Mixer, Producer, Drummer

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FPPA on SoundBetter

My aim is to work with like-minded creatives to capture the vibes, energy, feel and excitement of their music by using all of the techniques at my disposal, and to make the best possible sounding recording.

Hi, Im Yael "Grave Clave" Mothes, a music producer, mixer and drummer based in Bordeaux, France. Over the past 10 years or so I’ve worked closely in the fields of rock, punk, hardcore, pop, jazz, electro, and their respective sub genres, to make some pretty cool sounding records.

I’ve been lucky enough to work with Sour Eyes, Seven-Pointed Star, Burning Fight, Pessac Jazz Band, Looking Up, Neeru, Ceïba, Jeanadou, Hap Bazard and more.

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

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  1. Review by Lena Lehcen

    The hours of recording at the studio were a real pleasure.
    Thanks to your kindness, the atmosphere was always cool and relaxed.
    The output of your work is wonderful.
    I can't wait to play "Storm" to my friends and family (the second EP of Sour Eyes)

  2. Review by Jérémie Voin

    Music sounds better with you dude! Producer on the last two albums of Neeru, FPPA does a wonderful job each time. Nothing would be the same without him. I recommend.

Interview with FPPA

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

  2. A: A little trick I did to increase the attack on the bass drum on a hardcore metal project. I taped two credit cards -one visa, the other MasterCard, it's really important- on the head where the bats are supposed to hit. I placed one sm57 in front of the head and recorded it with the other mics. I mixed all that with the rest of the kick mics and the result is really amazing. That's it !

  3. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  4. A: I'm working with - ProTools HD - Avid I/O 192 - Lavry Blue etc...

My Shadow by Neeru (electro-pop)

I was the mixing engineer and producer in this production

Gear Highlights
  • Lavry Blue
  • Digidesign I/O 192
  • TLAudio 5001 Ivory
  • TLM 103
  • 414
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