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Joachim Garraud
Garraud in 2013
Garraud in 2013
Background information
Birth nameJoachim André Garraud
Born (1968-09-27) 27 September 1968 (age 55)
Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France
GenresElectro house, new beat, acid house
Occupation(s)DJ, music producer, remixer
Years active1989–present
LabelsGum, Universal, Toolroom,Ultra Records
Websitejoachimgarraud.com

Joachim André Garraud (French pronunciation: [ʒɔakim ɑ̃dʁe ɡaʁo]; born 27 September 1968) is a French DJ, music producer and remixer from Nantes.[1] He is a producer of artists such as Paul Johnson, Deep Dish, David Bowie, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD), Kylie Minogue, Mylène Farmer, Cassius, Saffron Hill and Culture Club. Known for his many collaborations with other DJs and musicians such as Jean-Michel Jarre,[2] Bob Sinclar[3] and David Guetta[4] (with whom he co-founded the Gum Records label), he currently hosts a weekly show on Radio NWO called Zemixx also available as a podcast.

Biography[edit]

After having perfected his piano and percussion for seven years at the conservatory, he decided to move toward electronic music. He moved to Paris in 1989 to work as producer for Maxximum radio station. He then began to DJ at The Boy, the Parisian club that first initiated the discovery of the techno phenomenon in France.

Becoming the pioneer of numerical music, he created his own recording studio in the middle of Paris, which allowed him to remix, compose or produce artists such as David Guetta, Jean-Michel Jarre, Paul Johnson, Deep Dish, David Bowie, OMD, Kylie Minogue, Mylène Farmer, Cassius, Cerrone, Moby, Robbie Rivera. Nowadays, he is uses a Space Invader mascot to identify with his fan community.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • 2008: "Invasion"
  • 2009: "Toolroom Knights Mixed By Joachim Garraud"
  • 2011: "Invasion 2011"
  • 2016: "96/24"
  • 2017: "OVP, Oscillation, Vibration, Pulsation" - Vinyl with illustrations from François Schuiten[5][6]
  • 2021: "OVP 2, OVP, Oscillation, Vibration, Pulsation"

Singles[edit]

  • 2004: "Geisterbahn"
  • 2005: "Akia"
  • 2005: "Rock The Choice"
  • 2005: "Acid Beat" with Julien Creance
  • 2005: "Space Invaders are Back"
  • 2006: "Back from Space"
  • 2006: "I Was Alive" with Wize
  • 2007: "Street's Sound"
  • 2007: "Instruments" as Lufkrawerk
  • 2007: "X"
  • 2014: "One Life" with Chris Willis
  • 2014: "Theory of Everything"
  • 2014: "Everybody" with Perry & Etty Farrell
  • 2017: "Beautiful" with Ridwello, Chris Willis
  • 2018: "Maximus feat. A Girl And A Gun'"
  • 2019: “3Acid3 (Rezone Remix)”
  • 2019: “Signal (EP)”
  • 2023: "Runaway Heartbreak" with Miriam Love

Production Credits[edit]

Title Year Artist Album/Single Credits
"Métamorphoses" 2000 Jean-Michel Jarre Album drum programming, sound design, additional keyboards
"Just a little more love" 2001 David Guetta feat. Chris Willis Single co-Producer, co-writer
"Batucada" 2001 B.T.A Single co-Producer, co-writer
"Hysteria" 2002 Cerrone Album mixed by[7]
"Geometry of Love" 2002 Jean-Michel Jarre Album mixed by[8]
"Just a Little More Love" 2002 David Guetta Album co-Producer, co-writer
"Love Don't Let Me Go" 2002 David Guetta feat. Chris Willis Single co-Producer, co-writer
"People Come People Go" 2002 David Guetta feat. Chris Willis Single co-Producer, co-writer
"Bootleg Maxi : Kid Vicious 001" 2002 Kid Vicious Versus Madonna Single co-Producer, co-writer
"Bootleg Maxi : Kid Vicious 002" 2002 Kid Vicious Versus Bee Gees Single co-Producer, co-writer
"Bootleg Maxi : Kid Vicious 003" 2003 Kid Vicious Versus Depeche Mode Single co-Producer, co-writer
"Give Me Something" 2003 David Guetta feat Barbara Tucker Single co-Producer, co-writer
"It's About You" 2003 Geyster Single co-Producer, co-Editor
"Bye bye Superman" 2003 Geyster Single co-Producer, co-Editor, (David Guetta & Joachim Garraud Fuck Me I'm Famous Remix)
"Just For one Day" 2003 David Guetta versus David Bowie Single co-Producer, (David Guetta & Joachim Garraud Fuck Me I'm Famous Remix)
"High Energy" 2004 In Da Mix Feat. Chynna Blue Single Producer, Mixed By, Keyboard, Drum[9]
"Guetta Blaster" 2004 David Guetta Album co-Producer, co-writer
"Stay" 2004 David Guetta feat. Chris Willis Single co-Producer, co-writer
"Money" 2004 David Guetta feat. Chris Willis Single co-Producer, co-writer
"The World Is Mine" 2004 David Guetta feat. JD Davis Single co-Producer, co-writer
"In Love with Myself" 2004 David Guetta feat. JD Davis Single co-Producer, co-writer
"AERO" 2004 Jean-Michel Jarre Album sound design, mixed by (5.1 Surround Mix)[10]
"I love 1984" 2004 Geyster Album co-Production, co-Editor
"John Clay" 2004 Geyster Single co-Production, Editor
"Feel it" 2004 Antoine Clamaran featuring Lulu Huges Single Vocal Arrangement, Remix
"Compilation: ClubFG / Zemixx" 2005 Joachim Garraud Album Production
"WhiteFloor / Backdraft Co" 2005 Ralph 'n' Jo Single co-Producer, co-writer, mixed-by, mastered-by
"Summer Moon" 2005 Tim Deluxe, Bob Sinclar, David Guetta, Joachim Garraud, Ben Onono Single co-Producer, co-writer
"Heatwave" 2005 Julien Creance Single co-Producer, Remix
"Infactuation" 2005 Jan Franscisco & Joseph Armani Single co-Producer, Remix
"Danger" 2005 Mone Single co-Producer, Remix
"Time" 2006 David Guetta feat. Chris Willis Single co-Producer, co-writer
"Save My Soul" 2006 Logic (J. Garraud & D. Guetta) Single co-Producer, co-writer
"Fucking Swedish" 2006 Logic (J. Garraud & D. Guetta) Single co-Producer, co-writer
"World, Hold On" 2006 Bob Sinclar Single vocal arrangement, remix
"Love Is Gone" 2007 David Guetta feat. Chris Willis Single co-Producer, co-Composer (Fred Rister & Joachim Garraud Remix)
"MODULAR CALIFORNIA VIBES" 2023 MCV feat. Hugo Paris, Joachim Garraud, Trovarsi & Franck Martin Album co-Producer, co-Composer

Remixes[edit]

  • 1991: Serge Gainsbourg - "Requiem Pour un Con" (Remix 91)"
  • 2001: Pet Shop Boys — "Break 4 Luv"
  • 2002: Kylie Minogue — "Love at first sight"
  • 2002: Imagination - "Flashback 2003 Remix"
  • 2002: Cassius - "The Sound of Violence David Guetta & Joachim Garraud Fuck Me I'm Famous Remix)"
  • 2002: Antoine Clamaran - "Release Yourself (Joachim Garraud Remix)"
  • 2003: Kylie Minogue — "Come into My World (Joachim Garraud Mix radio edit)"
  • 2003: Paul Johnson Feat Chyna Blue - "Doo Wap (Joachim Garraud Remix)"
  • 2003: Ricky Martin - "Jaleo (Joachim Garraud Remix)"
  • 2003: Darren Hayes - "Crush (Joachim Garraud Remix)"
  • 2003: Saffron Hill / Tim Deluxe - "Love is Always There(Joachim Garraud Remix)"
  • 2003: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - "Enola Gay 2003 (David Guetta & Joachim Garraud Fuck Me I'm Famous Remix)"
  • 2004: Muttonheads - "Smashing Music (Joachim Garraud Remix)"
  • 2004: Deep Dish - "Flashdance (David Guetta & Joachim Garraud Fuck Me I'm Famous Remix)" - nominated Grammy Awards Best Remixed Recording, Non Classical[11]
  • 2004: Bob Sinclar - "You Could be my Lover (Joachim Garraud Remix)"
  • 2005: Mylène Farmer - "Fuck Them All (Mother f... dub mix)"
  • 2005: Eurythmics — "I've Got A Life (David Guetta Club)"[12]
  • 2005: Eurythmics — "I've Got A Life (David Guetta Dub)"
  • 2005: Moby — "Beautiful (David Guetta & Joachim Garraud Fuck Me I'm Famous Remix)"
  • 2005: Culture Club — "Miss Me Blind Remix"
  • 2005: Skin - "Alone in my room (Joachim Garraud Remix)"
  • 2005: Benny Benassi - "Who's your Daddy? (David Guetta & Joachim Garraud Fuck Me I'm Famous Remix)"
  • 2005: Da Hool - "Meet Her at Love Parade 2005 (Joachim Garraud Remix)"
  • 2005: Cerrone - "Supernature (Joachim Garraud Remix)"
  • 2005: Robbie Rivera - "Some kinds of Heaven (Joachim Garraud Remix)"
  • 2005: Shiny Grey - "U made a promise (Joachim Garraud Remix)"
  • 2005: Anaklein - "Lena (Joachim Garraud Remix)"
  • 2005: Juliet - "Avalon (David Guetta & Joachim Garraud Fuck Me I'm Famous Remix)"
  • 2006: Philippe Katerine vs. Joachim Garraud — “Louxor, J'adore (Space Invaders Remix)”
  • 2006: Nick In Time — "Emergency (Joachim Garraud Remix)"
  • 2006: David Guetta vs. The Egg — "Love Don't Let Me Go (Walking Away) (David Guetta & Joachim Garraud Fuck Me I'm Famous Mix)"
  • 2007: Depeche Mode - "Joachim Garraud vs. Depeche Mode — Enjoy the Silence"
  • 2007: Téo Moss - "U Start (Joachim Garraud Remix)"
  • 2008: Kylie Minogue — "Wow (David Guetta & Joachim Garraud Fuck Me I'm Famous Remix)"
  • 2008: Sharam – "The One (David Guetta & Joachim Garraud Space Invaders Remix)"

Filmography[edit]

  • 27 October 2022 - Modular California Vibes - Director, Composer with Hugo Paris, Trovarsi and Franck Martin[13][14] - 4 producers go on an adventure in the California desert to create 4 tracks in 4 different locations in 4 days aboard a solar powered mobile studio.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stewart, Adam (14 April 2011). "Joachim Garraud Set To Bring Invasion 2011 To Coachella". MTV. Archived from the original on 16 April 2011. Retrieved 8 August 2011.
  2. ^ Folkvord, Glenn (15 November 2015). "Garraud on Jarre". Retrieved 12 September 2023.
  3. ^ McCarthy, Zel (23 April 2013). "Joachim Garraud and Bob Sinclar: The French Producers Set Up an EDM Hit Factory in L.A." Billboard. Retrieved 12 September 2023.
  4. ^ "Joachim Garraud: The Ghost Producer Behind David Guetta". Retrieved 12 September 2023.
  5. ^ "Joachim Garraud nous parle de son nouvel album intitulé OVP". 15 November 2017. Retrieved 12 September 2023.
  6. ^ "OVP - Oscillation Vibration Pulsation". 15 November 2017. Retrieved 12 September 2023.
  7. ^ "Hystgeria on Discogs". Retrieved 30 September 2023.
  8. ^ "Geometry of Love on Discogs". Retrieved 26 September 2023.
  9. ^ "In Da Mix on Discogs". Retrieved 29 September 2023.
  10. ^ "AERO on Discogs". Retrieved 26 September 2023.
  11. ^ "Joachim Garraud on Grammy Awards". Retrieved 5 October 2023.
  12. ^ "I've Got A Life REMIXES on Discogs". Retrieved 27 September 2023.
  13. ^ "Modular California Vibes". IMDB. 27 October 2022. Retrieved 12 September 2023.
  14. ^ "Modular California Vibes". 27 October 2022. Retrieved 29 September 2023.

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