Ryan DeSiato (Des - C - auto) is an award-winning professional singer, guitarist & songwriter from Austin, TX. He writes and performs a mix of roots-folk, blues, and soul music.
Ryan performs as a solo guitarist and singer utilizing live guitar loops to express his acoustic sound.
Over the course of his sixteen-year career he has played both nationally and internationally with artists such as Patrice Pike, Ian Moore, Monte Montgomery and Big Wreck.
Ryan lives and plays primarily in central Texas.
Since 2014 he has been on the music production team at ACTS Church in Lakeway TX.
His discography consists of 3 albums ‘Ep 2004’, 2005’s ‘Double Edged’ and 2017’s ‘So Much For Innocence’.
In October of 2020 Ryan was asked to write an instrumental music theme for the LBJ Wildflower Centers annual holiday luminary exhibit ‘Luminations’. Inspired by pictures of previous exhibits, Ryan wrote and recorded a new instrumental guitar track called ‘Luminations’.
"When I was writing this piece, I kept my mind focused in a state of childlike vulnerability. Lang Freeman helped me capture and manifest that vibe through the song's production."
January 27, 2021 He will release his new instrumental single ‘Luminations’.
In January 2021 he wrote and recorded a song for the film ‘Perdition’ produced by Second Hand Productions. ‘Perdition’ is a gritty western short film directed by Paul Foster. Ryan embraced the emotion of the film and wrote and recorded the eponymous song ‘Perdition’ or 'Down to the River'. The new song is a powerful ‘gospel, country blues’ take on the struggle we face between light and darkness. Both the film and the song will be released in 2021.
“His poignant lyrics and eclectic rhythms are beautifully orchestrated, making his music both original and incredibly captivating. Up close Ryan is an enigmatic artist whose passion for music infects anyone within a few feet of him.” - Mary Robinson, SWAG Magazine
“He writes, sings and performs from a place of rich emotional content. ” - Missy Wolf, Center Stage Magazine
“(About Ryan) Musicians that perform what they feel are easy to come by, musicians that write meaningful lyrics and captivating hooks are rare. ” - Doyle Osburn, DJ- KLBJ Austin, Texas