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Fab Dupont

Fabrice Dupont, better known as 'Fabulous' Fab Dupont, is a Canadian Mixing Engineer, record producer and teacher. He was born in Canada but his parents moved back to France when he was a toddler. Growing up in Paris, he studied music theory and saxophone before moving to Boston, Massachusetts where he attended Berklee college of music, majoring in Songwriting and Jazz Composition.[1] As a self-taught engineer and producer, Dupont uses a hybrid of both analog and digital technology to create records for artists such as Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, Bebel Gilberto, and Freshlyground. As a consultant, Dupont has worked with manufacturers such as Lauten Audio, Presonus, George Massenburg Labs, Dangerous Music, Avid, Sonnox, and Universal Audio to troubleshoot, create, distribute and promote audio solutions.

Fab Dupont
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Fab Dupont in 2012, at Flux Studios in New York City
Background information
Birth name Fabrice Dupont
Born Canada
Genres Pop, dance, electronic, rock, jazz, folk
Occupation(s) Mixing engineer, record producer, educator, musician
Instruments Saxophone, piano, guitar, bass guitar, vocals
Years active 2001–present
Website fabulousfab.com

Dupont has received three Grammy Award nominations for his work with Toots & the Maytals, and Kirk Whalum. In 2011 he received 4 South African Music Awards (SAMAS) nominations and two wins for Freshyground's 'Radio Africa' which he co-recorded, produced and mixed. The same record also received 2 MOAMA nominations but no wins. In 2013 Dupont received two Independent Music Awards for Sofia Rei's 'De Tierra Y Oro' which he co-recorded, produced and mixed.

Fab Dupont is the owner of Flux Studios in New York City as well as co-owner of Puremix.net, an educational website for production and recording techniques.

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Other projectsEdit

Dupont worked closely with Lauten Audio founder Brian Loudenslager in the development of the Lauten Atlantis microphone in order to create a design that would be versatile enough to handle the rigors of the modern DAW-based recording environment.[2][3]

Production creditsEdit

Selected Production Credits:[4][5][6]

Artist Record Year Role
Toots and the Maytals True Love 2004 Recording Engineer
Kirk Whalum Kirk Whalum Performs the Babyface Songbook 2005 Recording Engineer, Mixing Engineer
Philip Swanson Lengthening Shadows: Songs for Solo Piano by Philip Swanson 2008 Recording Engineer
Nat King Cole RE: Generations 2009 Mixing Engineer
Santigold Santigold 2008 Mixing Engineer
Jennifer Lopez Brave 2008 Mixing Engineer
Marc Anthony Record Year Mixing Engineer
DEDE Secrets EP 2010 Mixing Engineer
Shakira ft. Freshlyground Waka Waka 2010 Mixing Engineer, Additional Production
Freshlyground Radio Africa 2010 Mixing Engineer, producer
Kirk Whalum Everything is Everything: The Music of Donny Hathaway 2010 Mixing Engineer
The Knocks Magic 2011 Vocal Producer
The Dø Both Ways Open Jaws 2011 Mastering Engineer
Les Nubians Nu Revolution 2011 Producer, Mixing Engineer
Sarah Elizabeth Foster Take Me For a Ride 2011 Mixing Engineer, Mastering Engineer
Sara Leib Secret Love 2012 Mixing Engineer
Tiny Hearts Stay EP 2013 Mastering Engineer

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