If Toro Y Moi had a rebellious sister, she’d be Ryat’s vocalist Christina McGeehan. Together with multi-instrumentalist/producer Tim Conley, the Philly duo creates music that we like to refer to as dream glitch.
At times, they sound like an ADD chillwaver, but a better approximation would be BjÃ¶rk-ish trip hop. However, if you dig beneath-the-layers vocals, abstruse programming and editing, and MIDI keyboards, you’d find pure soul courtesy of Christina’s ethereal voice and songwriting mastery that reveal songs within songs.
Get an extreme audio case of Inception with ‘Superficial Friction’ (Obvious Bandits) at www.myspace.com/ryat.