Ronan Chris Murphy grew up Idolizing Neil Young, performing in punk bands in the early 80s Washington DC hardcore scene and went on to produce and mix albums for some of the most prestigious progressive rock musicians of all time.
Welcome to the Myspace home of Veneto West & Ronan Chris Murphy. The Veneto West mini empire includes a commercial recording studio in Los Angeles, a boutique record label and the international production and mixing services of Ronan Chris Murphy. Visit us on the web at www.venetowest.com.
Ronan Chris Murphy works around the globe as a producer, mixer and guitarist. His eclectic discography spans hundreds of albums and he has gained a reputation for working with some of the most prestigious musicians in the world including the likes of King Crimson, Robert Fripp, Terry Bozzio, Tony Levin, Alexia, Steve Morse, Steve Stevens, Martin Sexton, Chucho Valdez, Ulver, Peter Teo, Nels Cline and various projects that have featured members from Wilco, Tool, Weezer and many others. In addition to his global production work, he operates a commercial studio in Los Angeles called Veneto West and runs a series of recording education workshops called Home Recording Boot Camp.
Ronan's production and mixing work spans everything from the most adventurous artists in prog and jazz to hit pop records and lush singer songwriter productions. In addition to his work with legendary performers he enjoys working with developing artists around the world.
Veneto West Records first release is the compilation, “Destroying Silence: An Introduction to Veneto West Records”. Buy it directly from DGM / Inner Knot for only $5 for a limited time. BUY NOW!
Featuring artists like Willie Oteri, Anthony Curtis, Lives of the Saints, Hypnoise and Jay Terrien, Murphy's productions often team these artists up with legendary musicians such as Tony Levin (Peter Gabriel, King Crimson, John Lennon), Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson, XTC, Mister Mister), Mike Keneally (Zappa, Steve Vai), Jeff Gauthier and Murphy himself.
Our second release is concept album from Italian psychedelic prog band Hynoise entitled "Saint Valentine's Porno Bar: A Novella in Sounds by Hypnoise". Our third release is a joint venture with Ladies Choice Records, a compilation featuring Ronan Chris Murphy (with Terry Bozzio) Anthony Curtis, Sean and the Abodox.
Keep and eye out next year for the new album from Ronan Chris Murphy featuring Terry Bozzio, Tony Levin, Mike Keneally and Pat Mastelotto.
As a result of me being lucky enough to work with some amazing artists that are well known around the globe, I am approached on a regular basis by artists that are interested in (A) Being signed to Veneto West Records and/or (B) Having me produce their albums. This is both exciting and flattering to me. If you are thinking of contacting me for either of these two reasons, please read the information on this page. this page