Thom Hays on SoundBetter

A versatile session player, musician, producer, and engineer that has traveled across the world producing music in professional environments.

What Thom offers: Session work, recording, mixing, mastering, and various vocal editing.

Thom begins his journey with his passion for electric guitar, pedal steel and Hawaiian guitar in his group Faux Reality.

After relocating to Wichita, Thom quickly found work at Mindfire Studios (currently Shocker Studios) where he found work as an engineer. Over the years, Thom has been privately instructed by world-renowned recording engineers and producers:

•Ken Riley (Switchfoot, Better Call Saul)
•Joe Chiccarelli (The White Stripes, Elton John)
•Micajah Ryan (Bob Dylan, Guns N Roses)

He was selected to attend the Mix With The Masters seminar at Studio La Fabrique in Southern France with 16 other selected engineers and most recently a private lecture at Abbey Road Studios by Brian Kehew and Kevin Ryan, authors of Recording The Beatles.

Working with engineers and producers stretching from New Zealand to New Mexico has provided Thom with an incredible breadth of experience to apply to the music he works on and collaborates with.

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GenresSounds Like
  • Faux Reality
  • Rudy Love
  • Finer Spirit
Gear Highlights
  • AKG C12 VR
  • Peluso 2247
  • Chandler Limited TG2
  • Universal Audio LA610
  • Universal Audio 710
  • Ward Beck Systems M490H
  • Custom-made solid state summing console
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