About

Daylight Music Productions (DMP) is an award winning (Creative & Cultural Skills UK) music production company based in Exeter in the South West of England. DMP pioneered the successful UK Gov’t Employer Ownership of Skills in partnership with the Academy of Music & Sound (AMS) and the Music Industries Association (MIA)


Kevin Harding (DMP Founder & Director) and Phil Johnstone (Robert Plant, The Levellers, Alannah Miles) at the Studio 54 Exeter launch in 2018

DMP presented Apprentice Employer of the Year Award 2012 by Paul Latham (Chairman) and Pauline Tambling (CEO) CC Skills

Performers and competition finalists at the inaugural Fingerstyle Guitar Festival 2022 at the Exeter Phoenix

DMP co-produced a library music album ‘Classical Inspirations’ composed by Kevin Harding & Paul Reeeves. The album was recorded with a string orchestra and soloist guitar, piano french horn, flute, cello and violin overdubs and released through Universal Music’s Volta label.

DMP organises the UK Fingerstyle Collective Guitar Festival with Fretmonkey & Candyrat Records in the USA. Guitarists delivering concerts, masterclasses and workshops including Antonio Forcione (Italy), Tristan Seume, Karlijn Langedijk (Netherlands), Thomas Leeb (Austria), Eva Atmatzidou (Greece), Sandro Norton (Portugal), Rodney Branigan (USA), Will McNicol (UK), Kimwei (UK), Blake Goodwin (USA) and Kevin Harding (UK). The event main sponsor is Elixir Strings For more information, please visit www.fingerstylefestival.com

DMP offers its great music studio facilities to partner organisation the Academy of Music & Sound Exeter in offering music production and music media degree qualifications through the University of West London (London College of Music). Indeed, this is the only degree of its kind in the South West as a contemporary trade qualification. Experienced professional musicians and teachers can even fast-track and achieve a BA (Hons) in just one year through AMSonline