Connected to Brighton

Study with music's next generation in Brighton

Music is everywhere you turn at BIMM Brighton – from the classroom to the common room, and even off-campus too. From playing local gigs to running stages at UK festivals, life at BIMM Brighton really is a musical journey.

You’ll have access to a whole host of incredible opportunities to take advantage of, all with likeminded fellow music lovers right by your side.

News and Events

BIMM UNVEIL LIMITED EDITION TONY IOMMI AMP

February saw Black Sabbath bid a final farewell at Birmingham’s Genting Arena, marking their near 50-year reign as one of...

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MASTERCLASS WITH CHIC DRUMMER RALPH ROLLE

When it comes to drummers, few are as decorated as the one and only, Ralph Rolle. From Erykah Badu to...

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MASTERCLASS: ICONIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEER ROGER MAYER

Grammy-nominated sound engineer, Roger Mayer has spent over 50 years mastering the tones and sounds of some of the world’s...

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BIMM AT 10TH LIVERPOOL SOUND CITY

We are pleased to announce that BIMM will be returning to Liverpool Sound City later this year to help celebrate...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Student Success

Music Journalism students making headlines

From radio interviews to meeting Duran Duran and grilling The Maccabees, the first term of BIMM Brighton’s new Music Journalism...

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Festival News

BIMM partnership with Great Escape blooms

Now in its eleventh year, The Great Escape has gone from strength-to-strength, and we at BIMM are all excited to...

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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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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

Olly Simmons' Success with The Qemists

Here at BIMM, we love updating you on the recent highlights in the careers of our alumni, and this time...

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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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Music Matters Q&A for International Women's Day

For International Women’s Day, BIMM Brighton hosted a Music Matters Q&A, discussing gender parity in music, and publicising the World...

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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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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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Masterclass

Modular Synth Masterclass with VCOADSR

VCOADSR (pronounced by saying the name of each individual letter listed) is the stage name of Phil Bilsby – an...

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Living in the city:

Brighton rocks

You’ve chosen to study in one of the world’s most exciting cities for music – so it’s only fair that we help you get the most out of Brighton. From the best places to see bands to where to buy your records and everything in between, here’s our guide to living in this creative city by the sea.

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Practicalities:

The lowdown

Living in Brighton isn’t all fun you know! You’ll also need accommodation, somewhere to buy your groceries, and to learn how to get around. Here are our top tips on the practical side of things, so you can hit the ground running as soon as you arrive.

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Life at BIMM:

Access a world of experiences

Embrace the unique side of life at BIMM Brighton. From Masterclasses and the BIMM album to end-of-term gigs and internships, you’re never far from a truly memorable musical experience.

Industry standard:

Facilities

At BIMM Brighton, our facilities are second to none. Our three main buildings spread across the city are all filled with high-tech equipment and software, and include teaching rooms, performance areas, recording studios, rehearsal spaces and Mac labs.

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EDUCATION PARTNERS

BIMM is privileged to work in partnership with a host of highly respected education providers. Our partners enable us to offer fully accredited courses which deliver internationally recognised academic qualifications to successful graduates.

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Industry partners:

We work alongside the best

We’re proud to be supported and endorsed by some of the world’s most prestigious music brands, meaning you’ll get direct access to unique industry opportunities and top-of-the-range kit.

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We know you want to make it in music, so we offer careers advice to help you make it happen.

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