Hi, I'm a music producer based in New York City. Originally from France, I moved to the big apple nearly 10 years ago to pursue audio engineering studies (SAE). After an internship at Puremagnetik/Ableton, I quickly stepped into the professional world and started working as a freelance music producer.
As both an audio engineer and a keyboard/guitar player, I am both technically and musically inclined. I can do any style, but EDM and pop are the ones I'm the best at. I have worked on countless projects, but the most notable to date is "Miguel - Do You” which I co-produced at Platinum Sound, Wyclef Jean’s studio. I have also released some of my personal work on Defected, Hed Kandi, Wagram, and other labels.
I also have a Youtube channel where I share production tips. You can look me up by searching for Bibz Music :)
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Bibz was great to work with. Have great direction and was very efficient at getting things done. And his productions are fantastic. A great producer to work with.
Always love working with Michel! Besides being very talented and hard working, he is always fun and full of humor :D And he is a pro at music software. He also gave me pointers on recording software and helped me with production tips, thank you Michel - you are wonderful !!
Michel was AMAZING. He was the perfect combination of professional, yet down to earth. He was passionate about the music, and most importantly; really, really, good at what he does. He brought my vision to light and it ended up being better than I could have ever imagined! I can’t thank him enough and I will definitely be working with him again.
Bibz is the ultimate musician and engineer. He has helped me throughout the years to realize my musical goals and achievements. He understands and sees music in a very special way and he always delivers. He's very professional and is dedicated to his craft.
Amazing experience, not only fast but efficient. Bibz is very talented, great to work with. Approachable, open to ideas and knows his craft at perfection. Totally recommend working w him
Interview with Bibz Music
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How long does it take to make a track? Somewhere between 5 and 15 hours
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: attended Sae in Paris and New York. Been a professional for 9 years
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Pop, EDM, funk, K-pop
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring a unique sense of musicality with a cutting-edge production.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I have a different process with each artist. I'm flexible and usually adjust my workflow to keep everybody in their comfort zone.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Yamaha HS80M, UAD arrow, Presonus Monitor Station, Stratocaster guitar, Fender P-bass, Cubase
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Madeon, Zedd, Lenno, Chromeo...Anything funky with an electronic twist to it!
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: digital, It can sound just as good as analog if done right.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I get to play with toys all day
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: I usually ask them for a reference youtube link that's the closest to the sound they are trying to achieve
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Credits mean nothing, listen to the music they've made, that's what matters
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: proq-2, meldacompressor, echoboy, spire and Kontakt
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Zedd, amazing synth processing
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: creating pop appeal concepts, sound design
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I deliver full-fledged productions/compositions for singers and also help DJs to create dance music tracks