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Industry Reviews

starstudent-photo-larryteeAluna George

Brit-nominated DJ + Producers.

"I wanted a tutor that would really push me and LSA provides the highest quality tuition for those who want to make it in the industry. If you want to go beyond the basics and be a respected, professional Dj you need to go to LSA."


starstudent-photo-larryteeLarry Tee

International DJ, Producer of Electroclash hit album Superbad, Promoter of club Super Techno Party Machine.

"London Sound Academy is the destination for DJ’s who dream big! Expert tutors guide you on all aspects of DJing and Production and can fast-track your DJ career."


starstudent-photo-larryteeKASRA - Critical Music

International DJ, Producer in the Drum & Bass scene.

"I found the quality of tutorage and service to be excellent, I'm excited to put what I learnt into practice!"


starstudent-photo-djcitizenCitizen

Congratulations to Citizen, a good friend of LSA who won DJ Mag's ‘best breakthrough act 2013’

"LSA is rooted in the London scene and their tutors have their fingers on the pulse, tuition at LSA will give your DJ Career the foundation it needs."


Karla Sweet - Radio 1XtraKarla Sweet - Radio 1Xtra

Producer

"The lessons have totally changed the way I listen to music. I was able to experiment with lots of different genres before settling into what I found I enjoyed working with the most. I quickly started to see how the lessons would also help me improve some of my technical and listening skills in my work at Radio 1 and 1Xtra.
London Sound Academy caters for every type of learner. Whether you are learning just for fun, career progression or because you’d love to be a DJ one day, the one-on-one tuition means they can tailor your lessons to your individual needs. I can honestly see what initially started as an extra skill to add to my CV developing into a real passion. I’d recommend London Sound Academy to anyone!"

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Favourites on Radio 1, KISS FM, Capital & Rinse FM.

"Learning a new interface can be overwhelming. LSA quickly got me up to scratch on Traktor and comfortable with what has now become a staple part of my DJ set up."


London Sound Academy Star Student Long x DJ Boy LondonLong X DJ / BOY LONDON

The guys behind BOY LONDON and founders of LONG Clothing.

"Best guys to learn with. Have played all over the world thanks to LSA x."


CockNBullKid

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Singer / Songwriter with a number of releases on Island Records, Iamsound and Moshi Moshi Records.

"London Sound Academy's one-to-one tuition was perfect to help me gain my confidence on the decks ready for DJ'ing in front of large crowds. Being part of the music industry and signed to a big label meant I needed to step up and show everyone I could perform as a DJ and LSA helped me deliver. Their tuition is bar far the most personal and comprehensive available! Five stars."

Dirty Harry

Dirty Harry is a British rock singer, who is now based in Los Angeles, California, United States. Since 2011 she has performed under the name The Amazonica


Skin LSA Star StudentSKIN

Vocalist of the famous band Skunk Anansie

Skin is the lead singer of the massive 90’s mega group Skunk Anansie. She’s now a top world DJ spinning everywhere from Ibiza to South America. She was one of our first students and come to us as a novice DJ and left ready for the big time!

lsa star student Jim Stanton horse meat logoJim Stanton - Horse Meat Disco

Jim Stanton is the worldwide DJ and founder of the legendary Horse Meat Disco, arguably the worlds coolest disco night responsible for the resurgence of the genre. He came to us for help with the latest advances in DJ technology and we equipped him with the right skills so he could take on the world stage. 

"I took a short course to brush up on evolving dj technology, specifically Rekordbox. It was fantastic tuition and very friendly and hands on tutoring. Fully recommend these guys!"


LSA Star Student Mark MooreMark Moore

Producer and DJ from the legendary acid house group S-Express. Who topped the charts in 1988 with 'Theme from S-Express'.

"London Sound Academy is the best place to learn the skills and the culture of DJ’ing, Expert tutors will help you live the dream."


Munroe BergdorfMunroe Bergdorf

Munroe who came to us as a complete beginner and has since built a huge following in the London LGBTQ scene, she’s a regular DJ’ing at some of the most glamorous nights including Jodie Harsh’s Room Service. She’s now a full-time DJ and she also works in the fashion industry.

"Such a great experience at LSA. Fantastic one on one sessions and extra patient tutoring. I went in with relatively no knowledge of how to DJ and now I’m booking gigs all over London. A fantastic place to learn and set you up with skills that can lead to a great career in something you love. Very highly recommended."


LSA Star Student Luke Worral Dazed Magazine CoverLuke Worral

International male model

"We teach many creatives from the fashion industry including some of the biggest male and female models. Luke Worral has been hyped as one to watch and has graced numerous fashion magazine covers including the zeitgeist Dazed & Confused Magazine. We taught him how to DJ and now he plays at some of the coolest fashion events worldwide."


LSA Star Student Sarah LawrenceSarah Lawrence

Sarah Lawrence is another Dubai success story for LSA. Taught by us and now playing for the biggest brands and gracing the line up of every A list party in Dubai. She’s even made a video of her exploits, check it out! 

"Buster is a legend! I literally came to LSA with zero knowledge and Buster went through everything I could possibly need to know and taught me a few little tricks along the way too that a lot of established DJs I’ve met even to this day are unaware of! I am currently living and Djing full time in Dubai. I am moving to LA soon and will be DJing over there as well, couldn’t have done it without you buddy! :) Cheers!"


LSA Star Sudent Phil BabbPhil Babb

Footballer 

Phil Babb is one of Liverpool’s most famous footballers. He now runs his own magazines including Golf Punk. He learnt how to DJ with us so he could DJ at his own launch parties and celebrity nights.


LSA Star Sudent SicariusSicarius

Competition winner  

Sicarius aka Adele is one of our many competition winning students, with our help she won the Mallorca Rock DJ Competition and spent a whole season playing for the Ibiza Rocks team!


LSA Star Student Chloe Fontaine1Chloe Fontaine

Chloe, sister of the famous DJ Seb Fontaine is hot on his coat tails DJing all over the world making an even bigger name for herself! Taught by LSA she knows how to rock a crowd!

"LSA was the best 121 tuition I could of asked for. Having been to other music colleges in London I found this offered the highest standard with friendly and informative teaching. Buster helped me take my DJing to a more professional level and I am now working full time as a DJ/Producer. I wouldn’t hesitate to go back if I needed to advance my skills in any area of music. Thank you for turning my passion into a career xx."


LSA Star Student NamaleeNamalee

Namalee is the founder of SUPERSUPER Magazine, the noughties go-to style and music magazine which our very own tutor Buster Bennett worked for as Music Editor. She is also an esteemed stylist working for some of the biggest fashion publications in the UK and beyond. She came to use for DJ tuition as she is often asked to DJ at fashion-show after parties and industry events. If you’re lucky enough to get on the VIP list as LFW you’ll be sure to see her!

"Brilliant! I learnt all my DJ skills here and by the end of my course I was Djing at store launches and London Fashion Week parties! The tutoring was great and I always felt so supported. Its a bit scary to launch into a world of unknown technology but everything is explained in a way that is really to pick up. Don’t know what I would have done without LSA. Thank you!"


LSA Star Student Tanti albumTanti

Up and coming Producer 

We often get producers coming to us so they can learn how to DJ and perform the tracks they have made. Tanti is an exceptionally talented producer with a history of music training. We are expecting big things from Tanti, one to watch!

LSA Star Student Sauce DJs logoSauce DJ's

Sauce DJ’s came to us for advanced Ableton tuition to help with their soon to be released Debut EP, we helped them create a professional sound ready for release. One to watch out for 2014.

"The one on one tutoring is great, you can really get down to getting exactly what you want out of the course rather than in a class environment. Erin knows his stuff and is a rad dude so the classes were fun and relaxed as well as full of cool production tips and tricks. The course takes you from scratch to a finished track, mixed and mastered in four modules. Each module was planned and tailored to my style and requirements. Thoroughly enjoyed it and am now making tunes to my hearts content! Nice on Erin!"

LSA Star Student Dan Mitchell LNCCDan Mitchell

Curator of LNCC, the worlds top retail experience.

Dan Mitchell is a buyer for LNCC which is considered to be the best concept store in the world containing only the best designer products available. He came to use to learn all about producing with Logic so he could prepare for the launch of Late Night Chameleon Cafe the sister venue to LNCC showcasing underground music.

LSA Star Student Troupe RecordsTroupe

Troupe Records  

We teach many promoters how to DJ and they often end up being the main act of their own  night! This is very much the case with Christopher aka ‘Troupe.’ His record label and events company now runs some of the best house and techno nights in London, Ibiza and beyond.


LSA Star Student DJ PatchouleePatchoulee

International Pop DJ 

DJ P as she is also known came to us for some advanced DJ skills, she’s now a huge DJ playing on the fashion circuit in London, Paris and Dubai. Her impressive client base contains some huge names from Channel Dubai, Kenzo Paris to Adidas and Nike!


LSA Star Student Poppy L KavPoppy L Kav

Musician 

Poppy is the bass player in a big indie band but she wanted to extend her music onto the dance floor. She now plays at a host of nights in the Big Apple, NYC!


LSA Star Students Young and Lost DJsYoung & Lost DJ’s

Indie music record label

Sara and Nadia are the founders of the indie dance record label Young & Lost, well known for discovering the biggest bands in the indie scene. They wanted to know how to DJ indie dance music so they could play at their events between and after the bands. You can now see them play at their own nights and many others around London and Beyond.


LSA Star Student Nwando

Nwando

Classical Musician

Nwando is a singer and producer and now thanks to LSA a DJ! She’s been performing all over the world with her own tracks and tracks she has co-written with big producers like Larry Tee. She is also part of Nonclassical, a group of artists who re-interpret classical music for the modern age. Nwando regularly tours the big festivals so make sure you see her perform on a stage near you!


LSA Star Student QBOYQ Boy

Q Boy is a rapper and DJ with a massive presence on the LGBTQ Hip Hop scene with contemporary artists like Le1F, Cakes Da Killa and Zebra Katz.

"Buster Bennett is a great teacher. In our lessons together he communicated well, was always warm and friendly and was always patient. He was able to demonstrate new tricks and skills effectively, with clear direction which helped give me confidence."


LSA Star Student William TempestWilliam Tempest

Fashion Designer

William is one of the most respected fashion designers in the Dubai/London industry. Now a resident in NYC. He came to us so he could learn how to DJ at fashion events and his debut gig was in the penthouse suite of the W Hotel in London alongside Rob Da Bank!

LSA Star Student Rehana BrowneRehana Browne

Classical Musician and Producer

From time to time we often teach classical musicians how to DJ and Produce so they can transfer their skills into electronic music. Rehana Browne, a classically trained flautist was more used to performing in front of the Queen that a huge dancefloor but with our excellent tutorage she has completed the entire DJ and Music Production course and is now getting her very first tracks mastered. We expect to be hearing a lot about this exceptional talent in the future!

LSA Star Student DJ RazzDJ Razz

Resident DJ for Milkshake, Ministry of Sound.

"Almost definitely one of the best places to start from as a DJ/Producer. All the lessons are well planned and you always come out feeling more confident in your ability to play! From starting lessons here (with no idea how to DJ!), within 5 months I became a resident at Ministry of Sound and have played alongside many celebrities! Buster is an awesome teacher and I would highly recommend anyone who is interested to take on his course!"


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