Sussex


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



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


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!


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!



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!


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!!


Orla Lindsay, singer-songwriter
Orla Lindsay (aka July For January) has been spending the past two days recording her EP right here at CMP Studios! The 16-year-old former Cavendish student (who eagerly awaits her GCSE results next month!) has booked herself in for one of our popular EP Packages. The package enables customers to […]

July For January records EP at CMP!



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!


Arnulf, KT Tunstall, session musician
CMP’s founder & head sound engineer Tom had an amusing conversation on Monday, with new customer Arnulf! The session musician, who originally hails from Vienna and now resides in London, needed to fit in some piano practice while down in Eastbourne, and so booked a two-hour piano practice session in our bespoke […]

Arnulf poses with, Arnulf!



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!



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!


Rachael Knights, cello
Yesterday, the winner of the Eastbourne Music & Arts Festival string section swung by to claim her competition prize – a free recording session at CMP Studios! Eastbourne resident Rachael Knights, aged 17, is a student at Sussex Downs College. She attends the college’s Lewes campus and is currently studying Economics, Sociology […]

Eastbourne Festival strings winner records at CMP!



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’


Mixing Desk, CMP Studios
CMP’s team of sound engineers enjoyed a very busy Tuesday morning this week, as they played host to four different sets of Causeway School students! The students (from Years 7, 8 and 9) visited the recording studio as part of REAL Learning Week (a programme of workplace visits that give […]

CMP host Causeway students during REAL Learning Week!


Earlier this month, the CMP team had the pleasure of welcoming newbies Me, Myself & Her into the studio fold! The Sussex-based wedding & function band held several rehearsal sessions at the studio, during which they made full use of our bespoke Live Room. They were keen to get as much practice in […]

Me, Myself & Her – the real icing on the ...