Engineer,Musician,Producer

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I am Protools User Certified, Fluent in Ableton Live 9. Went to SAE Institute in Vancouver. I have 3 years of engineering experience so I charge less than the top dogs, But I'm good at what I do. Let me help you take your music to the next level. Interning at Rain City Recorders in Vancouver.

I have been playing music since I was about 5, and have been in multiple bands over the years playing in bars all over the Canadian Prairies, The last two years I have switched over to the engineering and production side of the stage and would love to help your get your music sounding the way you want it. I work in Protools and Ableton Live 9. I also have Logic and Cubase but I rarely work in them. My main instrument is drums/percussion, I have some piano experience and I dabble in electric guitar, electric bass and harmonica.

5+ Years of writing experience.

I have some experience with dialog, foley and post editing.

Contact me through the green button above and lets get to work.

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  1. Review by On Point DXTR
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    worked on a track with Ryan and his inspiration was incredible, he was great at playing piano and laying down riffs to get me inspired. Exceptional musician and someone i was happy to have apart of the team.

  2. Review by Josh Dewey
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    I have been working on a project for the better part of 2 mo this now with Ryan. He is knowledgable not only in engineering bit has a creative ear for production which helps translates the sound you have in your head into the music you want to here in your ears. I highly recommend

Interview with Ryan

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

  2. A: I worked as a beat maker and engineer for a rapper. The finished product turned out really well.

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

  4. A: Right now I'm working on a couple songs as a producer, engineer and a participating musician for a few clients, A well as a Solo project.

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

  6. A: I don't know anyone else on SoundBetter.

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Digital, because everything feeds into a computer, so even analog gear is digital in the end. why not cut out the middle man.

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

  10. A: I promise to get your sounds and music to the way you hear them in your head.

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

  12. A: I love helping people get their music to a professional standard.

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

  14. A: What can you do for my music? I can make it stand out above the rest by using the same tools that the pro's work with.

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

  16. A: You can't take a bad recording and make it sound like a hit track.

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

  18. A: What Genre and what artists sound are you looking to achieve when your product is complete?

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

  20. A: My work ethic and musical ear will help take your music to the next level

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

  22. A: a guitar, keyboard, drumset, computer and a mic.

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

  24. A: I have been playing music for as long as I can remember, and have played in band for most of my life. but for the last two years I have switched over to the engineering side of things and love it.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Fresh

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

  28. A: I would love to work with Steely Dan. I love their music, and i think could bring a new side of things to their older classic sound

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

  30. A: Cut the Low Frequency's where there not needed will cut the mud out your low end

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

  32. A: Mostly Rock and Hip hop

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Having a very musical Ear

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

  36. A: I bring warmth, but through a clean sound. making your mixes or music stand out above the ever rising sea of new music.

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

  38. A: Depends on what I'm doing, When I'm Mixing I usually start by getting levels set without any processing, leaving lots of headroom, then I start processing, then panning, then adding delays and reverbs. When I'm creating I usually start with a rhythm instrument,(Piano, Guitars) then drums, then bass, then Leads.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: Home Studio, iMac,Presonus Monitors and sub, M Audio Interface, Slate Plugins, Advance 49, Push 2, Mapex Acoustic Drums, Alesis Nitro Electronic Drums, Gretsch Electric Guitar, Protools, Ableton Suite, Cubase, Logic

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

  42. A: Santana,Chris Cornell,Dre,ZZ Ward, and Ariana Grande

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

  44. A: Mixing, mastering, producing, and adding instrumets where the need them.

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GenresSounds Like
  • Steely Dan
  • ZZ Ward
  • Ariana Grande
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  • Imac
  • Protools
  • Ableton
  • Slate/waves/iZotope/Antares Plugins
  • Advance 49
  • Push 2
  • M-Track 2x2M
  • Presonus Sceptre S6
  • TemblorT10
  • Gretsch G2556T
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