MIXMAG UNCOVERS “AN UNLIKELY HOTBED OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC” and “local college Northbrook’s brilliantly forward-thinking music programme.”

We’re loving Mixmag’s article about Worthing as “an unlikely hotbed of electronic music”, and how it mentions “club-pop stars-of-tomorrow Kideko and Ambassadeurs, both products of local college Northbrook’s brilliantly forward-thinking music programme.”  Read the article here… if like many, you reached WH Smith too late to nab a physical edition of Dance Music’s most esteemed monthly read.

Mixmag talked with new student on the Music Production Diploma this September,  highly rated artist Mei, and with an Alumna of our Music Business Foundation Degree, Ruby Taylor of electronic band Yumi and The Weather, who is currently getting regular BBC Radio 6 play on her eponymous new album.

Northbrook MET’s DJs also get mentions: in particular when “the Samurai Nights crew take over, a roof-raising showcase appearance from DJ-production pairings Tengu and Workers.”, all of which are current or recent Northbrook MET students.

Thanks Mixmag for noticing that the seaside town of Worthing, the West End of “Greater Brighton and home to Northbrook MET is buzzing and humming with electronic music activity; we’ll mention you in return.

Northbrook MET tutors Fröst new single is getting spins on BBC R6 with Lauren Laverne

Music tutors at Northbrook MET are industry practitioners, making music and releasing it now, which is how they are able to advise and guide their students to work professionally and build their careers right now.

BA Degree Programme Leader Jo and Live Sound Tutor Steve’s side project Fröst has just had extensive radio support on BBC Radio 6 from Lauren Laverne for their new single ‘Record Still Spinning’. You can listen in until the 8th August at 1:27:00 here  in between Iggy Pop and Jill Scott.

Fröst will also be supporting 65daysofstatic this November for all UK dates of their Decomposition Theory Tour, but promise that as usual, all tuition and feedback to Northbrook MET students will be uninterrupted. It’s Rock’n’Roll and excellent teaching standards all wrapped up in one.  

Fickle Friends Achieve Top 10 Album

One of our ex-student’s bands has achieved a top 10 album. Fickle Friends’ You Are Someone Else hit the top 10 this weekend and helps to propel them forwards on their current pursuit of global domination! They recently played a sold-out show at the Concorde 2 and carry on the tour through the UK Europe and beyond…

Check out Fickle Friends latest video below;

 

Fickle Friends - You Are Someone Else Album Cover

 

Kideko used in new Lucozade Ad

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.

Cover from the Crank it woah! singleTheir 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 .

Kideko & George Kwali live session Radio 1

Kurb Live Session for Bowlegs Music

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!

Wolfgang Flür

Official Opening Ceremony with Kraftwerk’s Wolfgang Flür

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.