Musician, music arranger and producer/engineer Paul Mills joins us on Episode 430 of Folk Roots Radio for the second half of our in-depth conversation about his career in music. (Find Part 1 of this conversation on Episode 429 of Folk Roots Radio). After 45 years in the music business, and working on more than 200 albums, Paul has decided that it’s time to close down his production studio. Stay with us for more great conversation about the art of production, alongside music from more of the great artists who joined him in the recording studio including, on this episode, Ron Hynes, Irish Mythen, Shelley Posen, Laura Smith, Chris Hadfield & the Barenaked Ladies, The Lucky Sisters and Paul Mills himself. Check out the full playlist below.
Episode 429 of Folk Roots Radio features the first half of a very special two-hour conversation with musician, music arranger and producer Paul Mills. (Find Part 2 of this conversation on Episode 430 of Folk Roots Radio). Paul Mills has been part of the Canadian folk music scene and recording industry for over forty five years, and produced or engineered over 200 albums including recording all but one of the albums by folk icon Stan Rogers. As the time has come to hang up the headphones and shut down his production studio, it’s the perfect opportunity to look back at his career. So settle down and enjoy Paul Mills in conversation on Folk Roots Radio, alongside music from some of the great artists who joined him in the studio including, on this episode Stan Rogers, John Allan Cameron, Sharon, Lois & Bram, J. P. Cormier, April Verch, Cathy Miller and Paul Mills himself. Check out the full playlist below.
“Down the Horseshoe Valley Road” is the latest release from Toronto-based singer-songwriter Anne Walker. The album, produced by Paul Mills, takes Anne back to her roots in the rural community of Coulson, a small hamlet located in the gentle rolling hills of central Ontario – the fourteen songs telling stories of the beauty of the area, her family roots, rural life and some of the characters she met along the way. The CD release show for the album takes place at the Acoustic Harvest Folk Club, Robinson Hall, St. Nicholas Anglican Church 1512 Kingston Rd., Toronto (one block east of Warden Ave.) on Saturday, March 5 at 8:00 p.m. (doors 7:30 p.m.). Tickets: $22 Advance/$25 Door. For more information about the CD release show, call 416-264-2235 or visit acousticharvest.ca. For more information about Anne Walker, visit annewalker.ca. Music: Anne Walker “Horseshoe Valley Road”, “Grandma Harris In Her Own Words” and “Cullybackey” from “Down the Horseshoe Valley Road” (2015, Self).