alvin ryan


Alvin Ryan is a highly respected musician, producer and educator. He currently performs live with Dutch electronic artist Chagall, and has previously worked with many experimental electronic artists, including The Haxan Cloak, Naala, Raffertie and Clark. Touring with these artists has taken him all over the world to perform at events such as Sonar Barcelona, Pitchfork Chicago, SXSW Texas and Elevate Austria.

As a producer, Alvin is busy with his own production-duo KAS-tro. Other production credits include Loxe (Nao, Taala), Kiara Lanier (Chance The Rapper), Naala, Che Lingo and Darq E Freaker. His music is signed to publishers including Universal, Just Isn't Music, Position Music, The Hive and Cavendish Music, and his compositions have featured on television for the likes of Top Gear, I'm a Celebrity, Nissan and Nokia.

Alvin’s qualifications include BA in Music Production and an MA in Music Composition, alongside grade 8 drum kit and orchestral percussion, and a PTTLS diploma in education and training.  Before re-locating to London, Alvin taught drums and music production at leading conservatoire Leeds College Of Music. He now combines his drum kit and music production tuition at The Rhythm Studio, with his studio work and session drumming commitments.