Hill Kourkoutis is an award-winning songwriter, producer, engineer, mixer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and filmmaker based in Toronto. She is known for her super-collaborative philosophy, unwavering work ethic and ability to wear multiple hats in her creative endeavors while still going above and beyond.
Hill currently is producing at her studio, The Lair. She has produced and engineered albums and singles for SATE, Jules, Graph, a cappella super group Eh440, Lucas Silveira, The Cliks, Saidah Baba Talibah, Pavlo, Shawnee, Hunter Valentine, Ghost Caravan, Martha and the Muffins, and Hill & The Sky Heroes. She has done remixes for The Good Lovelies, Dear Rouge, July Talk, Adam Cohen, Madison Violet and SATE.
In September of 2018, Hill produced and mixed Jules #1 CBC’s smash “Before You Picked Her”.
As a multi-instrumentalist and performer, Kourkoutis has had the honor of playing for Serena Ryder, The Weeknd, Danny Michel, Martha and the Muffins, Tara Slone (Joydrop and Rockstar: INXS), The Cliks, and Saidah Baba Talibah, to name a few. Hill can also be seen on the new CTV series, The Launch (created by Scott Borchetta), playing guitar in the show’s house band.
As a songwriter, Hill has been covered by artists including Graph, Meghan Patrick, SATE, The Cliks, Mookie and the Loyalists, Dane Hartsell, Martha and the Muffins, Andrea England, and Martha Johnson. She has also composed for the automobile manufacturer, Cadillac (Tom & Dave), The Adventures of Napkin Man, Season 3 (CBC/Junior Joe), the online series Paper Girls (Fablevision/Junior Joe), Grimey (2012), a short directed by Al Mukadam, and ACTRA's Get Women Working PSA. Her songs have appeared in television shows and films such as Degrassi: The Next Generation (MuchMusic/MTV), Offspring (Network Ten), Pulling Strings (Film), as well as ads for Urban Planet and Virgin Mobile.
Canadian Musician – Sept/Oct 2018