As a seasoned mixer and producer, Rich Rainey boasts an enduring professional relationship with U2 that spans nearly 25 years. His notable contributions include engineering the acclaimed “All That You Can’t Leave Behind” and “No Line On The Horizon” albums, earning him three Grammy awards. Beyond studio work, Rainey has intricately mixed numerous live broadcast performances for U2, covering radio, TV, DVD, and online platforms, including concert films in immersive 5.1 surround sound.
Rainey’s production portfolio extends to collaborations with artists such as Mando Diao, Mansun, and Grand Avenue. In his role as a mixer, he has lent his expertise to a diverse array of talents, encompassing U2, The Aliens, Bat for Lashes, The Beautiful South, The Fallout Trust, The Chalets, Zucchero, Florence K, and many others.
Recognized as a live music specialist, Rainey has mixed live shows and recordings for iconic artists like U2, Paul McCartney, Van Morrison, and Athlete.
Notably, Richard Rainey is at the forefront of innovative mixing techniques and he excels in Mix-Matching back catalogue releases, particularly when new stems are required for Atmos mixing, showcasing his commitment to pushing the boundaries of audio technology.