Brighton & Hove

Giorgia May, live, Brunswick
Throughout February, the team at CMP have been hard at work recording, mixing & mastering Giorgia May‘s latest EP. And the singer-songwriter, who’s currently studying at BIMM, has been dropping by regularly to check up on our sound engineers’ progress! Giorgia has in fact performed as a special guest at one of CMP […]

Soul/folk artist records ‘Trouble Sleeping’

George Rawlings
Hove’s top arts venue played host to the 12th CMP Artists Showcase last night, during which the pub’s eager audience were treated to a great selection of live acoustic music – courtesy of CMP Artists Iafra, Harry Court (with brother James), and George Rawlings. Things got going bang on 8pm, […]

CMP Artists’ November 6th Showcase @ the Brunswick!

George Rawlings
After an intimate gig at the Six Bells on Tuesday night, the CMP crew moved things over to Hove for last night’s (11th!) CMP Artists Showcase. Camped out in the Brunswick’s bespoke Venue room (where gigs and Open Mic Nights regularly take place), the audience were treated to a great […]

CMP Artists’ October 9th Showcase @ the Brunswick!

Ken, Iafra, Showcase
The CMP Artists’ 8th Showcase, which took place last night at the Brunswick, managed to be both a lively yet intimate affair. Occupying The Venue (the side-room adjoining the Brunswick’s main bar room), the audience looked on as two of CMP’s finest acts took to the stage: Harry & James […]

CMP Artists’ September 4th Showcase @ the Brunswick!

Lachlan completing session
  Brighton University graduate Lachlan Campbell had a solo recording session at CMP today, during which he laid down guitar tracks for seven different songs – all of which will be going on his latest yet-to-be-named EP! But that wasn’t the only reason for his visit to the studio: Lachlan was […]

Lachlan celebrates his 1st with a CMP recording session!

CMP Artists’ 6th Showcase was a smooth operation, with an unmistakably jazzy tinge! Seated comfortably in Hove’s top arts venue The Venue (the side-room adjoining the Brunswick’s main bar room), the audience looked on as Tom (CMP’s founder) proudly presented the young record label’s two new Artists: Iafra and George Rawlings. And CMP’s […]

CMP Artists’ August Showcase @ the Brunswick!

George Rawlings
The 4th CMP Artists Showcase (the 2nd one to be held at the Brunswick) went brilliantly last night, giving CMP Artist George Rawlings another reason to celebrate today (Happy 18th Birthday George!). The venue of choice was “The Venue” – the Brunswick’s spacious function room, which also happens to be […]

Round 2 for CMP Artists @ The Brunswick!

John Vincent’s performances at the two Race For Life Brighton concerts went down a storm last weekend! His first performance took place around 1pm on Saturday, just before the charity race kicked into action! During his performance at Saturday’s concert, which was hosted by Lynsey Bartlett (of Heart Breakfast fame), […]

John Vincent wows crowd at Brighton’s Race For Life concert!

Phil pointing!
CMP’s Artists pulled it out of the bag once more for their third Showcase, which went swimmingly last night! The venue of choice was the cosy gig room at the Six Bells pub (which is situated at the front of Chiddingly’s finest free house). On this occasion, CMP were proud […]

CMP Artists @ The Six Bells

Our brand new label’s Showcase sessions continue to roll on, as we venture out to the Six Bells pub in Chiddingly this evening for our third event! The pub – a firm favourite of bikers, musos and foodies alike – attracts punters from far and wide, having been around for […]

The 3rd CMP Artists’ Showcase takes place @ The Six ...

Matt Cooper
CMP Artists’ first ever Brighton & Hove Showcase went brilliantly last night! This time, we had not three but four talented solo artists at the CMP helm! Each artist had up to half an hour to perform their set (including a little breather between each artist’s time on the stage!). The evening’s action kicked off […]

CMP Artists @ Brunswick a resounding success!

CMP Artists’ first ever Brighton & Hove Showcase is taking place this evening! We can now confirm that Harry Court, our Special Guest No. 2 (see our previous news item!), will definitely be taking to the stage alongside our other eager performers: George, Iafra and Matt. You can gather more info […]

CMP’s Showcase is at 8pm tonight @ top arts venue ...

Harry at recent CMP recording sesh!
UPDATE: We can now reveal that talented guitarist and singer songwriter Harry Court (who, as we might have mentioned before, was a recent winner at the Eastbourne Music Festival) is keen to take to the stage – along with CMP’s very own Artists – tomorrow night! Our Artists (George Rawlings and Iafra, along with […]

Harry Court to appear as Special Guest at CMP’s Brunswick ...

Artists Logo Our fledgling record label CMP Artists is now fully up and running with two talented Artists on its books! And we’re auditioning all the time to sign up yet more artists! Last month (26th April), we had our very first CMP Artists Monthly Showcase, which took place at the […]

CMP Artists record label officially launched and raring to go!!

One of CMP’s directors Mr Phil Davies has been organising a Spring Ball in aid of Sussex Cancer Fund. The event is being held at Sussex County Cricket Ground, Hove. Among the list of fantastic auction items is a ‘Recording Studio Experience’ donated by us here at the studio, all […]

Studio Experience up for auction

Update on Open Mic Night Competition Winner George Rawlings: the One Take Demo he recorded at CMP (entitled ‘Wake Me Up’) is now available on his SoundCloud page! The acoustic solo artist won our Competition at The Hope Pub’s Open Mic Night, hosted by local musician Darius Behdad. You can […]

Head to SoundCloud for ‘Wake Me Up’!

Ambrose Harcourt at CMP Studios
The legend of the airwaves that is Ambrose Harcourt stopped by at CMP yesterday to meet the team and have a chat about the current music industry! Ambrose can be listened to on Brighton’s Juice 107.2 (from 10pm every Monday – Thursday) on his show ‘The Love Inn with Ambrose […]

Veteran Radio DJ Ambrose Harcourt pops in for a chat!

CMP Studios’ Open Mic Night Competition is still chugging along nicely! On Thursday 13th December, Competition Winner George Rawlings visited the studio to record his One Take Demo entitled ‘Wake Me Up’ (free, courtesy of him winning our competition)! George, aged 17, was actually born in Brighton but moved to […]

George Rawlings records ‘Wake Me Up’

And CMP Studios’ Open Mic Night Competition continues! Competition Winner Zoë Hazel Hedderwick came to the studio today to record her free One Take Demo, entitled ‘Green Eyes’. Zoë, aged 20, has been living in Brighton for the past year and is enrolled on a 4 year Songwriting course at […]

Zoë Hazel’s ‘Green Eyes’

The CMP Studios’ Open Mic Night Competition is well underway! Last Saturday, Competition Winner Jezz Brown made his first trip out to the studio, to record his One Take Demo (entitled ‘To My Surprise’). The singer-songwriter has been writing lyrics and composing music with committed zeal for the past 23 […]

‘To My Surprise’ NHS Administrator turns Singer-Songwriter at night

Jezz Brown’s One Take Demo ‘To My Surprise’ has now been fully Mixed & Mastered! It’s been burned onto a number of CDs, ready to be fully utilised by the printing press! We wish Jezz every success with his excellent One Take Demo, which he’s hoping to place in an indiscreet […]

‘To My Surprise’ now Mixed & Mastered!

Andy Cooper’s One Take Demo ‘End Beginning’ has now been fully Mixed & Mastered! It’s been burned onto a number of CDs, ready to be fully utilised by the printing press! We wish Andy every success with his excellent One Take Demo!

‘End Beginning’ fully Mixed & Mastered!

The CMP Studios’ Open Mic Night Competition is now in full swing! With the October 1st deadline now passed, the studio has begun booking in all of its Open Mic Winners. So far, it’s had Winner Andy Cooper in to record his One Take Demo (entitled ‘End Beginning’). With Andy’s […]

‘End Beginning’ in sight!

The staff at CMP Studios have had the privilege of playing audience to a diverse bunch of acts representing a huge selection of genres – including everything from folk, blues, soul, jazz and funk (and even an eerily beautiful instrumental played on a saw – not something most people get […]

The Renaissance of the Open Mic Night Singer-Songwriter