Vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist Ryan Auffenberg was created in Jefferson Town, Missouri, where he spent his child years, among other activities, singing in chapel and learning classical acoustic guitar. While in senior high school he became thinking about theatre, and after graduating he relocated to NEW YORK to study theatre arts additional. He also started writing tunes, and sensing that his long term might well lay in direction of music, he relocated in the united states to California to review literature and theatre at Santa Clara University or college. After graduating from Santa Clara, he relocated briefly to Chicago (and in addition do a stint in London) before time for California, settling this time around in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA. There he began playing shows around the Western Coastline circuit and started dealing with Dylan Magiecrek at Badman Documenting in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA. In 2003 Auffenberg self-released the recording Climb, pursuing it using the also self-released Shiny Lamps EP in 2006. Then authorized to Evangeline Information, which released Marigolds in 2008.