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19 hours ago

Ryan Van Poederooyen

Killer band, killer song and killler production. If you don’t know of Karnivool from Perth, Australia, then check out this tune and the rest of their music! I’ve been listening to them for years. Killer band and they also happen to be great people as well. Check them out!
#karnivool #goliath #soundawake #australia #greatband #greatnusic #greatpeople
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Here’s a cover song I recorded for Robb Finlayson / Skye Asylum. It’s the tune ‘Tight Rope’ by Lacuna Coil featuring Jess Ruin. Something fun and different. I thought it turned out great. Production sounds big!, thanks to JVP. Nice work Robb!!!

youtu.be/7q3w5CRRtsMSong originally written by Lacuna Coil Mechanical license through Tunecore New Arrangement/Music - Robb Finlayson All guitars - Robb Finlayson Vocals - Jess ...
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3 days ago

Ryan Van Poederooyen

Byron killing it..... #Imonolith #Studio #fulllengthallbumMr. Byron Stroud is laying down some thick Bass tones for Imonolith. Sounding HUGE with Jason Van Poederooyen behind the board at THE BEATLAB STUDIO! The recording continues...

#Imonolith #byronstroud #bass #bassguitar #studio #recording #fender #thebeatlabstudio #jvpsounds #jayvanpoederooyen #HUGE
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6 days ago

Ryan Van Poederooyen

Imonolith vocal recordings are under way...Mr. Jon Howard is starting to lay down some monstrous vocal tracks for Imonolith at THE BEATLAB STUDIO. You can expect a diverse vocal delivery on this album. It ranges from heavy to catchy and everything in-between. Back to recording.... #Imonolith #jonhoward #recording #thebeatlabstudio #newband #newmusic ... See MoreSee Less

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7 days ago

Ryan Van Poederooyen

Go Brian 'Beav' Waddell and Kai "Music"! Guitar time....

#recordingBrian 'Beav' Waddell and Kai "Music" tracking guitars for the debut Imonolith album. Sounding crunchy and massive. Jason Van Poederooyen is dialing up the biggest tones at THE BEATLAB STUDIO. Exciting times!!! Stay posted for a FB live feed at 1:30pm Pacific Time today!
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1 week ago

Ryan Van Poederooyen

In my happy place. Beyond GRATEFUL. Thanks to all my awesome endorsements, Imonolith band mates, Jason Van Poederooyen, the Armoury Studios, the people that support my career, and last but not least my family and friends for their unconditional support and patience. I never take my music career for granted and no matter which level I’m at, I’ll always give it 100% heart at all times. Onwards.... back to tracking! ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

Ryan Van Poederooyen

Imonolith Drum Tracking - Day 2

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Imonolith Day 2 - Armoury Studios Tracking Drums
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2 weeks ago

Ryan Van Poederooyen

Ready to crush it at the Armoury Studios in Vancouver, BC, Canada for the debut Imonolith full length album. Let’s do this!!!!

#Imonolith #Armourystudios #sonor #sabian #evans #regaltip
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2 weeks ago

Ryan Van Poederooyen

Recording time for Imonolith’s debut album!

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Imonolith Day 1 - Drums at The Armoury Studios
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2 weeks ago

Ryan Van Poederooyen

Tomorrow.... Imonolith will begin recording our full length debut album at Armoury Studios with Jason Van Poederooyen producing, engineering and mixing. Exciting times. Big sounds and production coming your way soon. We’re aiming to release this album for summer of 2019, official date to be announced soon. Stay posted for live feeds and more on various social media starting tomorrow!

#imonolith #studio #recording #album #fulllength #drums #sonor #newband #newmusic #herewego #stoked
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Cool pic taken from Imonolith’s first live show ever in Vancouver, with my new SONOR DRUMS SQ2 kit. We played 3 shows in total in BC and Alberta, Canada. Now it’s time to enter the studio to complete recording our debut full length album. Keeping busy. Stoked!

Pic: Visions in Pixels by Derek Carr
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2 weeks ago

Ryan Van Poederooyen

Breakfast in Calgary before heading to Edmonton to play our last live show before going into the studio next week to record our full length album. Thanks to all the Calgarians that came out in -30 Degree Celsius weather last night to support Imonolith. You guys were awesome!!!! 🙏🤘 #imonolith #calgary #edmonton #alberta #liveshows #concert #newband #newmusic ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

Ryan Van Poederooyen

Overhead view of my brand new SONOR DRUMS / Sonor Drums Canada SQ2 Drum Kit which I'll be touring and recording with in Imonolith.

To complete my drum setup I also endorse these amazing companies:

SABIAN
Evans Drumheads
Regal Tip
Trick Drums USA (Pedals)
Audio-Technica USA (Live)
Hardcase International Limited
The Kelly SHU
DrumDial Inc.
AudioflyHeadphones
Alesis Drums

Thanks to every single one of these companies, the reps and all their staff for their incredible support and the awesome gear they make! I'm beyond grateful for their support.

Photo Credit: Zim Zim

List of Gear I endorse:

Sonor Drums SQ2 Vintage Maple Shells

22'' x18'' Kick Drum
22'' x 18'' Kick Drum
14'' x 6.5'' Maple Snare Drum
14'' x 6'' Artist Bronze Snare Drum (Not Shown in Pic)
8'' x 8'' Tom
10'' x 8'' Tom
12'' x 8'' Tom
14'' x 14'' Floor Tom
16'' x 16'' Floor Tom

Sabian Cymbals

(from left to right in photo)
14" HHX Evolution China
19" Paragon China
7" HH Radia Cup Chime
14" HHX Evolution Hats
18" HHX X-Plosion Crash
10" HHX Evolution Splash
9" HH Radia Cup Chime
11" AAX X-Plosion Splash
20" HHX X-Plosion Crash
21" Custom HH Power Bell Ride
21" AA Holy China
18" HHX O-Zone Evolution Crash

Evans Drum Heads

EMAD2 Clear Kick Drum Heads
ST Dry Coated Snare Heads
G2 Clear Tom Heads
Glass 300 Resonant Snare Heads
Genera Resonant Tom Heads
EC Resonant Tom Heads
AF Kick Drum Patches (Not Shown in Pic)
EQ Bass Drum Pads (Not Shown in Pic)

Regal Tip Sticks

2BX Wood Tip w/ RVP Signature & Imonolith Logo

Trick Pedals

Trick Pro 1-V ‘Bigfoot’ Pedals

Hardcase Cases (Rock Series)

14″ x 6″ Snare Drum Case x 2
8” x 8” Rack Tom Case
10” x 8” Rack Tom Case
12” x 8” Rack Tom Case
14" x 14" Floor Tom Case
16” x 16” Floor Tom Case
22” x 17.5” Kick Drum Case x 2
24” Cymbal Case
52” x 16” x 16” Hardware Case

Audio Technica Microphones (Live)

Kick Drum – ATM250DE Dual Element Microphone
Snare Drums – ATM350 Cardioid Condenser Clip-On Microphone
Rack Toms – ATM350 Cardioid Condenser Clip-On Microphone
Floor Tom – ATM350 Cardioid Condenser Clip-On Microphone
Hi-Hats – ATM450 Cardioid Condenser Microphone Overhead
Cymbals – ATM2035 Cardioid Condenser Microphone

The Kelly Shu

The Kelly Shu Pro Series
The Kelly Shu FLATZ Series

AudioFly Headphones

Custom In-Ear Molds Series

Drum Dial

Digital Drum Dial Series

Alesis

Strike Series Pads for Triggering Live (Not Shown in Pic)
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RVP Tour Drum Lessons

PM me, if you're interested in getting a drum lesson with me when, Imonolith hits Calgary and Edmonton on March 1st and 2nd. I've done tour lessons for years with the DTP and it will continue doing them with Imonolith when we hit the road.

PM me and I will be able to give you all the details. There will only be one or two lessons per city. First come, first served!

Tour Dates and Ticket info below for these two shows:

Dickens Pub
March 1st, 2019 - Calgary, AB
Doors: 8pm
Online Tickets: concertworks.ca/en/

The Starlite Room (Temple)
March 2nd, 2019 - Edmonton, AB
Doors: 8pm
Online Tickets: concertworks.ca/en/

See you on tour!

RVP

Photo Credit: Zim Zim
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