"as a kid, i was always kind of freaked out," says ryan martin.
the 31-year-old carrboro resident and musician issues eclectic outsider music on his hot releases label and creates his own as secret boyfriend.
right now, sitting under an oak tree outside the looking glass cafe, he's trying to explain its origins and the childhood of paranormal experiences that have shaped his aesthetic.

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