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I'm a longtime contributor to MTV, Billboard, Alternative Press and MovieWeb. I've worked as on-air reporter, host, writer and producer for MTV, MSNBC and E!. I have provided opinion and commentary to programs on VH1, IFC, G4, Fuse, Current and Oxygen. I have written for Huffington Post, Premiere, OC Weekly, SFGate.com, NextMovie.com, MTV's television and movie blogs and other publications. I am the founder of Superhero Productions, providing broadcast, online and aftermarket content for a number of clients including Lionsgate, Sony and Warner Bros. I personally handle artist management for a handful of bands. "Ryan Downey has established a history of breaking some good scoops in the last few years, and you could certainly do worse than bookmark [him] to check in on." -- Ain't It Cool

Friday, December 06, 2013

Top Albums Of 2013

These are the records that knocked my socks off...

01. The Dillinger Escape Plan, One of Us is the Killer 
02. Integrity, Suicide Black Snake 
03. Beastmilk, Climax
04. Kylesa, Ultraviolet 
05. Coliseum, Sister Faith 
06. SubRosa, More Constant Than the Gods
07. Purson, The Circle and the Blue Door 
08. Blood Orange, Cupid Deluxe
09. True Widow, Circumambulation 
10. Morne, Shadows 
11. Mazzy Star, Seasons of Your Day
12. Robbie Williams, Swings Both Ways 
13. My Bloody Valentine, MBV
14. Beady Eye, Be
15. Windhand, Soma
16. Deafheaven, Sunbather 
17. Sleigh Bells, Bitter Rivals 
18. Neko Case, The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight...
19. Ihsahn, Das Seelenbrechen 
20. Living Sacrifice, Ghost Thief 

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