Ryan McDowell

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    Cardiac Party Is Breaking Up

    ​Cardiac Party is breaking up. Considering the Phoenix electro-pop outfit's Teen Challenge was one of my favorite local CDs of the year, I'd say this is very unfortunate news, though if there's any silver lining it's that the band's bassist Jason Woodbury may have more time to write the excellent ... More >>

  • Music

    June 11, 2009

    Cardiac Party

    Teen Challenge

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    You Asked For It: Cardiac Party

    Cardiac PartyTeen Challenge(Self-released)GRADE: A*Cardiac Party singer Ryan McDowell had it all planned out: By including a package of Skittles with the copy of his band's new EP, Teen Challenge, he says, he was assured of getting at least one positive remark in my review. Actually, Teen Challenge ... More >>