OIART Alumni - Simon Larochette

Apr.17 / 2015
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Simon Larochette ('08) is a recording engineer, multi-instrumentalist and owner of The Sugar Shack in London ON, working in genres ranging from country all the way to punk and metal. Simon landed his first Juno nomination this year for the critically acclaimed debut album of the band Single Mothers, "Negative Qualities," which he recorded entirely at the Sugar Shack.

Over past few years Simon and his studio have remained extremely busy, hosting celebrated Canadian musicians including Spencer Burton, Jennifer Castle, Michael Feuerstack, Paper Beat Scissors and Olenka and The Autumn Lovers. Simon was named 2013 "Producer/Engineer of The Year" at London Ontario's Jack Richardson Music Awards and The Sugar Shack won "Best Recording Studio" at the 2014 London Music Awards.