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. 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 in 2012, at Flux Studios in New York City
|Birth name||Fabrice Dupont|
|Genres||Pop, dance, electronic, rock, jazz, folk|
|Occupation(s)||Mixing engineer, record producer, educator, musician|
|Instruments||Saxophone, piano, guitar, bass guitar, vocals|
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 Freshlyground'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.
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.
|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|
|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|
- therecordingrevolution, Interview with mixer/Engineer Fab Dupont, July 11, 2012
- Sonicscoop, Lauten Atlantis FC-387 Microphone Now Shipping, May 30, 2012
- About Lauten Audio, Retrieved December 18, 2012
- "allmusic.com, Fabrice Dupont,Credits,2012-18-12". AllMusic.com.
- "allmusic.com, Fabulous Fab,Credits,2012-18-12". AllMusic.com.
- "allmusic.com, Fab Dupont,Credits,2012-18-12". AllMusic.com.