Notes: Endless Loop originally released by Motion City Records. Produced & Mixed by Martin Blasick Ryan Hemming singer, songwriter, guitarist As a teenager, Ryan began writing and playing songs around coffee houses in Los Angeles county. In the beginning, he was a twisted teenage folk singer heavily influenced by Syd Barrett, the Stooges, and the Beatles. After many acoustic sets disrupted by coffee house conversations, he decided to form a power trio and put a fuzz box to the warm songs he wrote. While attending Citrus College in Glendora, California, Ryan answered a 'Musician Wanted' sign posted by Garrett Johnson in the music department. The two quickly became friends and started recording on Ryan's four track recorder. In 1995, Ten Pound Troy was formed, with Ryan's elder brother Mike Hemming playing drums. In need of a bassist, Ryan summoned Garrett to play bass on some tracks he was recording in a studio in San Dimas. The sessions were quick and with few bumps. One track (Look Up, Look Down) recorded during this session was featured locally on KROQ's 'Music From Your Own Backyard.' Ryan is currently a Bail Bondsman in Southern California and still recording his songs. Mike Hemming drummer, song editor Born and raised in Southern California. He played drums in 80's and 90's for various MOD and Punk bands. He's the surf punk drummer who practices Law against Corporate America. Garrett Johnson bassist, songwriter The only member of the group who has ever met Brian and Carl Wilson; his uncle played drums for the Beach Boys in the early 80's. The Hemming brothers call him 'Gary 79' because of his love for Gary Numan and Wall of Voodoo. Other artists appearing on Endless Loop: Martin Blasick - Theramin - Bender Ken Noriega Guitar - Twisted. Shon Sullivan - Cello & Guitar - Platitudes, Strawman, and Unchained. Regina Zernay - Bass - Everything About Nothing and Twisted.
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