Refine Audio | Ryan Sullivan

Mix Master Release Strategist

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Mixing, Mastering & Music Marketing Strategies for the New Generation of DIY Artists. Hi, I'm Ryan Sullivan and I treat your music as it should be treated, like art.

My experience includes working with artists, labels & brands from around the world. Some completely new & some super famous.

Mixing & mastering are my technical specialties & I am passionate about taking artist's music careers to the next level through production, release strategies, marketing methods & touring. I'm fortunate & grateful to have seen hundreds of projects through to success.

I trained under legendary sound engineers Chris Palmer & Jasper Williams in the late 90s & early 2000s & have since held positions at various world-class studio facilities, brands & record labels.

Working with artists is my pleasure and I'm grateful to work with people who inspire me, working together to make their projects world-class.

Send me a note through the contact button above.

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2 Reviews

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  1. Review by Awwdue D.
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    Super fast and professionell. Excellent sound for dance music!

  2. Review by Hadar N.
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    The work with him was great. He made a great job and I will love to work with him again!

Interview with Refine Audio | Ryan Sullivan

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

  2. A: I began working in audio post-production in Africa's only dedicated mastering studio at the time, in the year 2002. Since then, I've worked in some of the top studios in the world with some of the biggest artists and brands, ranging from major label artists and radio production right through to Hollywood film work and composition for global brands advertising. My heart is in the music more than anything else.

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

  4. A: Yes, make your reverbs sound much more controlled and "expensive" by eq'ing out the unwanted frequencies on the verb itself. This is best done when using reverb on a return bus.

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

  6. A: My absolute favorite thing is to approach my mixes with an electronic feel and by that I mean applying the techniques used in electronic music to bands to really make a band's sound pop and stand out amongst others in their respective scenes.

  7. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  8. A: I work with a combination of digital and analog equipment and enjoy working with outboard gear as well as in the box (on the computer). Synths are my absolute favorite, I have an extensive collection of classic analog and modern digital synths along with plenty of guitar effects pedals besides my gear rack and instruments.

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

  10. A: Most of my clients choose me to handle their entire post-production process which includes mixing and mastering. My mixing process goes deep when required, utilizing my outboard equipment to augment parts of you music, such as adding synth and instrument layers where need be before completing the mixing and mastering process. From there, my top clients like to discuss release and marketing strategies.

Terms Of Service

I offer you unlimited revisions until the track is 100% to your satisfaction, always doing my absolute best to work within your budget and provide release ready quality production.

GenresSounds Like
  • Black Coffee
  • MGMT
  • Tame Impala
Gear Highlights
  • SSL AWS924 w/ SSL Bus Compressor
  • Teletronix LA2A
  • Focusrite Red
  • Metric Halo LIO8 Converters
  • Genelec Monitoring
  • Dave Smith Instruments Poly Evolver
  • Variety of analog synths
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