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John Rausch is a 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, as well as a Grammy nomination for his work on Swift’s multi-platinum album, RED. Immediately after relocating to Nashville in Dec 2016, John linked up with producer Jacquire King to engineer several songs on 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 has generated over 100mil streams on Spotify alone. Additional recent & upcoming production credits include work with Daughtry, Dierks Bentley, Grizfolk, Lanco, NAWAS and Liz Huett among others. He’s additionally been writing with up & coming major label artists such as Banners, Devon Gilfillian, Josie Dunne, Gordi, Colin Elmore and more.



Artist Release Album Record Label Credit* Year
Moon Taxi All Songs 2019 EP RCA Records Mx, E 2019
Savannah Conley “Dream Boy” Single Elektra A-PD, Mx, PG 2019
Aaron Espe All Songs Wonder EP Nettwerk Records Mx 2019
Apollo LTD On The Way Up Single Residence Music A-PD, V-PD, Mx, E 2019
Grizfolk Multiple Songs 2019 Album Nettwerk Records Mx, W 2019
Jamra “Fire” & “Bomba” We All Die Young EP AWAL PD, Mx, W 2019
Kat Saul “Middle Name” Single Kat Saul Mx 2019
Bruns “Chains” / “Girl” Singles RLM PD, Mx, E 2018
Moon Taxi Whole Album Let The Record Play RCA Records E 2018
Lanco “Born To Love You” Spotify Exclusive Sony Nashville E, Mx 2018
Daughtry “Backbone” Backbone – Single RCA Records A-E 2018
Bastian Baker Multiple Songs Bastian Baker Swiss Mafia Mx, 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” H8U – Single Interscope A-E, V-PD 2017
Jeremy Riddle Whole Album More Bethel Music E 2017
Amigo Whole Album Little Cliffs Amigo E, Mx 2017
Foxes “Devil Side” All I Need Sony UK E, PG 2016
Rita Wilson “Crying, Crying” Rita Wilson Sing It Loud E 2016
Mona Najib “Limbo” Limbo – Single Mona Najib E, Mx, Co-PD 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 E, Mx 2016
Hurricane Bells “Rain” Guilt By Association, Vol 4 Hurricane Bells Mx 2016
Florence + The Machine “Conductor” How Big How
Blue How Beautiful
(Target Exclusive)
Island Records E, Mx 2015
Jenny Owen Youngs Whole Album Slack Tide EP Fisher and Porcupine Mx 2015
Tom Brosseau Whole Album Perfect Abandon Crossbill Mx 2015
Brooke Fraser “Magical Machine” Brutal Romantic Vagrant Records E, PG 2014
Dan Wilson Whole Album Love Without Fear Dan Wilson E, Mx 2014
Alex Clare “Three Hearts” Three Hearts Island Records E 2014
Birdy “Tee Shirt” The Fault in Our Stars:
Music From the Motion Picture
Atlantic Records E, Mx 2014
Birdy, Jaymes Young “Best Shot” The Fault in Our Stars:
Music From the Motion Picture
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, Inc. E 2013
Colbie Caillat, Gavin DeGraw “We Both Know” Safe Haven
(Original Motion Picture 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 / Mx = Mixing / E = Engineering / A-E = Addtn’l Engineering