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|Occupation(s)||Producer, Engineer, Songwriter, Musician|
Warren Huart is an English record producer, musician, composer and recording engineer based in Los Angeles, California who is most associated as a music producer and/or engineer in the recording industry as a multi-platinum producer for The Fray, Daniel Powter, Marc Broussard, Trevor Hall (singer), Korn, Better Than Ezra, James Blunt, Matisyahu, Ace Frehley, Aerosmith and Howie Day. His works are also included in Film and Television most notably for Inglourious Basterds, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, MTV’s The Hills (TV series), Lost (TV series), Scrubs (TV series), and Grey’s Anatomy. Warren Huart is the owner of Spitfire Studio in Los Angeles, California as well as a DIY YouTube Channel called "Produce Like a Pro" with over 200,000 subscribers worldwide.
Warren Huart was born in Crookham Village, Hampshire, England on 28 January 1967. While in England he was in the band Star 69, the band relocated to the United States in 1996 to record Eating February with record producer Don Smith  (music producer). The album was released on Radioactive Records/MCA Records in 1997. After the breakup of Star 69 he formed Disappointment Incorporated (Dis. Inc.) who released an EP, Spoken Through Profits and an album F=0 on Time Bomb Recordings/Arista in 1998 and 1999 respectively.
Production and engineering
Warren has produced and/or engineered the following artists among others:
- Ace Frehley
- The Fray
- Kris Allen
- James Blunt
- The X Factor (U.S. TV series)
- Daniel Powter
- Jamie Hartman of Ben's Brother
- Hot Hot Heat
- The Thrills
- Mimi Page
- Josiah Leming
- Black Veil Brides
- Better Than Ezra
- Howie Day
- The Dance Party
- Brendan James
- Mandi Perkins
- Secondhand Serenade
- Mikey Wax
- Chase Coy
- Colbie Caillat
- Eve 6
- Future leaders of the world
- The Tender Box
- Jay Clifford from Jump Little Children
- Johnette Napolitano from Concrete Blonde
- The Fontaine Brothers
Charts and awards
- Recorded The Fray's self-titled second album which debuted at Number One on the Billboard charts.
- Recorded Augustana's second album Can't Love, Can't Hurt.
- Warren recorded Howie Day's 2005/2006 hit single "She Says", which was number 6 Adult Top 40 hit and the number 1 on Top 40 Adult Recurrents.
- Recorded and Mixed The Fray's cover of "Happy Xmas (War is Over)", which was the first song to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 with digital sales only.
- Recorded Drums at Swing House for The Fray's hit "How To Save A Life" which reached number 3 on The Billboard Hot 100 and spent 15 weeks at number 1 on the Adult Top 40
- The song "How To Save A Life" was nominated for a Grammy in the 49th Grammy Awards for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
Produce Like a Pro
Warren Huart started a DIY "Do it yourself" YouTube series with professional audio recording tips for beginners. His instructional videos encompass every aspect of recording, engineering, producing and technical properties involved in running your own home-based studio. He has a fan base of over 300,000 subscribers and well over 16,913,379 views.
Warren Huart currently lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife and their two children.
- AllMusic Warren Huart
- Swing House Web Site
- The Fray Happy Xmas War is Over
- Howie Day She Says
- Grammy Nomination The Fray
- AllMusic Star 69
- Warren Huart's website
- Warren Huart on IMDb
- Warren Huart, The Fray and API go number one article
- The Fray Topples Springsteen on Billboard
- EW.com's exclusive announcement of Kris Allen's debut album track list
- Interview with Warren Huart by Michael W. Dean on kittyfeet.com