‘Second To Mary’ by Ryan Sobb on Airspace Records


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Ryan Sobb is an Airspace Records artist. All proceeds from music sales are fairly distributed to both artist and label.

Ryan Sobb is a young songwriter with a weathered heart and soul beyond his years. Sobb has been playing music for six years, initially playing guitar in a number of projects that blended covers with original songwriting. He first cut his teeth in a band called Open Heart Experiment, a group he formed with close high school friends in Barrington, Illinois. After an enjoyable learning experience with that band, he moved on to a more serious group called Flounder Gus. The band gained local popularity and Sobb stepped up as a frontman and songwriter, citing influences by Pavement, Neil Young, Jason Molina, and Steven Stills as playing instrumental roles in his musical growth. Most recently Sobb fronted another project, Moonlander, again as the guitarist and lead vocalist, and stretched his limits by incorporating indie influences and female vocals. “These guys, Carly Smith, Ben Brady, and Ron Gierlach, are my best friends,” Sobb said when asked about his experience with Moonlander, “and the writing was exactly what I wanted it to be.”

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‘A Decision’ by Lacuna on Airspace Records

Lacuna is an Airspace Records artist. All proceeds from music sales are fairly distributed to both artist and label. The first 50 people to purchase ‘A Decision’ will receive three bonus tracks.

Since childhood music has permeated every aspect of Kris Ward’s life. In 7th grade he formed his first band as a bassist, and he’s been writing music ever since, honing his craft through a variety of projects with an rotating cast of supporting musicians. Kris’s numerous bands have ranged in genre from post-rock to metalcore, but his most successful project was the pop-punk band The Light Up Scene. The Light Up Scene played shows around the midwest for nearly two years and put out a consistent stream of recorded material for a sizable fan base, even tracking EP’s with members of pop punk heavyweights A Day to Remember and Every Avenue.

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Introducing Airspace Records

The Airspace is getting into music, and we’re taking it seriously. Since our inception as a publication, we have been dedicated to providing the best and most relevant content in culture, technology, and scholarship. A massive component of the coverage we do is dedicated to music and the community that fosters the musicians, engineers, and producers behind the sound. This is not a reflection of our specific interests. It’s a reflection of the orientation of culture—the tendencies of human nature.

As an independent online publication, it was a logical next step to start working with the musicians we were covering. Today, we’re launching Airspace Records, our independent music label under The Airspace.

Rock stars in mansions are no longer the backbone of musical endeavor. In the last 15 years, the world has experienced an independent musical renaissance that challenges our definitions of sound, melody, genre, lyricism, and storytelling. The population has access to the universal tools needed to create, record, produce, and distribute music. The result has been a waterfall of musical risks: some astounding successes, others glorious failures. Airspace Records intends to seek out the individuals who take those risks, triumphant or tragic, in a bold attempt to create something new and unheard. We work individually with our artists to help them find their unique voice and provide them industry standard services while respecting their musical integrity and vision.

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