In June of 2016 Ryan’s Tangerine creation came to life at the Sekrit Theater with the Mayor declaring it Tangerine day in the city of Austin. For years Tangerine had every door closed. Many said that the idea was not achievable. It was said that Tangerine was too personal.
This summer Ryan Layden’s New single “Complete’s Me” Featuring Jordan Cody will be filmed and released.
The Epic Video
Jordan and Ryan are gearing up for the first cinematic collaboration of their careers. “Completes Me” falls into a new category of Epic Pop. Two individuals living out the story from their childhood and finding that without the one…they most Keep breathing easy.
The song was recorded at 2 Austin renowned studios. Austin Styles with Engineer Taylor Titch and then mixed and mastered at Austin’s #1 studio of 2018. 512 Studios with engineer Omar Vallejo. Working with these producers the song by far is the largest experience both artists have ever recorded.
The video below is featuring drummer Ramy Antoun. You can become very familiar with him at his site www.ramyantoun.com . One of the amazing things about this drummer is the time he spends helping others in the Austin community obtain their music goals. Someone with such a resume still has time to give back to the unknowns of the world like myself and I am very thankful for the oppurtunity to record and work with him one of my new songs “Rest”
In 2013 shortly after Ryan’s Grandfather passed away he was moved to create a unique experience. Project Peace. Taking funds raised by sales of Ryan’s music he raised $1,000 for a random family that was fighting the battle of Cancer. It took a few months and with $1 donations Ryan was able to reach the goal. He spent months getting to know the family, visiting them at the hospital and learning about their honorable journey with this difficult disease. A concert was scheduled and brother and sister Emily and Scott were invited, where at the end of the concert they were given a check for $1,000 to help with expenses with their fathers battle. Continue reading →