Growing up in the music industry under the wing of his father, Jack Richardson (long considered the grandfather of the Canadian Music industry),GGGarth Richardsonâ€™sÂ life has always been filled withÂ music.
GGGarth began working at Nimbus 9 in Yorkville Toronto (Jackâ€™s own studio) at just 15 years old.Â His first album credit was a second engineering credit for Bob Segerâ€™s now legendary â€œNight Movesâ€.
GGGarth learned by doing and was never afraid to get his hands dirty. After spending time in Los Angeles at the insistence of renowned producer Michael Wagner, he wentÂ on the road providing live sound for a variety of bands. He then landed a job atÂ Phase OneÂ studio in Toronto where he trained alongside Bob Ezrin, Brian Christian and Jack Richardson.
GGGarth has been nominated for many Juno awards over the course of his career, with multiple nominations being for the Jack Richardson Producer of the Year Award. This is of special importance, as the award is named in honour after GGGarthâ€™s father, Jack Richardson.
GGGarthÂ has worked with some of the music industryâ€™s most belovedÂ and exciting bands including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ozzy Osbourne, Kiss and Alice Cooper, and 2013 Best British Band winners, Biffy Clyro. GGGarth produced and engineered Rage Against the Machineâ€™s self-titled debut album, the album earned him a Grammy nomination for his engineering work and secured his place among the worldâ€™s top record producers.
The GGGarth produced track â€œKilling in the Name ofâ€ (Rage Against the Machine) earned number 1 spot for the UK Christmas single in December 2009 and remains on the Billboard charts to this day. GGGarth wasÂ involved in the co-production of Kâ€™Naanâ€™s â€œWavinâ€™ Flagâ€ with Bob Ezrin, which won 2011 Juno Award for single of the year.Â Head of the Herdâ€™s â€œBy This Time Tomorrowâ€ quickly took the #1 spot on Canadian Rock charts. View Garthâ€™s full discographyÂ here.
GGGarth Richardsonâ€™sÂ dynamic discographyÂ includes some of the worldâ€™s most vibrant albums,Â many recorded in Vancouver at his own state-of-the-artÂ The Farm Studios. He is the owner ofÂ Vancouver RockspaceÂ andÂ co-foundedÂ Nimbus School of Recording ArtsÂ alongside Bob Ezrin.