Default lineup: 5 members
5 piece band: drums, bass, lead guitar, lead male vocals, keyboard
* Professional band with over 10 years experience!
* Extensive repertoire including up-tempo party music from swing to funk, rock to house music, blues to Latin to grunge!
* Band members have previously worked with David Bowie, The Eurythmics, Sony Records and more.
* Previous clients Richard Branson, T-Mobile, BBC Music Publishing,
Pearson Television and more.
Offering up-tempo party music from swing to funk, rock to house music, blues to Latin to grunge, Sonic Machine cater for a wide variety of musical tastes but always deliver when it comes to performing at your special event.
Sonic Machine's existing line-up has been together since 2002, but all band members have been playing numerous weddings, corporate events and private parties since 1999.
The band are all professional session players with credits and track records in other associated creative areas from film and television to theatre, remixing, games soundtracks, albums and more.
Stephen Murphy - Band Leader, Keyboards/Backing Vocals
Remixer on Jeff Waynes’ War of the Worlds for Sony Records, soundtracks for BBC TV, Channels 4, Canal Plus, Pearson TV, many commercials,
Sessions for Limahl, Jeb Nichols, Drifters, Tony Hadley and the Long Riders. Sound Designer for Nick Broomfield.
John Mc Kenzie - Bass
Has worked with the Eurythmics, Grateful Dead, David Bowie, Kajagoogoo, Bond, and just about every major UK pop act throughout the 80’s and 90’s.
Julian Burdock - -Guitar
Julian has toured extensively especially with a number of bands in Japan and has worked on several Blues Brothers shows as well as being session player for Guy Chambers of Robbie Williams fame.
Shaz - Vocals
One of the best live performers in the business Shaz has worked with Terence Trent d’Arby. Eddie Grant and many others in a glittering career
Mike Connolly - Drums
Mike is a first class young funk and jazz drummer who has recently been securing more session work due to his enormous talents.
Radhika - Female Vocals
Radhika is tipped for major success as a singer-songwriter having recently started guesting with the band and is a dynamic and fun young performer.
Heidi Vogel - Vocals
Currently touring with the Brand New Heavies and soon to be guesting with the Fatback Band, Heidi has one of the huskiest and most beautiful voices anywhere.
Andrew Mitchell - Vocals
Andy has been a session singer for over 10 years and has worked in theatre, on albums and live with likes of Barry Manilow, Paul Young, The Drifters, Damon Albarn and many more. One of the strongest voices in the country.
Henry Collins - Trumpet
A great jazz player and regular session player with Jools Holland and the Basie Band and many top pop acts.
Max Grunhard - Saxophone
Max on funky sax has recently had releases through a major dance label with much airplay on Radio One and is a sought-after session player in the jazz and pop worlds.
In addition, Sonic Machine have played at many weddings and private parties throughout the UK and overseas.
Previous Venues Include:
Lords Cricket Ground
The Grand in Brighton
Ashton Court Estate Bristol
Previous Clients Include:
John Caudwell -
(Phones4U Charity event with Rachel Stevens and Liberty X)
Lords Cricket Ground
T-Mobile Christmas Party
Cowes Week on the Isle of Wight
Lloyds TSB Christmas party
Thames Television's "The Bill" the River Thames
Royal Horse Artillery Summer Ball
Chain of Hope Charity
Trinity College Cambridge
St John’s College Cambridge
Marlborough College Wiltshire
BBC Music Publishing