Despite two well-received solo releases of low-key folk-rock on the local scene under the moniker Ryan Paul & the Ardent, by early 2011 Ryan Paul Plewacki was feeling the need to reboot his music career. He was looking to do more than mark time in "just another local bar band" with a rotating cast of players whose schedules often had a hard time aligning, and excited by the different sounds he was making in the basement of newfound collaborator/keyboardist Cory Eischen. It didn't take long for Plewacki to walk away from the Ardent and start anew with Sleep Study, a band favoring bigger hooks and a... More >>>