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Jay Dufour
  • Jay Dufour
    Mixer / Engineer

Five-time Juno-winner, Jay Dufour, is feeling a little more confident today. With Juno awards for Protest The Hero’s Volition for Metal/Hard Music Album Of The Year (2014), a Juno for Recording Engineer of the Year (2017) and for July Talk’s Touch as Best Alternative Album (2017) and Donovan Woods’ Best Contemporary Roots Album (2019), Both Ways, and July Talk’s Pray For It (2021), Jay is well on his way to joining the ranks of the music industry’s elite mixers. His recent credits span many genres and includes acclaimed work with notable artists such as July Talk, Charmaine, Kate Nash, Donovan Woods, Ralph, Lolo, Scott Helman, The Elwins, Kandle, Valley and many others.

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.

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 recently mixed new albums from Donovan Woods, Wild Rivers, Charmaine, The Trews, Chantal Kreviazuk, Ralph, and Universal Music’s Valley.

Congrats to Jay for mixing the opening theme to Hockey Night in Canada, Jane’s Party & Shawnee Kish “Saturday Night”.


Most recently, Jay mixed the all star version of “Lean On Me” performed by Justin Bieber, Michael Buble, Geddy Lee, Brian Adams, Serena Ryder, Sarah McLachlan, Donovan Woods, and Avril Lavigne to benefit the Canadian Red Cross.

Recent work:

Mixed Donovan Woods’ smash new album, Without People.

#1 Alternative mixes for July Talk’s latest single, “Governess Shadow”.  Previous “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, featuring much heralded single “Unsolicited Contact”. (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)





Juno Awards – May 2021
JUNOS – February 2017