EP 182: Ryan Haft – Achieving Clarity With Heavy Music

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Ryan Haft is a mixer, engineer, and producer based in Miami FL. Private Studio Owner of Sunburn Sound. He specializes in guitar-driven rock, metal, and indie productions largely for the independent music community in search of unique recordings. Guitarist for bands Capsule and Wrong. 2023 Latin Grammy Winning Mixer for Chuco Valdes and Paquito Riverias Latin Jazz Record of the Year “I’ve Missed You Too!”

Credits include Torche, Jacuzzi Boys, Donzii, Mustard Service, and many more

To learn more about Ryan Haft, visit: https://www.ryanhaft.com/


  • Starting to charge clients
  • Working on live sound vs. in the studio
  • How working live sound will make you faster in the studio
  • Learning to adapt to new rooms
  • Dealing with translation issues
  • Achieving clarity with heavy music
  • Should you layer your tracks?
  • How to create dynamics in dynamic-less music
  • Adding saturation to your mixes
  • Driving mic preamps
  • Using room mics on guitars
  • Sidechaining room mics
  • Creative room mic techniques
  • Self-producing: How to avoid being overly critical of your work

To learn more about Ryan Haft, visit: https://www.ryanhaft.com/

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