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Some of the people involved with The Mill

Gus & Sheila Dudgeon

Gus & Sheila Dudgeon

So much has been written about Gus that I'm only including a brief outline here and suggest you follow the links below to find out more.

Gus bought The Mill in 1974 with the purpose of building his own studio, expressly for remixing Elton John's back catalogue in the Quadrophonic format. Gus had already worked in many of the top studios around the world and had formed his own ideas of what he wanted to achieve with The Mill.

Wikipedia - Gus Dudgeon

Phil Dunne

Phil Dunne

Phil Dunne started his career as a tape-op at Advision Studios in London. He was the engineer for many of the classic Elton John albums, and was expert at getting superb sounds from large sessions. Follow the link below for more on Phil's career.

Phil's pages

Sue Cooke

Sue Cooke

Sue Cooke started work at Dick James Music, and later moved to Rocket Records. Working as Gus's personal assistant, Sue was also studio manager at The Mill.


Stuart Epps

Stuart Epps

Stuart worked at DJM in the early days with Elton John, and moved to The Mill as assistant engineer, taking over as engineer when Phil Dunne left and then producer when Gus left. Stuart is now a successful producer.

Stuart Epps website

Rod Duggan

Rod Duggan

Rod was the technical engineer and had previously worked at Neve, BBC, The Manor, Scenic Sounds Equipment, The Roundhouse Studios.