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Congratulations to Cris Derksen for her JUNO NOMINATION - Best Instrumental Album of the Year

Congratulations to THE ONCE for their JUNO NOMINATION – Best Roots/Traditional Album of the Year – Group and for their 2 Music Newfoundland WINS for Group of the Year and The Telegram Folk/Roots Recording of the Year and for their 3 East Coast Music Award Nominations for Folk Recording Of the Year, Group Recording of the Year and Fans’ Choice Entertainer of the Year.

Congratulations to SHRED KELLY and their cross country record release tour for Sing to the Night – voted one of the most anticipated albums of 2015 by CBC Radio 3. Watch video for “Sing to the Night” voted Most Canadian Video by Exclaim Magazine. Currently #1 on National Earshot Folk/Blues/Roots Chart.


Check out examples of music that have been recorded/produced here at the Green Door.

Recent Projects

In The Studio Now:

Kyp Harness - "All I Need"
“Stoplight Moon" 2016
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Cris Derksen - "Rounddance"
“Orchestral Powwow" 2015
Co-Produced, engineered (except for pre-recorded Powwow) and mixed by John Critchley
The Key Frames - "Seeds in the Stones"
“Monophone Heart" 2015
Produced by Derek Downham
Recorded and Mixed by John Critchley
Shred Kelly - "Family Oh Family"
“Sing To The Night" 2015
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
The Once - "The Town Where You Lived"
“Departures" 2014
Co-Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Winner ECMA 2015 Folk Recording of the Year and nominated for the Best Roots/Traditional Album of the Year - Group at the 2015 Juno Awards
Sea State - "Rescue Me"
“Sea State" 2014
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Sherman Downey And The Ambiguous Case - "The Sun In Your Eyes"
“Thick As Thieves" 2014
Mixed by John Critchley
The Fugitives - "Everything Will Happen" (LP)
“Love Affairs" 2014
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
The Fugitives - "Bigger Than Luck" (EP)
“Bigger Than Luck" 2014
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Jorge Luis Torres "Papiosco" & Iroko Project - "Ancestral"
“Ancestral" 2014
Engineered by John Critchley
Amelia Curran - "Years"
“Spectators" 2012
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Juno Award Nominee – Best Roots/Traditional Album of the Year - Solo
Shred Kelly - "Time is Passing"
“In The Hills" 2012
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
The Royal Crowns - "3 Dollar Cologne"
“Volume Three" 2012
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Steve Gates - "Bright Blue Candy Suns"
“A Bee In Her Mouth" 2012
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Swamp Yankee - "Bang Bang"
“Boys Doing Girls" 2012
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Steve Gates - "Hello Jesus"
“Hello Jesus" EP 2011
Co-produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Elliott BROOD - "Lindsay"
“Days Into Years" 2011 – Juno Award Winning Album – Best Roots Traditional Album of the Year- Group
Co-produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Elliott BROOD - "Northern Air"
“Northern Companion" Vinyl 7" 2011
Co-produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Graham Wright (Toyko Police Club) - "Soviet Race"
“Shirts VS Skins" 2011
Mixed by John Critchley
The Warped 45s - "Pale Horse"
“Matador Sunset" 2011
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
The Bon - "Mincemeat"
“Static Electricity" 2011
Overdubs by John Critchley
The Legendary Dirtbikers - "First Dog In Space"
“First Dog in Space" 2011
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Très Bien Ensemble - "The You and Me"
“Hey There Man”" 2011
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Broken Bricks - "Boom"
“Little Fugitives" 2011
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Samantha Martin and the Haggard - "Heavy Load"
self titled EP 2011
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Freeman Dre & The Kitchen Party - "Saturday Night in Parkdale"
“Red Door 2nd Floor" 2011
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
The Hidden Cameras - "Ratify The New"
“Origin:Orphan" 2010
Overdubs by John Critchley
Dora Alexander - "Beginning To End"
“Children Flag Me Down" 2010
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Mandeverest - "Joke of Spider"
“Jump To Escape Predators" 2009
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
The Bon - "Stupid Question"
Self-titled 45 inch vinyl, 2009
Co-produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
The Warped 45s - "Trestle for a Train"
“10 Day Poem For Saskatchewan” 2009
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Dan Mangan - "Robots"
“Nice, Nice, Very Nice” 2009 — Polaris Prize Shortlisted
Co-produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Jane Bunnett - "If You Go Away"
“Embracing Voices” 2008 — Juno Award Winning Album — Best Contemporary Jazz Album of the Year
Overdubs by John Critchley
Elliot BROOD - "Fingers and Tongues"
“Mountain Meadows” 2008 — Juno Award Nominee and Polaris Prize Shortlisted.
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Desandann - "Morasa Elu"
“Pwan Dife" 2009
Engineered and mixed by John Critchley
The Superstitions - "Of Sound Mind"
“Honey In The Lions Ear” 2009
Co-produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Amer Diab - "Sunday Drivers"
“Loan Shark Emergency Room” 2008
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
The Warped 45s - "Radio Sky"
“The Warped 45s EP” 2008
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
The Dickens - "Downtown is Awesome"
“The Dickens” 2007
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
The Superstitions - "Second Hand Thief"
“The Beginning Sounds in the End”
(Rat in Space Records) 2007

Produced and mastered by John Critchley
Boulevard Trash - "Maria"
“Boulevard Trash” 2007
Engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Mass Panic Kid - "Paris"
“Mass Panic Kid” 2007
Engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Cindy Archer - "I Don't Need You"
“Cindy Archer” (Factor) 2006
Produced, engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Tijuana Bibles - "Death Rattle "
“Party Rockers ” (Trophy) 2006
Engineered and mixed by John Critchley
The Shovels - "Train's Gonna Leave"
“The Devil’s Music” (Music For Cats) 2007
Engineered and mixed by John Critchley
The Leather Uppers - "Heavy Kids"
“Bright Lights” (Goner) 2006
Engineered (tracks 4,5,9,11) and mixed by John Critchley
Nassau - "Captain"
“Machines to Paradise” (Outside Music) 2006
Engineered by John Critchley
NQ Arbuckle - "You Look Like a Wreck"
“The Last Supper in a Cheap Town”
(Six Shooter/Warner Music) 2005

Engineered (tracks 3 and 4) by John Critchley
Tijuana Bibles - "Mexican Courage"
“Fists of Fury” (Trophy) 2004
Engineered and mixed by John Critchley
Wayne Omaha - "OK You Win All Right "
“Let It Mellow” (Scratch/ Transsiberian) 2004
Engineering and overdubs by John Critchley