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A showcase of tracks produced by members of our music production community. Most of the tracks are by current students or recent graduates of our degree courses at York St John University. Some are finished, some are works-in-progress, and occasionally the playlist will include tracks by the course leaders from their professional work. The playlist is updated regularly, and whenever work emerges that everybody here gets excited by!

“Want You To” by Bennett Elliott

Produced by Joe Hampson 

Joe produced this track under his artist name “Bennett Elliott”. It is part of Expectations Part 1 and 2 –  a debut release in the form of 2 EPs.

Bennett ElliottWant You To

“Eliza Lee” by Simon Snaize

Produced by Daniel Collins

Daniel produced an album of folk-inspired songs for singer songwriter Simon Snaize for a Masters degree project.

Simon SnaizeEliza Lee

“The Ivy” by Ben Knight

Produced by Ben Knight

Produced for an organic house DJ set at the Ivy in Manchester.

Ben KnightThe Ivy

“Dum Dum Daddy” by Stephen Newcombe

Produced by Stephen Newcombe

This track is part of an exploration into the album format and was produced as part of Steven’s Masters degree project.

Stephen NewcombeDum Dum Daddy

“Want Me” by Senior

Produced by Marcus Senior

Marcus produced this under his DJ producer pseudonym Senior in response to a brief from a house DJ client.

SeniorWant Me

“Levy” by Former Hero

Produced by Mike Jones

Major Project launch of Mike’s artist/DJ persona Former Hero. Re-posted here to celebrate Mike getting over 1 million plays on Spotify

Former HeroLevy

“On The Battlefield” by Ben Knight

Produced by Ben Knight

Ben’s 3rd year production project was an album inspired by film music.

Ben KnightOn The Battlefield

“That’s Not What You Say” by Will Cunnighamn-Booth

Produced by Will Cunnighamn-Booth

A commision from an open format DJ to enhance his chill-out set.

That's Not What You SayWill Cunnighamn-Booth

“If You Were My Muse” by The Howl and The Hum

Produced by Daniel Collins

Daniel produced this track for The Howl and the Hum as part of their artist  development. They are now achieving international recognition with a deal with AWAL/Kobalt and over 8 million Spotify plays.

Howl and the HumIf You Were My Muse

“From Time” by Sam Ashley

Produced by Sam Ashley

Sam produced this for his 2nd year portfolio. He worked sourced a UK hip hop artist and created beats to match the artist’s emotive, storyteller stylings.

Sam AshleyFrom Time

“trk2” by Mike Middleton

Produced by Mike Middleton

Produced for Mike’s undergraduate production portfolio.

Mike Middletontrk2

“Hollywood Style” by Chris Readman ft. Jake Balfour

Produced by Chris Readman 

Chris wrote and produced an album of mainstream original tracks influenced by legends of 70’s and 80’s funk and soul genres. The album constituted his 3rd Year major production project.

Chris Readman ft. Jake BalfourHollywood Style

“Bad Knees” by Wolf People

Produced by Ryan Oldfield

A 3rd year Major Project – Band members are Ryan Oldfield (BA Music Production student), Rosalind and Jack Otty.

Wolf PeopleBad Knees