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BIO

Emily B is a recording artist, singer/songwriter, a classically trained musician, sound engineer and producer from Watford, Hertfordshire. 

She grew up in Bushey, Hertfordshire - the same town as Wham boys George Michael and Andrew Ridgely. At the start of her career Emily met up with Geri Halliwell. Geri told Emily she was in a girl band called Spice! Geri organised for Emily to have a meeting at 19 Management in Battersea when they were doing auditions for a new group and she met Simon Fuller’s team.

She was involved with the recording and release of There’s No Place Like London’ for Capital Radio’s twentieth anniversary. It was written by Lynsey De Paul with other artists such as 

Frankie Vaughan, Patti Boulaye, Gareth Hunt, Kenny Lynch, Rula Lenska, Gwen Taylor, Lionel Blair, Lorraine Chase, Pam St. Clement, Harry Fowler, Polly James, Larry Adler, Rose Marie, Victor Spinetti and Gorden Kaye.

 

She then started working at the well known studios ‘Red Bus Recording Studios’ in Marylebone. She got to meet Petula Clarke, Tony Hatch and also regular visitors of the studio - Mungo Jerry - Ray Dorset. 

 

Erwin & John

She left Red Bus to work as a Studio Assistant nearer to home at a small home studio run by session musicians - guitarist/bassist Erwin Keiles and trumpeter John Thirkell who played for Level 42, Jamiroquai, Three Degrees, Lisa Stansfield and many other big 70's, 80's & 90's artists. Through them she met Guy Chambers and recorded saxophonist Snake Davis! Emily enjoyed session singing for them including covers of the Teletubbies Theme Song, Aqua- Dr Jones and a drum and bass album. She also met with Billie Ocean’s manager Laurie Jay!! 

 

Round House

Emily had sound engineering training at the old Round House Studios in Farringdon in London

 

The Sound Cube

After leaving Erwin & John’s as a Studio Assistant Emily set-up a recording studio in Watford High Street called The Sound Cube. She recorded, edited and mixed every session - including harpists, bands and singers. It became very popular for kids’ birthday parties. Including  Nicholas Lyndhurst’s (Rodney Trotter) son and Tony Blackburn’s daughter.

 

Simon Ellis

She wrote an album and recorded it with Simon Ellis. Simon Ellis is a music producer who wrote S Club 7’s hit song ‘Don’t Stop Moving’ which won him a Brit Award! He worked with Britney Spears as Musical Director on her tours as well as Westlife, The Spice Girls and many more. He loved Emily’s songs and produced her album ‘Imaginary World’. The album achieved plays on Tom Robinson's BBC 6 Music Radio Show and some of the tracks were used for background music on Channel 4’s Hollyoaks.

 

Mikee Goodman

Emily made an EP with Mikee Goodman who is the singer from famous UK metal band Sikth. 

He was inspiring to work with and very creative. He put her in touch with BBC introducing at BBC 3 Counties Radio Herts, Beds & Bucks and she was interviewed on the show. 

 

Wickaman

She collaborated with famous drum and bass producer Wickaman and featured on the first track (Poison) of his album ‘Bugged Out’.

 

Pledge Music & BBC Radio1 Xtra

Emily released her own drum and bass EP produced by Simon Splice who was part of drum and bass supergroup in Manchester ‘North Base’. The track ‘Falling For You’ from the Pledge Music campaign EP got played on Mistajam’s show on BBC Radio1 Xtra! 

 

Danny Le Fond & Damon Hess

In 2016 Emily teamed up with Dutch deep house producer Danny Le Fond. She featured on and co-wrote the track ‘Perfect Dream’ which reached the Top 40 in the deep house charts on Beatport. They also released a track called ‘Too Shy’ which was picked up by rising star house DJ and producer Damon Hess who released a great ‘Too Shy’ house remix.

 

Eloisa Records

In March 2020 Emily was featured on and co-wrote the track ‘Want It All’ with Simon Splice which was released on the brand new dance label Eloisa Records started by Chris Inperspective (previous Manager of Med School - sister label to Hospital Records ). The track was played live at the label launch party at Peckham Audio on Friday 6th March.

 

2022 - Present

LIVE STREAM

Emily now hosts a live stream chat show every week on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube, interviewing other musicians, bands, producers & DJs, including famous trumpeter Johnny Thirkell (from Jamiroquai, Level 42, Swing Out Sister, Lisa Stansfield) Famous classical tenor Thomas Cameron and artist/producers from all over the world - Australia, Moldova, Sweden, L.A. and Ireland. Make sure you tune in on Fridays at 7:30pm and say hi for a shoutout!  

RELEASES

In January 2022 she self-released her first Emily B single - a house track called 'Ready To Go' and in February she self-released her first drum and bass single 'Start Again' which had support from BBC Introducing - BBC Oxford and has currently reached over 186,000+ views on the Facebook music video. At the end of March Emily released a 'cover' of one of her old skool drum and bass favourites 'Lyric On My Lip' by MC Tali. Before release day it already gained huge support from the biggest drum and bass internet station in the world - KOOL LONDON FM Radio DJS - Richie SK & Dizzy Blonde who have been playing it out on their shows along with 'Start Again' and 'Holding On' which was released in May. London House music station - Freshsoundz Radio DJs have also been a big support and have been playing Emily's songs on their shows including 'Ready To Go' and unreleased track 'We Should be Together' produced by WeZ WhaTevR.  Emily recently collaborated with Drum & Bass /Jungle producer RadioKillaz who previously had huge support from Annie Nightingale on Radio 1. Emily & Radiokillaz have recorded a new jungle track which is unreleased called 'Kings & Queens' and is already getting support from KOOL London DJ Miss Monday who has been playing it on her shows.

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On 22nd July 22 Emily will be releasing a very special collaboration synth pop track co-produced by the top producer of Ukraine - Andi Vax  and Moldovian producer Omicron Project called 'Something Out There'. Andi Vax won Break Through of the Year by KISS FM in 2018 and has already gained a huge following of fans with 43,000 YouTube subscribers and 8000 monthly listeners on Spotify with tracks racking up over 50,000 plays and support by big dance DJs- DJ Tiesto, Paul Van Dyke and Thomas Penton.

The single will be released on Spotify and has gained support from British Music Industry executive Mark Adams with 20+ years of experience working in TV, Radio, online and print with some of the world's biggest music brands including Kiss, Kerrang, Magic, Smash Hits and Channel 4. Currently Founder & CEO at Blinding Talent a trusted company for Artist Development, Music Marketing and Talent Management.

The single will also be part of a free EP to all fans who sign up to my mailing list here. The EP will include a 'Something Out There'  drum and bass remix by well known producer Jedi and a house remix by Freshsoundz Radio DJ WeZ WhaTevR / Deep Cover.

With more singles to follow Emily B may have a tour towards the end of 2022 - watch this space!

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