Chris Brophy

Type in ‘Chris Brophy’ in to Google and you’ll realise that there are quite a few of them. They’re all over the place. One’s a boxer, another a lawyer, university lecturer and even a golfer. This Chris Brophy however, isn’t any of them, but he has done a lot. This one was born in Salford, United Kingdom in 1974 and works in the media. But who is he really, what has he done over the years? … A former record producer, remixer, radio broadcaster, teacher, web designer, comedian and father of three overly-chatty kids! Here’s the story so far: Chris Brophy, is an award-winning entrepreneur who has achieved significant success in the music and media industries worldwide. From an early age, Chris developed a fascination with performing, and in the early 80s took his first step in to the world of music by taking piano lessons and going on to perform at the Royal Northern College of Music. After winning Young Musician of the Year in 1985, Chris left high school and went on to study at Manchester’s famous School of Sound Recording / Spirit Studios alongside members of 808 State, Simply Red, Stone Roses and Happy Mondays. Whilst at the SSR, Chris further developed his songwriting and sound recording skills by setting up a studio where he recorded and released his own self-funded vinyl E.P in 1993. Six months later, he signed a deal to produce music for fitness classes around the UK with top local bands. In 1994, Chris was signed as a remixer to work at Gorse Road Studios in London, remixing a track released on Sony BMG. In 1994, he took a step in to the world of radio, by working as a voice over artist on commercials at Manchester’s dance station Kiss 102/Galaxy 102, a role that soon led to him co-presenting and producing the ‘Up All Night’ show. Like many who work in the radio industry, Chris has also worked on hospital radio for an international charity, where he held the position of Press & Press Officer. He has hosted shows on 78 radio stations globally, in fact, at its peak, his Infect’ive Mix show aired to 2.2 million listeners a month and was broadcast on AM, FM, DAB, Internet and satellite stations across every single continent. The show was a huge success. It was broadcast for a number of years, received praise from fans all over the world and rewarded Chris with a Web Radio Award for Best Syndicated Radio Show, amongst many others. Over ten years later and Chris is celebrating having achieved significant success as a remixer and record producer across Ameri