Anticipation was at its highest in the lead-up to the release of Ableton 10 earlier this year and in preparation for the launch, we hosted invited the public to come down to see what all the fuss was about. January’s event gave students the chance to discover some of the exciting new features available in Ableton live 10 whilst our experienced tutors shared an insight on how to use Ableton to improve your existing workflow.
Another 2 Manchester Native Instruments meetups have taken place at the school since the start of the year. These meetups brought together a selection of NI experts who held tutorials and discussions about Native Instruments products and how to get the best from them both in a live environment and in the studio.
Champion Turntablist DJ Rasp visited SEM for an afternoon of scratch workshops. The North West based DJ started Djing back in 1996 and has since become one of Europe’s most respected Hip Hop DJs. He talked to us about his career so far which has seen him crowned DMC UK Champion, and IDA UK Champion whilst he also demonstrated some of the scratching techniques that have helped him reach the top of his game.