Martyn Walsh

Martyn Walsh

Years attended: 2019

Discipline: Music

Martyn Walsh is the Bass player and songwriter for Inspiral Carpets, providing rhythmic foundations and lyrics for 5 Studio Albums, numerous top 40 hit Singles and a myriad of worldwide live shows.

He also composes music for Computer Games, Radio & TV Adverts, Multimedia Campaigns and has a remix portfolio including mixes for Irmin Schmidt and MFS Berlin.

Martyn has carved a niche as a successful Specialist Music Industry Consultant and spearheaded the New Deal for Musicians campaign in the early 2000s. He continues to offer advice, guidance and support to all levels of the Music Industry through regular nationwide seminars, workshops and consultations

Currently, Martyn is the Creative Industries Guru in Residence for The British Library, based at Central Library Manchester.

2019 saw Martyn instigate the Greater Manchester Music Review in conjunction with GM Mayor Andy Burnham and UK Music; the implementation of the findings is now underway.