RYAN RUMERY Sound Design

Ryan is a musician, composer, and music producer. His music is featured in the films How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change (Sundance 2016, HBO, iTunes, Amazon Video), City of Gold (Sundance, SXSW 2015, IFC/Sundance Selects, iTunes, Amazon Video, Hulu), The Hobby, Those People, Gatewood, SynchroNYCity, FlowerMan, and And, Apart (Golden Door International Film Festival 2016, Local Sightings Film Festival 2016.) His composition “End of Day” was used in CNN’s Death Row Stories episode “Murder in Paris.” Web series work includes Emergency Contacts and The Purple House. Recent theatrical scores include The Seafarer (Irish Rep), the Pulitzer Prize-winning Between Riverside and Crazy (Atlantic/Second Stage), and Fool For Love (Broadway). The podcast “How I Got Here” features his music as its theme. He performs drums and piano live with Palissimo’s triology of modern dances The Painted Bird (KioSK Festival, Slovakia, Baryshnikov Arts Center, La MaMa, PS122, Legion Arts, Wexner Center for the Arts). As a drummer, he performs with the Obie Award-winning The Secret City, as well as with Jeremy Bass, the Whale Tales, Big Weather, and other musicians. Rumery was Sound Consultant for Sufjan Stevens’ Round Up at the Barbican and Edinburgh International Festival. He also consulted on the Nonesuch at 50 Festival at BAM for George Crumb’s “Ancient Voices of Children” featuring Dawn Upshaw and Gilbert Kalish, and a program of music by Steve Reich and John Adams, featuring Alarm Will Sound. As an album producer and musician, he has recorded with Jacob Valenzuela (Calexico), Bo Koster (My Morning Jacket), Tom Hagerman (DeVotchKa), and Jon Rauhouse (Neko Case). Rumery co-produces and records with Nick Luca at Elliott Smith’s former studio, New Monkey Studio in Van Nuys, CA. He often works with Craig Schumacher at WaveLab Studio in Tucson, AZ. He recently produced Arlo Hannigan’s album and two albums for Jeremy Bass: Winter Bare and New York in Spring; the title track from the latter album won the John Lennon Songwriting Prize.  Additional albums include Big Weather thelightestdarkness, the self-titled The Joy of Harm, The Whale Tales’ Methods, and his own Riverside, Outside Mullinger, 4000 Miles, Ivanov, and FlowerMan. Current and upcoming projects include albums with The Feathered Mason, The Walker Project, and a solo album of Piano works.