Cole Assman // Engineer/Owner
Cole is a local audio engineer & mixer living in Saskatoon. He graduated with honours from The Recording Arts Institute of Saskatoon where he studied mixing and recording under Ryan Anderson (Nickelback, Theory of a Deadman). During Cole’s time at RAIS he also studied post production audio, sound design & mixing. He worked alongside a fellow student on a short film that went on to win multiple awards at the International Independent Film Awards. He has experience working with many types of artists from solo acoustic acts to full bands in many genres and has a passion to bring out the best in every project.
His Passion for music began when he started taking guitar lessons and that later developed into forming an acoustic instrumental trio called Ages Past. He recorded and mixed the band’s self titled EP and following Christmas EP and soon realized audio was the path he wanted to pursue.
Photographer: Owen Assman
Taylor Turner-Draude // Assistant Engineer
Taylor is a recording engineer based in Saskatoon, Sk. He graduated from the Audio Engineering Program at the Recording Arts Institute of Saskatoon in August 2016 where he studied under head instructor Ryan Andersen (Nickleback, Theory of a Deadman, The Pistolwhips). On top of learning the ins and outs of studio recording, Taylor also studied electronic music production (using Abelton Live 9), live sound, location audio and post-production audio for TV & film. While at RAIS Taylor had the opportunity to do a full sound design and mix of a short film which was shown at the Roxy Theatre in Saskatoon.
He has experience recording with acts and genres ranging from mellow singer/songwriter to full rock bands. Taylor hopes to share his passion and love of recording music with the artists and musicians he encounters along the way.