Brian Riordan is a Re-Recording mixer, Music Mixer, Music Producer, Musician, Entrepreneur and founder and president of Levels Audio. Brian has received a staggering 20 Primetime Emmy nominations and is a 4 time Emmy Award winner. Levels Audio Post is the embodiment of his life’s dream to facilitate the absolute best in audio post in an unmatched atmosphere of luxury.
The Levels Team
Conner MooreRe-Recording Mixer
Favorite Color, Blue • Favorite Song, Little Wing (Stevie Ray Vaughn Version) • Favorite Tequila, Clase Azul Reposado• Favorite TV Show, Yours!
Troy SmithRe-Recording Mixer
After 23 years at The Post Group, Troy joined Team Levels and has never looked back. He is a perfect addition to our best of the best talent pool.
Adrian OrdonezRe-Recording Mixer
A man with two jobs, one as a mixer and one as an exotic dancer, on a quest to get into ballet school.
Ryan YoungRe-Recording Mixer
Fixing frankenbytes since 2005. Likes guitar solos. Loves pizza.
Phil DeTolveRe-Recording Mixer
Phil’s passion for music and audio brought him to Hollywood from the Great Lakes in 2009. He has become a valuable member of the Levels family and in 2013 he won his first Emmy as Post Music Mixer. Since then, Phil has expanded his skill set into scripted and reality post-audio mixing.
Matt SlivinskiRe-Recording Mixer
Originally from Southern California, Matt began his sound career in Chicago IL and studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Emmy award winning, he also plays drums, guitar and keyboards. He also likes photography and is a technophile.
Jamie LednerRe-Recording Mixer
After nearly 35 years of mixing, Jamie must still be enjoying it. Otherwise, why would he still be making that long drive in from Malibu.
Ryan AdamsRe-Recording Mixer
Hailing from Calgary, Alberta, Canada and educated at the Berklee College of Music, Ryan has been plying his trade in Los Angeles since 2006. When not in the studio he can be found playing hockey, golf and making his own records.
Ryan GerleRe-Recording Mixer
An Arizona transplant since 2008. Ryan spends his days as a Re-recording Mixer and his nights digging for rare vinyl and sequencing drums.
Barry Weir Jr.Re-recording Mixer/Sound Designer
Barry likes to make things go boom!
Derrek JonesLead Recordist/Assistant Engineer
Blown in from tornado swept Moore, Oklahoma, Derrek moonlights as a professional bedroom guitarist while spending his days as a Machine Room Op with a background in Voice-Over Recording and Sound Editing.
Jason ColemanFoley Mixer/Assistant Engineer
After years of working in major Chicago music studios, Jason packed up and headed west to pursue a passion for post production. After a few years in the post trenches of LA, he's happy to finally call Levels home.
Graham BarclaySound Editor
An avid bike rider and 'proper' football fan. The only thing this English gentleman likes more than sound editorial is scotch. Cheers!
Aaron CrossSound Editor
Sound Editor on the graveyard shift and the most heavy metal guy in the facility.
Nick MichaudSound Editor
A Los Angeles transplant from New England - Nick has been involved with every aspect of Audio Post Production since 2006. When he's not editing or mixing, he best enjoys his time with family and friends, riding motorcycles and being outside.
Michael HuangSound Editor
Dialogue editor, sound editor, all around audio post guy and cat lover.
Logan ByersSound Editor
Logan's skills as a musician led him to become a composer and sound designer. However, in his free time away from the studio, he will be found out in nature hiking, camping, and off-roading.
Kaleb KlinglerAssistant Editor
Kaleb finds solace in the sweet sounds of a healthy audio mix. He also enjoys seeing the spark and passion in other's eyes as they listen to the angelic music coming from his favorite synthesizers.
Erica PotterVice President of Client Relations - Executive Producer
Erica ('the Colonel') has an eye for making order from chaos. She captains the daily activity at Levels as well as client relations and operations. Prior to Levels, Erica worked in the Independent Film world in marketing, advertising and publicity. Out of the studio, you can find her out with her horse or training/competing with her agility dogs.
Christine FernandezChief Financial Officer
'Christine is amazing.'
Denise EckstromDirector of Operations
Denise is a Los Angeles native, a UCSB Gaucho, and a Dodger fan for life. She got her early start in the industry as a PA on various TV shows and later found her home in the audio post production world both on the vendor and studio sides.
Danielle MaceNumbers Specialist - Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer
'Crunching numbers one episode at a time' - A Los Angeles native, Danielle is a fan of loud music, books and bourbon.
Avo MardikianLead Engineer
When he is not meditating to sound waves flowing through his full-range monitors, he will be found surfing the waves in his hometown, Redondo Beach.
Conrad YtuarteProject Manager
From the frozen tundra of Minnesota, Conrad made his way to Los Angeles in 2008 to pursue a career in pro audio. When he isn't taking care of his clients at Levels, you can find him on the hockey rink or at his favorite brewery enjoying a pint.
Hannah OrtegoProject Manager
Outside of Levels, Hannah can frequently be found at the rock climbing gym, at the front row of every Flying Lotus concert, or petting other people's dogs.
Elle NeubertOperations Coordinator
Elle got her start in radio but loves to binge watch a good TV show.
Brian OrtizMachine Room Technician/Assistant Engineer
Hailing from Orange County, Brian has a love for all things audio (and food). After teaching high school percussion for five years, he made the jump into audio post, finally landing at Levels in 2015.
Spencer LundeMachine Room Technician/Assistant Engineer
Spencer loves fast motorcycles and sunny days at the beach. He found a passion for audio engineering and never looked back.
Louie RecinosMachine Room Technician/Assistant Engineer
Originally from the Inland Empire, Louie's love for bands like The Beatles and playing rock music in dingy garages ultimately led him to LA in a pursuit of his passion for all things audio. When not at Levels you might catch him at Amoeba Records or in the middle of a good mix.
Micah GarridoMachine Room Technician/Assistant Engineer
Micah is an aspiring sound designer and mixer. He graduated from Occidental College with a degree in cognitive science, but his passion for sound and immersive storytelling led him to pursue a career in post-production. He’s happy to be in such a great place to get started!
DaShawn KingMachine Room Technician/Assistant Engineer
See sounds and feel energy. The intangibles make the mix of life enjoyable.
Sofia RoseDirector, Client Services
Sofia's Love language is 'Gift Giver'. Although in 3rd grade a girl called her an Indian Giver once.
Dominic CarpiniProduction Assistant
Formerly in the Marine Corps, currently a production assistant by day and musician by night.
Franny TiademProduction Assistant
A DC native, Franny fell in love with post-production after studying theatre and cinema at USC. When she's not working on her own projects, Franny enjoys early morning yoga and Muay Thai.
After several years of hopping trains and dodging cops, Sophie Snowflake left the hobo life for the west coast. Her acting career stalled before it started, but she found refuge at Levels Audio, as well as plenty of wires to chew on.