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Ryan Foltz is an American producer, audio engineer and musician from Mansfield, Ohio. A former member of Dropkick Murphys (mandolin, dulcimer, tin whistle, etc.) and Motel Blonde (bass), Foltz has also played tin whistle, trumpet in The Pogues cover band, The Boys From The County Hell for ten years. He was also a member of the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps.
Foltz is currently employed[when?] as touring monitor technician for Rancid, and has also toured doing sound for: Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards, Tim Armstrong, Dropkick Murphys, The Unseen, and Tiger Army, among others.
Foltz appears on Tim Armstrong's Tim Timebomb project, a large collection of cover and original songs recorded by Armstrong and various musician friends.
Foltz also owns and operates Cleveland Audio Studios.
Producer and engineer of Cleveland's own Irish Punk Band, CRAIC's EP, "It's Still New Enough That It's Forgivable" (2011) and LP, "Amongst the Mischief and Malarkey" (2014)
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