Our ninth Sound Excited podcast brings us Ryan Benton from Wichita, Kansas. Ryan was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at age three. While given a short life expectancy, he is now 27 and has benefitted greatly from adult stem cell therapy. Ryan's inspiring story is accompanied by his new efforts to further fund stem cell research and therapy via a benefit compilation album, Coming Together For A Cure Vol. 2.
The album features music by Thee Oh Sees, Cave Singers, members of Dr. Dog and numerous other artists. Coming Together For A Cure Vol. 2 arrives on October 29 via Airhouse Records. Tracklist is below, as is a documentary regarding Ryan's journey and progress.
Coming Together For A Cure Vol. 2 Tracklist
1. Miracle Days - Miracle Days* 2. Springs - Waste My Time* (features current members of Dr. Dog) 3. Thee Oh Sees - The Factory Reacts* 4. The Wonder Revolution - Cloud Wonder Sky* 5. Music Wrong - Clyde* 6. Student Film - Facts and Values 7. Shine Brothers - So Many People 8. Elf Power - 1494* 9. Cave Singers -Ohio Nights* 10. Golden Boots - Be My Champ* (featuring current members of Dr. Dog) 11. Gentle Ghost - Oblivion Tide 12. Sleeping in the Aviary - Long Gone* 13. Sunshine Dreamers - Empty Nest* 14. Bellafonte- Sea of Trees* 15. Beau Jennings & the Tigers - Sweet Action