New Leonard Media is a Native American family-owned multimedia recording studio that offers podcast and vocal production in a creative and comfortable setting for all.
At NLM, we fully support non-profits and leaders of social change. To the artists, musicians, poets, podcasters and organizations creating positive impacts in our society, we are here for you. Our purpose is to allow a more profound voice to those who need it.
We know that it takes high-quality content to deliver your message. Whether you are in need of podcast recording or voice work, NLM has the education and experience to provide the high standard of production that you expect—and make it easy. The crew at NLM has been there. Together, our goal is to get you there.
Mark is an enrolled citizen of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. His background is in multimedia, entertainment, and leadership. He is a lifelong DJ with a love of Hip Hop Culture and the production of organic and classic boom-bap instrumentals. His education includes: graduate of the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences with certifications in Logic Pro and Pro Tools, a degree in Visual Communications, Liberal Studies, and a Masters in Public Administration. Mark’s background in public service is: two terms on the GTB Tribal Council, Traverse City City Commission, and various boards and committees.
Ryan found a love of music very early and has been writing and performing music for over 25 years. He has two decades of recording experience as a performer and has a distinct passion for music and performance recording. With over 25 years of hospitality sales and marketing experience he is excited to bring all these experiences to bear in order to provide the best artist’s experiences at New Leonard Media possible. Ryan plays bass in cinematically-inspired instrumental band Infinium and is the co-host of The Pursuit Of…podcast and the movie/comedy podcast, A Little Independent.
Kaden is an audio engineer and video editor with a background in music production and entertainment. He is proficient in Logic X, FL Studio, and Adobe Creative Suite. His specialties are Alternative Rock, Trap, and Hip Hop. Kaden has also been a vocal talent for radio commercials and tv advertisements.
Ben is an audio technologist from Houston, Texas with an extensive history in music production and songwriting. He holds certifications in Pro Tools & Dante, as well as experience with Logic X, Ableton Live, FL Studio & Adobe Creative Suite. Before graduating from Northwestern Michigan College’s Audio Tech Program, Ben spent several years writing & engineering his own music, as well as the music of all the artists around him.
This ain’t no sausage factory
Craig Manning, Northern Express