Georges

BIOGRAPHY
Knuckleduster Music Inc. is an independent music production house based in Vancouver, British Columbia; owned and operated by producer, songwriter, and keyboardist, Georges Couling.

Georges holds a Bachelor of Applied Music Degree from Vancouver Community College, and studied jazz piano with some of Canada’s top pianists, including: Bob MurphySharon Minemoto, Alan Matheson, and Bill Sample. He developed his skills as a songwriter and producer at Bananatoons and SA Trackworks under the mentorship of award winning songwriters and producers Sean Hosein (Kelly Rowland), Dane Deviller (98 degrees), Anthony Anderson (Laura Pausini), and Steve Smith (Loverboy). Additionally, he has studied film composition privately with Jim Guttridge (HiTower Music).

Georges created Knuckleduster Music Inc. in November 2010. Through Knuckleduster Music, Georges has produced folk, rock, and pop recordings for Portage and MainRedbirdStef Lang; Juno award winner Elaine “Lil’ Bit” ShepherdLydia Hol; Terence Jack, and more. Portage and Main’s “Better Man” produced, engineered, and mixed by Georges spent 10 weeks in the top 10 on CBC’s R3 Chart.

As a composer, Georges has contributed music to feature films such as: Dawn Rider (Christian Slater, Donald Sutherland, Jill Hennessey); and Thomas Kinkade’s Christmas Miracle. He composed the musical score for the documentary series Eastside Stories (Telus Optik TV). His music production has also appeared in TV shows such as Arctic Air (CBC), and Continuum (Showcase).

As a sought after musician, Georges’s piano and keyboard styles cross over many genres, with influences ranging from: jazz great, Bill Evans; country legend Floyd Cramer; to organists, John Medeski and Ray Manzarek. As a versatile musician, he has performed with folk rockers, Portage and Main; the afro-funk group, Camaro 67; reggae artist, Elaine “Lil’ Bit” Shepherd; roots rockers, The Matinée; indie pop band, BESTiE; rockers Lions in the Street; singer/songwriter, Nat Jay; and vocalist, Jasmin Parkin (Mother Mother), to name a few.

Georges is a faculty member at Vancouver Community College, where he teaches recording, production, and online media. He has worked on jingles for all types of retailers (including car dealerships Nissan, Kia, and Chevrolet). He is one of the resident producers and engineers at DCM Studios.

DISCOGRAPHY

Artwork Artist Song Title Album Title Producer(P)
Writer(W)
Musician(M)
Year
Camaro 67 Bitchin’ Camaro Burn Rubber, Not Your Soul P/M 2016
Camaro 67 Voyager Burn Rubber, Not Your Soul P/M 2016
Camaro 67 The Road Burn Rubber, Not Your Soul P/M 2016
Camaro 67 Carrot Juice Burn Rubber, Not Your Soul P/M 2016
Camaro 67 SpaceDrifter Burn Rubber, Not Your Soul P/M 2016
Camaro 67 Funkarrific Burn Rubber, Not Your Soul P/M 2016
Camaro 67 Helicopter (feat. Ndidi Cascade) Burn Rubber, Not Your Soul P/M 2016
Camaro 67 Sink it Burn Rubber, Not Your Soul P/W/M 2016
Camaro 67 Slow Burn Burn Rubber, Not Your Soul P/M 2016
MoonDrifter Nowhere MoonDrifter P/M 2015
MoonDrifter Wide Awake MoonDrifter P/M 2015
MoonDrifter Anne Marie MoonDrifter P/M 2015
Monica Siu - Give Me One Reason Monica Siu Give Me One Reason Why
(Deluxe Version)
Single P 2015
Monica Siu - Christmas All Through the Year Monica Siu Christmas All Through the Year
(Deluxe Version)
Single P/M 2014
Monica Siu - Alive Monica Siu Alive Alive P 2014
Monica Siu Finally Free Alive P 2014
Monica Siu Give Me One Reason Why Alive P 2014
Monica Siu Christmas All Through the Year Alive P/M 2014
Reckless Abandon Terence Jack Alberta Love Reckless Abandon P/M 2014
Terence Jack Treasure Map Reckless Abandon P/W/M 2014
Terence Jack Lorena Reckless Abandon P/M 2014
Terence Jack Fault Reckless Abandon P/M 2014
Terence Jack Run Reckless Abandon P/M 2014
Terence Jack Minus Love Minus You Reckless Abandon P/M 2014
Terence Jack Please Don’t Go Reckless Abandon P 2014
Terence Jack Home is Where the Heart is Reckless Abandon P 2014
Oh My Love Tanya Gallager Come Home Oh My Love M 2013
Tanya Gallager Fell Apart Oh My Love M 2013
Tanya Gallager Planes Oh My Love M 2013
Tanya Gallager Say Goodbye Oh My Love M 2013
Tanya Gallager You Me Oh My Love M 2013
NHTTAlbumCoverMed Portage and Main Never Had The Time Never Had The Time P/M 2013
Portage and Main Better Man Never Had The Time P/M 2013
Portage and Main Oona Jean Never Had The Time P/M 2013
Portage and Main As A Child Never Had The Time P/M 2013
Portage and Main Epitaph Never Had The Time P/M 2013
Portage and Main Lied To Me Never Had The Time P/M 2013
Portage and Main Good Morning Sunshine Never Had The Time P/M 2013
Portage and Main Sweet Darlin’ Never Had The Time P/M 2013
Portage and Main This Old Heart Never Had The Time P/M 2013
Portage and Main It Is You Never Had The Time P/M 2013
EShepherd-NewDayCoverUnCropped Elaine Shepherd Til The Sun Comes Up New Day P/W/M 2013
Elaine Shepherd Run New Day P/W/M 2013
Elaine Shepherd Slipping Away New Day P/W/M 2013
Elaine Shepherd New Day New Day P/W/M 2013
On the Lam Lions in the Street All for Your Love On the Lam M 2013
Lions in the Street Tighten the Reins On the Lam M 2013
This Fire Lydia Hol This Fire Single M 2013
Bitter Heart Lydia Hol Bitter Heart Single P 2013
Road Songs Rykka and Beastie We’ll Be Together Road Songs M 2013
Rolla Olak and Willhorse Let it Roll Road Songs M 2013
Timothy Lake Colin Easthope Fire Timothy Lake M 2013
Monopoly Miami Device Ivory Coast Monopoly M 2012
Miami Device M.P.B Monopoly M 2012
Miami Device Landmine Monopoly M 2012
Miami Device Indian Arm Monopoly M 2012
Miami Device Lost Continent Monopoly W/M 2012
Miami Device Paradise Monopoly M 2012
Miami Device Drugs Monopoly M 2012
Miami Device Giant Monopoly W/M 2012
Changing Time Jimmy Baldwin Changing Time Changing Time M 2012
Jimmy Baldwin Big Eyes Changing Time M 2012
Jimmy Baldwin Hands Off You Changing Time M 2012
Jimmy Baldwin Every Time Changing Time M 2012
Jimmy Baldwin Toys Changing Time M 2012
Jimmy Baldwin Production Way Changing Time W/M 2012
Jimmy Baldwin Hellbent Changing Time M 2012
Jimmy Baldwin Bury the Hatchet Changing Time W/M 2012
Jimmy Baldwin Waves Changing Time M 2012
Boats Lydia Hol Diane Boats P 2012
Lydia Hol Riches & Gold Boats P/M 2012
Lydia Hol Boats Boats P 2012
Lydia Hol Honey Boats P 2012
Lydia Hol Weighing Me Down Boats P 2012
Lydia Hol West I Am Boats P 2012
Knuckleduster Music Redbird The Tower Single P/M 2012
Love and Bravery Portage and Main
with Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer
Wake Up Love and Bravery M 2012
Christmas Miracle Schara Taylor Christmas is Here Christmas Miracle P/W/M 2012
Dawn Rider Schara Taylor Ride Dawn Rider P/W/M 2012
With Bells On! Portage and Main Little Hearts With Bells On! P/M 2011
PMAlbumCover Portage and Main Nothing (Take What You Need) Portage and Main P/M 2011
Portage and Main What Have I Done Portage and Main P/M 2011
Portage and Main The Morning After Portage and Main P/M 2011
Portage and Main Rocky Mountain Wanderer Portage and Main P/M 2011
Portage and Main Song For My Mom Portage and Main P/M 2011
Portage and Main I’m Going Down Tonight Portage and Main P/M 2011
Portage and Main Tonight Pt. 1 Portage and Main P/M 2011
Portage and Main Tonight Pt. 2 Portage and Main P/M 2011
Portage and Main When You’re Gone Portage and Main P/M 2011
Portage and Main Follow Me My Love Portage and Main P/M 2011
Portage and Main I’d Never Climbed A Mountain Portage and Main P/M 2011
Portage and Main Carolina Portage and Main P/M 2011
The Outcome of Weather Leathan Milne The Landing The Outcome of Weather M 2011
Miami Device Miami Device Illogico Miami Device M 2009
Miami Device Taurus Miami Device M 2009
Miami Device Monopoly Miami Device M 2009