Hill Kourkoutis is a JUNO Award-winning producer, songwriter, composer, mixer, recording engineer, multi-instrumentalist, artist and director.
Spanning her career, Hill has produced, mixed and/or written albums and/or singles for Aysanabee (“Nomads” #1 CBC Radio, #1 Alternative Rock Radio, Top 30 Canada Modern Rock Airplay, 2023 Polaris Prize Short List and JUNO award-nominated album ‘Watin’), Leela Gilday (JUNO and CFMA award-winning album ‘North Star Calling’), Digging Roots (“SKODEN” Top 30 Alternative Radio, JUNO award-winning album ‘Zhawenim’), Royal Wood, Cassie Dasilva (the TikTok 1.5mm smash “Unsolicited Contact”), SATE (JUNO award-nominated album ‘The Fool’, 2022 Polaris Prize Long List), Jules (“Before You Picked Her” #1 CBC, Top 40 Alternative Rock Radio), Meghan Patrick, POESY (“Strange Little Girl” Top 40 Alternative Rock Radio) and Amanda Rheaume (‘The Spaces In Between’ #1 Album on the earshot! National Folk/Roots/Blues Chart, CFMA award-winning album). She has also written and produced songs for children’s television shows including the theme songs for Remy and Boo (CBC/Universal Kids) and Dino Ranch (CBC/Disney) and episodic songs for Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go (Netflix).
In 2022, she became the first woman to be nominated and win a JUNO for Recording Engineer of the Year.
For television, along with Serena Ryder, Hill co-wrote and produced the theme song and the end title song for Universal Kids’ animated children’s series Remy and Boo, which was one of the overall Top Three preschool series premieres of 2020. Hill also produced and co-wrote the theme song for Disney’s series Dino Ranch, the #1 rated preschool series in the United States. Most recently, Hill co-wrote and produced episodic songs for Seasons 1 and 2 of Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go.
As a musician, Hill has had the honour of playing with artists such as The Weeknd, Serena Ryder, and Tara Slone. For two seasons, she performed on the CTV series, The Launch, as lead guitarist in the show’s house band.
Mix With The Masters – August 2023
TapeOp – May 2023
Music Connection – April 2023
Eastern Door – March 2023
Canadian Musician– 2022
Make Music Matter – November 2022
BK On The Scene – August 2022
BYTA – May 2022
InSauga – May 2022
Newswires – May 2022
CBC – April 2022
Slow City – March 2022
Winnipeg Free Press – March 2022
Billboard – March 2022
The Globe and Mail – March 2022
InSauga – March 2022
Eat This Music – July 2021
Music Connection – July 2021
FYI Music News – July 2021
Eat North Podcast – July 2021
NNSL Media – April 2021
Salt Wire – April 2021
The Globe And Mail – February 2021
Music Republic Magazine – September 2020
Canadian Music – October 2019
Music Life Magazine– August 2019
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation – June 2019
PROFESSIONAL SOUND Magazine – April 2019
SOCAN Magazine – December 201
Canadian Musician – September/October 2018