The Gearbox is one of the top recording studios in northern NJ for tracking, mixing and mastering. We record, mix, and master all styles of music for all ranges of recording budgets and constantly strive to be the best, most creative, and competitively priced mid-scale recording studio in Bergen County and the New York metro area.

The Gearbox is an owner-operated studio that people come to when they care about reaching their goals. We offer both the relaxation and comfort of a home-based project studio as well as the expertise and technical sophistication of a leading world class recording facility. It's the ideal environment to be creative and record your music exactly as you imagined.

The Gearbox combines the best of analog and digital technologies with an arsenal of both vintage and modern gear which includes names like Avalon, Apogee, AKG, Neumann, Summit and Toft. All of our equipment is meticulously maintained and updated to always be in top form for our sessions. Basic services include recording, mixing, mastering and sound design. Top session musicians are readily available to perform on your project.

Gearbox's owner/engineer, Ryan Ball, has been working in the recording industry for over twenty years as a producer, engineer, composer and performer. Ryan's recording credits span many genres including rock, metal, jazz, folk, hip-hop, techno and classical. He has done sessions for corporations like HBO and Clearview Cinemas, produced segments for NPR, and has worked with many established artists such as My Chemical Romance, Anthrax and Ill Niño just to name a few.

My credits include

AllMusic verified credits for Ryan Ball:

  • Golden Bloom
  • Golden Bloom
  • Heath Brandon
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Brett Eidman
  • Brett Eidman
  • Brett Eidman
  • Brett Eidman
  • Brett Eidman
  • Brett Eidman
  • Brett Eidman
  • Nomi Ruiz
  • Nomi Ruiz
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • The Feverfew
  • The Feverfew
  • The Feverfew
  • The Feverfew
  • The Feverfew
  • The Feverfew
  • Spit for Athena
  • Spit for Athena
  • Spit for Athena
  • Spit for Athena
  • In Question
  • In Question
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Sleep Station
  • Heath Brandon
  • Heath Brandon
  • Heath Brandon
  • Heath Brandon
  • The Killing Tree
  • Del Cielo
  • Jim Pepe
  • Jim Pepe
  • Jim Pepe
  • Jim Pepe
  • Jim Pepe
  • Jim Pepe
  • Jim Pepe
  • Jim Pepe
  • My Chemical Romance
  • Murder by Death
  • Little Joe Gould
  • Sleep Station
  • Jim Pepe
  • Jim Pepe
  • Jim Pepe
  • Ill Niño
  • Shawn Fogel
  • Shawn Fogel
  • Shawn Fogel
  • Shawn Fogel
  • Shawn Fogel
  • The Dirty Sock Funtime Band
  • The Dirty Sock Funtime Band
  • Afroskull

Gear highlights

  • Neumann
  • Avalon
  • AKG
  • Summit
  • Fender Rhodes
  • Wulrlitzer
  • Marshall
  • Hammond B3
  • Roland
  • Yamaha

Genres I specialize in

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