Nick Ruffalo (Ruff)

Music Producer

11 Reviews (8 Verified)
Nick Ruffalo (Ruff) on SoundBetter

Hey! My name is Nick and I am a music producer, mixing and mastering engineer, songwriter, and ghost producer! I have worked on numerous tracks as a co/ghost producer, songwriter, and mixing engineer. On my own artist project, I have received support from artists such as Marshmello, R3HAB, Timmy Trumpet, Will Sparks, and others.

My specialization is within Dance and Pop music, with experience in the following genres:

Dance Pop
Progressive House
Future House
Deep House
Future Bass
Bedroom Pop

Whether you are looking for a full-blown production from scratch, mixing and mastering on your demo track, or tweaks and edits in your existing instrumental; I'm your guy if you want to take your production to the next level and truly find your sound!

I work based off extremely competitive prices, as I will give your track a full mix-down for $250, master your song to commercial loudness for $80, or both for $300.

I will tweak, edit, and finish your already existing production for $300, write lyrics to your track for $150, fully produce an instrumental for you with co-producer credits for $400, or fully ghost produce you an entire instrumental for $500.

I assure you I will give your track 110% and turn it into exactly what you visualize so that you can achieve your dream!

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

11 Reviews - 1 Repeat Client

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  1. Review by Giancarlo M.

    Another great experience with Ruff! The final result sounds great

  2. Review by Marze

    Very understanding and professional producer. Made it so easy to work with him!

  3. Review by WD-40

    This person did all of what I wanted with his own flare to it.

  4. Review by Giancarlo M.

    Talented producer who I highly recommend! There's a reason why I've trusted him with so many of my projects

  5. Review by Giancarlo M.

    As always, my song was returned to me with superior quality and was exactly what I was looking for. Always a pleasure working with Nick

  6. Review by Adam Wilbanks

    Completely changed the quality of my song. Extremely flexible and made the revisions I requested quickly. Will definitely be working together again.

  7. Review by Giancarlo M.

    Ruff made my track sound exactly how I envisioned. Extremely talented and great to work with. Highly recommended

  8. Review by Giancarlo M.

    Talented and creative producer who elevated my work to a professional level. It was great working with him!

  9. Review by Erik Steen (ERIICE)
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    Eric is a super talanted musician and producer, strong recomendation!

  10. Review by Austin Leeds
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    It was great working with Nick . Thank you!

  11. Review by Robbie Rosen
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    Was such a pleasure working with Nick! He's an incredibly talented producer & writer, and we worked so effortlessly together! Definitely recommended 10/10 for high-quality instrumentals & toplines. So looking forward to making more great music together going forward!!

Interview with Nick Ruffalo (Ruff)

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

  2. A: Mixing & mastering, as well as production and lyrical work!

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

  4. A: My inspiration comes from a very mixed bag of artists, including The Chainsmokers, Journey, Gryffin, Hans Zimmer, Quinn XCII, Cheat Codes, and Lost Kings.

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: As impressive as technology has gotten over the last decade, there is something about using analog modeled plugins that bring a certain "warmth" to your track you just can't truly achieve with digital. The last 1% !

  7. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  8. A: What element of your track was the "spark" that shaped and dictated your process? Now let's capitalize on that !

  9. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  10. A: I would bring my laptop, an unlimited power generator, my MIDI keyboard, Kontakt and Sylenth!

  11. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  12. A: I work out of Ableton Live with an HP Monitor, KRK Rokit 5 speakers, a Novation midi keyboard, and Mitchell acoustic guitar.

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

  14. A: EDM and Pop.

Self Sabotage

I was the Writer, Producer, Mixing & Mastering Engineer in this production

Terms Of Service

I allow for unlimited revisions and a quick turn around time to assure that your project is exactly how you want it!

GenresSounds Like
  • The Chainsmokers
  • Gryffin
  • Cheat Codes
Gear Highlights
  • KRK Rokit Monitors
  • Waves Audio Plugins
  • FabFilter Plugins
  • Serum
  • Sylenth
  • Nexus
  • & Kontakt.
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