11:00 – 12:00
Author and musician Tony Horgan presents an interactive introduction to his universally acclaimed Korg Volca Expert Guide series. Join Tony as he showcases the incredible hidden talents of the Korg Volca synths and beatboxes.
12:00 – 13:00
13:00 – 14:00
Be above the rest and join The Sound Tutor, a Native Instruments Certified Specialist, as he shares his simple but effective techniques for creating your own compositions using the skills you already have as a DJ. Cue points, looping, and FX will all be used to create musical ideas which can then be mixed into your own DJ sets. No knowledge of music production is necessary here, but there will be tips and tricks that will cater for all ability levels.
15:00 – 16:00
Getting yourself organised may not be the most glamorous side of being a DJ but we can promise you it should be the most important! It’s all too easy to pile thousands of tracks onto your laptop – but do you really need them all? Can you always find the tracks you want? Are you as prepared for every gig as you’d like? In this session, On The Rise Music tutor Jay Cunning will run through some simple house keeping and smart automated techniques that can help you be a creative DJ with their eye on the crowd, rather than wasting time searching through playlists and folders to find that next killer tune.
16:00 – 17:00
Applique Music A&Rs Lempo, Ruff Diamond and Will Darling sit in for this Demo Listening session. This is your chance to have your demos heard by industry experts, who will offer honest, constructive criticism as well as useful advice for moving forward with your music. Applique Music is an eclectic dance music label dedicated to discovering and nurturing production talent.