l writer I mixer I engineer ... not the dead goalie!
always wanted to play in the NHL but I figured that I already have
my name on the Stanley Cup 4 times so why beat a dead horse. Could
be worse... I could have been named after Gump Worsely," says
a small paper mill town in the northern part of Ontario Canada,
Terry started writing songs at age 16. It wasn't long before he
started composing original music for highschool musicals and started
a garage band in his brothers basement. At age 21Terry left home
for the big smoke of Toronto to pursue music.
having this idea at 18 that I wanted to be a Producer. I wasn't
even sure what a Producer did". Once in Toronto Terry enrolled
in The Harris Institutes for The Art's. There he got his first taste
of engineering and music business studies.
His first few
breaks came in 1991 when he landed the job of engineer at Arnyard
Studios in Toronto. Between '91-'95 Sawchuk helped record such albums
as Our Lady Peace's "Naveed" and "Clumsy" (Columbia/Sony),
In 1994 Terry
co-wrote one song with Alanis Morissette and producer Glenn Ballard.
"Superstar Wonderful Weirdo's" went as far as being recorded
and mixed during the "Jagged Little Pill" sessions.
Canada signed Sawchuk and his alternative rock project The Miller
Stain Limit to his first major label deal in 1997. At age 27 Terry
produced, engineered, mixed and co-wrote the album "Radiate"
which featured the top 20 single "Cellophane".
is in the studio co-producing with Decca/Universal artist, Matt
Dusk. They're working on Matt's new release called "Back In
Town" slated for a May release in Canada and Europe with the
U.S. release coming in early 2007.
Earlier Terry co-wrote two songs for Dusk's debut titled "Two
Shots" featuring some of Britain's top songwriters including
Bono of U2 who penned the title track.
With Dusk... 2006 sessions at Capitol Studios,
- Matt Dusk
"Back In Town" Decca/Universal
Producer, Writer, Engineer, Mixer.
- Tomi Swick
(Warner) Radio Single "A Night Like This"
- Ron Sexsmith
(Maple/Universal) Radio Single "How On Earth"
- Kill Cheerleader
- Simon Wilcox
-Matt Dusk "Two
Shot's" (Decca/Universal) 2002
Producer writer, engineer, mixer.
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