(Ron Obvious Vermeulen) is a Vancouver punk-rock producer, engineer and studio designer.
After completing an electronics degree in Toronto, He started working in the recording industry, September 1976 at Little Mountain Sound Studios
in Vancouver. Working as a technical assistant to John Vrtacic, also working in the dubbing room and assisting on recording sessions. In the following years he was the engineer on many jingles and assisted on various movie soundtracks.
In the evening hours Ron along with Bob Rock
and Mike Fraser
, started recording the early punk bands in Vancouver around 1977. These included Tim Ray A/V, Pointed Sticks
, The Subhumans
, Bob Coulter, Go Four 3, Popular Front (which recorded club hit songs Doomsday Army, Synchronized Swimming, and The Touch 1979 & 1980], and UJ3RK5
. Also recording the first albums by Brandon Wolf (Barney Bentall
) and Spirit of the West
. After assisting on the 1984 Loverboy
album "Lovin' Every Minute Of It" on the newly installed SSL 4048 E in Studio B, he made the move to a full time technical future.
Upon leaving LMS in 1991, he went on to design and build studios for Bryan Adams
"The Warehouse Studio
", Jim Vallance
"Armoury Studios", k.d. lang
(private), Bob Rock
(private), Colin James
(private), and Mutt Lange
(private), Ron also completed the acoustic and technical design for a number... Read More