TruNorth Studio

Vocalist /Songwriter/Producer

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I am a professional session vocalist, topliner and songwriter with many years of experience in writing, performing live and recording professional lead and backing vocals on many projects all over the world and have released 40 albums worldwide.

Hi, I am Ryan Whyte Maloney, owner of TruNorth Recording Studios in Las Vegas, NV. I am a professional musician, singer/songwriter, and producer. I take your song and take it to the next level with stellar vocals and radio quality production. I provide recording capabilities encompassing everything from the indie songwriter to seasoned pros. I provide Lyric accompaniment and song arrangement, Session vocals Album or Demo, and Amazing layered background vocals (expert tuning included).
Antares & Melodyne.

Songwriting styles ranging from Rock, Country, Folk, and Punk Pop, Emo, Metal and Pop and synth wave and EDM hooks.
Over 25+ years of Guitar, Bass, Keyboards, Drums, and Programming Beats.

I also provide commercial Mixing and Mastering using state of the art recording equipment.
My workflow is fast and accurate with a goal to make what you hear in your head come through in the finished product.
Delivering years of studio experience through the transition from analog into the digital realm, leaving you with a polished commercial product!
I also give knowledge of what to do after your recording with licensing knowledge & online distribution too!
Whatever you can dream, we can achieve together!

Send me a note through the contact button above.

14 Reviews

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  1. Review by Rye C.
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    Ryan is always a pleasure to work with AND he delivers top-notch, professional results. Highly reachable and communicative, Ryan is capable of delivering just about anything in any genre: vocals with a wide range of styles and he plays every instrument, which is a huge bonus. Add to that a capable and current studio engineer, wrap it all into one, and you found yourself a one-man wrecking crew.

  2. Review by Travis W.
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    I am a professional artist living in Tokyo, Japan. I found Ryan via the American Voice. I fell in love with his voice instantly!! Ryan went above & beyond creating the perfect part for my song. Supa soulful but has all the vocal chops and then some. Ryan is also a multi-instrumentalist so he understands how everything sits in a song and co-exists....this makes a huge difference to the delivery of a hook or the meaning of a lyric. Ryan is always way ahead of schedule and delivers in spades!! I

  3. Review by Chasen S.
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    I honestly have the biggest smile on my face right now. I came to Ryan asking for a professional-sounding recording, instead I got a freakin' masterpiece! If you have any doubt in your mind on whether or not to choose Ryan to do your music production, all I can say is that you won't be disappointed. He absolutely went above and beyond with my song and I know he will with your song too. Thanks Ryan!

  4. Review by Victor U.
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    Prompt, professional and a pleasure to work with.

  5. Review by Randall O
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    Ryan is amazing! Beyond impressive work that took my whole song to a new level. Golden vocal range, super versatile, perfect understanding, great communication, speedy fast turnaround time. Much love!

  6. Review by RIGZ Productions
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    It was an amazing experience working with TruNorth Studio, very high quality song to work with! I'm looking forward to work with them again.

  7. Review by Landen
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    I have worked with TruNorth on several occasions and he goes above and beyond my expectations every single time. TruNorth really cares about the artists he works with and you can really see his passion for the art form in his work. He has a ton of experience and you can tell he really strives for the best results with each project he works on. He offers great and honest advice, and all his services come at a very affordable price. Choose to work with TruNorth and you won't regret it!

  8. Review by andy s.
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    Wow Ryan is so fast, we gave him a song demo. We are a country band from Tuscon AZ and he made us sound like a bonafide authentic Nashville recording! After he delivered the order he also helped us with the artwork and gave us pointers on duplication and the post album process! We will be back!

  9. Review by James H.
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    Ok so I am a mere small town Thunder Bay songwriter and I was on the hunt for an online studio that could take my kinda half @ss'd song and make it better! Well I think my jaw is permanently on the floor. Gave Ryan my demo and it wasn't that flattering and he then played guitars, bas, keys and sang BGV and not only helped me by making a guide vocal of re singing it, well i sucked it up and tried it his way and I cannot stop smiling. He created a iTunes ready single and I am so proud!

  10. Review by Josh D.
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    I live on the East Coast. I'm not from the South. I gave him a challenge to see if he could make me the song like it was recorded in Nashville. Ryan/TruNorth found a female vocalist, created a duet, and put the whole thing together, arranged it, and wow. 10/10

  11. Review by rrmaloney
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    I am very happy with my song this man delivered and it was pretty much instantaneously. I knew from listening to his songs he sang Country and I wanted him to put his own flare on it. His vocals and range were amazingly creative. The music is spot on to my liking and I’m thrilled to have chosen the perfect song for him to do! Thanks a million! I will definitely be sharing it with everyone and telling them if they need a Studio TruNorth is the one they need to get in touch with!
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  12. Review by William H.
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    Working with Ryan was a true pleasure. He was able to understand the sound that I was hoping to achieve and translate it into the real world. He enlisted the help of another very talented singer to work on my duet and her vocals were 100% professional level just like his. My advice to you is that, if you have a song that you are working on, leave as much of it to Ryan as possible because the results that he achieved with me far surpassed the material that I had already recorded. Awesome!

  13. Review by Zana K.
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    Very impressed with the lightning fast turn around time and the quality of the song and sound. I sent a description and a few video examples of what I needed with no lyrics or music and he was able to create exactly what I wanted in literally hours, not even a whole day. This song could be a radio hit, it’s so good. I will definitely order from this artist again due to his intuitive ability to create what I wanted and the amazing vocals and clear recording sound. Very talented and fast!

  14. Review by Travis White
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    I am a professional artist living in Tokyo, Japan. I found Ryan via the American Voice. I fell in love with his voice instantly!! Ryan always goes well above and beyond creating the perfect part for my songs. He is supa soulful but has all the vocal chops and then some....Ryan is also a multi-instrumentalist so he understands how everything sits in a song and co-exists....this makes a huge difference to the delivery of a hook or the meaning of a lyric. Ryan is always way ahead of schedule and delivers material well before its due.....A true professional in every sense. 100% recommend Ryan!!!

Interview with TruNorth Studio

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

  2. A: I write custom songs and do complete Professional Vocal session work along with full song production mixing and Mastering. you give me a song with a guide vocal your not satisfied with and the instrumental a bpm and the green light and BOOM! I send you vocals from the gods themselves!

  3. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  4. A: In demand a band from Australia and grammy award winning mastering tech! Comes out 2/12/21

  5. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  6. A: I am recording Ken Elmer Layne Stayle's brother (Alice In Chains) and Otherwise

  7. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  8. A: not as yet

  9. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  10. A: Both because you have to know hybrid troubleshooting!

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

  12. A: I do everything right the 1st time and think of every detail! I am not finished till your review has to be exclaimed on a completely positive level!

  13. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  14. A: I love creating music and emotions

  15. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  16. A: Can you take my simple idea or terrible singing and spindle it into audible Gold and the Answer? +YES

  17. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  18. A: That you can buy a mac and start being pro producer!

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

  20. A: What is your vision? How can I make the dream inside your head a real life soundtrack!

  21. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  22. A: Be as detailed and free to dream! I have no limits! I am like a wonkavator!

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

  24. A: 1. Acoustic, 2.Solar battery AC, 3. Mac, 4. Apollo twin, Nueman TLM 103!

  25. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  26. A: I have been going strong since 1996, Been signed with UMG Records and have done songs for commercial film and TV

  27. Q: How would you describe your style?

  28. A: I am the style you hear in your head, I summon your psychic thoughts and make the invisible...Audible.

  29. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  30. A: Robert Smith (The Cure) he was my emo musical hero growing up!

  31. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  32. A: Follow your instinct your usually right the 1st time! Move forward not backstep!

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

  34. A: Country, Pop, Rock and Punk Pop. Americana and Top 40

  35. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  36. A: Singing and the ability to make melodies out of thin air weather its my voice or instruments.

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

  38. A: I bring 40 years of musical knowledge and studio and stage experience. Most of all my voice my heart!

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

  40. A: I start a song pre worked or post or blank slate idea! Then i work out an idea acoustically. Then if approved I decorate the tree with content and cool pro session work and mix and master and BOOM!

  41. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  42. A: I use Presonus Studio one 5 pro, I have a full room of electric guitars 6 string, Baritone, 7 String. Mandolin, Banjo, Bass, Keys and piano.Genelec speaker Monitors and Focal!

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

  44. A: Mutt Lange, Prince, Rascall Flatts. Bryan Adams. Michael Jackson.

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Ryan Whyte Maloney Season 6 The Voice (Team Blake)

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My turnaround time is Lightening fast and Accurate. Pay before or upon completion. All custom songs 50/50 ownership & all orders for commercial use;) I am here to make your music epic, lets create!

GenresSounds Like
  • Rascal Flatts
  • Bon Jovi
  • The Weeknd
Gear Highlights
  • Neumann Mics (TLM107 and U87)
  • Kemper Profiling Amp
  • Electric and Acoustic Guitars
  • Fender Bass (4 and 5 string)
  • Banjo
  • Roland TD50
  • Alesis V49
  • Universal Audio Apollo
  • Neve 1073 pre-amp
  • Steven Slate
  • Omnisphere 2
  • UAD & waves plug-ins
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  • Ryan Whyte Maloney Makes it to the last episode on NBC's The VoiceFeb 08, 2021

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