Rachel's email is

This picture was taken by Audrey Spillman.  

You can keep up with all things Strays Don't Sleep on my page for our work together right HERE. Or via Instagram & Twitter.

Strays Don’t Sleep is a musical project Neilson Hubbard and I started to express our more ambient folk leanings. We both love Christopher Nolan movies and The Blue Nile. That was our initial spark as a duo, those shared loves informed what we did together. As well as our disparate instincts regarding melody and minimalism.  

Our first album came out about 15 years ago. This is the first new music since. So... 

We’ll be releasing an EP called A Short Film for a Long Story on October 30th, 2020 

Don’t let the notion of an EP cause any pause, it’s a complete thought musically and lyrically. And such distilled expressions speak to a certain philosophy I’ve been motivated by lately, we’re living at a vast, empowering and dangerous buffet these days. The future will be what our hearts and minds and sense of community allow. I feel and believe it’s this challenge that insists we be more purposeful about what we lay out there to be experienced, what we inhabit, and what it contributes.  

I can’t wait for you to hear it. More details soon. I’ll be keeping you updated.  

Stay smart and good out there.  


Rivers is Now Available pretty much everywhere we listen... 

Friends & Listeners,

Thank you all for being so kind and welcoming Rivers, particularly those of you who purchased the "Process Single" on Bandcamp. As I've said so many times, it's your generosity that keeps our engines humming. It's appreciated more than you possibly know.


I'm happy to report that Rivers is off to a beautiful start as it finds its way from my room to yours. If you haven't heard it yet, below are a few places you can find it. 


Here’s a bit of the lyric video for Rivers, view the full lyric video right here:


Again, here's the exclusive “Process Single” on Bandcamp:


And here's a list of where you can find Rivers on the Streaming Sites: 


RIVERS is Now Available! 


...And slowly just like this a new song drifts my rooms to yours. Rivers is available now via Bandcamp (Go HERE). Releases everywhere else digitally on Friday. 

If ya can, please make your first listen via good headphones or speakers... Maybe even in your car? We paid a great amount of attention to the details in this recording and I want your first experience with it to be as beautiful as possible.



Best Always,

M. Ryan