Twenty Seventeen 2x Juno-winner, for Recording Engineer of the Year and for July Talk’s Touch album, Jay Dufour is feeling a little more confident today. With his Juno success vis-a-vis his work on July Talk’s Touch, Jay is well on his way to joining the ranks of the music industry’s elite mixers. His recent credits span many genres and include today’s most promising, young alternative/pop/rock acts.
Having spent the last decade working in Toronto’s top recording studios, Jay gained experience while working with veteran producer/engineers Don Gilmore, Nick Raskulinecz, Richard Chycki, George Massenburg, Doug Boehm, Gavin Brown, Lenny DeRose, George Seara, and many others.
As an independent mixer/engineer, Jay has worked on multiple Juno award-winning albums including the aforementioned July Talk’s Touch which additionally won for alternative album of the year (2017) and metal/hard music album of the year Volition from Protest The Hero (2014.)
Known for his relentless work ethic, creativity, and meticulous attention-to-detail, Jason has dedicated his life to the art of recording and mixing records. He’s currently mixing the brand new Kate Nash album.
Top 40 Country Mix for David James’ “Sun Set On It”
Top 20 Active Rock for July Talk’s two singles “Lola and Joseph” and “Scream for Me”
Top 40 Alternative for July Talk’s “Lola and Joseph” as well as The Elwins’ “Hey!, Ya You” and Sam Coffey and the Iron Lungs’ “Tough”
Mixed alt/rock band July Talk’s album Touch Including #1 radio singles “Push+Pull” and “Picturing Love” (Sleepless/Universal/Island)
Mixed Agenda EP for alt/pop artist Kate Nash (Girl Gang Records UK)
Mixed forthcoming debut EP for urban/pop artist SAYA (Polydor UK)
Mixed debut self-titled EP for synth/pop artist RALPH (604 Records)
Mixed two songs on country singer/songwriter Alee’s album Bad Habit (Wax Records)
Mixed six songs on country artist Andrew Hyatt’s album Iron and Ashes (Wax Records)
Mixed indie/pop band Repartee’s album All Lit Up Including Top 40 radio single “Dukes” (Sleepless/Universal)
Mixed forthcoming debut EP for alt/pop artist DYLYN (HOME Music Co)
Mixed debut EP Little Egg for edm/pop duo Young Wolf Hatchlings (Universal)
Mixed self-titled full length album for rock band Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs (Dine Alone Records)
Engineer of the Year Nomination – February 2017