Pro7ect (pronounced Project 7) is taking over the Hotel Pelirocco in Brighton, to help musicians, producers and songwriters make their own inspired collaborations.
Applicants accepted onto the 2016 retreat will have the rare opportunity to work with the likes of Liam Howe (Songwriter/ Producer) whose diverse writing & production background has produced everyone from Marilyn Manson to Lana Del Ray & Jessie Ware. As well as iconic Bristol based producer Stew Jackson, whose signature groove based sound has seen him work with Massive Attack. Andrew Levy will also bring infinite amounts of creativity. Best known as the bass player for The Brand New Heavies, Andrew is also a proficient songwriter, keyboard player and producer. Rounding off this stellar line up are the Pro7ect ‘House Producers’ Ian Wallman an Ivor Novello nominated producer-composer who has worked with the likes of Beyonce, Shakira, Calvin Harris. Michael Buble, Kelis, Lady Gaga, with Pro7ect’s Founder Lisa Fitzgibbon singer-songwriter/ producer and Jon Fletcher a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer.
England's most Rock'n'Roll establishment 'Hotel Pelirocco', located just opposite Brighton's iconic West Pier, which has seen the likes of Happy Mondays, Primal Scream, Scissor Sisters to New Order, Chrissie Hynde and Chemical Brothers pass through its doors, will run its third annual Songwriting and Music Production Week alongside Pro7ect.
'Pro7ect brings musicians & songwriters together, face-to-face, in a creative space, to write, record and produce great music' - Lisa Fitzgibbon (Pro7ect Founder)
The hotel creates four pop up studios supported by PMC, Audio Technica and Focusrite and G7th capo’s brings together musicians and songwriters who want to broaden their networks and experience the contemporary creative approach of working in writing teams, to deadlines, in a collaborative, residential environment.
The artists will work in writing teams, to tight deadlines, replicating the method that built the Brill Building, Motown, Stax and the other legendary songwriting hothouses.
Hotel Pelirocco is known for its 19 themed hotel rooms, live music venue and art gallery.
Invitation by application only.
(Interested participants can apply for the next residency by filling in the application form on the website)
If you don't get accepted, don't worry! There's plenty of in-depth songwriting video courses in The Academy here.