Julian Tardo Julian Tardo


Teaching Areas: Music


Specialist Areas of Delivery: Production, Business



After graduating from Sussex University in 1991, Julian was a performing musician and writer in the bands ‘Earwig’ and ‘Insides’, releasing five albums in total including two with acclaimed UK label 4AD.


He set up his own recording studio in Brighton in 1996 where he continues to work for half the week, producing bands and songwriters, and voiceovers for media and videos. Since 2010 Julian has widened his skills into video production and makes a wide range of music related video for labels such as 4AD, Rough Trade, Fat Cat and Full Time Hobby. He was worked part time for Northbrook College since 1998.


Recent Professional Links

Julian has made six music promos to date, which can be seen here: www.tardowilliams.com


He was worked with Mercury prize 2015 nominee C.Duncan, Honeyblood, Fujiya And Miyagi, and Fear Of Men, Erland And The Carnival  and Oddfellows Casino.


Recent albums include: engineering Fujiya And Miyagi, producing  Tim Burness, Oddfellows Casino,  video and audio mix for Rough Trade sessions with Girl Band, Prettiots, Benjamin Brooker, Jennylee.


Other Information

Julian contributed to the Bowie book ‘The First Time I Heard’: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15746017-the-first-time-i-heard-david-bowie


His Bowlegs music sessions have been a regular feature on local TV channel Latest TV since it began, and a selection of the work was curated for the 2015 Together People Festival.



Julian’s commercial video work can be watched here: www.4eyes.tv


You can check out Julian’s studio here: www.churchroad.net To date he has produced or engineered around 40 albums and mastered many others. For details see: http://www.discogs.com/artist/769807 -Julian-Tardo


Julian is part of the 'Bowlegs' music blog and has filmed countless sessions with emerging bands over the 2010-14 period. Check out www.bowlegsmusic.com or the Youtube channel which currently has nearly 2 million views https://www.youtube.com/user/bowlegsmusic



Email: j.tardo@nbcol.ac.uk