Los Angeles based guitarist available for sessions. Wide variety of styles available to add unique elements to your tracks.
Offering unique guitar tracks for your songs. 12+ years recording and creating music. Studied Audio Technology and recording at MSJC.
Spent last 7 years playing live in Los Angeles at legendary clubs such as Whisky A Go Go and Viper Room.
Toured Italy for 6 weeks in September/October 2021 and New York/New Jersey for 2 weeks in December 2021.
Specializing in creative, interesting guitar tracks to add to your creative vision.
Also available for Podcast Editing and Mastering.
Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.
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Interview with TJ Rauch
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: An acoustic guitar, 2 picks and 2 packs of strings
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I began recording my musical ideas in 2009. I studied Advanced Audio Technology at Mt. San Jactinto College and moved to Los Angeles in 2016 to pursue music and audio production.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I like to find multiple ideas on guitar that compliment the artist's track and bring additional musical ideas that enhance the vibe of the track.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I record my tracks through a Roland Octa-Capture into Reaper Digital Audio Workstation. I have several guitars and effects pedals capable of different, interesting sounds.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Melodic, Inventive
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I created a live YouTube show, 919 RDOTJ, displaying musical works in progress and discussing music and audio production techniques. I was inspired by hearing early versions of other artists tracks and following the creative process to show how ideas change and flow over time.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Creating music and exploring new music ideas for discussion on my YouTube show, 919 RDOTJ.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both! Analog for creative vibey inspiration and Digital for convenience and different creative possibilities.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Being creative and adding a complimentary musical perspective to others musical compositions.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What are you trying to accomplish with your track? What style are you going for?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Find someone who compliments your creative vision. Work together to create something greater through inspiring collaboration!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Rock, Pop, Hip-hop, Funk
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Finding guitar melodies, creating rhythm tracks.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Melodic ideas, strong rhythm tracks, creative guitar sounds.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: My inspiration lies mostly with 70s rock such as Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin and also Heavier rock like Soundgarden. I am also inspired by funk and hip-hop. I enjoy bringing rock style guitar to hip-hop tracks.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Creating interesting, melodic guitar parts for tracks.