Soundflow Music Academy is hosting the Main Stage at the London 9S Music Festival on the 21st July! With over 1000 tickets sold already, this festival is going to be amazing. Everyone who enrols onto the Complete DJ Course by April is guaranteed a DJ slot at the main Stage! Playing at this festival will be a great … Read moreWant to DJ at a Festival this Summer?
Beatmatch! If you want to gain the most our of this article, make sure you read Part 1 and Part 2 first as they will help you understand the theory behind tempo, as well as counting and identifying beats, bars and phrases, which are required pieces of knowledge if you want to learn how to … Read moreBeatmatching Basics Part 3: Beatmatch!
Beatmatching Basics Part 2: Understanding Beats, Bars & Phrases Click Here for part 1 incase you missed it! “Beats and Bars are how a piece of music is divided in musical terms.” Beats What are beats (no, not the headphones!)? Say we selected a track and loaded it in a DJ deck. Let’s imagine that … Read moreBeatmatching Basics Part 2: Understanding Beats, Bars & Phrases
The very first step to learning how to DJ is to understand the basic theory behind music, this article aims to help you understand what the meaning of tempo is. By understanding what tempo is, you will be armed with the first piece of knowledge you require to beatmatch correctly! Tempo Tempo is the speed … Read moreBeatmatching Basics Part 1: Tempo!
Audio Interfaces… Audio interfaces are the link between the analogue and the digital world. They allow you to connect professional monitor speakers to your production setup so you can hear what you’re producing with great detail. They are also the interlink between microphones, outboard equipment and your computer. So if you are into recording instruments … Read moreAudio Interface Guide!
Studio Monitors… We did tons of research and tried out as many monitors as we could so we could find the best currently available at each price point. Regardless of your budget, you can’t go wrong with getting any of the monitors listed here, but of course the higher the price the better the quality. … Read moreStudio Monitors You Ask?
DJ Equipment Buyer’s Guide DJing doesn’t have to be an expensive hobby. To get set up and started you only need a controller and a laptop. But the higher your budget, the higher the quality of the equipment you can buy. In this section of the guide I’ll point out the best options for DJ … Read moreDJ Equipment Buyer’s Guide!
Headphones… When you’re buying headphones for DJing or music production, you need to look for different things compared to normal headphones. Depending on what you’ll use them for, they may need to have a completely flat frequency response, they may need to be open back for a better soundstage, or isolate the sound very well … Read moreDJ & Production Headphones – All Questions Answered!
Gain Staging… Correct gain staging means setting up ideal audio levels throughout every stage of the production (recording, producing, mixing). There are a few reasons why you want to do this. Prevents accidental clipping. Ensures you’ll always have sufficient headroom at the end of your mix (which all mastering engineers require). Analog modelled plugins will work at … Read moreMixing 101 – Gain Staging!
Known for hosting some of the greatest DJs of all time such as Mark Knight, Huxley, Danny Howard and more, the boiler room style club Thirty3Hz in Guildford is one of the best clubs we’ve ever been to. Soundflow is now back for a second time and will be hosting DJ course graduates at this … Read moreMark Knight, Huxley & Soundflow Graduates!
Partners of Soundflow Music Academy ‘Prog Box Digital’ are hosting the Burning Mountain Festival Pre Party! The pre party will feature some of the biggest names in Progressive Psy-Trace, as well as the top Prog Box Digital DJs such as Cript and Jack Lane. With over 500 people already signed up as ‘Interested’ or ‘Going’ … Read moreBurning Mountain Pre Party!!!
Flemcy Music’s latest release is a deep progressive house track by JP Lantieri and an incredible deep house remix by SFMA alumni Alec Soren. ‘Shiraz’ has just reached number 14 on the progressive house charts and number 28 on the deep house charts on Beatport. We’re very proud to regularly collaborate Flemcy Music and we … Read moreSoundflow Graduate Chart at #14!