Sound Surgery Masterclasses

Our fresh new masterclass series is an opportunity for you to sit alongside experienced musicians deep in their game and gain those gems of knowledge. Get 1-2-1 advice on how to tweak your sound, collectively learn about creative processes, or pick up totally new skills and techniques.

Hosted by producer and DJ Kayla Painter at Rough Trade Bristol, featured artists give you a 360° view of their journey and insight into how they honed their craft.

Sound Surgery Masterclass series 2018

Thu 22 Feb: Joker – SOLD OUT

British record producer Liam McLean, better know by his stage name Joker, breaks down dubstep and grime and how he created the subgenre “purple sound”.

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Thu 29 Mar: Jus Now

Drum and bass producer Sam Interface and Trinidadian beat master and producer Lazer Beam form the two halves of Jus Now. Join Sam as he splits apart the duo’s sound and how they combine Soca rhythms with the sub heavy sound of the UK Underground.

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Thu 19 Apr: Om Unit – SOLD OUT

Witness the pioneering producer and DJ Jim Coles, AKA Om Unit, in this final masterclass. Coles will pull apart his years of influence on the global bass music and his skill at searching for sonic tropes to cross-breed and re-imagine his sound.

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DATE: 22nd February 2018
TIME: 18:30
VENUE: Rough Trade Bristol