The Ruby Suns
Ryan McPhun is a musician who grew up in Ventura, but also spent a great deal of his youth in New Zealand (eventually moving there in his late teens).
His self-titled debut album was filled with sparkling indie pop, with layers of instrumentation worthy of Brian Wilson. Next, McPhun's interest turned toward rhythm and his second album, Sea Lion, had drumbeats inspired by those he'd heard in Africa and he used a plethora of acoustic instruments that were strummed and thumped to create a vibrant, upbeat feel...
100% New Zealand Music