Having graduated from the Liverpool Institute of Recording Arts (LIPA), picking up the coveted Sennheiser Studio Excellence Award along the way, he returned to his roots in Manchester and refocused on recording, mixing and writing music.

Since then Tarek has worked with some of the UK’s most exciting new artists including The Big Moon, Gengahr and Bad Breeding.

As well as his production and mixing work he is also a prolific musician and songwriter. One of his earliest songs being used as the main soundtrack on series 6 of Skins and acquiring an Adidas synch.

Most notably Tarek is writer, producer and frontman/drummer for Spring King. Songs from the debut album ‘Tell Me If You Like To’ have been playlisted several times including 3 Radio 1 B-lists and a variety of incredible reviews. Plus a whole host of recent synchs including; ‘Who Are You?’ on FIFA 17, Orphan Black, T-Mobile US, Skullcandy and Guitar Hero.

Tarek has just been shortlisted as ’Self-producing artist of the year’ for the MPG Awards alongside James Blake and Jeff Lynne.

Tarek's CV

Spring King
Mumma / Mumma II (Paradyse/Transgressive Records Single) Songwriting/Rec/Prod/Mix
Demoms EP (Paradyse/Transgressive Records EP) Songwriting/Rec/Prod/Mix
Not Me Not Now (Rough Trade Compilation) Songwriting/Rec/Prod/Mix
They’re Coming After You EP (Handsome Dad) Songwriting/Rec/Prod/Mix

Powder (Transgressive Records Single) Mix
Bathed In Light (Transgressive Records Single) Mix

St. Tropez
I Don’t Wanna Fall In Love EP Mix

Bad Breeding
Age of Nothing (Single) Rec/Prod/Mix
Where’s My Country EP Rec/Prod/Mix

Cosmo Sheldrake
Solar (Transgressive Records) Mix

Rivers Songwriting/Rec/Prod/Mix
It’s Alright, Follow Songwriting/Rec/Prod/Mix

Eye Emma Jedi
Sin (Killing Moon) Mix
Wounded Eyes (Killing Moon) Mix

It’s Magic (Twisted Tape) Rec/Prod/Mix
Somebody Elses Dream (Twisted Tape) Rec/Prod/Mix
Oh Darling Prod/Mix
Life Mix

Jr. Sea
Out Of Body Auto (single) Mix

Racing Glaciers
What I Saw Mix
Moths (Spring King Version) Remix

Hear I Am Mix/Edit

All We Are
Down, Down, Down  Rec/Prod/Mix
Sundowner Rec/Prod/Mix

Steeling Sheep
Do As You Will (Heavenly) Rec/Prod/Mix

Jethro Fox
Blinding Light (Tough Love) Rec/Prod/Mix
Lonely Sound (Tough Love) Rec/Prod/Mix
Before Rec/Prod/Mix
Echo Rec/Prod/Mix

Carnival Kids
Lateral Living Rec/Prod/Mix
Spectre of Riots Rec/Prod/Mix
Bad Blood Rec/Prod/Mix

Field House
Don’t Be A Stranger Mix
Muslin Curtain Mix
Not Done Loving You Mix
Refugee Mix

We Are The Grand
Do You Remember Rec/Prod/Mix

Shout Timber
East India Trading Company Rec/Prod/Mix
Rich Man Rec/Prod/Mix

Lion Bark
Long Horns Mix
Two Prongs Mix

The Old Silent
Ever You Mix
Ill Wind Mix



Tarek Musa shortlisted as self-producing artist of the year for the MPG Awards

The Music Producers Guild (MPG) has revealed the shortlist for the annual awards ceremony, which takes place in February 2017. Paul Epworth, Fraser T. Smith and Nigel Godrich are nominated for the top Prize, joining a host of internationally acclaimed producers...