Nuvu Music and Sound is a fully digital multi-track recording facility based in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada. The studio features a selection of quality microphones, pre-amplifiers, outboard processors, converters and monitors, plus an extensive collection of plug-ins and audio software. Nuvu Music has remote recording equipment suitable for recording bands, concerts and meetings on location, plus location sound recording equipment for film shoots. Guitars, basses and other stringed instruments available for recording musicians visiting the studio.

Nuvu Music control room

Nuvu Music has 2 studio locations! Nuvu Music in Iqaluit NU, and Leopard Frog Studio located north of Kingston Ontario. Leopard Frog Studio is available for advanced bookings between May and October.

 Nuvu Music and Sound is owned and operated by Chris Coleman in Iqaluit, Nunavut. Chris is a multi-instrumentalist,  recording engineer and music producer. He has been working in the music industry for 25 years, and has recorded and performed with many prominent Nunavut and Northern artists, such as Simeonie Keenainak, Agaaqtoq, Aaju Peter, Leena Evic, The Jerry Cans, Saali Keelan and Pat Braden. Starting in 1991, together with singer-songwriter Ellen Hamilton, he produced 6 albums of critically-acclaimed original music, originally with the Iqaluit-based band Night Sun, which toured the North, throughout Canada and the US. He is in demand as a music producer, composer for film and video projects, and as a recording and live sound engineer. Chris has a Masters in Music from Northwestern University in Chicago, where he studied the clarinet.

Bed track recording with Agaaqtoq


Kajutaijuq (The Spirit that Comes), Qimmiit, Tunniit, Nunavut Quest, Uvanga, Tony – Back from the Brink, Tobacco Has no Place Here campaign


Ellen Hamilton, Night Sun, Saali Keelan, The Jerry Cans, The Trade Offs, Agaaqtoq, Kelly Fraser, Simeonie Keenainak, Errol Fletcher, Alianait Live CD, Nunavut Birthday Song CD, St. Peter's Catholic Church in Kugaaruk, Kugaaruk Gospel Band, Aaju Peter, Leena Evic, 10th Anniversary Nunavut Song Competition winners.  John McLurg, Gary Rasberry, Jeff Bien, Kyle Dyne, Kyra and Tully, Cantabile Choirs, Open Voices Choir

Other Clients:

Alianait Arts Festival, Iqaluit; Toonik Tyme Festival, Iqaluit; Atiigo Media, Iqaluit; Ayaaya Communications, Iqaluit; Nunavut Dept. of Culture and Heritage; Rockin' Walrus Festival, Igloolik; CBC north; APTN; Tulugak – pan-Inuit Theatre production; Piksuk Media, Clyde River; Uvanga productions, Montreal; Picture This Productions, Montreal; Nunavut Department of Education; Joamie School, Iqaluit; Inuksuk High School, Iqaluit

Chris with Simeonie Keenainak