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About Us

Make That Louder was founded in January, 2021 by me, Adam Sliger! I spend the entirety of the 2010’s learning everything I could about recording and producing music, opening my first commercial studio, Sunray Recording Studio, in 2012.

Sunray Recording Studio

My friend David and I started that studio with a desk from Guitar Center, a few hundred dollars of gear from Facebook Marketplace, and whatever microphones we had accumulated after playing in a band together.

Over time, it evolved into a full time business, and we recorded a lot of great tunes for bands and artists in that room.

In 2017, we moved to a new, larger location, and rebranded as Pioneer Sound.

Pioneer Sound offered full recording, mixing, and mastering, as well as live video performances.

In late 2019, I moved to a home studio setup to focus more on TV/film sync music, and custom music clients.

Since then, I’ve had placements with clients like:

• Netflix
• HBO Max
• Hulu
• MotorTrend
• History Channel

• Discovery Plus
• TLC
Walt Disney World

and more! Full sync credits are listed below.

In 2021, I started Make That Louder to serve as a resource for producers and engineers looking to improve their sound, and for artists looking to record their own music. As recording equipment has become more affordable, more and more artists are self-producing, so we’re here to help those artists create their best sounding music yet.

Playing on stage with my synth-pop project Night Winds

Recording The 502’s album at Pioneer Sound

Recording in an airplane hangar, very 2020

Full Sync Credits

My music can be found in the following libraries:

MIBE Music (https://mibemusic.com)

APM Music (https://www.apmmusic.com)

BDP Radio (https://www.bdpradio.com)

My songs have been featured in the following series:

Motor Trend:

Garage Squad

Wheeler Dealers

All Girls Garage

HBO Max:

Queen Of Versailles Reigns Again

Discovery Channel/History Channel/Discovery Plus:

Pawn Stars

Hillsong: A Megachurch Exposed

Toys That Built America

Adam Eats the 80’s

Billy Buys Brooklyn

HGTV:

Property Brothers: Forever Home

Sky TV (UK):

Jimmy Doherty’s Dream Builds On Wheels

Mighty Truckers

Netflix:

Baking Impossible

MTV:

Teen Mom

Other:

Various radio commercials (Disney’s Flower and Garden Festival, JOY FM Promos, and more)


Music Production Credits

Against the Current – That Won’t Save Us (Single)
Drum Tracking

The 502s – Does It Get Better Than This (Album)
Engineer, editor

SAINTE– If You Ever Feel Alone
Drum Tracking

Secret Keeper – Dear Love, I Let You Go (Album), Losing Sleep (Album), Haunt EP, Cemetary Feelings (Album)
Producer, engineer

Conversation Piece – Rose Colored Dreams (Album)
Producer, engineer

Nicholas Roberts – Still on my Mind (Single)
Producer

Delta & Dawn – Self Titled EP
Songwriter, producer

Nights Winds – Movies EP
Songwriter, producer

King the Kid – Breakaway EP
Producer

Curtis Hofmann – Heart Like Home
Producer

The States – Cathedral EP
Producer

Kristopher James – Kindness Never Quits (Album)
Producer, engineer

Hannah Barber & the Lionhearts – Long Time Coming (Album)
Engineer

Thomas Wynn & The Believers – Waid Waist Deep (Album)
Engineer



Other qualifications:

I have my Associate of the Arts Degree from Valencia College in Orlando, Florida. I have ridden almost 150 different roller coasters and counting!


Contributors:

It’s hard to do something like this alone, so I have some help from friends.

Kyle Hoffer: Writer, Audio Gear Reviewer

Kyle Hoffer in the studio

Kyle is our resident analog nerd. He’s an awesome engineer based out of Orlando, FL, and has credits with awesome bands like Hail The Sun, URL, and more!

Kyle studied Music Business Management at the University of Central Florida, and teaches Sound Technology at Valencia College. See Kyle’s full discography at http://www.ponderifica.com/work.html

Whenever we need a second opinion on a piece of gear, Kyle is our first call.

Thomas Filbert: Writer, Editor

Thomas Filbert

Besides being a trusted writer and reviewer, Thomas is our go-to editor as well. He has a degree in Marketing from University of Central Florida, and owns VRATIM, the original drum shoe company. When he’s not touring the world with his music projects or reinventing the world of drummer footwear, we’re lucky to have him contributing to our articles.