Ryan Gardner

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I'm 20 and live in Austin. UT Student; Graphic Designer; Music Reviewer; Concert Photographer. I like post-it notes...and coffee.
Favorite Albums
Illuminate, Blink-182, Box Car Racer, Deja Entendu/The Devil and God, Chroma, Plans, New Junk Aesthetic, American Idiot, Forget and Not Slow Down, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, The Black Parade, In Defense of the Genre, Page Avenue, Catalyst, Tell All Your Friends/Where You Want To Be, Reach For The Sun/War Paint, Copeland's Discography, Alchemy Index Vol. 1-4, Interventions & Lullabies, Underoath's Discography, Relationship of Command, The Moon Is Down, The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most, Third Eye Blind, Paper Walls, Stories & Alibis, Futures, Between the Heart and the Synapse, Saosin, Sunsets and Car Crashes, The Party Scene, The Young and the Hopeless, A Lesson In Romantics, Full Collapse, Take This To Your Grave, When Your Heart Stops Beating, Juturna, Son, I Loved You At Your Darkest, Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Favorite Songs
Jimmy Eat World - 23, Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah, Foo Fighters - Everlong, Brand New - Soco Amaretto Lime/Play Crack the Sky/Jesus, Taking Back Sunday - Your Own Disaster, Death Cab For Cutie - Brothers on a Hotel Bed, Dashboard Confessional - This Bitter Pill, The Early November - Ever So Sweet/Everything's Too Cold, Green Day - Jesus Of Suburbia, Blink-182 - All Of This, Every Time I Die - No Son Of Mine, Lydia - Stay Awake, My Chemical Romance - Disenchanted, Fall Out Boy - Disloyal Order Of Water Buffaloes, New Found Glory - Boulders, Thrice - Broken Lungs, As I Lay Dying - Collision, Yellowcard - Back Home/Paper Walls, TREOS - The Evidence, Thursday - Cross Out The Eyes, Third Eye Blind - Motorcycle Drive By, UnderØATH - Casting Such a Thin Shadow, Manchester Orchestra - I Can Feel A Hot One, Copeland - California, As Cities Burn - The Widow, The Gaslight Anthem - Great Expectations
Favorite Bands
I need to update this. See: songs and albums^. Also my reviews.
Favorite Books
To Kill A Mockingbird, Harry Potter, In Cold Blood, Lord of the Flies, The Hobbit, Lord Of The Rings, Fahrenheit 451, The Illustrated Man, The Last Lecture, East of Eden, The Inheritance Trilogy, The Giver, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Slaughterhouse-Five, Of Mice and Men, Brave New World, Animal Farm, 1984, Love is a Mix Tape, American Gods, Neverwhere, The Great Gatsby, Stephen King (Dark Tower Series, Under The Dome, The Stand, The Long Walk, On Writing, Misery, Rage, The Shining, Bag of Bones), And Then There Were None, The Outsiders, The Giver, House of Leaves, The Road, Never Let Me Go, Fight Club, Charlie St. Cloud, Anthem, The Unnamed, Grendel, Up in the Air, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, The Shipping News, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Hamlet, The Millennium Trilogy, The Catcher in the Rye, The Hunger Games, High Fidelity, Less Than Zero, Frankenstein, The Alchemist, Invisible Monsters, A Single Man, Up in the Air, The Reader, Revolutionary Road, Eating Animals, Galatea 2.2
Favorite Movies
The Dark Knight Trilogy, 500 Days of Summer, Lord of the Rings, Where The Wild Things Are, Scott Pilgrim, Toy Story, Donnie Darko, The Shining, Good Will Hunting, Benjamin Button, Up, Inception, The Social Network, Monsters Inc, The Bourne Identity, Titanic, American History X, Black Swan, Boy A, I Robot, I Am Legend, Disturbia, Shawshank Redemption, Misery, The Sandlot, Stand By Me, The Breakfast Club, Se7en, Juno, Fight Club, The Goonies, Clue, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Shrek, Avatar, A Few Good Men, Away We Go, American Beauty, Brokeback Mountain, Everything Must Go, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, Taxi Driver, Back to the Future, Nightmare Before Christmas, Harry Potter, Star Wars, High Fidelity, Apocalypse Now, The Usual Suspects, Stranger Than Fiction, Ferris Bueller, Kill Bill, Almost Famous, Vanilla Sky, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, The Vicious Kind, Rushmore, Rachel Getting Married, Primal Fear, The Notebook, Remember Me, Garden State, Lost in Translation, Superbad, Die Hard, Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs, Django Unchained, Mean Girls, Inglourious Basterds, Sin City, Scarface, Goodfellas, James & the Giant Peach, A Beautiful Mind, Finding Nemo, Revolutionary Road, Memento, Full Metal Jacket, Blade Runner, The Big Lebowski, Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Green Mile, The Graduate, Moonrise Kingdom, Forrest Gump, Milk, Marvin's Room, Mary & Max, Cast Away, Nightmare on Elm Street, Halloween, Indiana Jones, The Others, Capote, Napoleon Dynamite, The Last Kiss, The Illusionist, The Kids Are All Right, The Virgin Suicides, Requiem for a Dream, Little Miss Sunshine, The Sixth Sense, Scream, Lion King, Blair Witch Project, A Single Man, The Fountain, The Prestige, The Matrix, The Strangers, Zodiac, Silence of the Lambs, Slumdog Millionaire, WALL-E, Secret Window, Pirates of the Caribbean, Edward Scissorhands, Big Fish, Willy Wonka, Forks Over Knives, A Clockwork Orange, 2001, Home Alone, A Christmas Story, Food Inc
Favorite TV Shows
LOST, Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Arrested Development, House Of Cards, Angry Boys, Summer Heights High, Orange Is The New Black, Modern Family, Freaks and Geeks (I need to watch more TV shows)
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10:57 AM on 01/22/14
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Your review of Second Story's New EP made me want to go get it NOW! Thanx for a great review....headed to iTunes!
04:04 PM on 10/24/13
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You going to review the Finch show in Austin tonight?
10:24 PM on 07/11/13
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fantasizing the sight of manhattan
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So I just finished my first listen of The Tower & The Fool's How Long- great, great album, should've listened sooner. That title song, man.
01:42 PM on 05/22/12
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yo, you reviewing the new to speak of wolves album? it's ridiculously good.
09:19 AM on 10/12/11
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Hey Ryan,

Just shoot us an email at info@valisemusic.com

Also, side note, we were all really excited about the review you wrote for the show at The Loft. We're really glad you enjoyed our set and the show in general. I read some more of your articles here on AP. Really great stuff!
09:33 PM on 07/04/11
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Finally, a picture of the ever-so-mysterious Ryan Gardner!
08:09 PM on 05/02/11
You know Craigslist? That's my list
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yo if you ever come up to jersey we gotta hang out. youre the man
01:17 PM on 04/19/11
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We have the same avatars once again. lol
03:47 PM on 03/08/11
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dude are you my long lost musical brother ???
09:23 AM on 01/20/11
General Arsehole.
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hello there,
i'm new and retarded and have come to salute your awesome music taste.
how are ya?
02:48 PM on 01/11/11
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Love the new avatar.
03:30 PM on 12/06/10
Ignore that sinking feeling
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Haha thanks, so do you. And the book review thread you made is awesome, btw. I've already found a lot of stuff in there I want to read.
02:45 PM on 11/16/10
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Hey man congrats on becoming a staff member!
09:16 AM on 11/16/10
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Congrats on your newly acquired staffer status!
04:25 PM on 10/28/10
Ah, yes.
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Great review. Haven't heard the album yet, but I look forward to listening to it. When is your A Bullet For Pretty Boy review going up?
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