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Harry Court, Under Ground Theatre, CMP Studios
Harry Court had a very successful gig at Eastbourne’s Under Ground Theatre last month! The gig, which took place on Tuesday 26th August, was in fact his first ever performance at the beneath-the-library venue. And given that this was a gig on Harry’s home turf, it wasn’t too surprising that […]

Harry Court & Freddie Calls @ Under Ground Theatre

Harry @ Airbourne
Despite the iffy (at times!) weather, this year’s Airbourne was arguably the best yet! In large part due to the Live Beach Stage – and in equally large part due to the fact that CMP Artists‘ Harry Court was seen playing on it! On Thursday afternoon, Harry was joined on stage by […]

Harry Court wows crowd @ Airbourne!

Harry Court , Someone To Be
Harry’s second single ‘Someone To Be’ is the perfect accompaniment to your summer! The upbeat funky pop tune is now available for purchase across all major platforms – including iTunes, Amazon and Google Play! So get ordering, but before you do that, give Harry the old thumbs up for the […]

Harry’s brand new single is OUT NOW!!

Yew Tree, audience, showcase
CMP Artists first showcase of 2014 got off to a buzzing start at our venue of choice: the dining room/conservatory at Chalvington’s Yew Tree Inn! The pub was absolutely rammed, and an eager crowd started to form in front of the set, as our first 2014 showcase swung into action! […]

CMP Artists get 2014 off to a great start!

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’

Harry Court, crooning
The 13th (lucky for some) CMP Artists Showcase took place last night, providing a high note for the young label to end its first year on! Seated comfortably in the Six Bell’s toasty gig room, the eager audience looked on as CMP Artist Harry Court and his brother James offered […]

CMP Artists’ final Showcase of the year gets warm reception!

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!

Ken & Iafra, positive vibez!
CMP Artists’ 7th Showcase was the smoothest yet, with both jazz and swing thrown into the mix! 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 to present […]

A Swingtastic Showcase for CMP Artists @ the Six Bells!

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
Last night’s 5th CMP Artists Showcase (the 2nd one to be held at the Six Bells) was simply fan-tastic, thanks to the buzzing crowd and all of the special artists involved! The venue of choice was, once again, the pub’s cosy (and fortunately air-conned) gig room. On this occasion, CMP […]

CMP Artists return to the Six Bells!

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!

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!!

CMP guitarist and singer Iafra
Iafra’s new single ‘All in a Day’ is nearing the final stage of production! Today we added in additional cello and piano parts, as well as the last of Iafra’s vocal harmonies. This means that his song is now in the Mixing and Mastering phase of production, and is due […]

Iafra’s new single due for release next week!

Iafra CMP Artist
Today, CMP Studios had the pleasure of international recording artist Iafra Famoriyo’s company. The singer-songwriter came to the studio to record his latest track Iafra has certainly earned his international credentials: in addition to having spent more than half of his life living overseas, he has recorded in a variety […]

Iafra performs new single ‘All in a Day’!

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’

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