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Expand your global network by studying at BIMM

Here at BIMM, we’re thrilled to be able to announce that from October 2017 onwards, BIMM students will potentially be...

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Student Success

JO HARMAN PLAYLISTED ON BBC R2

BIMM Brighton alumna turned soul sensation; Jo Harman has made it onto BBC Radio 2’s coveted playlist with her spectacular...

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PERFORMANCE MASTERCLASS WITH ETERNAL’S KÉLLÉ BRYAN

R&B songstress, Kéllé Bryan made her name as a member of chart-topping 90s girl group Eternal, with whom she claimed...

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TRACK OF THE WEEK

LUCASV FEAT. TEQUISHA - LIGHTS

From blowing up on hype machine to being our Track of the Week, ‘Lights’ from producer LUCASV (featuring Tequisha) is...

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Announcing the Andrea Marongiu Drumming Bursary

Andrea Marongiu was one of the most talented multi-disciplinary drummers at work in modern music. An incredibly versatile musician, he...

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6PM SUNDAY 15TH JANUARY

JANUARY UCAS DEADLINE: 6PM SUNDAY 15TH JANUARY

The deadline for UCAS applications for degree courses starting in September 2017 is 6pm Sunday 15th January 2017. If you’re planning...

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TRACK OF THE WEEK

ORCHARDS - HONEY

Track of the Week comes from BIMM Brighton band, Orchards. We caught up with front woman Lucy Evers, to find...

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NEW FOR 2017

BIMM TO OPEN NEW COLLEGE IN BIRMINGHAM

In October 2017 a brand new, state-of-the-art college will open in Digbeth - the creative hub of the Midlands.

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NEW COURSES

BIMM BRIGHTON PARTNERS WITH BACA FOR FE COURSES

BIMM Brighton is pleased to announce its new education partnership with The Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA), to launch a...

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DIY MAGAZINE & BIMM CELEBRATE CLASS OF 2017

The music industry’s tastemakers and talent spotters have already begun making their predictions for the artists to watch out for...

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RADIO 1 AND NME BACK FICKLE FRIENDS

  We’ve long tipped BIMM Brighton alumni, Fickle Friends for great things and it seems we’re not the only ones...

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Alumnus

ALUMNUS MARK NEWNHAM IN KINKS MUSICAL

The Kinks are widely regarded as one of the most influential British rock bands of all time. The group dominated...

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BIMM ACADEMY OFF TO A FLYING START

The BIMM Academy got off to a flying start this year, with a new set of budding musicians working alongside...

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JOHN PRING CREATES THE BEATLES STORY IN BEAUTIFUL INFOGRAPHICS

Former BIMM student John Pring has taken his Beatles obsession to new heights after publishing a spectacular book of colourful...

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HAYLEY MCKAY PREMIERES DEBUT SINGLE ‘UNSPOKEN’

Former BIMM Brighton student, Hayley Mckay is heading into 2017 with her sights set on musical success, after releasing her...

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NATASHA JOINS WOMEN IN MUSIC ROLL OF HONOUR

One of BIMM Brighton’s earliest success stories, Natasha Bent has been officially inducted in this year’s Music Week Women In...

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Masterclass

THE ART OF NETWORKING WITH MARSHA SHANDUR

Radio presenter, DJ, music manager, voice-over artist, music supervisor and networking coach Marsha Shandur came to BIMM recently to talk...

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TRACK OF THE WEEK

THE ISLE OF CC - LOSING

This weeks track comes from Brighton-based Neo-Soul outfit, The Isle of CC. We caught up with Serena to discover the...

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TOM ODELL RETURNS TO BIMM BRIGHTON

As BIMM success stories go, Tom Odell is up there with the best of them. Since leaving BIMM Brighton in...

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TRACK OF THE WEEK

MEGAN LARA MAE - FATHER FATHER

This weeks track comes from ambient, soul songstress Megan Lara Mae. We caught up with Megan to find out all...

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MARTIN ROSSITER IS BIMM BRIGHTON’S NEW HEAD OF SONGWRITING

There are so many reasons why we’re thrilled to have Martin Rossiter joining BIMM Brighton as our new Head of...

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TRACK OF THE WEEK

MILES GOODALL - MAKE IT ALRIGHT

Singer-Songwriter, Miles Goodall goes bravely personal for this weeks track. Back in sunny Brighton, after playing in Sweden and a...

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DANI WILDE SOUNDTRACKED ON HIT NBC DRAMA

If you’ve been keeping an eye on NBC’s award-winning drama series ‘Aquarius’, you may have heard a familiar voice on part...

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RELOAD SESSION PODCAST WITH GEORGIA TRAIN

Releasing your music can be quite a daunting task, so we at BIMM have connected up with an organisation called...

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TRACK OF THE WEEK

WILD FRONT : RICO

Ambient, harmonic beauties Wild Front have released a cracking new single! If you had attended any of BIMM’s associated festivals...

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TRACK OF THE WEEK

PENELOPE ISLES : TRIANGLE FACE MAN

These guys have had a very busy Summer. Playing Festivals all around the country and talking their spacey, ambient tunes...

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TRACK OF THE WEEK

SAM ARCHER: RIVER

Sam Archer is unlike anyone we’ve had on Track of the Week before. This is not a studio recorded Track.This...

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HARRIETTE MULLEN TOURING WITH STARS OF STRICTLY

Last week saw the return of everyone’s favourite celebrity ballroom dancing contest, Strictly Come Dancing. The 2016 series has crash-landed...

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TRACK OF THE WEEK

ATLAS WYND: I'VE HAD ENOUGH

After their success at Liverpool Sound City, BIMM Brighton’s Atlas Wynd are going from strength to strength. Here they speak...

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FROM BRIGHTON TO NASHVILLE, INTRODUCING JOSH O'KEEFE

Nashville, Tennessee is known as the birthplace of country music and home to the world-famous RCA Studios, where the likes...

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BIMM'S ATLAS WYND TO PLAY HUGE KOREA SHOW

Earlier this year, BIMM returned to the Liverpool Sound City festival for the third year. The two-day event was a...

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BIMM AT THE FESTIVALS: 2016 ROUND UP

Life at BIMM doesn’t just revolve around the classroom; we’ve also been getting out and about at some of the...

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Top 10 reasons to study at BIMM

If it’s a career in music you’re after, then why not come along to one of our Open Days or...

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Alumni Success

BIMM STUDENT TURNED ENTREPRENEUR JACK SMITH

Find out how BIMM student Jack Smith turned his hobby repairing pedals into a fully fledged business.

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Festival News

BIMM acts announced for Together The People 2016

Summer is here and the festival season is well and truly underway, bringing with it four months of brilliant live...

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Alumni Success

From Sun Studios Memphis to the Humber Street Sesh

BIMM Brighton alumna, Emma King’s blossoming career has taken her from the UK to Europe to The States and back, gaining...

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Graduate Survey

Class of 2015

At BIMM, we’re always keen to know what our graduates have been up to since leaving us – not only...

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Head of Drums

Featured Tutor: Pat Garvey

Here at BIMM, we always like to shout about the amazing achievements of our highly talented tutors, and this time...

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Festival News

BIMM at Glastonbury Festival 2016

Glastonbury Festival is just weeks away, and we cannot wait! All eyes will be on Worthy Farm for this year’s...

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Tutor News

BIMM Tutor and Tindersticks Bassist Dan McKinna

Dan McKinna is an active figure within the music industry. He balances life as a bass tutor at our Brighton college...

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Festival News

Arnie's Stage at Y Not Festival 2016

On the back of last year’s success at the Y Not Festival in The Peak District, BIMM is immensely proud...

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Festival News

BIMM curates Truck Festival's Barn Stage

BIMM is excited to announce its new partnership with the brilliant Truck Festival this Summer. BIMM will be running the...

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Alumni Success

James Bay nominated for Ivor Novello award

The nominations keep on coming for BIMM Brighton alumni James Bay. His hit song, ‘Hold Back The River‘, is in...

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Masterclass

Island Records Glenn Cooper talks to Journalism students

BIMM Brighton’s Music Journalism students were treated to a Masterclass on Marketing and Promotion thanks to Senior Marketing Director Glenn...

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See for yourself what life at BIMM Brighton is really like. We’ve got footage of Chuck D’s inspirational Masterclass, a visit from Queen legend Brian May, BIMM Brighton alumnus James Bay speaking to Acoustic magazine, and the homecoming visit of original BIMM Brighton success story, The Kooks.

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Sound Foundations

Spanning three separate buildings across the city, BIMM Brighton is home to a stunning array of music facilities. There’s BIMM East, located in legendary Rock Place since 2001, plus BIMM West (added in 2005) and BIMM House (2009) – all boasting great teaching rooms, state-of-the-art studios and live-performance spaces that put your talent centre stage.

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BIMM TUTORS

From launching the career of Oasis and scoring nine Top 40 singles with the band Sleeper, to winning a Mercury Music Prize as part of Gomez and knocking Take That off the top spot, our BIMM Brighton tutors have done it all. One even has the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, as her real life godfather! Imagine what you could achieve with direct access to their knowledge, guidance, experience and enviable industry connections!

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Our students prove that talent and hard work are an impressive mix, with nearly 80% of our graduates making a living out of music alone. Take a look at our shining stars.

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