Meet the Team

 

DOM

After studying Jazz, Classical and popular music at uni, Dom went on to become a versatile touring musician, session player, DJ and musical director.

 

He was personally signed to Warner Bros Records by Seymour Stein (the man who discovered Madonna, The Ramones, Talking Heads The Cure & The Smiths). He has released music internationally, charting in over 40 countries, including a top 20 USA billboard chart position.

 

Dom has toured extensively in Europe, America and Asia, and as an artist, has been endorsed by companies such as Marshall, Gibson, Orange, Novation, Rotosound and KRK

 

Career highlights so far?

“moving to Hollywood to make an album was an unforgettable experience. And making a record at Abbey Road was a huge tick off the bucket list … “

performance highlights?

“Headlining a stage at the Monteax Jazz festival was amazing,  and headlining the Altervision festival in Gerogia in front of 60,000 peoples was loads of fun.”

Weapons of choice?

For the stage
“1963 Fender p bass into the worlds only all black AD200b made especially for me by Orange” 

for the DJ booth
got to be 1210’s”

Favourite album

“Graceland”

Sam

Since leaving university with a degree in Popular Music, Sam found critical acclaim with numerous international releases on Major labels. He has toured the world with bands such as Bastille, Blur and Jools Holland and has DJ residencies in New York and London.

He has forged a successful career as a composer and producer, writing music for well known artists in today’s charts, as well as for numerous films and adverts.

Career highlights so far?

“Writing and releasing an album which gained over 18million streams on Spotify felt like a big achievement”

performance highlights?

“Fuji Rock festival in Japan was my favourite. Also Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party and South By South West”

Weapons of choice?

Fender Mustang, 1968 Fender Pro Reverb

The booth – CDJ2000 nxs

Favourite album

“Pet Sounds”

Sophie

Pushing the boundaries of Manchester’s creative production sector, Sophie is an experienced festival curator, executive production manager and creative director. She is a valued mentor to a new generation of events organizers within the city, and has worked with the likes of Snoop Dog, Annie Mac, Tame Impala, David Rodigan, Frankie Knuckles, Bonobo, The Warehouse Project, and Manic Street Preachers to name but a few.

Sophie is currently curating the daily entertainments package for Mission Mars, which includes the award winning Albert’s Schloss and Albert Hall, Creative producing for La Discoteque, Lecturing at BIMM in Music Business Management and working with several festivals including Parklife, Moovin, SFTOC. She is a director of Audio Farm and One Tribe Festival.

Career highlights so far?

“Running my own festival, One Tribe is up there and having the honour of working alongside Bjork – a true creator”

Weapons of choice?

“Gaffa tape, Sharpie and a smile”

Favourite album

“Arhhhhh tough, Burial – Burial, Old school Soul II soul, club classics volume one”

nic

As a dedicated drummer, Nic specialised in latin percussion and ethno-musicology at university. His passions for rhythm and world music have fueled research trips to Cuba, Central America, India, Australia and the East and West coasts of Africa.

As a touring musician, Nic has played with the likes of Clean Bandit, Rudimental, Ladyhawke, Soul2Soul,
Ella Eyre, London Grammar and John Newman, has performed on a number of hit records, and has been
endorsed by Roland and Novation.

Nic’s knowledge of music, along with his innate abilities in rhythm and syncopation have given him a
natural head start in his DJ career, and he now enjoys weekly residencies in some of the North Wests
most prolific spots.

Career highlights so far?

“Being invited to perform in Japan was a great honour, and exchanging ideas and percussion tips with local musicians in Ghana was unforgettable”

performance highlights?

“Isle of Wight Festival, Love Box, Kendal Calling and Leeds”

Weapons of choice?

Stage:
Tama star classic with trusty old 5a Vic Firths.

Booth:
Serato, with Pioneer DDJSX or vinyl controllers

Favourite album

“Always a tuff one… Gomez – Bring it On or Femi Kuti – Shoki Shoki”

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