Name: Ryan Murgatroyd
The Spoken Word
The true definition of hierarchy comes in the form of the almighty Ryan Murgatroyd or “TheRealMurgs” as he is occasionally referred to. A beacon of inspiration amongst the growing population, Ryan has become a force to be reckoned with and produces gold with everything he touches. His work on Crazy White Boy with partner in crime Kostakis contributes to the fact that Ryan is nothing short of legendary. On top two already nationally and internationally acclaimed projects sits the Afro-Centric influenced movement with CWB & Ryan’s protege Blanka Mazimela teaming up to give rise to Bantwanas. A message to the wise… regardless if you are an avid-follower of good music or any up-n-coming producer… Look to Ryan Murgatroyd for guidance… You will not be disappointed.
1) Describe Yourself In Three Words
Ryan: Obsessive, Compulsive, Disorder.
2) Your Fave Release Of All Time?
Ryan: Ryan Murgatroyd – Bantwana’s Piano.
3) Artist To Watch Out For?
Ryan: Aero Manyelo.
4) Advice For The Dreamers, Trendsetters & Up N’ Comers Out There?
Ryan: Find someone to teach you music theory in a way that is applicable to electronic music. Focus on making songs not tracks. Content is king, forget about trying to climb up the social ladder and going to every party. Surround yourself with people that believe in you and just push great content.
5) What can we expect from Archive in the weeks to come? Anything to look out for on the Archive or MMD front?
Ryan: Lots and lots of new music. And a Europe tour is definitely on the cards.