While students return to colleges and universities across the nation, the top industry players in EDM kick off the start of their own educational venture. Introducing the Academy of Electronic Music, the world’s first socially-driven online music school, headed by Armada Music, Point Blank Music School, DJ Mag, and Google+. The academy will offer aspiring music producers and DJs the chance to share their best tracks, get feedback from peers, industry experts and their favorite DJs and producers. The ultimate passing grade comes when you get your track signed to Armada Music.
Academy of Electronic Music Curriculum:
Sept 3rd - Academy official launch . Admissions phase opens and producers submit their best productions via the website. All styles within the electronic dance music genre are welcome. The top 50 is determined by votes to enter the next selection phase.
October 19th - The Top 7. In a livestream from one of the biggest events during the Amsterdam Dance Event, the Amsterdam Music Festival, the seven selected talents will be announced to join the Academy’s class of 2013, and have their tracks released.
October 21st - The start of The Academy. The Academy of Electronic Music will teach the seven talents everything there is to know about EDM. Exclusive lessons will be conducted via Google+ Hangouts by Point Blank’s expert tutors and producers, industry guests and surprise EDM artists. Everyone will be able to interact and benefit from the insights in these sessions as the Hangouts will be broadcast live and recordings will be available immediately afterwards.
Register for the Academy by clicking here.