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Just a simple guy. I only contribute music to newgrounds since I have no visual artistic talents whatsoever. My influences come mostly from Vangelis, George Winston, and a heavy dose of electronica and new age.

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SF Bay Area, CA

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I had a good run at Newgrounds

Posted by Reasoner - November 5th, 2014

Hey friends,

It's been such a long time since I updated anything on Newgrounds.  7 years ago I was making the top ten lists of the audio page and began working on my iTunes album, while I romantized moving to California to start over somewhere else.  A lot of things have happened since, and I'm grateful I had the motiviation from this community to push myself into a new direction with my life.

7 years have given me so many wins, challenges, mistakes and new experiences with people I never would of expected to meet or befriend.  I released my album to the world, focused on building a solid career for my own stability, and married my best friend last May.  None of this would of happened if I hadn't created my newgrounds account and started uploading my music.  It was here that I started to figure out who I actually was, and all of you had a hand in helping me with your feedback and supportive messages throughout the years.

I've slowed down with music lately, and some of you have been regularly reminding me not to ever stop producing.  I'm sad to say that while I haven't stopped writing, I won't be uploading anything to Newgrounds anymore.  You can blame it on me getting older, but I don't feel like I'm a part of this community anymore and don't have the time I used to for participating in competitions or community projects.  I also, frankly, feel like Newgrounds is filled with content that just doesn't connect with me in the slightest bit anymore.  Turning 31 does that to you I suppose.

For anyone who still wants some kind of connection to me, follow me on soundcloud.com/reasoner.  I'll continue to post music there throughout the years, as long as they keep the domain up :P.  For all of the fans here, THANK YOU for every single review, message and vote you gave to my songs.  I am eternally grateful for the time I was given here.



Comments (9)

NG is a great starting place, but if you want success you won't find it here.

Hey Ryan, I've been listening to your pieces for a long, long time now and even got your album back in the day. It's been a great ride. Still have a bunch of your tunes on my phone. Sad to see you (officially) leave the community, but I understand the circumstances.

I'll be following you on SoundCloud for sure. Keep rockin', big guy.

I hope you can continue to find reason to make good content; please remember to keep coming back here to NG as much as you can.

Your music has played a big part in my life, and I can't say I'm glad to see you leave, however, I do wish you good luck.

The stuff you write is seriously legitly good. Do well wherever you go next

You were one of the first artists I followed here. Really sad that so many great artists have and are moving on from NG. Best wishes wherever life takes you.

There are so many things I want to type and express. All of these emotions are rushing in too fast, making it almost impossible to think. How to describe them is a struggle. I think we all have experienced something that no matter how hard we try, we could never truly explain the full meaning.

I remember the time when I first heard your music. It was way back in 2010 and the song was 'I'm Still Here'. I was only 13 when my brother showed it to me on Youtube. I cannot describe how 'captured' I was. Those deep notes in the beginning froze me on the spot and I had a hard time remembering how to breath.

5 years later and I am still listening to your wonderful music. Some make me think, smile, sleepy, and (as much as it is embarrassing to admit) cry more often then most.

Everyone struggle in life, but some take comfort in different forms. Dancing, talking, reading, watching a good show, ect. But mine will always be listening to your music.

Thank You Reasoner
For helping me through your music
Have a wonderful life

I've loved and listened to your music for many years... It's sad to see you go :( but I know your going to do great things.

We'll miss you, Reasoner.

Reasoner you make great music. I'm glad you allowed Platform Racing 2 to use your music many years ago because that's how I discovered you. Thank you for the great ride. I will continue following you on Soundcloud.