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At BIMM Bristol our 2015 graduating class were joined by very special guest, Huey Morgan of Fun Lovin’ Criminals. Huey,...

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Sam Brockington at Music Week's RADAR Showcase

The BIMM Breaking slot at RADAR is a coveted performance slot, reserved for the most promising up-and-coming artists at BIMM...

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Leeds Festival took place on the August Bank Holiday weekend with the sun shining on festival goers. The line-up was a...

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Student success

Luke Gardna Plays Arcadia

Arcadia are the construction/art/clubbing collective responsible for wildly inventive mechanical creations such as ‘The Spider’ and ‘The Bug’. These awesome...

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BIMM at Y Not Festival

As festival season roars along, BIMM students have been pinballing around the UK and beyond, soaking up the very best...

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Track of the week

Gardna - See The Vibe (ft. Tiffani Juno)

Second year Music Industry Management student Luke Gardna describes himself as a ‘Bristol lyricist on a Dubwise tip’. This is the title track...

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Sam Brockington Plays RADAR

Described by Sam Bonham of ‘BBC Introducing in the West’ as, ‘A fantastic vocal talent with standout lyrics and huge...

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Blonde - Feel Good (It's Alright) feat. Karen Harding

BIMM alumni Jacob Manson and Adam Englefield make up deep house duo Blonde. This is their bop of a new...

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Shannon Saunders On The Up And Up

She’s only just turned 21, but Shannon Saunders has been making her mark in music for several years already. At...

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When it comes to festivals it’s still The Big One – from the Kanye controversy on the main stage, to...

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2000 Trees Festival

As part of the growing BIMM Festivals programme, this year’s 2000trees Festival welcomed BIMM on board for the second year...

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Announcing the BIMM Sessions 

At BIMM colleges, our music students aren’t shy and the BIMM Sessions aim to capture them on video at their...

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BIMM sponsors ArcTanGent Festival

Math-rock, post-rock, noise-rock, alt-rock and everything in between is the order of a very loud weekend at the supercool ArcTanGent...

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Track of the week

Malika Roots - Awakening Call

This week’s Track Of The Week is Awakening Call by Malika Roots. It’s a special track this week as it...

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This year’s hotly anticipated 2015 BIMM Albums are here, showcasing the incredible talents of a very long list of fantastic...

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BIMM mark a second year at Liverpool Sound City

This year’s Liverpool Sound City relocated to a new home at the atmospheric Bramley Moore Dock and with some rare...

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Track of the week

Sam Brockington - Sea Anemone

With this track, BIMM Bristol Music Industry Management student Sam Brockington proves he’s a talented singer-songwriter. The blues-influenced Sea Anemone was recorded...

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The BIMM Album 2015 Brighton/Bristol

The hotly-anticipated BIMM album 2015 Brighton/Bristol has now been officially released. 15 original tracks make up the compilation that has a...

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Guns N' Roses guitarist Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal

Not just a guitarist with one of the biggest bands of all time, but a singer/songwriter and touring and recording...

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Scott Cohen is no Dum Dum

This month BIMM Bristol played host to a special Masterclass session with Scott Cohen, co-founder and vice-president of The Orchard,...

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Drummer Jordan Cook left BIMM Bristol and leapt straight into the fast lane of the music business as a member of psychedelic...

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Frank Turner Visits BIMM Bristol

Post hardcore come acoustic troubadour Frank Turner paid the students at BIMM Bristol an exclusive visit on 9th May to...

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Welcome to BIMM Berlin

The BIMM Institute has long been the UK and Ireland’s best-connected modern music college, and now we’ve branched out into...

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BIMM Bristol was buzzing all day long in anticipation of a money-can’t-buy masterclass from The Smiths’ Mike Joyce; a drummer who has...

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See for yourself what life at BIMM Bristol is really like. We’ve got footage of Frank Turner’s exclusive Masterclass, interviews with BIMM Bristolers doing work experience at ArcTanGent festival, performances from the Live and Lyrical end-of-term gig, plus students sharing why they love all things BIMM Bristol.

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Discover Berlin #lifeinmusic

Operating in a city which is cosmopolitan, hip, experimental, creative, historic and open-minded, our students love being part of the...

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Bristol enjoys a growing reputation as the country’s creative hub, and the BIMM Bristol campus at King Square more than plays its part. On the surface it’s a regular college – with teaching rooms, library and a thriving student room – but inside it reverberates to the sound of modern musical talent.

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From being named as Guitarist magazine’s ‘Acoustic Guitarist of the Year’ and being Robbie Williams’s personal manager, to writing six books on the bass guitar and drumming for Siouxsie Sioux, our BIMM Bristol tutors have done it all. 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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