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ALUMNI 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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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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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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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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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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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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Masterclass

Former students talk touring with Charli XCX

Former BIMM students, Vicky Warwick (bass) and Deborah Knox-Hewson (drums), have been making a name for themselves in the music...

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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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Release Day for BIMM Brighton Album 2016!

The 2016 BIMM Brighton Album is live! Our newest release is available to download right now, and for the first...

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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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Revision-spiration

Good luck in your Exams!

Exam season is pretty much on us, and students all around the UK are about to undertake their GCSE and...

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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

Sam Kelly talks coveted BBC Folk Award win

Here at BIMM, there’s nothing we enjoy more than hearing about the amazing achievements of our former students. So it’s...

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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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Festival News

BIMM returns to 2000Trees Festival

For the third year running, BIMM artists will head to the magical Cotswold Hills for the 3-day musical adventure that...

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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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Alumni Success

Tom Odell Announces New Album and Tour

He’s won the BRITs Critics’ Choice Award, and an Ivor Novello for songwriting, and now BIMM alumnus Tom Odell is gearing up...

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Tutor News

Playing Bass for Turin Brakes

In January 2016 Turin Brakes released their seventh studio album, entitled Lost Property. Their latest single Keep Me Around is the most...

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Nothing But Thieves’ singer Conor Mason stopped by BIMM Brighton for a Masterclass. Conor talked about his early inspirations, staying...

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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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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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