13 Facts About Ariel Rechtshaid


Ariel Rechtshaid is an American record producer, audio engineer, mixing engineer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter.


Ariel Rechtshaid's accolades include three Grammy Awards for music production.


Ariel Rechtshaid was nominated for the 2014 Grammy award for Producer of the Year.


Ariel Rechtshaid has won Grammys for production on Vampire Weekend album Modern Vampires of the City, Adele album 25, and for another Vampire Weekend album Father of the Bride.


Ariel Rechtshaid was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, a first-generation American born to Israeli immigrants.


Ariel Rechtshaid attended Hamilton High School in the Los Angeles Unified School District, where he would form his first band, The Hippos.


Ariel Rechtshaid would help form the band in 1995, while he and other members were still in high school.


Ariel Rechtshaid fronted the band as the singer and guitarist with friends James Bairian on bass, Louis Castle on trumpet, Brandon Bairian on percussion, Roman Fleysher on saxophone, Danny Rukasin on trombone, and Kyle Briggs on drums.


Ariel Rechtshaid later wrote the music in different genres for commercials.


Ariel Rechtshaid joined the band as a bassist and producer in Los Angeles in late 2003.


Ariel Rechtshaid has written with and produced for acts such as Haim, Vampire Weekend, Adele, Beyonce, Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Usher, Blood Orange, Carly Rae Jepsen, Charli XCX, Kelela, Solange Knowles, Sky Ferreira, Plain White T's, Cass McCombs, Theophilus London, Glasser, We Are Scientists, Major Lazer, Foreign Born, Valencia, and Murs.


Ariel Rechtshaid is a partner in music publishing and production company Heavy Duty.


Ariel Rechtshaid was in a relationship with Haim frontwoman Danielle Haim from 2013 to early 2022.