I'm a producer/multi-instrumentalist mainly for my solo project Haring but also for TV & Internet documentaries and commercials. I also had the chance to produce for the GANGUE project with La Fine Equipe and Fulgeance and made lots of remixes for artists from all over the world.
I've started specializing in producing Electronic music when I was 18 years old and I have been producing music for over 10 years now. I've collaborated with many artists and played many live performances.
My goal is to understand your needs and translate them as faithfully as possible by including my touch.
Please feel free to contact me to discuss your project. I'm looking forward to hearing from you !
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Interview with Yann Attia
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I'm really inspired by artist such as Four Tet, Jon Hopkins, Caribou, Floating Points, Bonobo. Artists that incorporate different influences to make something new.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: My primary goal is to understand the client's expectations and to translate them as well as possible into music. I'm inspired by taking any form of an idea and translating it to a professional sounding song.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I worked on a project called GANGUE back in 2018 with the artists of La Fine Equipe and Fulgeance and together we composed an EP and toured in major festivals in Belgium and France.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I'm currently composing a lot of new songs for my solo project but I'm also working with a singer/rapper on his project.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both! Today both complement each other and that opens up a lot of new perspectives.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: To make the best song together and put all our energy into it.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Helping artists achieve their thoughts. It's very grateful when we succeed together to achieve or an album.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: I didn't have customers yet. I only produced for other artist I've met on the road.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That I only produce in one genre of music when I know how to adapt to other genres very well.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: How do you want to sound like ?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Have a clear idea of what you want, but also be prepared for a slightly different result. Music is what comes out of the soul and therefore it's subject to multiple emotions.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Monitoring system Prophet 8 rev 2 Computer (full of plugins) Universal Audio Apollo Twin X Quad Moog Voyager
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I'm in the music industry for 10 years, producing but also touring. I started doing electronic music when I was 18 and I've been doing it ever since. I have collaborated with many artists and composed for documentaries and TV commercials but also internet contents. I've produced music for bands such as Dior Paris, United Airlines, Radio Canada,...
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Somewhere between electronica, IDM and house/techno.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I'd love to work with Floating Points because he is very good for his songs editing and he has terrific creativity.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: You know when your music production is good when you can listen to your songs 100 times in a row. Means that you're happy with them but also you're your first public.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Electronic music
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: The sound texturing & editing.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: My personal touches, textures, a way of arranging rhythms and melodies. Harmonies mean a lot to me as well.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I usually start by looping a catchy melody and then I develop the song around that. I quickly add rhythmic elements and I work a lot on the textures. My aim is to create an atmosphere that is interesting and pleasant while listening.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: My studio setup is simple but very effective. Monitoring system + computer (incl. lots of digital plugins) + MIDI controllers + Roland TR8 + several effect pedals + synthesizers.