SEM Student Success: James Greene

Former SEM student and Bexley Studios resident James Greene talks to us about EP on Contrast Recordings which dropped on 31st December 2017, and shares his tips on approaching labels and releasing music as an upcoming artist.

Want to start your own radio station? Read this first.

HOXTON FM is six years old, and to celebrate founder and chief Dan Formless shares with us his top tips for radio broadcasting today. Essential reading if you’re looking to create your own buzz over the airwaves!

SEM’s Ultimate Music Documentaries to Xmas ‘n’ Chill with

‘Tis the season to deck yourself with festive pyjamas and settle down for some serious chill time. The team at SEM have compiled their ultimate list of music documentaries to inspire. Merry Christmas, you’re welcome.

Ableton Live 10 Launch Event

If you’re interested in getting into music production, or are already an Ableton Live user, please come along for this free set of workshops! Learn about the new Ableton 10 features from an Ableton Certified Trainer, and try it out for yourself in our purpose-built teaching facilities, under supervision from our SEM music production tutors.

SEM Student Success: JOSHUi

SEM student success JOSHUi is a rising star in Manchester’s urban scene. He completed our music business course in 2016, and has since appeared on SB.TV’s which boasts over 1 million followers worldwide. We spoke to JOSHUi about his career so far and his plans for the future.

SEM Music News Round-Up | December 22nd 2017

This week; the definitive RA roundup of music trends this year, Mixcloud’s new game-changing hookup with Gracenote, Pete Tong’s orchestra comes to Mcr and meet the women behind Bjork’s Utopia.

SEM Student Success: Dan Dobson

Dan Dobson studied the Complete Music Production Course and has since had close to 50 releases. His latest has hit the bigtime on Armin van Buuren’s label ‘A State of Trance’, and been played on his show, reaching out to 41 million listeners.

SEM Christmas Deals

Deals live from now until January 1st 2018. Get Maschine Mk3 or Komplete Kontrol K49 Mk2 included free with your training; Ableton Live Intro free with Ableton short course, and it’s time to get down to business, with heavy discounts on event management and music business courses!

SEM Music News Round-Up | December 15th 2017

Manchester is in the “midst of a new golden era”, Tidal’s rumoured closure in 2018, Spotify playlists to get your music heard, and the women of Oz say “No More” to sexism in the music industry.

School of Electronic Music Launch Party

Special thanks to all the DJs who played for us: DJ KC, LilRockit, Nickie Kelly, Lady Ruka, Ben Donald, DJ Hongee, Shut Up Dave (who brought some serious garage classics!), Fatboy Fly, Richard Nhoebra B2B Marco Nox, DJ Nuxby, Rocco Harris, Notchyy and JP Huzzle.