About the instructor

Hi, i'm Simon Duggal - one half of multi award winning production and songwriting duo Simon and Diamond

I've been producing, recording and mixing music for more than 30 years. I've made records for many top international artists including Shania TwainMaxi PriestErasureApache Indian, China Black, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and many more.

Records I've produced have been nominated for 2 Grammies3 Brit Awards, a Mercury Music Prize, a South African Music Award, a UK AMA, and I was nominated for a highly coveted Ivor Novello Award for songwriting in the category of Best Contemporary Song, alongside Take That and M People

I have taught a BA Honours Degree in Music Production at the BIMM Institute and am an Ambassador at Dorridge Music School - the UK's largest independent music school. I am also an Ambassador at the Birmingham Music Awards

You can learn more about my career in this Lives in Music podcast

This course has been edited by Dr Paul J Rogers of The BIMM Institute.