Get to know Bent River Records’ special guest producer who will be coming in to work with the winning artist of our Call for Recording Projects competition alongside our very own Juno-winning engineer, Paul Johnston! Here are 5 fun facts about Marcus Paquin:
1. Marcus has a master’s degree in sound recording from McGill University.
2. Marcus is not only an amazing sound engineer, but is also a musician. He formed indie pop band Silver Starling back in 2009.
3. Marcus’ wife, Marika Anthony-Shaw, has been a touring violinist with Arcade Fire. Pretty talented couple!
4. Marcus has recorded with Stars, Close Talker, Ok Cobra, Arcade Fire, Little Scream, Les Jupes, The National, Local Natives, Hey Rosetta!, Timber Timbre, and the list goes on and on. WOW!
5. Marcus did the live music mixing for the film Mistaken for Strangers, the documentary film about The National.