Mark O’Brien

Music Business Tutor

Mark is a songwriter, electronic music producer and graphic designer with extensive experience in brand development and strategy. Mark produces electronic music under the moniker of Royal Yellow and has received generous radio play on prominent UK stations including BBC Radio 1. In 2020 his music was featured in the BBC/Hulu TV series ‘Normal People’.

Mark was a founding member and bass player for Wicklow math-rock band Enemies; a position which facilitated almost a decade of tours throughout Europe, Asia and The USA. He also served as the band’s visual art director, creating merchandise, album art and a cohesive overall brand for the project. He has since created artwork and motion pieces for a multitude of Irish artists including Saint Sister, Spies and Heathers.

As well as serving on the teaching staff at BIMM, Mark also lectures on the highly acclaimed Visual Communications Design course at Dun Laoghaire IADT.