Mark Garfield is the founder and co director of Pop-Up Music, a global music sync house/publisher that provides music for Film, TV and Advertising industry based in London.
Pop-Up Music’s clients include television giants BSKYB, BBC and Channel 4 in the UK; London/worldwide advertising agencies including McCann Erickson and Saatchi and Saatchi and also music supervisors.
As a professional musician Mark has toured and recorded as a drummer for twenty years, playing internationally. In 2011 gaining a BMus degree in drums. Music production has been a constant since making tea as a teenager at his father’s studio helping out on sessions by The Troggs, Thin Lizzys Brain Robertson – plus later on co-producing with Eddie Kramer (producer Jimmy Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones).
As a writer he has written with Cream’s lyricist Pete Brown and has songs and interviews (along side Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Martin Scorsese) in the up-coming 2015 bio documentary about Pete’s life in poetry and music.
Music highlights include festivals: Glastonbury, Paas Pop Holland, Hua Hin Jazz Festival Thailand, Hermitage Park Festival Moscow, SXSW Austin Texas.
Playing alongside artists and bands including: Pete Brown (Cream), Arthur Brown, Micky Moody/Bernie Marsden (Whitesnake) David Amran, Grace In Danger, T.Mandrake, Neck and Rod Garfield.