After graduating from Drexel University in 2002 with a bachelor in Music and Audio Technology, Ryan Schwabe started his career in sound at Philadelphia’s Recording Studio Crash. As the staff engineer at Studio Crash he recorded such artists as John Legend, Gerald Veasley, Jaguar Wright and Monnette Sudler.
In 2003, he began his work as the Studio Designer and Manager for Drexel University's, MAD Dragon Studios. As Studio Manager, he is responsible for the construction, budgeting and design for all of the Music Industry Program's recording facilities. Along with his collegiate responsibilities, he is a voting member of the Grammys, and the Co-Chair of the 'Producers and Engineers' of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Recording Academy. Ryan is also the treasurer of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Audio Engineering Society (AES).
Ryan Schwabe is a musician, producer, sound engineer, programmer and upright bass player. He released his debut album 'Radio Recession' in 2009 with his then music partner, Taki76 and is currently working on a music project called Subglo. As a music producer he has worked with Spank Rock, Theodore Gramms, Lady Miss Kier of Dee-Lite, Count Bass D, Doodlebug of The Digable Planets, Reef The Lost Cause, Hezekia and many other others.
He is also a mix engineer and co-owner of RareMP3s LLC. As a mix engineer for Rare MP3s he has worked with Baauer, Future, Pusha T, Novelist, M.I.A., Ellie Goulding, Becky Hill, Shlohmo & Jeremih, Wet, Waveracer, Ryan Hemsworth, RL Grime, rjd2, Son Little, Tunji Ige, Grande Marshall, Sk8ters, Diamond Kuts, other local and international acts. Ryan Schwabe is also a guest lecturer at The Curtis Institute of Music.
Production and engineering credits include: Baauer, Future, Pusha T, Novelist, M.I.A., Ellie Goulding, Becky Hill, Shlohmo & Jeremih, Wet, Waveracer, Ryan Hemsworth, RL Grime, rjd2, Son Little, Tunji Ige, Grande Marshall, Sk8ters, Diamond Kuts, Hop Along, Spank Rock, Smith Street Band, NAH, Restorations, Icebird and Algernon Cadwallader.