Ex Music at Northbrook Students George Kwali and Kideko follow in the footsteps of luminaries such as Adamski and DJ Fresh as the soundtrack for the new Lucozade Sport advert.
Their track ‘Crank It (Woah)’– feat. Nadia Rose & Sweetie Irie is out on Ministry of Sound records and has topped the Shazam charts as the most searched for track and is featured on ‘Annie Mac Presents 2016’ compilation.
The duo returned to Northbrook recently to give a masterclass in production and talk about their success and have been supported by Djs such as Mista Jam and Danny Howard, who they have played alongside in Ibizia .
As part of a recent series of industry visitors, indie music bloggers Bowlegsmusic.com came in to show our students how they film live sessions. Kurb, a band featuring current Northbrook students, and who where already fans of the blog stepped up to be filmed. Bowlegs’ Gavin Williams said “ It’s really interesting to film in such an amazing studio space, Northbrook have something really special here”. Check out the results!
Friday 15th April
3:30 for 4:00pm
We are very proud to announce the official opening of our new music studio complex at Northbrook College by Wolfgang Flür of seminal electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk.
Designed and built to professional acoustic standards by The Studio People, this stunning new 24 studio facility boasts the best of British analogue mixing desks with the latest in Digital Audio. This state of the art complex is one of the largest and best equipped educational resources in the UK.
Founded in 1997, Northbrook’s Music department, currently rated ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED, is highly regarded for its teaching and training with staff and alumni working across the music industry both locally and internationally. With up to 400 music students annually across all levels including degrees, recent successes include a BAFTA winner, ‘Track of the week’ by three separate artists on the Annie Mac Radio 1 show and a signing by Polydor records, amongst many other achievements by our current and ex-students.
High Tyde are going from strength-to-strength and have been steadily building up an army of followers during their constant UK tours. They release their next E.P. ‘Stay Safe’ today (Friday 8th April) and they’re featured on Clash Magazine’s site.
High Tyde’s members were on the Music Performance Diploma here at Northbrook College.
Kurb have been busy recording with legendary producer John Parish, who is known for his work with PJ Harvey, Tracey Chapman, Sparklehorse and Eels among others.
Kurb’s line-up features current and past students on the Music Performance course here at Northbrook.
Their debut single ‘Guilty’ is featured on IINAG blog and you can listen below.
Yet another Annie Mac #hottestrecordoftheweek goes to Northbrook Alumni, this time the brilliant Mary Leay!! Well done Mary!
Northbrook students High Tyde interviewed on Annie Mac last night – their track ‘Dark Love’ is tune of the week on her show!
Terence Dunn wrote the music to Edmond which won the BAFTA for Best British Animation Short 2016.
In 2014 Terence obtained a first class honours degree in Composition for Film and Media here at Northbrook . After securing a place at the National Film and Television School on the MA for composing for Film and TV, Terence was awarded the PRS foundation scholarship and the Alan Hawkshaw music scholarship.