Under Roofs Studio

Producing and Mastering

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If you need to take your songs further, I will put all my passion and experience at your service.

For more than 20 years, my profession as a musician has led me to become an independent producer, arranger and engineer for mixing and mastering.

I first produced, arranged, mixed and mastered the albums of my bands and of course for other artists too: Yules, Tara, Julien Ledru, SoPoP, Une Femme Mariée, Jagas, Camille Demon, Kandid...
I did a lot of mastering for Lonny, Victor Mechanick, Yarol, Julien Ledru, Entrée Libre, Etienne Détré, RiP le Dino...

Multi-instrumentalist, I can record for you acoustic and electric guitars, banjo, bass, drums, vocals too...
I mix on Pro Tools and master in the box, I record via interface and Audient preamps.

I did a training with Tchad Blake with MWTM at La fabrique studio in 2017.

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

Credits

Discogs verified credits for Guillaume Charret
  • Lonny Montem & G. Charret*
  • SoPoP
  • Kandid (2)
  • SoPoP
  • Lonny Montem
  • Yules
  • Jagas
  • Yules
  • Yules
  • Yules
  • Yules
  • Various
  • Yules
  • SoPoP
  • Yules
  • Yules
  • Various
  • Julien Ledru
  • Jagas
  • Yules
  • Victor Mechanick
  • Lonny (9)

Languages

  • English
  • French

Interview with Under Roofs Studio

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

  2. A: I'm working on my instrumental album and I'm preparing a session for a fingerpicking guitarist named Julien Ledru.

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

  4. A: François Michaud at Wild Horse Studio. A truly passionate guy with great ears.

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Digital for speed and because as Tchad Blake says: "Well, I guess the debate about the sonics – digital versus analog – I don't find very interesting any more. I look at them now as two totally different but equally valid technologies."

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

  8. A: I will give my best

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

  10. A: Meeting talented people, working with them and taking part in the creative process of a song and simply making music.

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

  12. A: What are your needs ?

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

  14. A: A Beyer m160, my Martin D18, my Tweed Deluxe clone by Denis Manlay, my Telecaster 62 reissue, my Tascam 8 tracks

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

  16. A: I started working as a musician songwriter and leader of several bands in which my brother and I had the desire to take part in the recording process. We gradually became equipped and after recording, mixing and mastering all our albums, I realized that I could consider myself a producer, arranger of my own music. I then started to work for others with the same fervor. I work in music since 1997.

  17. Q: How would you describe your style?

  18. A: I work according to the songs, they are the ones who decide and you have to listen to that.

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

  20. A: Leslie Feist, because she represents the synthesis of two essential things: the care of the songwriting and the artistic freedom.

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

  22. A: Trust Yourself

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

  24. A: Folk, Pop, French Pop, Americana, Singer Songwriter...

  25. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  26. A: my sense of aesthetics

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

  28. A: It's hard to explain but when I listen to a song or a demo, depending on its atmosphere, I have a direction that takes shape in my head, something related to my representation of music, my sensibility and what I can do. And when this destination is reached, my work stops.

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

  30. A: I listen to the song carefully and quite quickly, I already know what I want to improve by following the direction I feel. It often happens that the artist gives me references and precise ideas of what he wants and in this case, the work is easier.

  31. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  32. A: Very simple and accurate, Audient audio interface in Pro Tools HD12. A few microphones that I know well... Beyer m160, AT4033, Shure SM7b SM57 Beta98c, AKG D112, AT4041,ATM25, DPA 4099, Sennheiser 421, Aston Spirit...

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

  34. A: Tchad Blake & Mitchell Froom, Nigel Godrich, Joey and Lenny Waronker, Ethan Johns, Wilco, Blake Mills, John Leventhal, Leonard Cohen, Sufjan Stevens, Neil Finn, Radiohead, James Greenwood (Ghost Culture), Kings of Convenience...

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

  36. A: Mostly mixing and mastering on one side and arranging, playing and recording on the other side.

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I was the Mixing Engineer, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter in this production

Gear Highlights
  • Pro Tools 12
  • Audient
  • Beyer m160
  • DSP Quattro
  • AT4033
  • Shure SM7b
  • SM57
  • Beta98c
  • AKG D112
  • AT4041
  • ATM25
  • DPA 4099
  • Sennheiser 421
  • Fender Tweed
  • Martin D18
  • Fender Strat & Tele
  • Roland Juno-106
  • Ludwig Drums
  • Hofner Bass
  • Epi SG Bass
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