Bio

Ivanov Sound encompasses the work of Ivo Ivanov, best known for his vast contributions to the creative audio company Glitchmachines, where he is the Founder & CEO.

Aside from managing Glitchmachines since 2005, Ivo has worked as a sound designer and content provider with some of the most notable creative audio companies in the Industry including Ableton, Native Instruments, Tiptop Audio, SoundMorph, Splice Sounds and Plugin Boutique, to name just a few.

Ivo earned his Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Audio Engineering from the Expression College for Digital Arts in California, where he was also the first-ever recipient of the Game Audio Network Guild scholarship. He subsequently worked with the SAE Institute of Technology in San Francisco, where he was the Campus Director and Head of the Audio Technology Program.

Ivo is also an experienced visual artist who became known among musicians and sound designers for the striking aesthetic of his hand painted circuit-bent hardware instruments. He is responsible for all facets of the visual identity, product design, branding and marketing at Glitchmachines.

In the early 90s, Ivo established himself as a prominent DJ in San Francisco’s underground rave scene, cultivating a reputation among peers as a synthesizer and music production expert.  In 2000, he toured the U.S. as a member of Reprise Records’ Snake River Conspiracy. Following Ivo’s 2017 concept album release on Detroit Underground Records, 2021 brought us four EP/Album releases created entirely on his modular system.