Tarek Musa has worked with some of the UK’s most exciting new artists including The Big Moon, Gengahr and Bad Breeding. Having graduated from the Liverpool Institute of Recording Arts (LIPA), picking up the coveted Sennheiser Studio Excellence Award (2011) along the way, he returned to his roots in Manchester and refocused on recording, mixing and writing music. Tarek also received an MPG Award (2017) in the category ‘self-produced artist’ for his work on the Spring King debut album ‘Tell Me If You Like To’.
Most notably Tarek is writer, producer and frontman/drummer for Spring King. His songs have received extensive airplay from BBC Radio One ‘BBC Introducing List’, BBC 6Music (A-List), Amazing Radio (No.1 in the Amazing charts) and XFM (Evening Playlist). They have also been playlisted on Australia’s Triple J. Spring King have had releases through Transgressive, Rough Trade NYC, Mom & Pop with a whole host of glowing reviews from the likes of NME, The Line Of Best Fit, Fake DIY, NPR (Austin top 100), Stereogum and Brooklyn Vegan. Tarek has also landed a whole host of recent synchs including; ‘Who Are You?’ on FIFA 17, Orphan Black, T-Mobile US, Skullcandy and Guitar Hero.
Tarek will be In Conversation with Emily Pilbeam (BBC Introducing)