Luke Patterson, Drum student 2010 - 2011, has reached immense chart success with his band Clean Bandit. The band maintained Number One status for three weeks with their hit 'Rather Be' beating competition from Beyonce and Will.I.Am to the top spot. The song has also broken Spotify records by being the most streamed song in the UK in a week (1.09m streams), surpassing Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky'. In February 2015, the song won the group a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording. 

Luke plays alongside his brother Jack Patterson (bass, sax, decks), Grace Chatto (strings) and Milan Neil Amin-Smith (strings).

Clean Bandit's Rockabye, featuring Sean Paul & Anne-Marie, has been No 1 in the Official UK Singles Chart for several weeks; the track was the UK’s Christmas number one in 2016 and only the eighteenth song in chart history to spend nine or more weeks at number one on the official UK singles chart. Its accompanying video was self-directed, and the band have been nominated for Best British Artist Video and Best British Single in 2016's BRIT Awards.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by cleanbandit (@cleanbandit) on

 

Drums make the world move

Drumming requires incredible coordination, a solid sense of time, and plenty of precision and finesse. Here at ICMP, we’ll pass on all the technical skills and performance, theory, business, production, marketing, and additional know-how you’ll need to fly ahead of the pack. Throughout your ICMP Drums course, you’ll also gain access to everything from rehearsal rooms, top-brand gear, and recording studios to industry events, masterclasses, and a one-of-a-kind community of contacts and collaborators.

Call our friendly Admissions Team on 020 7328 0222 or email enquiries@icmp.ac.uk and get your music career started today.

Drums Courses