Erik Ron (born July 4, 1985) is an American producer, mixer, and songwriter based in Los Angeles. He has worked with artists such as Panic! at the Disco, Set It Off, Issues,[1] New Years Day, Too Close to Touch, I the Mighty,[2][3] Motionless In White, Blessthefall, I See Stars, Sylar, Attila, and Godsmack.[4][5]

Erik Ron
Erik Ron in 2016
Erik Ron in 2016
Background information
Born (1985-07-04) July 4, 1985 (age 37)
San Carlos, California, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Record producer
  • songwriter
  • mixing engineer
Years active2006–present
Websiteerikron.com

Life and careerEdit

Early yearsEdit

Erik Ron was born in San Francisco, California, and grew up in the suburb of San Carlos, California, where he attended Carlmont High School. Erik started playing music as a teenager in alternative rock band Impel. After high school, he studied engineering at Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music in Los Angeles. Erik proceeded to work as in-house engineer at Woodland Ranch Studio between the years of 2005–2008 before working as an engineer under producer/writer John Feldmann between 2008–2011 in Bel Air, CA.[6]

2013–presentEdit

In 2013, Erik built and opened "Grey Area Studios" in North Hollywood.[7] Since opening the studio to focus on his own production career, Erik has worked with Panic! at the Disco, Set It Off, Issues,[8] New Years Day, Too Close to Touch, I Prevail, Motionless in White, This Wild Life, Young Guns,[9] The Word Alive,[10] Blessthefall, I See Stars, Palisades,[11] Sylar, and Attila, and more. In early 2016, Erik Ron inked an exclusive publishing deal with BMG Rights Management.

In September 2017, it was announced that Ron will be at the helm of the seventh studio album of the rock band Godsmack.[12]

Selected discographyEdit

Year Artist Album title Label Credits
2021 Black Veil Brides The Phantom Tomorrow Sumerian Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Writer – "Scarlet Cross"
2020 From Ashes to New Panic Better Noise Records Producer, Mixer
2020 The Word Alive Monomania Fearless Records Bass, Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Writer
2019 Thousand Below Gone In Your Wake Rise Records Producer, Engineer, Writer
2019 Guccihighwaters Amnesia N/A Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Writer
2019 Fire from the Gods American Sun Eleven Seven Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Writer
2018 Godsmack When Legends Rise BMG Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Writer[13]
2018 Sylar Seasons Hopeless Records Producer, Mixer, Writer
2018 Dance Gavin Dance Artificial Selection Rise Records Vocal Producer[14]
2018 Hands Like Houses Anon UNFD, Hopeless Records Producer, Writer
2018 Slaves Beautiful Death SBG Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Writer[15]
2017 Like Moths to Flames Dark Divine Rise Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Writer
2017 Palisades Palisades Rise Records Producer
2016 BadxChannels WHYDFML EP SharpTone Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Writer[16]
2016 Attila Chaos SharpTone Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Writer[17]
2016 Too Close to Touch Haven't Been Myself Epitaph Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer, Writer[18]
2016 Dayshell Nexus Spinefarm Records Producer, Engineer, Mixer[19]
2016 I Prevail Lifelines Fearless Records Writer – "Chaos", "Worst Part of Me"[20]
2016 Set It Off Upside Down Equal Vision Records Producer, Engineer, Writer[21][22]
2016 Issues Headspace Rise Records Co-Producer, Engineer, Writer[23][24]
2016 The Color Morale Desolate Divine Fearless Records Writer – "Version of Me", "Lonesome Soul", "Misery Loves Company", "Fauxtographic Memory"[25]
2016 Sylar Help! Hopeless Records Writer, Producer, Engineer, Mixer[26]
2016 I See Stars Treehouse Sumerian Records Writer, Producer, Engineer, Mixer[27][28]
2016 Hands Like Houses Dissonants Rise Records Writer, Producer, Engineer, Mixer[29]
2015 Picturesque Monstrous Things EP Equal Vision Records Writer, Producer, Engineer, Mixer[30]
2015 Get Scared Demons Fearless Records Writer, Producer, Engineer, Mixer[31]
2015 New Years Day Malevolence Another Century Records Writer, Producer, Engineer, Mixer[32][33]
2015 Blessthefall To Those Left Behind Fearless Records Vocal Producer, Writer
2015 This Wild Life Clouded (Atmosphere Edition) Epitaph Records Producer, Engineer, Writer
2015 Too Close to Touch Nerve Endings Epitaph Records Writer, Producer, Engineer, Mixer [34]
2015 Palisades Mind Games Rise Records Writer, Producer, Engineer, Mixer[35]
2014 New Years Day Epidemic Grey Area Records Writer, Producer, Engineer, Mixer[36] Owning the diseased parts of us and turning it into a strength."[37]
2012 Oh, the Irony Within Reach Burlingame Records Writer, Producer, Engineer [38]
2010 Foxy Shazam Foxy Shazam Sire / Warner Bros Records Engineer [39]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Issues Finish Recording New Album". Flippen Music. August 17, 2015.
  2. ^ "Behind the Booth with I the Mighty". Property Of Zack. October 4, 2012.
  3. ^ "I the Mighty Begin Recording Debut Album". Under The Gun Review. September 5, 2012.
  4. ^ "Godsmack Taps Producer Erik Ron for 7th Full Length Record". BlabberMouth Media. September 18, 2017.
  5. ^ "Godsmack Taps Producer Erik Ron for 7th Full Length Record". BlabberMouth Media. September 18, 2017.
  6. ^ "Interview With Culprit". Rock Edition. April 18, 2011.
  7. ^ "Grey Area Studio Build". LA Sound Panels. November 21, 2013.
  8. ^ "Issues Finish Recording New Album". Flippen Music. August 17, 2015.
  9. ^ "Echoes". All Music.
  10. ^ "Interviewing The Word Alive". Mind Equals Blown. March 6, 2014.
  11. ^ "Palisades Unleash Fall Music Video". IM Music Mag. February 22, 2016.
  12. ^ "Godsmack Taps Producer Erik Ron for 7th Full Length Record". BlabberMouth Media. September 18, 2017.
  13. ^ "Godsmack Taps Producer Erik Ron for 7th Full Length Record". BlabberMouth Media. September 18, 2017.
  14. ^ http://www.erikron.com. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  15. ^ "Slaves in the Studio". The PRP. September 27, 2016.
  16. ^ "ROCK Craig Owens Leaves Chiodos Behind, Previews New Sound With BXC's 'One Car Funeral'". Tune Collective. November 3, 2016.
  17. ^ "Attila Reveal New Album Title & Fall U.S. Tour'". The PRP. August 1, 2016.
  18. ^ "Too Close To Touch Announce New Album". Alternative Press. July 18, 2016.
  19. ^ "Nexus". All Music.
  20. ^ "Lifelines". All Music.
  21. ^ "Set It Off Unveil New Single". Alternative Press. March 17, 2016.
  22. ^ "Upside Down". All Music.
  23. ^ "Issues Finish Recording New Album". Flippen Music. August 17, 2015.
  24. ^ "Headspace". AllMusic.
  25. ^ "Desolate Divine". All Music.
  26. ^ "Sylar Help! Album Review". Soundfiction.net. August 22, 2016.
  27. ^ "Treehouse". All Music.
  28. ^ "Treehouse". Discogs.com.
  29. ^ "Dissonants". All Music.
  30. ^ "Picturesque to Release Monstrous Things EP". Equal Vision Records Official. October 23, 2015.
  31. ^ "Demons". All Music.
  32. ^ "New Years Day Malevolence Reiew". Alternative Press. September 28, 2015.
  33. ^ "Malevolence". All Music.
  34. ^ "Too Close To Touch Official Biography". Epitaph Records.
  35. ^ "Mind Games". All Music.
  36. ^ "New Years Day announce new EP, release "Other Side" video – News – Alternative Press". Altpress.com. September 15, 2014. Retrieved November 12, 2015.
  37. ^ "Six Questions With New Years Day's Ash Costello". Bloody-disgusting.com. March 6, 2015. Retrieved October 15, 2018.
  38. ^ "Within Reach, by Oh, the Irony".
  39. ^ "Foxy Shazam Album". Barnes & Noble official.