Session Drummer - Producer

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CGBTS is a Montreal-based Music Producer, who've worked alongside many established artists from Quebec. His music holds its strength from a marriage between organic and electronic sounds.

During his musical journey, Charles builds up a solid live experience and learns a lot on music composition, arrangement, recording and production, working with a host of artists including Alexe, Sara Dufour, Julien Sagot, Dany Placard, Nova Rose, Zoo Baby, as well as with many jazz ensembles and various side projects. He also perfects his skills as a francophone composer, participating in different writing camps in collaboration with the Songwriters Association of Canada, Musicor et BMG France.

Holding a bachelor’s degree in music from the University of Montreal (jazz interpretation alongside Paul Brochu) and a diploma of college studies from the Conservatoire de musique de Saguenay in classical percussions, Charles Guay is a versatile musician mastering different musical styles and instruments. Incidentally, he has studied cello for more than ten years with David Ellis.

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Interview with CGBTS

  1. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  2. A: I can bring my musical creativity and a modern-fresh producing/sound design to a song.

  3. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  4. A: My studio set-up is in my basement where I constantly craft my own sound.

  5. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  6. A: Some producers like Jess Jackson, Mike Dean, Scott Storch or even Timbaland really inspires me to record tasty bangers. I also play drums professionally for few Montreal-based artists, like Julien Sagot, Dany Placard or Alexe who inspires me to be a better musician!

  7. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  8. A: I produce, compose, write or play many instruments for most of my clients. I can mix and master too!

CGBTS Feat. Scynikal, Alexe

I was the Producer in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • Timbaland
  • Tove Lo
  • Tame Impala
Gear Highlights
  • UAD
  • Apogee
  • Neumann Microphones
  • Vintage Drums
  • Juno
  • Fender
  • Vintage Cymbals
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