"The Anxiety Society is the retro-EDM creation of Ryan Aylward and Stephen Ciliak. Their debut EP was in late November and features a massive beat, robot sounds, and sonic creations that will keep you guessing and moving. The EP was mastered by the talented Kevin Metcalfe (Underworld, Brian Eno, Orbital) and is available for free on the duos soundlcoud" - The Deli Chicago
"This is the sort of song that just sounds right once the sun goes down and the moon is up." - James VanOsdel 101 WKQX
The Anxiety Society
Formed in Chicago in 2015, The Anxiety Society consists of Ryan Aylward and Stephen Ciliak. Their music is one of synthetic sound meshed with the organic. Analog synthesizers sit alongside guitar and the human voice is in the company of dialogue from a film. There is a certain uneasiness in the air that is constantly being internalized. The Anxiety Society make audible this act.
Beginning as a production team, The Anxiety Society worked with artists such as: Interpol, Neon Indian, Girls, Ladytron, and Regina Spektor. Utilizing the studio together for a number of years, music began to develop between the duo. The Anxiety Society wrote, recorded and produced their debut EP. It was mastered by the esteemed Kevin Metcalfe (Underworld, Brian Eno, Depeche Mode).