THE 5th Hotel PELIROCCO SONGWRITING AND PRODUCTION Retreat
A week of creative collaboration for songwriters, musicians & producers. P7 brings music professionals together, face to face, in a creative space, to write, record and produce amazing music.
2018 Guest Producers:
Iain Archer: With two Ivor Novello Awards for Snow Patrol’s Final Straw album & James Bay’s Hold Back The River, songwriter/producer Iain Archer was also nominated for a Grammy for Hold Back The River and nominated for an Ivor Novello for Two Fingers, which he wrote with Jake Bugg. Production credits include Jake’s Bugg’s eponymous album (including the singles Lightning Bolt, Taste It and Trouble Town) & You Me At Six’s single Take On The World. Iain has recently worked with Sigrid, Frank Turner & Fink.
Talvin Singh: Mercury Music Prize winner Talvin Singh- OBE, is a producer, composer and tabla player, known for his innovative fusion of Indian classical music, drum and bass and electronica subgenre called Asian Underground or Indian/Asian Electronica. Alongside his critically acclaimed album releases Talvin has collaborated with many artists including Madonna, Massive Attack, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Björk.
Matty Benbrook: has written and produced music with a range of artists including Paulo Nutini, LENA, Jake Bugg, Jack Savoretti, George The Poet, Rebecca Ferguson & Beverely Knight. He has written on numerous Silver, Gold and Platinum albums with Dido, Paulo Nutini and Jack Savoretti and received an ASCAP Award for Paulo Nutini’s New Shoes, released in 2007.
Ian Wallman: with a UK top ten hit & major Record and Publishing deals in both the UK and USA, Ian is an Ivor Novello nominated producer-composer with countless recording, engineering and writing credits to his name including: Beyonce, Shakira, Calvin Harris, Michael Bublé, Kelis, Lady Gaga & Alanis Morrisette, just to name a few.
Lisa Fitzgibbon: Singer/songwriter/producer, Lisa Fitz has had an extensive career collaborating with writers and producers globally. Lisa has toured the world, sharing stages with musical legends such as Ani Difranco, Arlo Gutherie, Roger McGuinn & Chris Difford. She has written & recorded four albums and released numerous singles and is the lead singer and songwriter/guitarist with The PowerFolk Quartet.
Jon Fletcher: multi-instrumentalist mastering the guitar, mandolin, bouzouki, harmonica, banjo, bass & piano. Heading the songwriting circle in the ‘Lair’, each song that emerges at the end of the days is brilliantly written, arranged and performed, giving the Pro7ect events a live twist in contrast to the creative emphasis on musical production during the week.
Hotel Pelirocco is Brighton’s sauciest stopover. With 19 bedrooms themed around pop subculture or provoked by visionary artists, maverick musicians and inspired individuals, Hotel Pelirocco is bound to tickle the taste buds of pleasure seekers on the hunt for something new.
- Full board and accommodation included in price.
- 3 pop-up studios
- A-list producer/writer in each studio
- Invitation by application only at: www.hotelpelirocco.co.uk/hp/pro7ect/
There are lots of songwriting retreats but not many that focus on the co-lab reality of the contemporary music industry.
For info: www.pro7ect.com