AUDIO ACADEMY

At Retro Music Audio Academy, we take pride in having worldwide engineers. The engineers don’t only have the tools to guide you, but as well as help each student.

You will learn the core of DJing as well as Producing. Every student will also come to understand the core of DJing and Producing. You will learn in a relaxed as well as pro setting at our Audio School.

Your own style, ideas as well as music goals, are vital to us at Retro Audio Academy. Whether this a hobby or passion, to DJ as well as to Produce with success can grow to be great. Your classes are in a 1-on-1 private setting. This means that you will learn faster as well as receive personal attention. More time to perform!

At our Audio Academy we want you to succeed as well as succeed in the music industry! Thus, you will learn the basics in 1-on-1 sessions!  The goal is to not only to get you confident, but to get you into the DJ booth to start performing!Retro Music Audio Academy courses are taught in exclusive custom-built and state-of-the-art DJ booths. You will experience worldwide club-quality equipment as well as software.  Not to mention that you will enjoy the art of sound engineering.

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PRODUCTION TRAINING

AVAILABLE COURSES :

Basic Music Production Course

Basic Music Production Course

Basic music production gives students a thorough grounding in the essentials of music production skills. This course is perfect for beginners who want to benefit from professional techniques experienced producers follow. The course includes how to make beats, recording, sampling and effects.

Genre Specific Course

Genre Specific Course

Retro Music presents its latest Production course based on Genre Specific music. Here’s your chance to delve deep into the making of your favourite music as our internationally acclaimed instructors will take you through all the different stages of production. Learn all you need to know about the genre, and walk away knowing that you have the experience and knowledge to compose and remix just like your favourite producers.

Sound Engineering Course

Sound Engineering Course

Live sound engineering is like being an audio traffic cop. Performers will direct a variety of sounds at the audience, however these different sounds must be managed correctly to make sure the audience receives what the performers are sending. Live sound engineers must use electronic amplification equipment, knowledge of acoustics and their well-trained ears to accomplish this feat. Communications is also important, and ability to translate acoustic ideals into reality for the performers.

Complete Production Course

Complete Production Course

This is the most extensive Music Production course we offer, starting from the very basics of Music Production. We will help you build a firm foundation and understanding of making music. We take you into sound design to make sure you speak the language of Music Production fluently. By the end of this course you will be able to take ideas and turn them into fully mastered tracks.

Post-Production Course

Post-Production Course

Audio Post-Production is the process of creating the soundtrack for a visual medium of some kind. Ever since silent movies began to talk, filmmakers have been looking to control and improve the quality of the sound of their creation.

DJ TRAINING

AVAILABLE COURSES :

Digital DJ Course

Digital DJ Course

This unique course is specially designed for DJ’s who are looking to get the most out of the latest DJ controllers and software. Decide between Native Instrument’s Traktor or, Serato DJ with the Pioneer. Cover all the necessary theory and skills required to start your career as a professional DJ.

Introduction to DJ'ing Course

Introduction to DJ'ing Course

If you are interested in finding out what it’s like to be a professional DJ, then this is the course for you. During this course you will cover the very basics of DJ’ing.

Beginner DJ Course

Beginner DJ Course

The Beginner DJ Course is perfect for students who want to become comfortable with the equipment and basic technique of DJ. You will learn to beat-match and create your first recorded DJ demo mix, on either CDJ's or a DJ controller.

Advanced DJ Course

Advanced DJ Course

The advanced DJ course is where you become a DJ expert. Play like a professional by incorporating performance tools such as MIDI controllers, advanced effects units, mixing in key, adding accapellas, and scratching. This program will take your technical DJ skills to the ultimate level. Digital DJ'ing is incorporated deepening your creativity. You will build your DJ identity and brand, introducing you to the world of promoters, club owners, managers, and booking agents.

Complete DJ Course

Complete DJ Course

This is the most extensive DJ course we offer, covering everything from the fundamentals of beat matching and mixing, to using effects, harmonic mixing (Mixed Key), and how to effectively us loops. You will also get the opportunity to record two mixes, which you will help you get gigs.

EXTENSIVE DJ & PRODUCTION TRAINING

AVAILABLE COURSES :

Intro DJ / Production Course

Intro DJ / Production Course

This exclusive course, will give you the necessary skills and knowledge, needed to take the songs you have produced and incorporate them into a professional DJ set to play at any club or event.

Complete DJ / Production Course

Complete DJ / Production Course

If you are looking to turn your passion for music into a paying profession, then this is the course for you! Immerse yourself in the world of music, starting from the very basics of both DJ’ing and Production, to learning all the tricks used by your favorite artists

Monthly DJ / Production Course

Monthly DJ / Production Course

Our unique Monthly Package is ideal for beginners who would are looking to get expert one-on-one training in both DJ’ing and Music Production, or even experienced artists who are looking to improve their skills.

1 Year Exclusive DJ / Production Course

1 Year Exclusive DJ / Production Course

With this unique program, our students receive the equivalent of a typical three years course in one intensive year of one-on-one training. To ensure that our students are truly able to excel during our course, you will also receive all the necessary DJ and Music Production equipment to practice what you learn during your lessons. You will also be able to use are professional facilities to work on your personal projects, and all students who show natural talent and a real passion will have their songs signed to international record labels and get the chance to play at local music festivals.

CUSTOM PRODUCTION & EQUIPMENT TRAINING

AVAILABLE COURSES :

Custom Production / Equipment Training Course

Custom Production / Equipment Training Course

Retro Music now offers intimate 1-on-1 training classes with an industry specialist, to teach and assist with anything software / equipment related.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Retro Music Academy Based?

97 Linksfield Road – Dowerglen – Edenvale (300m off the N3 Highway (Linksfield Turnoff and turn Left towards Edenvale and we are 300m up on the right hand side next to a big block of flats/mini shopping centre underneath. Get Directions with Google Maps

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How do I Join Retro Music Audio Academy?

The process of getting started is fast as well as easy. You need to let us know what course as well as courses you would like to study. From there we will take it from there. If you need help choosing we are always available to help. As soon as your first payment is done you will be able to start your lessons.

When are the Training Times?

We offer all lessons from Monday trough to Saturday. You can choose when you like to book your lessons and can come as often as you have credit for. After hour as well as music specific lessons are also available.

What Music Production Software coupled with Hardware do we offer training in?

At our Music School, our main program for Music Production is PRO TOOLS.  Yet, we are qualified as well as capable of teaching on any other industry program. We also offer custom lessons on any other software that y

Why choose Retro Music Audio Academy?

At our Audio Academy, we offer a unique training experience like nothing in the world. This will not only benefit but also educate you in a professional environment.

What breaks can be created once i’ve completed my course at Retro Music?

We pride ourselves in that we sign our names behind you once you have completed the course with success.If you excel as well as show tenacity in your Complete Course, we will be able to provide you with career openings.

When did Retro Music start and how long has the Academy been running for?

Retro Music was founded in 2004 by Bart Marley. Since then it has been running for 12 years ever since.

When can I start my lessons for my choosen Course?

Once payment has been made or your monthly deposit has been paid your lessons can be booked. You will be able to start as soon as the next day!


What kind of training, classes as well as help is offered?

Custom attention is greatly important in anything as well as everyone to excel. At Retro Music all of our lessons are done in a 1-on-1 as well as a relaxed setting.

Where can you buy the Equipment and Software needed for personal use as well as pro?

We sell most Gear as well as Software related items at Retro Music Audio School. If you are studying with us, you will get special rates up to 50% less. We will also advise as well as guide you on an industry qualified level throughout your whole course. So, at the end you will get the best value for money.

How and where do I make payment for classes as well as equipment?

At Retro Audio Academy we offer cash and electronic payments. You will have the comfort of knowing you can make your payments by visiting the Audio Academy itself. We also accept electronic bank payments. If you prefer the choice of paying online, our banking details can be found under contact us.