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Jerome Renard

Jerome Here - Travel & Pultecs

Published 4 months ago • 2 min read

Hey, it's Jerome -

Recently I've been wondering if it does really matter to be in a major city.

I just spent a month of vacation in Europe a few weeks ago, and since I've been back, I've been re-connecting with of bunch of people, getting projects and booking the last couple of months of the year.

I had some interesting conversation lately, and you guys, feel free to answer this email and give me your opinion. I've been pondering with others about the fact of being in a major city and how it influences your work & business. Being in LA has been a kid's dream for me, and so a part of me always feel accomplished being here, but it was quite a journey coming from Belgium for me to be here (maybe more on that sometime). Now one of the funniest thing is, it definitely helped me being here, but a major portion of my work, is not even coming from this side of the country.

Now being here has open opportunities & there is definitely a lot of things happening here. But is it that beneficial?

I can't believe I have Pultecs sitting in hard cases taking the dust.

Something else from my trip to Belgium. You know that I'm fully mixing ITB, but being back there, brought me back to older spaces I used to work in, and seeing the gear that I have left there, made me sentimental. I am so much attached to those Pultecs. My thesis for my degree was on the Pultec, a full analysis of the electronics, how it works, comparisons with plugins and old & new version of it, and a close re-production of it. And well, I can tell you, I had about 20 units tested at that time, original units, renewed, and new versions, and none of them sound the same. I guess that's the beauty and mess of the analog world.

Anyway, I think I'll write down more thoughts on gear sometime.

Best,
Jerome

Recent Releases

"Sleigh"

I did this cool Xmas song for a TikTok Campaign with a good friend of mine.
He reached out about 3 days before we had to deliver the song to TT, so we got this done over the weekend. Lots of fun! Wishing you, a happy December!

"The Last Day Of December" by Harley Eblen

Released on the first day of December ... It's always a pleasure to work with Harley! He always brings a lot of emotion into the orchestrations he puts together. We have done a few records so far together. But this is his first release for his project. I am looking forward to the next one!

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Jerome Renard

I'm a mixing engineer and entrepreneur, based in Los Angeles.

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