Jean Prat

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I'm Jean Prat, french producer, composer and musician. I have work with a lot of artist as a producer, mixer, drummer, in studio and live. Being primarily a musician, i have always new idea for your songs and can be closer to what you want.

As a producer and mixer, i mix you track in my studio, with very cool gear and over a decade of experience (more than 80 albums mixed)

As drummer i can record your drumtrack with my collection of vintage drums (Rogers, Sligerland, Gretsch)
and love to produce a warm and vintage sound !

Let's do it !

Contact me through the blue button above and lets get to work.

Reviews (3)

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  1. Review by Oxyprod
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    I did a lot of productions with Jean at his Purple Sheep studio, and everytime the result is amazing ! And now with his new (old) 24 tracks tape recorder the sound is warmer than ever with a wide range dynamic ! Highly recommended !

  2. Review by Kevin Konak
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    I can't recommend Jean Prat enough. I recorded my first album at his studio, and the result is simply sublime. I'm a perfectionist and as soon as we started working, I knew I was in good hands. The quality of the takes and the mix is incredible, and his knowledge of music was priceless every time I needed his input.

  3. Review by matthieu marthouret
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    It is very pleasant to work with Jean who has a very good knowledge both as engineer and a musician. He is efficient, had great ears and great gears and is able to understand and listen to what you need and want...

Interview with Jean Prat

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: Analog AND digital ! Both are great.

  3. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  4. A: I'v been produce record and mixing for 12 years now.

  5. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  6. A: A lot of pop and rock, and a lot of jazz. But i love many other things !

  7. Q: What's your typical work process?

  8. A: Be sur the song have the right arrangements and performance. It's the key of a good mix and a good record. Then, after listening the ruff mix, I start to work, fast and focused on the "purpose" of the mix. When i have the sound i want, i start quickly balance and automations for a most part of the day. I think automation is very very important in my mixing process to get something alive and not boring !

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  10. A: My main setup is my protools HD rig and my Barefoot MM27 monitors. For tracking, in my studio i have lot outbroad preamp like Aurora Audio, Trident, SSL. I love microphones and the flexibilty the have in a recording a creative process. I'm a big fan of cool plugins, love to record my mixs on tape.. And of course all my instruments... Bosendorfer piano, all my vintage drum kits, all my synths..

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

  12. A: A lot ! I'm a big fan of Jon Brion's work ! I love Radiohead, Fionna Apple, a lot of Rock stuff, jazz music.. The list will be too big !

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

  14. A: I do a lot of things ! My first skill is to be a musicien, as a drummer-pianist and composer. So i record drums, produce songs, and of course do a lot of mixing ! And i make analog mastering on tape too, i love the tape sound

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  • Trident TSM
  • Aurora audio GTP8
  • SSL
  • Royer R121
  • Coles 4038
  • Barefoot sound MM27
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