We sat down for a chat with one of our many successful graduates – Dora Filipovic. Since completing our Avid Pro Tools courses to 210P level, Dora has gone on to work on various documentaries, short films and feature films as a sound designer. Here’s what she had to say about her time at SSR – “I was attending courses for Pro Tools 101, 110, 201 and 210P, I finished my courses in February 2018 becoming an Avid Certified Pro Tools Operator in Post Production (210P) I am very happy that I was able to finish the Pro Tools courses [...]
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Here at SSR we have rebooted our semi-regular Patch Friday Ableton / Max for Live user events in a slightly different format than previously - we are inviting Ableton users from both inside and out of SSR to demonstrate their production and performance workflows. There will be short performances / demonstrations, followed by an in-depth walk-through and Q&A. The first event earlier int he year was a great vibe and we would like to do more - and we would like to hear from you! Please use this form to tell us about an aspect of your creative practice using Ableton [...]
It was great to have one of our favourite DJs - adventurous London underground club, festival and NTS regular DEBONAIR here at SSR last week. She was recording her excellent Resident Advisor mix in our DJ rehearsal room . “Thanks so much! Honestly was a million times easier mixing in your studio than at home” she said of the experience. So there you go... our full DJ set up with CDJ2000s, a choice of industry standard mixers and Turbosound PA is available to rent by the hour. More info here. [...]
As our parent college in Manchester rebrand to Spirit Studios, we at SSR London diverge to pioneer a radical new approach to music and sound training. In response to the challenges faced by people studying and working in music and sound in London, we are taking steps to develop a more holistic approach to vocational learning. Our flagship Industry Diploma courses are now available in an intensive three-month (two days per week) format allowing students to undertake world-class technical training and develop core skills quickly and affordably. In addition, we are also delighted [...]
We are very excited to announce that our students now have a show on Threads Radio, a community station based out of The Cause nightclub in Tottenham. Tune in for interviews, mixes and exclusive broadcasts of Music from SSR’s students, alumni and current clients. Some students have alos trained to be producers at the station and are working on other shows across their programming. The shows are every 4 weeks, and their 3rd one is happening tomorrow 9th May. Shows are archived on our Soundcloud page.
Following a visit back in January, five of our graduates have started working at world-class audio company Britannia Row Productions, a work opportunity developed through SSR which is providing them with real world experience in live sound. opportunity developed through SSR which is providing them with real world experience in live sound.
Since graduating from our Industry Diploma studio courses, Andrew James has gone on to work as an Audio Engineer in notable studios such as Grand Cru and Wendy House, with clients including Westlife, Stormzy, Louis Tomlinson, Olly Murs and Lil Simz. He popped back the other day to do some rehearsing with his band Shola who have reached the grand final of the Isle of Wight Festival New Blood Competition. The showdown gig is on May 26th at Dingwalls round the corner from the college in Camden. “The facilities and support at SSR are [...]