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John Rausch is a Grammy nominated Recording & Mix Engineer, Producer and Songwriter. He spent several years in Los Angeles as the in house engineer for A-List songwriter-producer, Dan Wilson. During that time he racked up impressive credits on projects for Taylor Swift, Pink, Florence + The Machine, Foxes, Colbie Caillat, Birdy, Gavin DeGraw and others. Immediately after relocating to Nashville in Dec 2016, John linked up with producer Jacquire King to engineer Niall Horan’s solo debut, Flicker, which simultaneously hit #1 on iTunes in 55 countries. Quickly after saw the release of Moon Taxi’s, “Two High”, which to date has generated over 120mil streams on Spotify alone. In 2017-2018 came additional credits with Daughtry, Dierks Bentley, Lanco, NAWAS and Liz Huett among others. John’s 2019 has started strong working on projects for Moon Taxi, Grizfolk, R.LUM.R, Savannah Conley, Hudson Taylor, Aaron Espe, etc…Outside of production work, He’s additionally been writing with label artists such as Banners, Phillip Phillips, Devon Gilfillian, Josie Dunne, Gordi, Colin Elmore, Brooke Eden, Castlecomer and more.



Artist Song(s) Album Record Label Credit* Year
R.LUM.R “Boys Should Never Cry” Single Island Records M 2019
Hudson Taylor “Sound The Alarm” Single Rubyworks Ltd. P, M, E 2019
R.LUM.R “How This Feels” Single Island Records M 2019
Grizfolk Multiple Songs Rarest of Birds Nettwerk M, W 2019
Moon Taxi “Restless” Single RCA Records M, E 2019
Aaron Espe All Songs Wonder EP Nettwerk M 2019
Apollo LTD “On The Way Up 2.0″ Out of Body Residence Music A-PD, V-PD, M, E 2019
Moon Taxi “Now’s The Time”, “This World” Double Single RCA Records M, E 2019
Jamra “Fire” / “Bomba” We All Die Young EP AWAL PD, M, W 2019
Alex Hall “Waiting on You” Single Align / Parallel M 2019
Kat Saul “Middle Name” Single Kat Saul M 2019
Bruns “Chains” / “Girl” Singles RLM PD, M, E 2018
Moon Taxi All Songs Let The Record Play RCA Records E 2018
Lanco “Born To Love You” Spotify Exclusive Sony Nashville M, E 2018
Daughtry “Backbone” Backbone – Single RCA Records A-E 2018
Bastian Baker Multiple Songs Bastian Baker Swiss Mafia M, E 2018
Dierks Bentley Multiple Songs The Mountain Capitol Nashville A-E 2018
Niall Horan Multiple Songs Flicker Capitol Records E 2018
Liz Huett “H8U” Single Interscope V-PD, E 2017
Jeremy Riddle Whole Album More Bethel Music E 2017
Amigo Whole Album Little Cliffs Amigo M, E 2017
Foxes “Devil Side” All I Need Sony UK PG, E 2016
Rita Wilson “Crying, Crying” Rita Wilson Sing It Loud E 2016
Mona Najib “Limbo” Single Mona Najib PD, M, E 2016
Beth Nielsen Chapman & Olivia Newton-John “Live On” Liv On Universal Music E 2016
Beth Hart Whole Album Fire on the Floor Mascot / Provogue M, E 2016
Hurricane Bells “Rain” Guilt By Association, Vol 4 Hurricane Bells M 2016
Florence + The Machine “Conductor” How Big How Blue How Beautiful
(Target Exclusive)
Island Records M, E 2015
Jenny Owen Youngs Whole Album Slack Tide EP Fisher and Porcupine M 2015
Tom Brosseau Whole Album Perfect Abandon Crossbill M 2015
Brooke Fraser “Magical Machine” Brutal Romantic Vagrant PG, E 2014
Dan Wilson Whole Album Love Without Fear Dan Wilson M, E 2014
Alex Clare “Three Hearts” Three Hearts Island Records E 2014
Birdy “Tee Shirt” The Fault in Our Stars:
(Film Soundtrack)
Atlantic Records M, E 2014
Birdy, Jaymes Young “Best Shot” The Fault in Our Stars:
(Film Soundtrack)
Atlantic Records E 2014
Birdy “Maybe” Fire Within Atlantic Records E 2013
Missy Higgins “We Ride” Spark: A Burning Man Story
(Film Soundtrack)
Spark Films E 2013
Colbie Caillat, Gavin DeGraw “We Both Know” Safe Haven
(Film Soundtrack)
Republic Records E 2013
Pink “The Great Escape” The Truth About Love RCA E 2012
Taylor Swift Multiple Songs Red Big Machine E 2012

PD = Production / A-PD = Addtn’l Production / V-PD = Vocal Production / M = Mixing / E = Engineering / A-E = Addtn’l Engineering / W = Songwriter