ryan johnson

Hi, I’m Ryan.

Fourteen years ago I found myself in a southeast texas recording studio playing drums on my first-ever EP project. The dark control room housed a daunting console and a pair of glossy 8 track adat machines, nascent technology at the time… The preceding two days proved to be one of the most challenging and rewarding musical exploits I’d ever experienced. No clocks to tell us when to quit, no windows to let in the blazing summer daylight. Take after take we were torn apart, and we meticulously reconstructed ideas to leave the studio with a product we would be proud of. It was an indelible weekend that marked a changing of the path. I’ve been a student of recording and music-making ever since. And the journey has taken me all over the world, from tracking punk bands in converted garages to capturing audio for documentary films in the Middle-East… blah blah blah

This biography is an attempt to sell myself, which I’m terrible at doing; I’m not a salesman. Take a listen to my work, I can’t write out anything that my recordings and mixes can’t say for themselves. Let’s have a coffee, I’d love to hear what you’ve been working on.

Full Work List

  • Brett Lynch
  • Rec Engineer
  • Dustin Tebbutt
  • In Too Deep (single)
  • Rec Engineer
  • Various Artists
  • Live At The Bridge
  • Rec Engineer, Mix Engineer
  • George Maple
  • Live Music Video
  • Rec Engineer
  • Mount Zamia
  • Pavlova (single)
  • Mastering Engineer
  • PLGRMS
  • Fools And Their Gold (Single)
  • Rec Engineer
  • The Cairos
  • Live Showcase
  • FOH Engineer
  • The Griswolds
  • Rec Engineer
  • Daniel May
  • State Of Remission (ep)
  • Rec Engineer
  • City Alight
  • City Alight
  • Additional Recording Engineer
  • Taylor Henderson
  • Fools And Their Gold (Single)
  • Rec Engineer
  • Cassy Smith
  • Lay Ahold (ep)
  • Rec Engineer, Mix Engineer