Studio Providence

Recording Studio

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Recording, Production, Mixing & Mastering services.

Located in the heart of the 17th arrondissement of Paris, Studio Providence is a creative space providing different types of services, from recording to musical direction and mixing.

The studio offers a wide range of instruments and machines from various eras. Studio providence provides skills, services and equipment at very competitive prices.

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

5 Reviews

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  1. Review by MARIE HIRTZ
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    Axel provided much more than a technical service! I got him to master a demo of mine. I was very surprised to see how involved he got into the understanding of my creative approach. I highly recommend getting in touch with Studio Providence, you'll get what you deserve!!

  2. Review by Tom C.
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    by Tom C.

    Axel helped me recording amazing electric guitar tracks thanks to his patience and expertise ! I would gladly encourage you to hire him if you need someone Professional and paying attention to your needs.

  3. Review by Loris
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    One of the best studios in Paris, got every gear you might need and more ! Really professional all around, and always listening to the specific needs of the artist which is good for a change

  4. Review by Radushko
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    Studio Providence is a great space for music making, recording and creativity. Top notch gear and pro attitude of its owner will make you feel good about your choice right away. Axel aka Orava is one of the best and hardest working people I know and if you are in Paris, you're in for a treat; check this place out!

  5. Review by Willow Six Studio
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    Amazing studio ! Great gear, lovely space and talented engineer ! Highly recommended !

Interview with Studio Providence

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: My first album! Because it is a proof. Proof of what I've done in my past and proof of where I'm going in the future.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: An upcoming album of mine as well as varied projects from Parisian musicians and artists. I'd like to do more remote work as technology makes it flawless nowadays.

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Definitely Dave Homes or Etienne Pelosoff. Depending on the music genre you going for, these engineers / producers will put your track on another level. No matter what you ask for!

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Both. Because both are great and I don't like purists. I use plug-ins as much as analog gear.

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: That they will get the work they deserve. It is a priority for me to nail what my client is looking for.

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: Sharing my passion with other passionate people and getting paid for it.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: Do you have autotune? Yes! I do, 4 different types!!

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: That you only need expensive gear to be good at what you do.

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: I usually ask technical questions if I missed infos from they requests.

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: Please ask me as many questions as you need.

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: My laptop, monitors and three friends!

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

  24. A: I started playing guitar at the age of 6 and piano around 9. I moved away from my native France to London for five years, to pursue music as a career. I studied at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance in London. Graduated three years (Bachelor of Music Degree as a session guitarist). After some time I drifted away to the music production side of things and recorded / produced my first album (Orava - Behind the Wave) between France and England throughout three years. In the meantime, I got a job as an assistant at Soup Studio (London). This is where I learned most of my recording / mixing skills. After the COVID crisis I had to go back to Paris, where I opened my own recording studio (Studio Providence) in January 2021.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Alternative!

  27. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  28. A: Phoenix! A French band that earned international success with their albums as much as their shows. I love the way they blend acoustic and electronic instruments in their songs. Their melodies are great as well.

  29. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  30. A: Get in touch directly with your listeners, do not focus to much on the "100" promo" type of stuff.

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

  32. A: I usually work on pop / rock / French Touch / electronic and alternative projects. However, I'd love to get involved in a rap project.

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: I know my instruments very well and can pretty much nail the sound my client is looking for. As a Musician Institute alumni I have also a strong music level from theory to guitar / piano playing. I have played these instruments for over 13 years.

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

  36. A: A professional sound and balance. A technical and creative added value brought by my years of experience as a producer and recording artist. I have also released my first album (Orava - Behind the Wave) in November 2020, which was all self-produced.

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

  38. A: I like working with the artist / client as much as I can. Getting all the instructions he has in his head to get as close as possible from the actual result he was expecting.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: My studio is a mix of analog and digital gear. Throughout the years, I acquired varied types of instruments from various ears. I like the warmth of vintage synthesisers as much as the strength a today's Vsts and the possibilities they offer as a creative tool. My studio was built as a mastering studio in the 1980s. I started running this place a bit less than a year ago. (January 2020). Overall, it is a professional equipped space that would suit most kind of requests in terms of quality delivery.

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

  42. A: I am very inspired by producers and sound engineers that became inherent members of the bands that hired them. It shows how much of a positive impact an external ear can have on a project. People like Philippe Zdar, Rick Rubin or Andrew Watt.

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

  44. A: I have 4 different types of services. Recording, Production, Mixing and Mastering. My most common type of mission equally be one of this four tasks.

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