Our Bands

Daniel Wakeford

Pure and ecstatic pop from a charismatic and honest individual. Daniel Wakeford is a singer-songwriter from the UK’s burgeoning learning disabled music scene, based in Brighton. He has been writing and recording music since 2009. He has amassed an impressive back catalogue, in excess of 60 songs.

“A legend and an inspiration” – Marc Riley, BBC 6Music

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Zombie Crash

Zombie Crash is the world’s premier learning disabled metal band. Since 2009 they have been writing, recording, gigging and building a huge following in the largely underground learning disabled music scene. They are now poised to unleash their animalistic punk metal on new audiences!

“These fellas are so cool. Zombie Crash. They’ve learning disabilities but are riding a Heavy Metal Beast! I salute ‘em!” – Marc Riley, DJ, BBC Radio 6 Music

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Beat Express

Beat Express is Chris Rider (drums), Claire Offley (keyboards and vocals), Lee Hubbard (bass and vocals) and Ryan O’Donovan (guitar and vocals).

For over a decade they have been crafting and performing heart felt, honest, catchy tracks that never fail to get an audience moving.

The boogie train is coming!
www.beat-express.bandcamp.com

Sabien Gator

Stephen and Shaun have been working together under the support of Carousel since 2010. Having played together in various bands, the pair officially joined forces as Sabien Gator in September 2012 and have since added drummer Fraser to the band.

The multi-talented, multi-intrumentalists are currently working on a new project called Creatures of the Revolution.

Dancing Rock Queens

Laura, Gayle and Laura met during a music project in Brighton and after writing some songs together, started performing as Dancing Rock Queens in 2011. With a collection of hip-shaking, toe-tapping anthems, Dancing Rock Queens have become a favourite amongst the dancers down at the Blue Camel Club and The Rock House.

Fuzzbomb Flash Band

Joining the combined forces of Taurean Tate Bailey and Barnaby Smith from Flash Rockers with Jolene Wild, Jo Humphries and George Jarman from the Fuzzbomb Band has resulted in the almighty Fuzzbomb Flash Band!

Digital Artists

Since 2011, Shut Up and Listen have been running projects for learning disabled artists to compose original music using music technology.

Here is a selection of the recent creations from the Shut Up and Listen Digital Artists