solo artist

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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’

Tom Fitzpatrick, jazz trio
Local crooner Tom Fitzpatrick made a special return visit to CMP on Wednesday, to record a Sinatra classic with his session band! The song, ‘You Make Me Feel So Young’, sounded truly great and was a joy to record! And, later on during his session, Tom also found the time to perform […]

Tom & his jazz trio do live recording of a ...

George Gianluca
Eastbourne-based singer-songwriter George Gianluca has recently released a music vid on YouTube, this time for his single ‘We’re Still Young’. The song features vocal harmonies from Brighton-based BIMM student Giorgia May (who’s also recorded at CMP, and even performed at one of our Showcase nights as a special guest!). The music video was shot in and […]

‘We’re Still Young’ singer to shoot new vid!

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!

Robin Romei
Electro rock solo artist Robin Romei swung by CMP Studios on Sunday evening, to shoot a brand new music video for his double A-side single. The single comprises the two tracks ‘(We Are) The Underdogs’ and ‘Effy’. It has now been uploaded to Robin’s SoundCloud page, ready for the public’s online perusal! Robin, […]

Robin Romei shoots double A-side vid!

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!

Carlie Randall-Smith, distinctive vocals
CMP Studios played host to a highly accomplished singer-with-a-guitar today, who came to the studio to ‘put her own twist on some classics’! 16-year-old Carlie Randall-Smith, from Seaford, is a solo artist who currently attends Lewes College (part of Sussex Downs). She is taking courses in psychology, sociology, performing arts, and […]

Carlie puts the class in classic with 7 great tracks!

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!

Double bassist & double bass
Yesterday was an exciting 24-hour period for Mr Tom Fitzpatrick: the singer, aka The Crooner, had both the launch of his latest album (‘Blind Love’) and a marathon recording session to look forward to as he popped into CMP Studios first thing in the morning! Accompanying Tom, were his 3-piece ensemble band (comprising […]

Tom & his Merry Sessioners return to CMP!

Mark Caira, classical guitar, fretboard
Local musician Mark Caira returned to CMP today, to record a colossal 9 tracks over the course of 3 hours! And nestled among a string of acoustic covers, was an original piece of his called ‘I’m Calling You’. Mark intends to use today’s recorded material as part of a promotional CD. The versatile musician hopes this […]

Mark’s marathon of a recording session!

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!

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!

Josh Ardley of QUE the band
Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Josh Ardley (of QUE) has returned to CMP Studios to record new single ‘Forever 18’. The mellow acoustic song provides a stark contrast to his previous rock track entitled ‘They’ll Find Out’. Josh was also filmed during his recording session, and he intends to use this behind-the-scenes footage for a making-of-the-song […]

Josh Ardley is ‘Forever 18’

Tom Fitzpatrick
Tom Fitzpatrick’s new album is nearing lift-off status, with its launch date merely a couple of weeks away! The singer (aka The Crooner) is very excited about how things are developing and has been into the studio today to accompany CMP’s Tom through final parts of the process! The 9-track […]

Tom Fitzpatrick’s album close to launch date!