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As each project is very specific, all the services below are flexible and can be customized to fit your needs. 'Full Production' pack includes pretty much all the following chapters. Contact me to discuss your project!


PRODUCTION

MAKING THE SONGS SOUND BETTER

Your music can benefit from an objective and expert point of view focused on your songs and following your vision. For me it also really means being fully involved in your project and just stirring up creativeness together to get the best possible results! The "full production" pack includes all the following services.

RECORDING

ARTISTIC BLEND OF PRECISION AND MUSICALITY

Recording is a real teamwork between all of us to reach a common goal. It is a balance of precision and musicality to rock your music to the next level. As the price is calculated per track, not per day, we can set a comfortable production planning focused on the artistic side. Mixing is 50% off when recording with me.

MIXING

CREATING COHERENT AND EXCITING ENSEMBLES

It’s all about the sonic aesthetic of the project so we set the aim together based on your vision. The ideal scenario is to contact me before you start recording so we can talk about technical stuff. Mixing is charged by song rate and includes triggering, reamping and mastering. Mixing is 50% off with the recording.

MASTERING

POLISHING THE DIAMOND

Balancing the overall sonic qualities of the music, taking care of the punch, embedding the metadata, getting the final loudness are some of the mastering duties. I master for the web, CDs and vinyles. Mastering is charged per project and you get it for free if I mix.

REAMPING

TURNING DI TRACKS INTO CRUSHING TONES

Reamping allows flexibility. It can be the last step before the mixing stage or throughout the recording process and brings great sonic possibilities to fit your ideas. I have some nice amps, profiles, amp sims and preamps to shape your tones. The reamping is free if I mix.

EDITING

OPTIMIZING THE TRACKS

Even the best performances can benefit from editing. Drum tightening or vocal tuning for example are pretty regular techniques in most professional productions. It can also be a creative process to reinforce the production. Editing is always included free when I record.

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DEVOID 'Cup Of Tears' (France/UK/DE)

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Band: DEVOID (France/UK/DE)
Album: Cup Of Tears
Job: production, engineering, mix/master
Year of production: 2017
Label: Melodic Rock Records
Note: I played a guitar solo on 'Killing Hands' and some minor guitar arrangements. Feat. members from Evergrey and Freak Kitchen.

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IMPERATIVE MUSIC 'Vol. 14' (Brazil)

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Band: IMPERATIVE MUSIC AGENCY (Brazil)
Album: Compilation Vol.14
Job: mastering
Year of production: 2017
Label: Nuclear Blast
Note: 

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ARGUE 'Perspective' (France)

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Band: ARGUE (France)
Album: Perspective
Job: full production
Year of production: 2017
Label:
Note:

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SCOLOPENDRA 'The Alienation Spread' (Fra …

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Band: SCOLOPENDRA (France)

Album: The Alienation Spread
Job: reamp, mix/master
Year of production: 2017
Label:
Note: 

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BLADE CONSPIRACY 'New Album' (France)

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Band: BLADE CONSPIRACY + MOON'S LAW (France)
Album:
Job: recording, mix/master
Year of production: 2017
Label:
Note: This is a cover album, mainly focused on G'n'R divided in two parts: acoustic and electric versions.

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PERSONA 'Metamorphosis' (Tunisia)

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Band: PERSONA (Tunisia)
Album: Metamorphosis
Job: reamp, mix/master
Year of production: 2017
Label: TBA
Note:

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22 LONGS RIFFS 'Balle Populaire' (France …

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Band: 22 LONGS RIFFS (France)
Album: Balle Populaire
Job: full production
Year of production: 2017
Label: Mass Productions
Note:

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DIREWOLVES 'New Album' (France)

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Band: DIREWOLVES (France)
Album: The Great Year
Job: vocal production & engineering
Year of production: 2017
Label: Throatruiner Records
Note:

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IMPERATIVE MUSIC 'Vol. 13' (Brazil)

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Band: IMPERATIVE MUSIC AGENCY (Brazil)

Album: Compilation Vol. 13
Job: mastering
Year of production: 2017
Label: Nuclear Blast
Note:

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GOHRGONE 'New Album' (France)

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Band: GOHRGONE (France)
Album: Finis Ixion
Job: reamp, mix/master
Year of production: 2016
Label: Great Dane Records
Note:

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MEKAORA 'New Album' (France)

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Band: MEKAORA (France)
Album: Elysium
Job: reamp, mix/master
Year of production: 2016
Label:
Note:

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DAWN OF APOCALYPSE 'New Album' (France)

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Band: DAWN OF APOCALYPSE (France)
Album: Dawn Of Apocalypse
Job: full production
Year of production: 2016
Label:
Note:

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DYING HOPE 'New Album' (France)

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Band: DYING HOPE (France)
Album: Dead inside
Job: reamp, mix/master
Year of production: 2016
Label:
Note:

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IMPERATIVE MUSIC 'Vol. 12' (Brazil)

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Band: IMPERATIVE MUSIC AGENCY (Brazil)
Album: Compilation Vol. 12
Job: mastering
Year of production: 2016
Label: Nuclear Blast
Note:

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SINLUST 'Sea Black' (France)

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Band: SINLUST (France)
Album: Sea Black
Job: full production, arrangements
Year of production: 2016
Label: M&O Music
Note: drum programming, I played some keyboards

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TESKA 'Primal Scream' (France)

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Band: TESKA (France)
Album: Primal Scream
Job: full production, arrangements
Year of production: 2016
Label: Polly Prod
Note: I played some guitars and keyboards

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IMPERATIVE MUSIC 'Vol. 11' (Brazil)

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Band: IMPERATIVE MUSIC AGENCY (Brazil)
Album: Compilarion Vol. 11
Job: mastering
Year of production: 2016
Label: Nuclear Blast
Note:

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BORDERLINE 'Theater' (Switzerland)

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Band: BORDERLINE (Switzerland)
Album: Theater
Job: mix/master
Year of production: 2016
Label: Symphony Booking Agency
Note:

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ELFERYA 'Eden's Fall' (Switzerland)

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Band: ELFERYA (Switzerland)
Album: Eden's Fall
Job: reamp, mix/master
Year of production: 2015
Label: Symphony Booking Agency
Note: I played some keyboards

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IMPERATIVE MUSIC 'Vol. 10' (Brazil)

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Band: IMPERATIVE MUSIC AGANCY (Brazil)
Album: Compilation Vol. 10
Job: mastering
Year of production: 2015
Label: Nuclear Blast
Note: feat. Kreator

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KYST 'Kill Your Society Today' (France)

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Band: KYST (France)
Album: Kill Your Society Today
Job: full production
Year of production: 2015
Label:
Note:

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DECONSTRUCT AND REBUILD 'The Opening of …

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Band: DECONSTRUCT AND REBUILD (France)
Album: The Opening of The Grave
Job: full production, arrangements
Year of production: 2015
Label:
Note: I played bass, drum programming

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LIVHZUENA 'Dark Mirror Neurons' (France)

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Band: LIVHZUENA (France)
Album: Dark Mirror Neurons
Job: full production, arrangements
Year of production: 2015
Label: Klonosphere/Season Of Mist
Note: I played some guitars and keyboards

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DYSILENCIA 'Ceux Qui Marchent Debout' (F …

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Band: DYSILENCIA (France)
Album: Ceux Qui Marchent Debout
Job: full production, arrangements
Year of production: 2015
Label: Finisterian Dead End/Season Of Mist
Note: I played some guitars, keyboards and vocals

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LOUDBLAST 'Burial Ground' (France)

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Band: LOUDBLAST (France)
Album: Burial Ground
Job: bass engineering, bass production
Year of production: 2014
Label: Listenable Records
Note: mixed and mastered by Francis Caste

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YURAKANE 'Nightmare Cinema' (France)

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Band: YURAKANE (France)
Album: Nightmare Cinema
Job: reamp, mix/master
Year of production: 2014
Label:
Note: I played some keyboards

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GOHRGONE 'A Divinis' (France)

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Band: GOHRGONE (France)
Album: A Divinis
Job: reamp, mix/master
Year of production: 2014
Label:
Note: I played some keyboards

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CAN OF WORMS 'Kult of Nuke' (France)

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Band: CAN OF WORMS (France)
Album: Kult of Nuke
Job: guitar & bass reamping
Year of production: 2014
Label: Great Dane Records
Note:

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DARK DESOLATION 'Spasmodic Coitus' (Indi …

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Band: DARK DESOLATION (India)

Album: Spasmodic Coitus
Job: mix/master
Year of production: 2014
Label:
Note: feat. Stuart 'Rage' Dixon (Venom)

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PERSONA 'Elusive Reflections' (Tunisia)

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Band: PERSONA (Tunisia)
Album: Elusive Reflections
Job: reamp, mix/master
Year of production: 2014
Label:
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BORDERLINE 'Borderline' (Switzerland)

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Band: BORDERLINE (Switzerland)
Album: Borderline
Job: reamp, mix/master
Year of production: 2014
Label: Symphony Booking Agency
Note:

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LID GREYHOUND 'A Ride to The Countryside …

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Band: LID GREYHOUND (France)
Album: A Ride to The Countryside
Job: mastering
Year of production: 2014
Label: Polly Prod
Note:

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INF8CTED 'Inf8cted' (France)

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Band: INF8CTED (France)
Album: Inf8cted
Job: full production
Year of production: 2014
Label:
Note:

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MARICKE 'This Man' (France)

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Band: MARICKE (France)
Album: This Man (single)
Job: guitar & bass engineering, audio editing
Year of production: 2014
Label:
Note: mixed by Ariel Borujo (Black Eyed Peas, Madonna)

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ELFERYA 'The Straight and Narrow' (Switz …

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Band: ELFERYA (Switzerland)
Album: The Straight and Narrow
Job: reamp, mix/master
Year of production: 2013
Label: Symphony Booking Agency
Note: I played some keyboards

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CHICKPEAS 'Chickpeas' (France)

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Band: CHICKPEAS (France)
Album: Chickpeas
Job: full production
Year of production: 2013
Label:
Note:

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ELECTRIC GODFATHER '2 Years 2 Months' (F …

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Band: ELECTRIC GODFATHER (France)
Album: 2 Years 2 Months
Job: reamp, mix/master
Year of production: 2013
Label:
Note:

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TESKA 'Teska' (France)

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Band: TESKA (France)
Album: Teska
Job: mastering
Year of production: 2013
Label:
Note:

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DYSILENCIA' Boule à Facettes' (France)

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Band: DYSILENCIA (France)
Album: Boule à Facettes
Job: full production, arrangements
Year of production: 2013
Label: Finisterian Dead End
Note: I played some keyboards

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LIVHZUENA 'Wave The Banner' (France)

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Band: LIVHZUENA (France)
Album: Wave The Banner
Job: full production, arrangements
Year of production: 2013
Label:
Note:

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WALK AS CHAOS 'Impasse' (Canada)

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Band: WALK AS CHAOS (Canada)
Album: Impasse (single)
Job: mix/master
Year of production: 2013
Label: unofficial remix
Note:

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CAN OF WORMS 'Cataclysm Impact & Running …

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Band: CAN OF WORMS (France)
Album: Cataclysmic Impact & Running Dead (singles)
Job: reamp, mix/master
Year of production: 2013
Label: Great Dane Records
Note: these are remixes

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KEIZ O ALONE 'Rêves' (France)

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Band: KEIZ O ALONE (France)
Album: Rêves
Job: record, mix/master
Year of production: 2013
Label:
Note:

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CLUX 'Chapitre 1' (France)

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Band: CLUX (France)
Album: Chapitre 1
Job: full production
Year of production: 2013
Label:
Note: played some keyboards

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MAUVAISE GRAINE '(R)Evolution' (France)

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Band: MAUVAISE GRAINE (France)
Album: (R)Evolution (split)
Job: full production
Year of production: 2012 & 2013
Label: Maloka/General Stryke
Note:

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SOVEREIGN 'Warring Heaven' (France/USA)

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Band: SOVEREIGN (France/USA)
Album: Warring Heaven
Job: full production (except vocals)
Year of production: 2012
Label:
Note: feat. Mike Vescera (Yngwie Malmsteen, Loudness), drum programming

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YS THEORY 'YS Theory' (France)

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Band: YS THEORY (France)
Album: YS Theory
Job: full production, arrangements
Year of production: 2012
Label:
Note: played some keyboards

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CHAS GOURLEN 'Chas Gourlen' (France)

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Band: CHAS GOURLEN (France)
Album: Chas Gourlen
Job: full production
Year of production: 2012
Label:
Note:

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ITER 'Dazzled' (France)

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Band: ITER (France)
Album: Dazzled
Job: mix/master, arrangements
Year of production: 2012
Label:
Note: played some percussions & keyboards

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SEBASTIEN LE GOFF 'Et On Recommence' (Fr …

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Band: SEBASTIEN LE GOFF (France)
Album: Et On Recommence
Job: full production, arrangements
Year of production: 2012
Label:
Note: played some percussions, programming

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STORM KING 'Death Equation' (USA)

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Band: STORM KING (USA)
Album: Death Equation (single)
Job: mix/master
Year of production: 2011
Label: unofficial remix
Note:

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THE JASSER ARAFATS 'Condemnation' (Finla …

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Band: THE JASSER ARAFATS (Finland)
Album: Condemnation (single)
Job: reamp, mix/master
Year of production: 2011
Label: unofficial remix
Note:

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FEARED 'L.R.A' (Sweden)

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Band: FEARED (Sweden)
Album: L.R.A (single)
Job: reamp, mix/master
Year of production: 2011
Label: unofficial remix
Note: drum programming

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TRIAL OF MANKIND 'Straight to your Face' …

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Band: TRIAL OF MANKIND (Spain)
Album: Straight To Your Face (single)
Job: mix/master
Year of production: 2011
Label: unofficial remix
Note:

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INDRAMA 'album preproduction' (France/De …

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Band: INDRAMA (France/Denmark)
Album: preproduction
Job: all music & words, full production
Year of production: 2010
Label: not released yet
Note: co-produced by Tue Madsen at Antfarm Studio (Mnemic, Dark Tranquillity)

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SHADYON 'Mind Control' (France)

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Band: SHADYON (France)
Album: Mind Control
Job: full production, arrangements
Year of production: 2008
Label: Inner Wound Recordings
Note: mastered by Mats Lindfors (Scorpions, Behemoth)

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NUCLEAR ERASING INDUSTRY 'Psychopathic' …

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Band: NUCLEAR ERASING INDUSTRY (France)
Album: Psychopathic
Job: all music & words, full production
Year of production: 2007
Label:
Note: vocals, guitars, bass & programming

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INDRAMA 'Telling a New Truth' (France)

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Band: INDRAMA (France)
Album: Telling a New Truth
Job: all music & words, full production
Year of production: 2006
Label:
Note: vocals, guitars, bass & programming

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ABOUT ME

I am a French producer, composer, guitarist and singer. As a musician, I've always been implicated in the production process, the "behind the scene" side of things. After recording and touring with several bands, I founded my own personal project Indrama in which I do pretty much everything (music/lyrics, guitars, vocals, production...) and I eventually worked with Danish producer Tue Madsen at his Antfarm Studio to produce a part of the first album in 2010. I then created the Slab Sound Studio to produce more seriously my stuff and collaborate with other bands. I feel truly enthusiastic whether I work with an old school Black Metal act or vintage Rock, Stoner, Punk or modern Death Metal bands ; whether I do full production, mix or only reamp ; for an album, an EP or even a demo. So feel free to contact me to discuss your project!

MY PHILOSOPHY

I consider each project as a special, unique piece of art which deserves the biggest possible attention. For me, the production process has to be a real collaboration between humans aka you and me. Actually, your music is as important as it would be mine. Although I have my own approach, my goal is to reveal the full potential of your songs while respecting your personality so I always listen to your vision first. A well produced album is your main vector of credibility in the eyes of the fans, promoters, record companies, booking agencies... That implies minimum studio time which generally means a lot of money. Being a musician myself, I do think it's a shame to cut corners on time that's why I offer expandable recording duration and packs at very affordable prices without giving the quality a miss. Contact me for more info!

DAW
Apple iMac 27’ i7 3.4gHz / RAM 32Go
Apple Macbook Pro i5 2.3gHz / RAM 4Go
Avid Pro Tools 12

OUTBOARD
Golden Age Project PRE73 MKII mic pre
Presonus Eureka channel strip
FMR Audio RNC 1773 stereo compressor

DRUMS
Mapex M series Birch 8’’ 10’’ 12’’ 14’’ 16’’ 22’’
Pearl Free Floating Brass snare 14x6.5
Mapex Birch snare 14x5.5
Meinl 10’’ hihats
Remo & Evans drumheads

MISCS
Radial J48 DI box
Countryman Type 85 DI box
THD Hotplate loadbox
Palmer Daccapo reamp box
T-bone micscreen
Tune Bot drum tuner
Vic Firth drummer isolation headphones
Pearl stool





 

 

DESK
Allen & Heath ZED R16 (16 analog channels)
Presonus Firestudio (mobile rig)
Digi003 rack+ (mobile rig)

MICROPHONES
Shure SM57 x2
Shure SM7b
AKG C214 (matched pair)
Audio-Technica ATM450 x4
Audio-Technica AT4040
Sennheiser e901
Sennheiser e602
Sennheiser MD421 (grey model)
Oktava MK012 (matched pair)
Heil Sound PR30
12Gauge Red12 x2
Audix D6
Cascade Fathead II ribbon mic
w/Lundhal transfo (matched pair)
A bunch of other very good mics available if needed














MONITORING
Behringer B2031A monitors
Genelec 8020a monitors
Beyerdynamic DT-770 Pro headphones x2
Audio-Technica ATH M40fs headphones
Mackie Big Knob
Presonus Faderport

GUITAR & BASS
Peavey 6505 guitar amp
Engl Savage 120 guitar amp
EVH 5150III 50w guitar amp
Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier guitar amp
Jet City 100H (by Soldano) guitar amp
Marshall VS8100 guitar amp
Kemper Profiling Amp
Mesa Boogie Rectifier 2x12 cab
Two Notes Engineering Torpedo Wall Of Sound
VGS Soulmaster w/Evertune bridge 6-string guitar
Harley Benton 5-string bass
Fender Squier Vintage modified 70’s 4-string bass
Ibanez Tube Screamer TS808
KHDK Ghoulscreamer
ISP Decimator
Dunlop Cry Baby wha
Morley Bad Horsie II Wha
More amps & cabs available on demand








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Band: GOHRGONE (France)
Album: Finis Ixion
Job: reamp, mix/master
Year of production: 2016
Label: Great Dane Records
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