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Music Talk with Pete Griffiths from Toolroom Academy


Toolroom Academy is Toolroom Records’ educational arm. A music production school offering music production courses, a DJ school, live events, sample packs and mastering. Toolroom Academy is online music production tutorials and sound design courses from world-class producers & DJ’s.

From on-demand production tutorials to interactive online programmes, to offering the world’s first record label-based degree, we are committed to innovating music education. Additionally, they offer a range of high quality production tools to enhance and aid your creativity, as well as regular online and face-to-face education events around the world.

In this interview I spoke to one of the Toolroom Academy lead tutors Pete Griffiths, We chatted about his journey through dance music, how he started at Toolroom, becoming an A&R for Toolroom, then Artist Manager before shaping the now-infamous Toolroom Academy.

We also spoke about how to get signed to big labels, how to market and brand yourself as a DJ, how to create content for social media and a whole lot more!

For more info head to https://toolroomacademy.com/

Grahame Farmer

Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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