DAJAUN MARTINEAU

Songwriter • Producer • Engineer

Bio

Songwriter • Producer • Engineer

Dajaun Martineau is an independent producer, songwriter, mixer, and engineer. Profiled in Professional Sound Magazine and Mix Magazine, he has also been a regular writer for Canadian Musician.

Cutting his teeth in 2010 at Phase One Recording Studios – one of Canada's longest running recording studios – Dajaun earned credits on Juno-nominated records with artists such as Kathleen Edwards, Diemonds, and Cancer Bats. He has also worked alongside some of the industry's leading record producers, including Gavin Brown, GGGarth Richardson, Eric Ratz, David Bottrill, and Sylvia Massy.

Leaving the studio to go freelance in 2017, Dajaun continues to work with Juno-nominated artists, such as Lydia Ainsworth and Moist, while developing acts all over North America. Some of his current acts include Havelin (TO), Priya Panda (LA), and many more.

Dajaun has maintained a fierce passion for working cohesively within a multitude of genres. His musicianship and technical skill across digital platforms and analog gear shows no bounds, allowing him to work worldwide by creating a seamless remote work environment.

Dajaun is frequently doing attended sessions in Los Angeles and has a production studio in Toronto, ON, Canada.

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Services

Songwriting

Dajaun has over a decade of experience writing songs. He writes both topline and music. With his experience he can sit down and write with you from scratch or help you work through difficulties, finesse and finalize your songs.

Production

Dajaun Produces records in the traditional sense, budgeting, booking studios, hiring session musicians. He has a network of writers, musicians and beat makers which will be at your disposal for your projects. His project management skills will help you make sure your projects come in on time and on budget.

Programming and Beat Making

Dajaun's training in classical music means he has a very different approach to beat making. He uses every aspect of his writing and arranging experience to create compositions that highlight the artist and their message. Every note is placed with the intent of making sure that your voice and your message comes through with the strongest emotional impact.

Mixing

Enjoy Dajaun's sound? He also offers mixing services worldwide. Send your stems and have them mixed by Dajaun using his unique collection of vintage and modern gear. He'll give your production every bit of attention and detail that he puts into his own productions.

Gear

Monitors:

  • KRK VXT 8
  • Yamaha NS10m

Monitor Control / Summing Mixer:

  • Dangerous D-Box

A/D D/A Converters:

  • Lynx Aurora(n)
  • UAD Arrow

Preamps:

  • API 312 x 8
  • Neve 1073 x 2
  • BAE 1073MP x 2
  • GA PRE 73 x 8
  • Radial Pro DI
  • Radial X-Amp

Software:

  • Pro Tools 20.5.0.207
  • Ableton 10.1.1
  • Logic 10.5.0
  • Maschine 2.6.5
  • Melodyne 5.0.2
  • UAD-2 9.11.1
  • Waves 11
  • iZotope RX 7
  • Revoice Pro 4.2.1.1
  • Arturia V2
  • Plugin Alliance Mix Collection

Compressors:

  • Universal Audio 1176
  • Alan Smart C2
  • ADR Compex F760X-RS
  • UREI LA-4
  • DBX 902 x 2
  • DBX 903 x 2

Effects Processing:

  • Lexicon PCM 41
  • DBX 905 x 2

Microphones:

  • Neumann m149 x2
  • AKG C414 B-ULS x2
  • Neumann km184
  • SHURE SM7B
  • EV RE-20
  • Realistic PZM x2
  • SM57 x 4
  • AKG D112
  • Sennheiser MD421

Amps:

  • Marshall JCM 800 2203
  • Jet City 333
  • Orange Tiny Terror
  • Egnator Rebel 20

Guitars:

  • Les Paul Studio
  • Fender 52′ Telecaster
  • Fender Telecaster California Series
  • Fender Telecaster Baritone
  • Dan Electro Baritone
  • Martin DX

Keyboards:

  • Wurlitzer 200A
  • Roland Juno 106
  • Yamaha DX7ii

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