David and Will from Bury Tomorrow and Creeper talk about early days, college, first bands and how they’ve got to where they are now. Solent Music presents SMILEfest, an annual music festival run by Southampton Solent University’s music students and course leaders. The festival runs throughout March and features events and a music industry conference.
Davyd Winter-Bates is the bassist of metalcore band Bury Tomorrow from Southampton. The band have supported Asking Alexandria, Of Mice and Men, Sleeping With Sirens, and Pierce the Veil. They were nominated for the ‘Best British Newcomer’ award at the 2014 Kerrang! Awards.
Angie Somerside is the Marketing Director of Epic Records that has released music from ABBA, Michael Jackson and works with Izzy Bizu, Example and many others. Annie has previously worked at Sony Music and Red Bull.
Pennie Smith is a legendary photographer with credits including Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Iggy Pop, and The Clash’ ‘London Calling’ cover to name a few.
Pennie took the legendary The Clash’ London Calling cover photo.
Sarah Robertson is the Head of Marketing and Communications and Special Projects director at Bristol’s venue Colston Hall. Sarah has also worked as Marketing Manager at Bath Festivals.
Neil Kulkarni started writing professionally in 1993 after writing a letter to Melody Maker telling them they were crap and detailing the reasons why. Neil has been writing about music, film and politics ever since.