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Expert Lecturers

Linton Bennett Music Composition

Linton aka Stepz composes/produces for Dido, Warren G, All Saints, Jamelia & Imogen Heap to name a few. He’s been active in the music industry for 3 decades and signed to Motown in the US.

Anna Lakatos Music Production

Musician, singer and trained audio engineer, specialising in object-based 3D sound for motion picture and commercial music production. Anna is an Ableton Certified Trainer and NI Product Specialist.

Aamir Yaqub Sound Engineering

Aamir Yaqub won a Grammy award for his work engineering Rihanna's album 'Unapologetic'. He has worked at some of the world's best studios and collaborated with a range of international artists.

Saytek Music Production

In-demand live act, played Space, Fabric, Tresor, Zoo Project. Releases on Cubism, Kevin Saunderson’s Legendary KMS, liebe*Detail, Soma, My Favorite Robot, Wiggle. Read about Saytek in The Sun.

Max Heyes Sound Engineering/Mixing

Credits include Paul Weller, Oasis, Primal Scream, Jamiroquai and Massive Attack. Co-produced The Doves #1 album 'The Last Broadcast'. Mixed Primal Scream's 'XTRMNTR'. Helped develop La Roux.

Carroll Thompson Singing

Iconic British reggae singer who's also recorded with Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Sade & more. Signed to Virgin as solo artist. Scored several Top 40 hits & No.1 on UK Reggae Chart with 'I'm So Sorry'.

Michael Bailey Radio

Resident DJ for Goldie's Metalheadz label, presenter at 1Xtra, Radio 1 & Ministry of Sound. Recorded/remixed for Goldie, Roni Size, Guy Called Gerald, Trey Songz, Chipmunk, Nas & Damian Marley.

Ricky Vianello Introduction to Production Ableton

Ricky produces and DJs under the name Tapefeed. Having held a residency at London techno party 'Superstition' since the beginning of 2018, the duo have played at such renowned venues as about:blank, Tresor and Printworks.

Kevin Kerrigan Music Composition

Branded an 'alchemist' by Brian Eno, Kevin has worked with Bjork, Gwen Stefani, Eurythmics, Kylie & Sting among others and composes for movies/TV for Paramount, BBC, Warner Bros, Sony & Universal.

Jen Anderson Music Industry

A&R for Fiction records, toured with Izzy Bizu, Nero, Iggy Azalea & Eliza Doolittle; manages acts signed to Ministry of Sound, Ultra Records and Ninjatune.

Tim Wills Sound Engineering

Credits: Trevor Horn, Brian Eno, Seal, Nick Cave, Newton Faulkner & The Cure. Integral to Ian Brown's success. Headlined Glastonbury, V Festival. Co-produced Solarized & UK #4 The World Is Yours.

Melissa Uye-Parker Music Production

Ableton certified trainer, producer, performer, making music since 2006. As a vocalist and songwriter, she has collaborated with the likes of Rae & Christian and Yesking and produces under the moniker Mjiri.

Phil Ramocon Singing/Composition

Ivor Novello & Grammy-winning musician/songwriter. Legend who's worked with Steve Winwood, Jamelia, Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff and more. Co-wrote 'Buffalo Stance' with Neneh Cherry.

Shadowchild Music Production

Shadowchild is one of the pioneers of the UK Bass scene and is founding member of UK label, Food Music. He has DJ'ed at the world's biggest venues and released on a slew of successful labels.

Arabian Prince Music Business

As a founding member of world famous rap group, N.W.A., Arabian Prince has written, rapped and produced some of the most influential tracks in the history of Hip Hop with an industry career spanning almost four decades.

Natasha Klerks Music Industry

Promoter, DJ and label founder at Neighbourhood featuring Daniel Avery, Ben Sims & Pariah. Teaches Music Business aimed at people looking to break into the industry in management, A&R & marketing.

Daniel Sonabend Music Composition

With a career spanning many different media formats, Daniel's music can be heard in his work for clients such as BBC, ITV, Jason Bruges Studio and Warner Music Group.

Anthony Chapman Mixing/Engineering

Highly decorated producer, engineer, mixer, remixer & composer: Klaxons, Franz Ferdinand, Rizzle Kicks. Toured world as DJ Scissorkicks, releasing over 50 records & remixes under that moniker.

Cristiano Nicolini Introduction to Production Ableton

Cristiano is an Ableton-certified trainer, producer and sound engineer. Utilising his vast knowledge of music technology, he has helped design studios for clients such as Dubfire, Nicole Moudaber and Kevin Saunderson, to name a few.

Jan Kybert Mixing/Engineering

Jan has worked on projects with major artists that include Oasis, Paul Weller, The Prodigy and KT Tunstall. He also has a number 1 album, 'Sonik Kicks', and an incredible live tour under his belt.

Dave Stone Music Production

David Stone is one half of Drum n Bass act Gerra & Stone & his work has received regular plays across BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra & Kiss FM.  His tracks regularly chart in Beatport top 10 . He's also a successful DJ & PB graduate.

Robin Lee Music Composition

As one half of Phaze Action, Robin has spent a decade defining his sound and delivering tracks with both musical depth and accessibility, releasing on acclaimed labels and remixing artists such as Femi Kuti, Metronomy and Saint Etienne.

Elena Alekseeva Music Composition

Elena is a composer, a producer, a sound designer and a classically trained pianist. She has established herself using knowledge of classical theory and applying it into contemporary musical styles and genres.

Chris Carter Sound Design

Chris worked with Adrian Sherwood, Little Axe, Shara Nelson & Asian Dub Foundation. Released his own productions on labels like TCR, Botchit and Scarper, he’s also a DJ/remixer and music library creator.

Daniel Linton Music Production

As 'Funk Ethics', Danny contributed to UK bass music releasing on Pitch Black, Boka & Brownswood. Supported by Scuba, Skream, Mary Anne Hobbs & Giles Peterson, Danny also DJs with Goldie & Pendulum.

Rockwell Music Production

Tom Green AKA Rockwell has released on Metalheadz, Ministry Of Sound and Sony Music; toured the world as an international DJ, appearing at events and venues like Fabric, Ultra Europe & Glastonbury.

Shadaab Kadri Native Instruments Maschine

Shadaab has created scores and jingles for various short visual projects and composed music spread over a spectrum of genres. He’s long played an active part in upholding the music scene in India.

Chris Franck Remix & Production

With a Top 5 UK hit, Top 20 hits in Germany, Holland, France and a No. 1 in Italy, Chris has remixed over 100 songs for global artists and performed at events inc Glastonbury, Coachella, Womad & more.

Robin Schlochtermeier Music Composition

Robin is a composer for film and TV, having worked for clients such as Channel 4, National Geographic & Panasonic. He won the award for Best Music at the British Independent Film Festival for his original score of the film 'Retreat'.

Lindsay Wesker Music Industry

Active in the music industry since the 80's with extensive A&R, DJ and broadcast experience with Kiss FM and MTV. Self-published novel about the industry and presents a weekly show on mi-soul.com.

Ellie Coden Music industry

Worked as A&R manager at Fierce Panda who discovered Coldplay & Keane. Ellie booked festivals & ran 100s of successful industry events. She runs her own label & live promotion company Cool For Cats.

Frank McWeeny Radio

Frank McWeeny is a studio director and content producer at the BBC. He also presents French Toast Radio which has received praise from Annie Mac, and makes documentaries for Gilles Petersons Worldwide FM.

Mark Brocklesby Advanced Recording & Mixing

Mark runs Big Smoke Studios and is a recording engineer, mix engineer, musician, producer and lecturer with over 20 years of professional experience and industry practice.

Ben Bristow DJing

Played at Space (Ibiza), Ministry of Sound, Cargo & Scala. Featured on XFM & Kiss FM. Released on Breakbeat Paradise Recordings, Tru:Funk, Funk Blasters & Resense. Features regularly on BBC 6Music.

Hunter Watson Record Deals & Branding

Signed as 'Legion’ to legendary Ram Records run by Andy C. Has written, recorded, engineered and released countless hits, including credit on multi-platinum US chart smash Future - "F*ck up some Commas".

Claude Ruelle Advanced Composition

Beginning his career as a Jazz guitarist, performing alongside artists such as Pierre-Alaina Goualch, Claude has since created soundtracks for games such as 'Penguin Tales' and 'My Time at Portia'.

Heath Holme Music Production

Heath Holme is an Ibiza-based, electronic music artist and DJ. Renowned for his sophisticated deep techno style as well as his music production.

Venetia Tzanni Personal Development for Higher Education

Venetia is a passionate teacher of English for academia, having a M.Ed. in Teaching English and a B.A. in English Language and Literature. She has taught English to students of various levels in the UK and abroad.

Ben Mallot Sound Design

Ben is keyboard player for Pest (Ninja Tune). As a producer he has releases on Bonus Round, Don't Records, Victim Records and more. His live show has been to Berghain, Boomtown, Bloc and Uglyfunk & more.

Daniel Herbert Sound Design

Dan's designed sound & produced music for BBC, C4 & CNN. Started out releasing house tracks through Ouch & Tasty. Also worked with St Etienne & has developed the free Point Blank Plug In series.

Noel Wayne Music Industry

Noel has had a varied career in the music industry working as a songwriter, producer and engineer, having worked with Sony Music, Universal Music, Universal Films, Polydor Records and Warner / Parlophone.

Dave Ital Guitar

Top guitarist Dave works live and records with artists such as Craig David, Sugababes, LL Cool J, Redman, Jocelyn Brown, Candi Staton & Bobby Womack. Dave records guitar sessions for students at PB.

Chris James Songwriting

Chris was a songwriter in UK Electro band, Stateless. As a composer, Chris has produced music for international brands such as Facebook, Channel 4 and Virgin Media, as well as Film and TV.

James Wilson-Rhead Music Composition

James specialises in music for the concert hall and theatre, as well as to accompany films, television and animations. He's collaborated with many major brands, including Sony, 3M and Chevrolet.

Tony Briscoe Music Production

Tony has composed and produced top 10 hits for Craig David, Beverley Knight and Artful Dodger. His credits for media include the soundtrack music for the BBC 'Wildlife' Series presented by David Attenborough.

Doug McAvoy Music Production

As Craggz & Parallel, Doug’s been playlisted by Zane Lowe & Annie Mac. The release ‘Northern Soul’ for Dillinja gained critical acclaim and secured an invitation to play live at BBC Maida Vale.

Pierpaolo Tiano DJing

An Ibiza-based music producer & DJ, Pierpaolo has been honing his DJ skills in Europe since moving in 2009. He currently DJs across Ibiza with his Planet 7 project and has performed live with his live techno project, Nors.

Vasco Ispirian Music Production

Electronic engineer, performer, instructor and veteran DJ and producer. Over a decade of experience in the studio and onstage. His body of studio work shows a mastery of music creation techniques.

John Davies Music Composition

John has worked as a producer, musical director and bassist for numerous artists, including Freddie Dickson and Riot Jazz, as well as working for brands such as Sony, Warner, Universal and VEVO.

JC (djesi) Concato Sound Engineering

Produced, engineered or remixed Bjork, Portishead, The Cure, Erasure, Galliano, Pressure Drop, Ragga Twins & Renegade Soundwave. Began at Matrix and worked Chrysalis, EMI, Sony, Warner & Blue Note.

Andy Reynolds Record Deals & Branding

International concert tour manager/live audio engineer for 25 years for bands including George Fitzgerald, Maribou State & Nightmares On Wax on over 200 shows per year. Andy wrote 3 books about live music industry.

Danny De Matos Music Production

Signed to Arista & Universal, Danny wrote, produced and remixed for artists like Republica & Limp Bizkit. His music’s been in movies, TV Ads and worldwide video games 'Half Life 2' & 'Left 4 Dead'.

John Watson Music Production

Playing live electronics for Patrick Wolf, John supported Amy Winehouse & Arcade Fire. As a composer for media he’s worked for Instagram, Sony, BBC & C4. Releases music on the Cosmic Pint Glass label.

Yannis Iliopoulos Record Deals and Branding

He's the founder of Sound of Everything Records which has amassed a back catalogue of over 200 releases. Yannis is a music professional with a background in Entertainment Law and Digital Marketing.

Miguel Ferrador Sound Engineering

A Lisbon-born, London-based audio professional with extensive studio and live experience. Credits range from pop to urban and alternative. Has worked with acts signed to Universal, Sony and Warner.

Darren Henry DJing

Darren Henry, a.k.a Quest, is a pioneer of the UK Dubstep sound since its inception back in the early 2000s, with releases on top tier labels including Deep Medi Music and Dub Police.

Nick Feldman Music Production

Releases on One Inch Punch, Bad Sekta & Frogs as Ronin. DJs on radio. Tours complex Ableton Live work around world playing with Vex’d, Milanese, Crystal Distortion, Hellfish & Dead Silence Syndicate.

Ali Jamieson Sound Design & Music Composition

Has worked for leading sound design agencies Replay Heaven and Sample Magic on numerous hit records. Released and produced under various guises and teaches music technology theory across the world.

Nigel Hosten DJing

Aka Mr Dex. DJ'd with Ghostface & Raekwon (Wu-Tang), Omar, Estelle, Sway, Scratch Perverts and DJ Jazzy Jeff. Hosts The DeX Files weekly on itch.fm/live. Member of ‘A Bunch of Deckheads’ DJ agency.

Ellie Lawson Music Industry

Championed by Ellen Degeneres once she signed to Atlantic Records in the USA, Ellie has had a 5-year sponsorship with Quicksilver, as well as achieving many top-10 Beatport Trance releases.

Jarrad Hearman Mixing

Recording, mixing and mastering engineer for artists including Tinie Tempah, Katy B, Craig David, Beckie G, Fetty Wap, Kelis, Nadia Rose, Wretch 32, Kideko, Sinead Harnett and many more.

Nick Hunt Sound Engineering

Producer/Engineer/Sound Designer with over 30 years of experience. Worked with Dave Stewart at The Church. Credits include Gary Barlow, Gene, Warm Jets, Placebo, Boy George, D’Influence amongst many others.

Lizzie Curious Music Industry

A prolific and successful writer, singer and producer with a US Billboard #1 and over 40 releases in over 15 years of adventures in the music industry.

Tom Bulwer Music Industry

Tom has worked in the music industry for over 15 years. From DJing in top clubs, including Ministry of Sound, Egg and Pacha, working at record labels or writing electronic music, he has always held a passion for music.

Pierre Duplan Engineering/Mixing

Longtime audio partner to Shawn Lee, the shamanistic soundscaper who features in this video. Adept at totally analogue or digital mixing/engineering environments with a unique perspective on mixing.

Richard Boal Music Production

Worked with Judge Jules, Sonique, Spiller, Marco V & Sophie Ellis Bextor. Remixed Freddie Mercury, Kylie Minogue & Tom Jones. Makes audio for Dreamworks, Reebok, Sony & Premier League.

Ben Perrier Live Sound

Ben mixes sound for artists touring UK, Europe, USA, Japan, Australia & New Zealand. Mixed 30,000 capacity festivals & London venues Brixton Academy, Forum, O2 Academy, Koko, Shepherds Bush Empire.

Roberta Bruno Singing

Known as 'BB', Roberta has trained in singing for more than 15 years. She's a highly regarded vocal coach in both the UK and EU, with her own breakthrough method in developing voices.

Alex Phountzi Music Production

Alex has been releasing music since the late-90s. Original member of Bugz In The Attic, co-founder of Greenmoney records, releases on V2 & FabricLive. Remixed Amy Winehouse, Roisin Murphy, Fela Kuti.

Sweatson Klank Music Production

Flying Lotus remixer and Project Mooncircle stalwart Tom Wilson passes his knowledge on to you as a frontline member of Point Blank LA. Tom is featured on Skrillex's music site.

DJ Morsecode DJing

Nathaniel Morse was the winner of Redbull's first United States "3style" DJ battle in LA. He was awarded “Best DJ in LA” and then “Best DJ in America” by the Sun Times in 2014 & 2015 respectively.

Hector Hernandez Ableton Live

Aka Hektagon, debut 'London' (Freaks of Nature) was supported by Mary Anne Hobbs in Bass Music scene. Remixes for Baobinga, ID, High Frequency Bandwidth, Piece of Shh...show his eclectic taste.

Stefano Ritteri Music Production

Releases on Dirtybird, Sound Pellegrino & Exploited. Remixed Underworld & Depeche Mode. Resident in Fabric. Releases on Saved, Pets & Defected. PB Deep & Minimal House instructor.

Ben Medcalf Production/Mixing

Producer/composer/DJ. International DJ success as Rogue Element & Disco of Doom. Composition credits include films (The Veteran), trailers (Men In Black III) & ads (Dodge Ram, Vodafone & McLaren).

Ski Oakenfull Music Composition

Played keys for K-Creative, Galliano, Raw Stylus. Remixer/producer/writer for Incognito, Joey Negro, Valerie Etienne, Two Banks Of Four, The Bays. Albums on Sony, BBE & Primaudial Records.

Dale Corderoy Music Production

Dale combines House, Trance, Progressive & Electronica. Releases on Napith, High Contrast, Vandit & Perfecto prefaced his own imprint CDRY. He wrote Kerosene with Dogzilla & indie band Belasco.

Mike Koglin Music Production

DJ Mag Top 100 DJ. Debut ‘The Silence’ went Top 20. His productions & remixes have been supported by Armin Van Buuren, Tiesto & Paul Van Dyk. Runs his label Noys Music.

David Clarke DJing

David Clarke (aka DJ Davine) has played Ministry of Sound, The Garage and the Mother Live 333. Has his own urban radio show with an audience of 90,000. He is a Traktor expert and works with PB and NI.

Markman Composition & Mixing

DJ Markman incorporates classic 90s House with futuristic R&B, UK Garage & Bassline. Ableton Certified, his live sets pay homage to the likes of Adamski, Orbital & The Chems.

Rory Walker Audio for Games

Rory spent many years working with music and sound before choosing to specialise in creative sound design for games.  He continues to freelance in the games industry while inspiring students to do the same.

David Harrow Music Industry

Starting out in the 80's, Dave's incredible adventures include Psychic TV, Anne Clark, ONU Sound System, Andy Weatherall, Lee Scratch Perry, Billy Ray Martin, with countless albums and live projects.

Ben Chetwood Intro to Production

An Ableton Live expert, Ben has worked with artists such as Little Boots, Rudimental & Damian Lazarus. His approach to performance is influenced by his extensive use of hardware and effects.

Julian Peake Intro to Production

Julian has scored global hit records as one half of Stretch & Vern and Reflekt & has written for Kylie Minogue, Little Boots & Dirty Vegas as a Sony/ATV-signed writer.

Kedar Sakharkar DJing

DJ KD or Deeptektiff has almost two decades of experience in the Dj industry. He has performed with acts like Yousef, Justin Prime, Prok & Fitch, Sultan & Ned Shepard, Paul Thomas & more.

Francesco Monti Music Composition

Francesco has shared the booth with international artists at top venues such as Amnesia, Pacha, Insomnia, Bora Bora and Cafe Del Mar to name a few.

Nick Bennett Mastering

#1 charted artist & engineer with 20+ yrs experience. Has worked at EMI & Ronnie Scotts & signed with Edel, Warner Chappell, Ministry of Sound, Tommy Boy & XL Talent. Founder of Revolution Mastering.

Ceri Owens Music Production

Veteran DJ of The End, Fabric and Corsica Studios, Ceri's production work has support from Richie Hawtin, Mr G and more.

Sam Willis Music Industry

Mercury Prize nominee Sam Willis has released with R&S, KOMPAKT & Black Acre and remixed for Caribou, Simian Mobile Disco & Panda Bear. Was Head of Press at Rough Trade Records and Head of A&R at R&S.

Adi Winman Audio for Games

 Adi designed sound for nine major racing titles, engineered for Pulp, developed plugins and has MSc, MA & PGCE qualifications.

Thomas Glendenning Music Production

Editor of ELPHNT.co.za and Ableton Certified Trainer, Thomas is half of Original Swimming Party and founded Ableton User Group, Cape Town.

Stavros Potamitis Sound Design

Stavros has multiple sample pack number 1s and his music has featured on HBO, BBC & other platforms. Runs Inside Out Records.

Peter Donaldson Music Production/Industry

PB graduate working in the electronic music industry in China. Runs Strawberry Festival; an independent record label; annual electronic music festival Spirit Tribe; partner in a music streaming app. Active in China's music scene.

Alex Wang Music Production

Certified Ableton Trainer with releases on Beijing-based label Do Hits. Residency for Bristol’s Noods Radio. Explores experimental and underground from ambient to club music, soundtracks for motion pictures and performance art.

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