Ryan Lathan

Founder and artist consultant at The Sonic Hive. http://www.TheSonicHive.com. After a decade in NYC and many an eccentric roommate experience, this incubating dark comedy novelist decided it was time to head back to Where The West Begins. Born in San Antonio, Texas, and raised in England & the Southwest, he has a MM in Performance and Literature from the Eastman School of Music, and is the Marketing and Communications Manager for Fort Worth Opera. You can follow him on Twitter @RyanScottLathan.

Features // 5 Articles
Reviews // 46 Articles
//Features

Foreverland: An Interview with Neil Hannon of the Divine Comedy | 11 Sep 2016 // 9:00 PM

The Divine Comedy frontman discusses his latest record, cricket, composing operas, Gilbert & Sullivan, posthumous fame, musicals, his European tour, and "Catherine The Great".

"The Closer I Look": A Conversation With Small Black | 2 Nov 2015 // 8:30 PM

Recovering from a devastating loss from Hurricane Sandy, Small Black's Josh Kolenik crafted not only his best record, but also one inspired by loss, an affinity for Blue Nile records, and '70s American cinema.

//Reviews

Cigarettes After Sex: Cigarettes After Sex | 21 Jun 2017 // 2:54 AM

The Brooklyn-based quartet's smokey-eyed songs breathe with dark nuance, each devastating track allowing Greg Gonzalez’s seductive voice, one of elegant, epicene beauty, to blossom and dance in the shadows.

C Duncan: Architect | 3 Dec 2015 // 9:20 PM

From delicate, pastoral dream pop to intimate, electronic-tinged folk, the Glaswegian composer’s luxuriant vocal harmonies and intricate compositions dazzle with ingenuity.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Thoughtful Absurdity of 'Spaceplan'

// Moving Pixels

"Spaceplan is a goofy game that still manages to pack a potent emotional punch.

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