BIO:  I am a songwriter and producer in

BIO:  Robert Kropp…Songwriter,  Producer,  Engineer, Musician

 

Bobby is a writer, musician, producer and engineer, excelling in creating all styles of music, particularly country music and sync tracks for radio, television, film, advertising and video game markets in his home studio.  He also excels at producing cinematic tracks. He works with Digital Performer, and has the ability to produce the highest quality tracks with surround sound capability.

 

Bobby began performing during his early high school years,  playing professionally with established musicians.   His band,  Rash Of Stabbings, was signed by GEFFEN RECORDS and OPENED FOR SUCH HEADLINING BANDS AS U2, THE PRETENDERS,  SQUEEZE, J GILES,  AS WELL AS MANY OTHERS.   He is accomplished on lead and rhythm electric and acoustic guitar, also bass,  mandolin and 6 string banjo.   He has performed and recorded in professional blues bands,  alt. rock,  rock,  southern rock and country styles on lead and rhythm guitar.

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BOBBY’S ACCOMPLISHMENTS TO DATE:

*Was a signed artist at GEFFEN RECORDS

 

*Had a song “On Hold” for Jason Aldean;   (A solo write by Bobby)   The Body’s Still Here.

 

*PRODUCED RADIO PROMOS for COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME DJ,  BILL CODY.

 

*Was a STAFF WRITER for MUSIC ROW PUBLISHER, SHARP OBJECTS MUSIC in Nashville, TN.

 

*HAS WRITTEN withHIT SONGWRITERS: Keesey Timmer (had a #2 hit with Kelsea Ballerini and is about to have more major artist cuts), Bill Whyte (Bill is a Grammy Award Winning songwriter), Jeffrey East (he has had two Rascal Flatts cuts &  one Tim McGraw cut),  Greg Lawson (Greg has won two Grammy Awards for JLo’s ‘Love Don’t Cost A Thing” and the Hit Musical “Chicago”),  Sandy Ramos (Sandy has had hits with Faith Hill and The Dixie Chicks as well as a #1 hit in Australia),  Lo Miller (Lo has had a national TV commercial placement for Sephora). 

 

*COPRODUCED and ENGINEERED an independent artist EP with GREG LAWSON: 2 time Grammy Award winning writer/producer.

 

*PRODUCED RADIO PROMOS for COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME DJ, BILL CODY.

 

*COMMERCIAL RADIO PLAYforin the Atlanta and Macon GA markets:  “Between The Bible And The Bottle”, cowritten with Pamela Lack and Chris Garner,  was played on 94.9 THE BULL Radioand IHeart Radio

 

*BIG TIME RADIO AIRPLAY in the US and 43 Countries all over the world:  OUR COWRITE “CHEAP GIRL” with rising artist, Justin Love,  is in rotation in the Las Vegas online Radio station,  and our song,  I’d Say It’s Crazy is about to go into rotation. Numerous songs we’ve written and produced such as Heartache Callin My Name,  Get To Me,  That Old Screen Door,  have been played in online Radio Markets all over the world.

 

*Our YOUTUBE VIDEO “Helluva Ride” has 350,000+ views:  Our song and video, Helluva Rideis written about Professional Bull Riding.

 

*AWARD WINNING SONGWRITER:  

*Smoky Mt Songwriter’s Festival 2016: Won 1st place in the Country Music Category for our song“That Old Screen Door”written with cowriters Robert Kropp and Jean Nolan. I also received an Honorable Mention for “Heartache Callin’ My Name” cowritten with Robert Kropp and Dustin Herring.

 

* The Frank Brown Songwriter’s Festival 2017 Honorable Mention: Between The Bible And The Bottle.

 

*Nashville Dreamin 2017: “Between The Bible and The Bottle” (cowritten with Chris Garner and Robert Kropp) was chosen as a finalist and is on the competitions first CD.

 

*INDIE CUTS:  Reliving Every Rushco-written with Hit Songwriter,  Sandy Ramos,  and Pamela Lack was recorded by Fred Vailof TREASURE ISLE STUDIO in Nashville for emerging artist, Philip Dain Powell.

 

*HAD SYNC & COUNTRY SONGS TAKEN FOR PITCHING AND PUBLISHINGby Devon Devries and Alex Destefano at BIG YELLOW DOG,  HeatherCook at Peer Music,  Woody Bomar at Green Hills,  Eric Gallimore at Red Vinyl Music,     Michelle Attardi at DAN HODGES MUSIC, and by song pluggers at Debbie Zavitson at M-PACT MUSIC GROUP,  Sherrill Blackman,  Shar’n Clark at SHAKE ‘EM UP MUSIC,   Nancy Peacock at WASHINGTON STREET PUBLISHING,  and by publisher Chris Ogelsby at BMG MUSIC PUBLISHING and Fred Vail at TREASURE ISLE STUDIO[PK1] (legendary recording studio owner and Beach Boys former manager who has cut all of Jason Aldean’s albums) and others.  Has had SONGS PITCHED DIRECTLY TO Colt Ford, A Thousand Horses,  Frankie Ballard and Michael English. 

 

*Has had SONGS ACCEPTED and pitched for the TV and Film Market byTaxi and Crucial Music.

 

*Had SYNC & COUNTRY SONGS TAKEN FOR PITCHING AND PUBLISHINGby Devon Devries and Alex Destefano at BIG YELLOW DOG,  HeatherCook at Peer Music,  Woody Bomar at Green Hills,  Eric Gallimore at Red Vinyl Music,     Michelle Attardi at DAN HODGES MUSIC, and by song pluggers at Debbie Zavitson at M-PACT MUSIC GROUP,  Sherrill Blackman,  Shar’n Clark at SHAKE ‘EM UP MUSIC,   Nancy Peacock at WASHINGTON STREET PUBLISHING,  and by publisher Chris Ogelsby at BMG MUSIC PUBLISHING and Fred Vail at TREASURE ISLE STUDIO[PK2] (legendary recording studio owner and Beach Boys former manager who has cut all of Jason Aldean’s albums) and others.  I have had SONGS PITCHED DIRECTLY TO Colt Ford, A Thousand Horses and Frankie Ballard and Michael English. 

 

*RECORDED DEMOS FOR HIT SONGWRITERS: Steve Dean (I’LL BE WATCHING YOU) AND Bill Whyte, and Will Rambeaux.

 

*INDIE COUNTRY RADIO:  BOBBY HAS COWRITTEN, PLAYED ON AND PRODUCED NUMEROUS SONGS PLAYED ON INDIE COUNTRY RADIO STATIONS ALL OVER THE WORLD,  INCLUDING THE ICEMAN SHOW, with 2500 national affiliates, NEW COUNTY’S BEST IN OHIO, COLORADO, TEXAS, AND ARIZONA WITH BRENDA CORBIN AND PAT STONE,  IGNITION RADIO IN ENGLAND WITH COLIN PETITT.    

 

*BOBBY’S RECORDINGS have featured such notable players as guitarist BRENT MASON,  BRUCE BOUTON, ZANE WILLIAMS,  TRAVIS TOY OF RASCALL FLATTS fame,  DAN HOCHHALTER OF DIERKES BENTLEY’S BAND, AND VOCALISTS ADAM CUNNINGHAM,  TROY JOHNSON, AND MATT DAME,  BRITTINI BLACK AND MORGAN MYLES.

 

*Bobby runs REDCASTLE RIDGE MUSIC as a songwriter, musician, engineer and producer with partner and cowriter,  Pamela Lack.  He brings his expertise and experience to each project, tailoring it to meet the artist’s needs to create the finest recordings possible.

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