"Visionary record producer and drummer Ron Thaler has a virtuosity that touches great depth, eliciting that special emotion from
listeners well beyond the mere consideration of his technical mastery"
- New York Times
As a record producer, my job is to help you bring your artistic vision and musical uniqueness to the forefront. To create a record that will stand the test of time. And to open the door to many significant and tangible opportunities for you and your music to be discovered, loved, and to inspire the masses.
With more than 450 recordings & 4000 shows under my belt, I feel totally at home when rocking a kit, or when I am tracking for well known artists, indie luminaries or emerging talents. Drums and percussion, live or in the studio. Pop, Rock, Jazz, R&B, Funk, Fusion, Singer-Songwriter, EDM, Folk, Afro-Celtic, Afro-Cuban, Country, you name it, I absolutely love recording it !
Song selection and artistic direction. Online community building and maximizing your music's visibility. Record labels, managers, booking agencies, catalogue hunters and publishing companies. Branding partnerships and media initiatives. Music trends, music distribution, and artist music placements. Cutting-edge media, broadcasting affiliations, and growth strategies for your music and your vision. The industry and the business players are constantly evolving and changing the paradigm we call the music industry. I unite my wealth of contacts, digital strategists, music
production partners, legal experts, and music marketing specialists to brainstorm and help you build the right plan for achieving your professional goals.
My philosophies, my approach to music, and what I hold dearest :
I believe great music is written in intimacy, not 1's and 0's
I believe that face-to-face is where art becomes magic
In music as in life, i'm always chasing perfect imperfection... character reigns supreme !
Simplicity requires as much work to accomplish as does complexity
Good music and good sound will always outlast mediocre music with plenty of nudity
Without passion, all the skill in the world won't lift you above craft. Without skill, all the passion in the world will leave you eager but floundering. Combining the two is the essence of the creative life.
Working up tracks with artists and songwriters is another one of my passions, finding just the perfect word, the perfect chord, the perfect melody that drives and catches. And equally exciting to me is arranging and orchestrating, whether it be for an R&B joint, a pop ballad, or writing a full score for live orchestra. I collaborate with writers from around the globe, conduct international writing camps and retreats, and welcome creating with artists the masterpieces that will showcase their talents to the world.