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!

Ex Student Wins BAFTA

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.

His most recent projects include the BAFTA nominated feature documentary A Syrian Love Story (2015) by Sean McAllister for BBC1 Storyville, which won the grand jury prize at Sheffield Docfest and was nominated for best documentary at the European film awards. In addition he scored two BAFTA nominated animations; Edmond(2015) (winner of the BIFA prize for best British short film and the short film Jury prize for animation at Sundance), and BIFA nominatedManOmaN (2015), which was also selected for the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.
Previous work includes BIFA nominated Balcony (2015), winner of Flickerfest and selected for the Berlin film festival, Group B (2015) which was a finalist in the selection for a Student Academy Award and Slap (2014) which went on to be nominated for a BAFTA and won best short film at the Edinburgh film festival.
Terence employs a unique cinematic use of electronic, acoustic and orchestral styles, often blurring the lines between sound design and music, showing versatility, bold originality and careful consideration to narrative. He has also scored commercials for clients including Jaguar, Pepsi and Sony, commercially released two albums as artist Man Made Noise and was also a contributor for a compilation of Phillip Larkin’s Poetry set to music.