Born in Montréal in 1981, Louis-Philippe Amiot develops a passion for music at an early age. At 18 years-old, he masters the guitar and the drums and moves to Drummondville to study at Cégep sound design and sound techniques.
He graduates from Sound design in 2001 and starts his career in sound capture, mixing and arrangements for a wide array of projects. This will lead him to work with tens of artists who cover a wide range of styles, from classical to heavy metal, and from hip-hop to rock.
In 2007 he enters the world of Broadcast and television with Videotron/Vox (later re-named MAtv) as sound technician and mixer. Will follow countless productions with different needs and challenges, specific to television and web broadcasting. (Simple Plan, Samian, Marie-Pier Arthur, Beast, Xavier Caféine, Damien Robitaille…) He specializes in sound techniques of musical performances and broadcast mixing, live or pre-taped. These experiences will lead him to meet many professional and upcoming artists and develop communication skills and different techniques for each artist.
From 2010 to now, he participates in the creation of advertising videos with Studio Pascal Blais as sound designer, foley artist and mixer. (Lego star-wars, Mega-Blocks, Pfizer…). In 2016 he obtains industry recognition at the Grenier d’or gala by winning with the team the Grenier d’or for best animated Chrismas Card.
During the summer of 2016, he is hired by the band Les Guerres d’l’Amour as guitarist for a run of shows.
In 2017, he works on the production of a documentary with live musical performances for the anniversary of the Wapiconi mobile, aired on Ici Radio-Canada tele.
In the spring of 2017 he works on the filming of a music video at the Casino de Montréal with The Arcade Fire. (to be published).
In 2016 he creates Montréal Music Box, a music production company for royalty-free use. The production team is composed of Louis-Philippe Amiot (co-producer) and Jean-François Picher (co-producer and Ukulele master). The company records and produces at Studio ISS, in Ste-Thérèse.
Photo : Marie-Pierre Boisvert