Disraeli and the Small Gods playing at the Great Escape

A student’s experience working for The Great Escape Festival

So volunteering as an Assistant Tech at The Great Escape Festival in Brighton was a blast. It was an awesome experience and gave me a chance to both meet plenty of people in the industry, as well as giving me invaluable insight into the world of live sound. The Spiegeltent (the venue I was based […]

Prince Fatty

Weekly Industry Visits to the Music Department

Each year we organise visits by several music business professionals. Set up as an open question and answer session chaired by a lecturer, we try and uncover as many details about their profession as possible in an hour. We’ve had visits from A & R people to lawyers, publishers to live event promoters, and of […]

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Ex-Northbrook Student Kideko featured on Ministry of Sound site

Ryan Hurley aka Kideko, an ex-Northbrook student on the Music Technology and Music Production courses, has recently released “The Jam” on TMT Records – with support from Radio 1 DJs Danny Howard and Pete Tong, 1Xtra’s Mistajam, Ron Weasley, Oliver Heldens and a huge feature on the Ministry of Sound website: “We’re very excited to […]

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Ex-Northbrook Student Guy Andrews Releases New 12″ on Pennyroyal Recordings

Guy Andrews an ex-Northbrook student on the Music Technology course has just announced a new release on Pennyroyal recordings. This release follows on from a string of releases on influential electronic labels such as Hotflush and Hemlock recordings. He has been building a cult following with his remixes for high profile artists such as Ghostpoet […]

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Ex-Northbrook Student Remi Miles featured in the Guardian

Remi Miles, an ex-Northbrook music technology and performance student, is featured in The Guardian’s new music section. “You could also imagine him, somewhere down the line, producing something as swoonworthy as David McAlmont’s Unworthy, while the shiny electronics have the feel of Felix Da Housecat circa Everybody’s Someone in LA. He’s more quixotic and idiosyncratic […]

Object Object & John Parish in the Studio

Northbrook Students Object Object record with John Parish at The Roundhouse

Object Object (students from the Foundation Degree in Music Performance) have been recording with legendary producer John Parish at the Roundhouse, London. John Parish has produced many of PJ Harvey’s albums including Mercury Prize winning ‘Let England Shake’, as well as producing or performing on records by Goldfrapp, Eels, Sparklehorse, and Perfume Genius.

Beautiful Vinyl

New vinyl-only college record label

In an exciting time for Northbrook music and creative media students, a new record label has been formed by the music department in order to develop the industry knowledge and experience of their students. The new label, Beautiful Vinyl, is kicking off with a bold new project for students organised by Music Curriculum Leader, Mick […]