Channel Theory

Channel Theory

 Chicago, Illinois, USA

Channel Theory is a fresh Indie/Rock band out of the Midwest. Their debut record "These Things" has been featured on several tv shows and performed at World renown Music/Arts Festivals. Led by the dynamic vocal/guitarist Derek Ryan, Channel Theory evokes raw musicianship and intriguing melodies.


‘These Things’ is a new record written out of Chicago, Illinois by singer/songwriter DerekRyan. Going by the project name Channel Theory, the record captures powerful performances by musicians from major acts like KISS, Jane’s Addiction, and Alanis Morissette. It was written and recorded in a vintage Los Angeles studio over three months in the fall of 2008.
Drawing from a wide variety of musical influences including Sigur Rós, Radiohead, Smashing Pumpkins, and Soundgarden, DerekRyan composed ten unique, interweaving songs. His impressive vocal range, lyrical imagery, and unorthodox chord and song structures paint an intricate sonic landscape that draws you in as deep as you want to go.


These Things 2009 is currently on over 200 college radio stations, as well as many AAA and specialty radio stations, including several internet stations.

Set List

30 - 60 minutes of original music