Ryan Collings

Ryan Collings

Ryan has been working in the music industry for 20 years, and he’s currently a specialist trainer for remixing and live sound at Abbey Road Institute. He not only provides training to new talents but also works as a songwriter, producer, musician, DJ, and event curator.

Over the course of his career, he’s has worked alongside, mixed and collaborated with artists such as Angus Stone, Icehouse, Steve Prestwich (Cold Chisel), Rei Thistlethwayte (Thirsty Merc), Fanny Lumsden, Dami Im, The Stray Sisters (The Waifs), and Nicole Miller. 

As a producer, Ryan has provided composition and sound design work for the likes of Arturia, leading critics to compare his work to Diplo and Architecture in Helsinki. He continues to build and share his skills in this field, producing and performing within his own projects – dhanks and Really Nice.

Ryan currently runs innovative multi-arts events in Sydney – Almost Fridays – featuring live music, live visual arts, and live remixing. Extremely passionate about interdisciplinary community building in the arts, this zeal is also showcased in Ryan’s prolific output of collaborative production and songwriting.

With over 1000 hours of international performance in the last 5 years; Ryan is passionate about mentoring aspiring music professionals, enabling them to unlock their potential, excel and thrive, whether it be in music production, performance, recording or business.