Musicians & Writers

Oisin Lunny

Oisin Lunny is a composer, musician & producer. He was a founding member of the group Marxman (Talkin’ Loud) and later released “When It Hits You Feel No Pain" as Firstborn. 

His collaborations have included: Bono & Adam Clayton, Gangstarr, U2, Depeche Mode, Sinead O'Connor and Ted Barnes. 

Music syncs have included Human Traffic and Mean Machine, and original scores have included 50 Shades of Gay (Channel 4), Storyville: My Mother The Secret Baby (BBC), Men of Arlington (RTÉ One/BBC), and also the channel idents for RTÉ One.

The Lights

The brainchild of songwriter Mat Lester, collaborating with Imogen Andrews formerly of Strange Nature, and Ryan Kane, formerly of Monoman. 
Forming a grand union to bring you an unusual boy/girl duet, delivering perfectly formed pop gems with a cynical edge.  Hailing from West London, The Lights album “Grand Union” simmers with atmospheric electronica, rock sensibilities, crunching guitars, and a filthy bass line to provide the sonic soundtrack to a sultry tale of urban desire and frustration. 

Playlisted on Xfm with spot plays on Radio 1, BBC 6 Music, Capital FM, Kiss 100, Beat 106 & Galaxy. The Lights 3rd single “Raise Your Hand” (Lifeblood Remix) featured in US teen drama Gossip Girl Season One “Poison Ivy” and in the trailer for Vertigo Films romantic comedy “Sparkle” starring Bob Hoskins, Stockard Channing & Shaun Evans.

The album track “Am I Ever” was featured in the House of Fraser Sale TV/Radio commercial. Plus, various TV spots worldwide.  Mat Lester also produced the music for “King of Shaves” TV Advertising Campaign.

Mick Ross

Mick Ross is a musician, producer, and writer, his debut album Soundtracks for A B-Movie “Misanthrope” was championed by Tom Robinson on his BBC 6 Music show.

Further radio support from Radio 1 and Xfm. Soundtracks for A B-Movie were described as “Where man and machine coincide, where Electronica meets post-rock, where nature and technology are wrapped around each other in a cocoon of hidden secrets and muted emotions. 

Born from the notion that live guitars and percussion can be coupled with a mix of electronic textures for a truly undeniable effect of the listener taking you on a daydream you may never want to awaken from.
Mick is also the guitarist and keyboard player in Sunderland-based indie rock band Frankie & The Heartstrings. The band's debut album, Hunger was released by Pop Sex Ltd/Wichita Recordings and debuted at No. 32 on the UK albums chart. 

Known for their partying, they were labeled as the indie Mötley Crüe.  It has been said that Mick "adds steel, bite, and panache to their musicianship".

The Common Redstarts

Uprising talent from Edinburgh ‘The Common Redstarts’ were one of the freshest sounds to emerge into the new band's arena. The songs focus on life’s rough and raw edges with a fusion of sounds and influences. The band soon had a massive following, and this was evidently shown at their gigs which were swarmed with Fans.

Described as “Defined and edgy, they will make tongues wag and stereos come alive. You can’t ignore ‘The Common Redstarts’ they are in your face and laughing as you love it. With their ‘tell it like it is’ attitude, energetic guitar rifts and foot stomping, head thrashing drum beats injected with full-on lyrics, that roll into one explosive package grabbing you in the guts.”
The Common Redstarts
The Common Redstarts album “British Social Attitudes” was recorded at Chemikal Underground’s Chem Nineteen studio in Glasgow. 

Radio support from Zane Lowe @ Radio 1, Dermot O’Leary @ Radio 2, Xfm London, BBC 6 Music, Forth One Fm, Xfm Scotland, Xfm Manchester, Clyde 1 Fm and Kerrang! 
The Common Redstarts “Save It for Your Friends” featured on BBC Eastenders and in The Real World - Vegas Reunited Episode 2. It was also featured on America’s Funniest Videos (US Only) and was licensed for testing for a North America Advertising campaign for Krafts “Wheat Thins”.