Cody Iwasiuk

Vibey Session Drummer

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I've got a huge amount of really great vibey drums and percussion, and a nice sounding room that I work out of. I'm also lucky enough to have acquired a really nice tracking rig that sounds absolutely great! The main calls I get to record for are texture and vibe, pocket Americana, folk, and singer songwriter. I also do a lot of modern country.

I've been a professional musician for 10 years and have toured all over the world with some incredible artists. I've also been fortunate to be a sessional instructor of drumset at Brandon University. I hold a music degree in Drumset Performance.

I've got a 60's Ludwig Clubdate, and a 70's Ludwig Superclassic that are my go-to's when it comes to tracking. I've also got two great vintage Yamaha drum kits for different flavours. I use 12 different snares for all different applications, from gushy to piccolo pop.

My tracking rig is a Universal Audio 8p, with an Audient Asp800 for extra I/O.

Mics:

Miktek c5
Miktek pm11 x2
Miktek pm 10
AKG d12vr
Warm Audio Fet 47 Jr.
Sennhesier 421-U5
sE Electronics v7x
sE Electronics sE X1d
Golden Age R1 MkII
Cascade x15 Stereo Ribbon w/Lundahl transformer mod

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

2 Reviews

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  1. Review by Enric M.
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    Cody was SUPER-PROFESSIONAL on the work done, on the communication, on stems delivered, on everything. A winning bet if your tone is around americana. He really put in the right vibe on my songs. I'm sure will work again with him.

  2. Review by Charlie W.
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    cody was quick, reasonably priced, and did an excellent job

Interview with Cody Iwasiuk

  1. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  2. A: To fully care about their music and to always do my best.

  3. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  4. A: Most of the work I end up tracking is Americana, folk-rock, roots, and modern country due to those predominantly being the genres in the city I live in that employ session musicians. I am however open an able to play most other styles.

  5. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  6. A: Energy, pocket, dynamics, musicality, and unique sounds!

  7. Q: What's your typical work process?

  8. A: Generally I get sent a scratch track of some sort which is often times just an acoustic and vocal. Immediately I chart the song out so I have a visual representation of the form which helps me shape the song dynamically. Next comes finding the right drums/mics for the vibe of the song. I love this part of the process. Then I'll lay a part down and send it off to get feedback. Then I make any changes.

  9. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  10. A: My biggest inspiration is Aaron Sterling. He was one of the first people that I saw who really blended his drumming skills with his passion for engineering and finding unique sounds.

  11. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  12. A: Generally I'm tracking drums or percussion for people. I did at one point do a bunch of mixing projects as well. But these days I'm mostly hold up in my studio making noise on the kit every day!

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I was the Drummer (Engineer on 2/4 Songs) in this production

Terms Of Service

I do as many revisions as needed until the artist or producer is happy. Turn around time is typically a few days unless I'm on the road. Percussion and drums can both be done for a package fee.

GenresSounds Like
  • Dawes
  • Aaron Sterling
  • Kacey Musgraves
Gear Highlights
  • Vintage Ludwig
  • Camco
  • WFL
  • Istanbul Agop
  • Universal Audio
  • Audient
  • Miktek
  • sE Electronics
  • Cascade
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