Eric Ratz

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Eric Ratz
Born 1970 (age 46–47)
Origin Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Rock, heavy metal, punk
Occupation(s) Producer, engineer, mixer
Years active 1990–present

Eric Ratz is a JUNO Award winning Producer, Engineer and Mixer with over 20 years of experience. Ratz received his first break in the music business in his early 20s when he was awarded the "Chief Engineer" position at Phase One Studios, in Toronto. Ratz has worked with many of the Canadian music industry's most successful and influential rock artists/bands including Billy Talent,[1] Big Wreck,[2] Monster Truck,[3][4] Arkells,[5] Big Sugar,[6] Danko Jones[7] and Cancer Bats.[8] Most recently, Ratz was nominated for the Jack Richardson Producer of the Year Award and Recording Engineer of the Year Award at the 2014 and 2015 JUNO Awards for his work on Monster Truck's 'Furiosity' album (2014), Arkells' 'High Noon' album (2015) and Big Wreck's 'Ghosts' album (2015). He was awarded Recording Engineer of the Year both years.[9][10]

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  1. ^ Clay, Chris (19 February 2013). "Billy Talent up for three Junos". Mississauga News. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Story, Jared (18 July 2012). "Backstage Pass: Big Wreck is back again". Metro Winnipeg. Retrieved 18 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Fanelli, Damian (23 May 2013). "Exclusive Album Premiere: Monster Truck — 'Furiosity'". Guitar World. Retrieved 5 July 2013. 
  4. ^ Rockingham, Graham (27 May 2013). "The Furiosity of Monster Truck". Hamilton Spectator. Retrieved 5 July 2013. 
  5. ^ Zebra, Plaid (14 August 2014). "Arkells' High Noon Gets Me Just As Hot As Classic Photos Of Grace Kelly". Plaid Zebra. 
  6. ^ "Big Sugar – Hemi-Vision". Discogs. Discogs.com. Retrieved 2017-04-19. 
  7. ^ "This Is Danko Jones". Q106 FM. 14 April 2009. Retrieved 14 April 2009. 
  8. ^ Hudson, Alex (24 January 2012). "Cancer Bats Detail 'Dead Set on Living'". Exclaim. Retrieved 29 July 2013. 
  9. ^ Zoratti, Jen (29 March 2014). "Eclectic cluster of winners at Juno Gala". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved 29 March 2014. 
  10. ^ Reporter, Staff (15 March 2015). "A list of winners at the Juno Awards". The Canadian Press. Retrieved 15 March 2015. 
  11. ^ a b c d e f g "Artist Summary - Eric Ratz". junoawards.ca. Retrieved 19 April 2017.