SEM Winter Social Photo Round-Up 2019

Friday 6th December 2019 saw seven of our recent Complete DJ Course graduates take to the decks in SEM‘s student space to perform at our Winter Social. They took the night through a range of styles, ranging from disco to drum and bass!

Audio Engineering Course: Trinity Church Live Recording

Our Audio Engineering Course students had the pleasure of putting the skills they have learned so far into action at Sacred Trinity Church.

SEM Black Friday Deals 2019

Some hefty deals to be had for courses in: Ableton Live, DJing, Event Management, Music Composition and Advanced Music Production. Live until midnight on Mon Dec 2nd 2019!

SEM Complete DJ Course Graduates: October 2019 Performances

6 of our recent Complete DJ Course graduates took to the decks in SEM’s student space, to perform at SEM’s October ’19 social. Our talented graduates played sets ranging from tech house to drum and bass. Tune in now!

Maschine Giveaway 2019

Celebrating the 10 year Maschine anniversary – this portable 16 pad groove production studio can be all yours! Read more to find out how!

Pioneers in electronic music

Introducing Suzanne Ciani, If you watched TV, went to the movies, or listened to the radio in the 80s and 90s, you probably heard Suzanne Ciani’s work.

SEM Presents How To Listen with Rick Snoman

SEM Presents How To Listen with Rick Snoman, founder of the Dance Music Production Manual. Join us for a workshop in critical analysis.

Paul Birchall Hosts a Minimoog Masterclass at SEM

Join us for a masterclass with the Minimoog on Thursday March 28th at the school of electronic music. Paul Birchall joins us prior to his upcoming release ‘Conversing with the Minimoog’.

Join us for our first Native Instruments Meetup of 2019

It’s that time of the year! Native Meetup is back, giving you the opportunity to network with local music producers, DJs and creatives from the North West.Join us for our first Native Instruments Meetup of 2019 on Thursday 7th March.

SEM Staff Profile: SEM Audio Engineering Tutor

SEM’s Audio Engineer tutor Neil Bruce is a guitarist, composer, and sound designer, with a PhD in Acoustics and MSc in Signal Processing. His engineering credits range from Al Green to Led Zeppelin and his compositional work has featured in films, TV and computer games, along with a number of albums over the last 15 years. We spoke to Neil about his career to date, his activities outside of SEM and his tips for forging a success career in the music industry.