Course Leader, Music Journalism
Cliff teaches Music Journalism at BIMM Institute Bristol. He was the front man and songwriter for Britpop band, Gay Dad. Together they enjoyed a number of Top 40 hits and produced two acclaimed chart albums. He then became a songwriter for EMI music publishing, a noted record producer for major labels, a TV composer and an A&R consultant.
He continues to write extensively for a range of publications, including The Sunday Times, The Observer, MOJO and the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors. He’s the author of a book on Pink Floyd, and also consults for well-known brands on music within communications, such as advertising and TV.