recording


Phil Jordan, singer-songwriter, Brighton, Sussex
On Sunday, the studio became the venue for an extensive filming session: as Sussex-based solo artist Phil Jordan needed to film a grand total of four music videos – back to back! Each video features Phil playing on the piano in soft candlelight, which really adds to the intimate atmosphere conjured up by […]

Music video Sunday!


Stuart Evans, singer-songwriter, guitarist, Treatment of Choice
Local singer-songwriter & guitarist Stuart Evans had two back-to-back 3-hour Live Recording sessions at the studio yesterday! For his first session, he performed as a solo artist (just guitar and vocals) and recorded three special covers and two original tracks: River or the Stone – co-written by Stuart and Mike Willis (from the […]

Stuart Evans goes back-to-back at CMP!


Children With Cancer Fund, CMP Studios, Christmas album
It must be that time of year again: last Sunday, a large group of children arrived at CMP to record a special one-off Christmas album! The children, who are all involved with local charity Children With Cancer Fund (CWCF), chose to include the following songs on their festive recording: Jingle Bells […]

CWCF to raise funds with Xmas album



Lawrence Gillians, opera, Glyndebourne, CMP Studios
Another one of our customers recently took advantage of our £99 special offer on the CMP Live Recording Package, in order to record a variety of unique covers. 16-year-old Lawrence, who currently attends Lewes Old Grammar School, may have a love for rock music but he also has a keen […]

Lawrence channels Frank Sinatra!


Shamaniak, rock trio
Local rock trio Shamaniak have made full use of CMP’s recent special deal: a Live Recording Package worth £149 for just £99! The Live Recording Package gives musicians (bands and solo artists alike) the chance to spend up to 3 hours in CMP’s bespoke Live Room, recording up to 5 […]

Shamaniak’s live demo is out now!


GoPro HERO3+, filming
The studio has been building up quite a collection of cameras lately, what with three brand new GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition cameras adding to our existing pile of HD camcorders and Nikon DSLRs! Our GoPro cameras are perfect for filming in a studio environment: not only are they light as a feather, […]

Check out our growing GoPro collection!



Harriet Sutton, singer, One Take Demo, Gift Voucher
Harriet Sutton popped down to CMP from her home in neighbouring Kent today, to redeem her One Take Demo Birthday Gift Voucher. Arriving at the studio with her family, it was clear from the outset that she was very excited about her imminent recording session! The voucher gave Harriet the chance to enjoy a […]

Harriet enjoys her Birthday Gift Voucher!


Mark Caira, guitarist, Spanish guitar
Talented guitarist and music teacher Mark Caira is back again at CMP today, this time to record four new tracks to go on his latest promotional CD. Struggling to think of some titles for his brand new tracks, Mark’s wife helpfully suggested that he use some of his pupils’ names for them […]

Mark Caira back to record new promo CD!


Sophie Sands, solo artist
On Friday, guitar teacher Mark Caira brought along one of his many promising students to the studio! Singer and guitarist Sophie Sands, aged 16, was joined by Mark for a recording session in CMP’s bespoke Live Room. The purpose behind their recording session was to record 5 great covers to go […]

Sophie Sands to bring out new promo CD!



Brian Worland, Korg SV1 valve stage vintage piano
Eastbourne resident Brian Worland has been making use of the studio a fair bit of late! And the pianist has been in again today to record his latest track ‘From A Window’. Brian has been composing piano music for the past 30 years now, and has his very own keyboard at home. Despite […]

Brian Worland records ‘From A Window’


Haleshla, bendir
For the past two days, CMP Studios have had the pleasure of recording husband & wife duo Simon Webster & Mouna Eddrou! The duo, who go by the stage name Haleshla (which means “Why not!” in Arabic), have made full use of CMP’s in demand EP Package. They selected three […]

Haleshla over from Morocco to record EP!


Theatre Workshop
Following on from our recent experience with Didac Schools, the studio once again threw open its doors for local stage school The Theatre Workshop! The performing arts school, which has branches across Sussex and the West Midlands, recently made use CMP’s acoustically-insulated Live Room to record a CD filled with show […]

Local stage school descends upon studio!



Rothwell, acoustic, pop
Last week, CMP’s dream team of sound engineers had the pleasure of recording solo artist Rothwell’s EP. The singer-songwriter, who hails from Bristol and is currently based in London, is keen to get her debut EP out so she can make her mark on the emerging music scene! The acoustic […]

Rothwell’s debut EP is out soon!


John Vincent, singer, charity
Last Friday, singer John Vincent arrived at the studio for another quality recording session. And this time, the Race For Life performer didn’t come empty handed, as he had talented multi-instrumentalist and companion Jamie Wood with him! The last time Jamie was here he brought all his custom-made gear with him, […]

John teams up with Jamie for special one-off recording!


Tiffany Robinson, singer-songwriter
London College of Music student Tiffany Robinson popped into CMP today to record six original songs – all of which will be included on her upcoming EP, as well as on her YouTube channel! All six of her songs are acoustic numbers that utilise her delicate guitar (and ukulele) work, and […]

Tiffany records six of the best for her upcoming EP!



John Wilbucker, solo artist, piano
John Wilbucker has been spending the last few months composing his piano-led tunes from the comfort of CMP’s acoustically-insulated Live Room. Since he recorded his first song (the epic ‘No Place To Hide’) here at the studio back in April, the singer-songwriter and pianist has been busy experimenting with new sounds on […]

John Wilbucker tests out our Korgs!


Daydream Believer, The Monkees, John Vincent
Local singer John Vincent enjoyed a very special one-off recording session yesterday evening – made special by the fact that he was joined by his fellow group members The Cuckoos! John & The Cuckoos are part of local fundraising group Cuckoo For Cancer, who organise various events throughout the year to raise […]

John & The Cuckoos record ‘Daydream Believer’ for charity


Didac, EFL students, recording
This past month, CMP has played host to 12 Swiss EFL students – all keen to experience a professional studio environment! The students, who have spent the past academic year developing their English language skills at the Eastbourne-based Didac Schools, paid an initial visit to the studio in May. During their […]

Didac Schools get the CMP experience!



James Asher, John Vincent
Singer John Vincent had a very interesting session at CMP yesterday, that involved teaming up with someone new to record a new song of his! The ‘Memorandum‘ singer is currently working on a new album called ‘Further Up The Road’. He’s already recorded many of the songs that will make it onto […]

John Vincent goes global!


Rob & Ryan, actors, Pennies From Heaven Revisited
For the past couple of days, CMP Studios has been adopted by an acting troupe keen to record some songs and spoken excerpts for their upcoming play ‘Pennies from Heaven Revisited’!   Co-produced by actor Paul Bentinck and by writer John Collings, the play is based on a World War […]

Acting troupe takes over CMP’s Live Room!


Georgia-Faye Steele, pianist, vocalist
The studio welcomed yet another Fest winner to our tucked away premises today! 14-year-old Georgia-Faye Steele won the 2014 Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival section for Rock & Pop, and so is claiming the golden prize that is rightfully hers: a recording session at CMP! During her two-hour session, Georgia chose […]

Eastbourne Fest winner claims CMP prize!



Biscuit Boris, Rich Tea Biscuits
This past week, the CMP team have become evermore bewildered, due to our Rich Tea Biscuits doing a little vanishing act! These worrying developments come in the wake of another recent studio catastrophe: our last packet of Rich Teas got suspiciously lighter, with each passing day! Even more worrying, the biscuit thief […]

Anonymous studio engineer caught up in Rich Tea Biscuit scandal…


Yukka Plant
CMP’s yucca plants get the star treatment! During Master Kush’s Circus’ epic recording session this week, there were inevitably periods of unavoidable downtime. So with this in mind, bandmate Dave found an ingenious way to fill those dull-as-dishwasher moments: by giving CMP Studios’ yucca plants some much-needed TLC! The part-time studio […]

Part-time studio gardener, full-time rock star!


Abi & Co, Studio Experience, vocals
As a special treat for her 12th birthday, Abi’s mum took her (and six of her friends) to CMP Studios for an experience like no other – the CMP Studio Experience! This special package (the details for which can be found at the bottom of this page) gives groups of up to […]

Abi celebrates her 12th birthday in style!



Roger Yu, opera singer
For the past week, the CMP team have had the pleasure of welcoming opera singer Guo Yao Yu (aka Roger) into the CMP fold! Eastbourne-resident Roger grew up in Shanghai and studied at the prestigious Shanghai Opera House, under the tutelage of renowned vocalist Professor Liao Yi-Ming. Whilst there, he built […]

Glyndebourne star records songs for Shanghai documentary!


John Wibucker, Korg M50, keyboard
There’s a new solo artist in town, and his name is John Wilbucker! The singer-songwriter & pianist has been making great use of CMP Studios these past couple of months – both for piano practice and recording sessions. Last Saturday, John began recording his brand new song ‘No Place To Hide’ – […]

21st century knight has ‘No Place To Hide’


Tyler Smart, Live Room, CMP Studios
Last Saturday, folk pop artist Tyler Smart came to CMP to work on his upcoming EP, this time featuring four fresh tracks! The Hailsham-based solo artist focussed on two tracks in particular during his recording session, and he’ll be in again to work on the other two sometime soon. So […]

Tyler – the Smart Choice!



Vee 8s, CMP, Tom
The Vee 8s paid another visit to the studio yesterday, as they needed to record a new song for their latest demo CD. They decided to record a unique rendition of Carl Perkins’ ‘Tennessee’. During their session, they laid down the vocals and recorded the accompanying acoustic guitar track for the song. And […]

Brighton-based rock ‘n’ rollers return!


Spitfire - Biggun Hill - Alex Askaroff
The atmosphere at CMP Studios took a decisively sombre turn yesterday afternoon, as our sound engineers worked with actor/director Paul Bentinck on a wartime soundscape. Lasting up to 20 minutes, the World War II soundscape begins with a gaggle of dogs barking on an otherwise quiet afternoon in a peaceful town. It […]

CMP staff create World War II soundscape!


Vintage Tele
The Vee 8s, a Brighton-based rock ‘n’ roll band, will be spending the next 3 days recording a masterpiece at CMP! The band, currently rocking out in our bespoke Live Room, has 3 members: Mick (on the drums), Chris (providing the bass & vocals), and Don (providing the guitar & vocals). […]

The Vee 8s came & rocked this joint!