Tom Middleton is a world renowned pioneer and polymath of electronic music, with previous roles as an orchestral cellist, graphic designer, remixer, producer and DJ, and currently making waves as a Sound Architect, Psychoacoustics Sound Designer and Researcher, and has recently added certified Sleep Science Coach to his credentials.
As a musician, Tom founded the seminal electronic group Global Communication, recorded as Jedi Knights with Mark Pritchard and solo as Cosmos. He has toured 49 countries performing to millions quietly observing and empirically studying how sound affects us physiologically, cognitively, emotionally and behaviourally.
He has worked with, remixed or supported artists from Aphex Twin to Prince, Jamiroquai, Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Kanye West and Mark Ronson, and has even curated and soundtracked a Royal Wedding. With emotional intelligence and end user empathy driving his mindful and socially responsible Djing philosophy it’s all about soundtracking your journey, delivering positive energy, deep emotion, inspiration and unforgettable memories.
In the last two years, having identified the need for solutions to tackle the escalating enormous global sleep deprivation crisis he has trained as a Sleep Science Coach and recently released the worlds first psychoacoustics research based pre-sleep album entitled Sleep Better, along with guidance on how to improve sleep hygiene.
More recently wearing his Sound Architect cap, he has soundscaped and curated the playlists of Ministry Of Sound’s new members club and co-working space The Ministry.
From keeping everyone up all night dancing to sending them to sleep, helping you focus, or slowing your pulse, Tom has mastered how to soundtrack your life to work, rest and party better.
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