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Jay Dufour
  • Jay Dufour
    Mixer / Engineer

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 engineering and mixing records. He’s currently in the studio mixing new albums from The Trews, Chantal Kreviazuk, Ralph, and Universal Music’s recent signing ‘Valley’

Recent work:

#1 Alternative mixes for July Talk’s singles “Push+Pull” and “Picturing Love”

Top 10 Alternative mixes for July Talk’s singles “Beck+Call” and “Lola+Joseph”

Top 10 Alternative mix for The Elwins single “Hey!, Ya You!”

Top 10 Active Rock mix for One Bad Son’s single “Scream for Me”

Top 20 Active Rock mix for One Bad Son’s single “Hurricane”

Top 20 Country mix for David James’ single “Sun Set On It”

Mixed alt/rock band July Talk’s album Touch (Sleepless/Universal/Island)

Mixed 4 singles on singer/songwriter Donovan Woods new album Both Ways (Meant Well)

Mixed Yesterday Was Forever album for alt/pop artist Kate Nash (Girl Gang Records UK)

Mixed live versions of “T-Shirt” and “Money” for alt/rock band The Beaches (Island/Universal)

Mixed Damned If I Do EP for singer/songwriter Kandle (Sleepless Records)

Mixed alt/rock band The Elwins new album Beauty Community (Universal/Hidden Pony)

Mixed debut self-titled EP for pop artist RALPH (604 Records)

Mixed 6 songs on One Bad Son’s new album Made In The Name of Rock and Roll (604 Records)

Mixed Fools Gold EP for pop artist Kieran Mercer (604 records)

Mixed new single “Sweat Slow” for urban artist Tony James (Warner)

Mixed self-titled full length album for rock band Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs (Dine Alone/Burger Records)

Mixed Forthcoming EP for pop artist Cassie Dasilva (Universal Music)

Mixed debut EP ‘Chills & Thrills’ for urban/pop artist SAYA (Polydor UK)

Mixed two singles on country singer/songwriter David James’ Downtown Kids (MDM Recordings)

Mixed forthcoming full length album from alt/rock group Secret Broadcast (eOne)

Press:

JUNO RECORDING ENGINEER OF THE YEAR 2017 – February 2017