Mike is the lead lecturer on both Music production and Music performance BTEC courses at the YMCA Music Studios. Whilst Mike isn’t teaching, he writes and produces new material as part of a publishing contract with the recording label ‘Ministry of Sound’.
Mike has built a considerable wealth of experience co-writing, recording and producing a number of singles, EP’s and album projects with a band called ‘The Polarsets’, of which he is a founder member. He and his band members received a highly prestigious ‘Digital City Fellowship’ which enabled them to record their music and tour extensively. This has led to Mike recording and producing with a variety of other bands and artists including the upcoming indie pop band ‘Street Party and Soho’.
Additional highlights for Mike and The Polarsets include:
- Opening Evolution Festival on Spillers Warf stage in 2010
- Playing Soma Festival in Bogotá, Columbia
- Playing the world famous SXSW Festival, Austin, Texas in 2012
- NYC Record Label Neon Gold Records releasing The Polarsets single ‘Morning’