We’ve had a diverse range of people pass through our doors this year, and we’ve enjoyed getting to meet them all! So to make a change from our usual round of Renovation Updates, we thought we’d do a review of CMP’s 2015 highlights – showcasing some of our most memorable customers! In […]

CMP’s Highlights of 2015 (So Far!)

recent developments, CMP Studios, recording studio, Eastbourne, Sussex
A letter from the CMP team: Dear customers, We regret to inform you that, due to the catastrophic floods that occurred on Thursday 13th August, we have had to temporarily close down our premises. So for the next couple of months we’ll be carrying out essential repairs to all of our facilities – and will also be giving the studio a […]

Recent developments at CMP Studios

Sussex-based charity singer John Vincent has been busy down at CMP once again, laying down the lead vocals for a brand new track. This time, however, the song in question (‘Plane, Train, Motorway’) is in fact one of Web Foundation’s new tracks (‘Web Foundation’ being a music duo comprising John’s […]

Web Foundation in action!

Simon Webster, Haleshla, Moroccan duo, recording studio, Eastbourne, Sussex, CMP Studios
We’ve been enjoying the company of one half of duo Haleshla for this past week or so, as musician Simon Webster got to grips with recording ‘Ordinary Lives’. The multi-percussionist, music teacher, music therapist and journalist popped over from his home in the Moroccan city of Meknes to lay down his […]

Living ‘Ordinary Lives’

The Beagles, Beagles logo, rock band, covers band, The Beatles, The Eagles, tribute bands, Eastbourne, Sussex, recording studios, CMP Studios
Local band the Beagles (or B’eagles, their name being an amalgamation of the two classic groups the Beatles and the Eagles) have come to us once more for another round of recording! This time they recorded 11 tracks for a brand new promotional album, which they will then be selling at upcoming gigs. In […]

The Beagles are back!

CMP Studios presents: Joel White & The Diamond Experience with Guests, Joel White, Master Kush's Circus, Sarah Jayne, Smythe Smythe Smythe, Under Ground Theatre, recording studio, CMP Studios, Eastbourne, Sussex
Next Saturday (18th July), we’re putting on another gig at Eastbourne’s Under Ground Theatre – and this time bluesy folk star Joel White is headlining! Supporting him are three top quality acts: Master Kush’s Circus, Sarah Jayne (who’s also the backing vocalist/pianist in Owen Donovan & The Mocking Birds), and Smythe, […]

See Joel White for a “Diamond” Experience!

The Uckfield Singers Community Choir, Uckfield, Sussex, Eastbourne, recording studio, choirs, choral performance, mobile recordings
On Monday evening, senior sound engineer/producer Tom and assistant sound engineer James made their way to the Belmont Centre in Uckfield for a mobile recording session – this time involving a 92-member choir! Formed in 2007, the Uckfield Singers Community Choir (to give them their full title) are a not-for-profit […]

Uckfield Singers lift the roof off!

baby python, snakes, recording studio, recording, rap, hip hop, rapper, Eastbourne, Sussex, CMP Studios
Jake and his crew have been making their way down to CMP quite a bit these past couple of weeks, for a couple of spur-of-the-moment recording sessions!   The hip hop artist and his talented fellow rappers wanted to lay down a selection of original tracks pretty sharpish. Their songs, […]

Dropping some beats with Jake

Terry Steele, electric guitar, DVD, music video, original music, recording studio, CMP Studios, Eastbourne, Sussex
Eastbourne resident and electric guitarist Terry Steele filmed two music videos at CMP a couple of weeks ago. The local musician (aka White Fang) wished to be filmed performing two original tracks of his: 1. Prometheus 2. Back Alley Swinger Both tracks feature a double dose of edgy guitar and a healthy helping of […]

Terry ‘White Fang’ Steele

James Benson, John Vincent, Little Punnetts Pre School, filming, music videos, CMP Studios, Eastbourne, Sussex
Sussex-based singer John Vincent is at it again, releasing another top quality single for charity! This time, the easy listening singer-songwriter teamed up with Little Punnetts Pre School (which his granddaughter Lois currently attends) to record a rendition of Danny Kaye’s version of ‘The Ugly Duckling’ – in addition to […]

There once was an ugly duckling….

We may have just passed the summer solstice, but that didn’t deter the Vee 8s from recording a couple of special Yuletide songs more appropriate for that other solstice of the year! The Sussex-based rock ‘n’ roll band popped over to CMP recently for a two-day block recording session, during which they laid […]

‘Ring Your Christmas Bells’ with the Vee 8s!

Loose Ends Untied, Hastings covers bands, recording, CMP Studios, Eastbourne, Sussex
Sussex-based band Loose Ends Untied popped into the studio last week, to record an album’s worth of fantastic covers! The four-piece band comprises: Phil White (lead vocals, guitar, ukulele, and mandolin), Frank Jasper (lead guitar, ukulele, and mandolin), Phil Warren (bass/bass ukulele, and backing vocals), and Mark Meakings (percussion, ukulele, […]

Tying up some ‘Loose Ends’

Korg, keyboard, Didac, EFL students, Swiss EFL students, Swiss students, recording, recording studios, CMP Studios, Eastbourne, Sussex, Switzerland
This week, CMP opened its doors once again to the eager EFL students from Didac Eastbourne! Following on from last year’s batch of dedicated Didac-ians, this year’s students felt right at home at the studio, as they got down to the business of recording four great songs: Say Something Royals – Lorde […]

Return of the Didac-ians

Jess Bown, singer, Mark Caira, guitar teacher, recording, CMP Studios, Eastbourne, Sussex
Local guitarist & music teacher Mark Caira brought another one of his talented tutees to the studio last week, to record four distinctive tracks! Jess Bown, a year 10 Eastbourne Academy student, is a prodigious pupil of Mark’s – who sings, plays the guitar and is also a dab hand on the […]

Jess Bown is on the ‘Up’!

Harriet Sutton, Flexible Gift Voucher, CMP, CMP Studios, recording studio, Eastbourne, Kent, Sussex
Harriet Sutton enjoyed her second trip to CMP Studios recently, following on from that birthday session she had last summer! This time, the year 9 St. Simon Stock Catholic School student wished to record three tracks over two hours (whereas in her previous recording session she recorded one song over the course of […]

Harriet’s Flexi-voucher

Pevensey Ukulele Group, Smugglers Inn, CMP Studios, recording studio, Eastbourne, Sussex
On Saturday night, we welcomed PUG (Pevensey Ukulele Group) to our spacious Live Room! The enthusiastic ukulelists had a two-hour session at the studio, during which they recorded 15 great covers (including some classic Beatles and Johnny Cash numbers)! Throughout their CD, you can literally hear the sheer fun they’re having […]

PUG-ing out in the Live Room!

Rock Out With The Locals, rock bands, gig, CMP Studios, Under Ground Theatre, Eastbourne, Sussex
In addition to CD booklet design, CMP’s talented crew are also dab hands at ticket and poster design. Which has certainly come in handy, given we have an upcoming gig to promote this month! The studio is putting on an evening of the finest local rock music (featuring three quality bands who […]

Time to ‘Rock Out With The Locals’!

Alex Davies, Marketing & Communications Manager, CMP Studios, recording studio, Eastbourne, Sussex
Local charity singer John Vincent has had two very interesting recording sessions at CMP recently: First off, he popped in on a recent Sunday to record the “It’s Alright” song by The Traveling Wilburys (officially entitled ‘End of the Line’). Joining him in our spacious Live Room were his son Chris […]

Whistler John teams up with CMP’s Alex & Tom!

The studio will be rolling out its educational programmes to all schools and colleges in the local area. Over the years, we’ve said ‘Hello!’ to more than our fair share of school and college groups, who’ve made their way to us for a whole host of reasons. Language school Didac brought […]

School visits @ CMP

Harun Miah, Liberal Democrats, South Asian music, CMP Studios, recording studio, Eastbourne, Sussex
On Monday, Langney ward councillor Md. Harun Miah has his first recording session – ever! During an all-day block recording session that lasted eight hours, he performed a series of traditional Indian songs. Throughout the session, Harun played the harmonium and was joined by his friend (who played the tabla), and by […]

Harun Miah’s 4th 20th 1st!

Simon Webster, Haleshla, Morocco, recording studio, CMP Studios, Eastbourne, Sussex
CMP Studios has had the pleasure of welcoming back Simon Webster (one half of Moroccan-duo Haleshla) to our tucked-away premises this afternoon! The multi-percussionist, music teacher, music therapist and journalist is currently back in the UK for a flying visit – and thought he’d pop into the studio for another […]

Round 2 for Haleshla’s Simon Webster!

Leah Hallinon, flute, Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival, CMP prizes, CMP Studios, Eastbourne, East Sussex
  One of this year’s Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival winners had a fantastic (free) recording session at CMP today, which she’d been awarded as part of her Festival prize. Moira House Girls School student Leah Hallinon has been playing the flute for the past two years, and has already taken […]

Flute-playing Festival winner wows studio!

Whokilledthegoat?, metal, band, recording, CMP Studios, Eastbourne, East Sussex
An experimental hardcore metal band named Whokilledthegoat? recorded their debut single ‘Tether’ at CMP Studios recently! And the Sussex four-piece band had such fun recording it that they intend to put in some more recording hours at the studio over the coming months – next up on their agenda is to record an EP. […]

Whokilledthegoat? record debut single

REAL Learning Week, Causeway School, CMP Studios, recording studio, Eastbourne, Sussex
CMP’s senior sound engineer & producer Tom and head sound engineer Glen were both busy on Tuesday this week, giving a guided Talk ‘n’ Tour session to four different groups of Causeway School students. The Talk ‘n’ Tour session was in fact the second time our studio has played host to Causeway’s […]

Causeway visit CMP for 2nd year in a row!