The Source Academy 
held at the up and coming
W House Events Space Centre

  • Our brand new, in-house school and training programme for anyone who wants to learn how to DJ and Produce electronic dance music.

Learn from industry professionals,

at Kent’s best dance venue.

If you have a keen interest in electronic dance music, be it DJ’ing or production, the Source Academy exists to offer you the opportunity to take your interest to the next level. We have a range of different options available, including one-on-one DJ tuition with our experienced resident DJs, production workshops and studio time with an experienced producer and engineer.


The Induction is the perfect place to begin if you’re just starting out with production. It covers the equipment needed to start making dance tracks, and how to use it! You will learn about monitoring options, audio interfaces, computers and software. Our engineer will break down a track and briefly talk through all of the individual elements that make it complete. The session ends with Q&A time so you can ask questions about your own productions or studio setup. 


The Source Academy Masterclass is a comprehensive 8 week programme which begins with the induction, and goes on to cover all elements of dance music production. Throughout the masterclass you will be talked through the process of creating a track from start to finish. Each week will focus on a different element including: 

– Workflow & Inspiration

– Sample selection & Sampling

– Sound design & Synths

– Mixing

– Arrangment

– Finishing & Mastering

– A&R Feedback session

The Masterclass is an opportunity for you to learn the in-depth techniques used when producing a dance track from start to finish. You will receive one on one feedback and support throughout the process, giving you the skill-set you need to achieve a professional sounding finished result, on your own productions!


DJ School

The DJ school is the perfect place to hone your mixing and performance skills. Be taught one on one technical and mixing techniques by our experienced resident DJs as well as networking skills, and how to create opportunities for you to showcase your skills and get bookings! You will learn on the latest industry standard Pioneer DJ equipment, and on The Source’s infamous Martin Audio sound system. 

Attended Sessions

In affiliation with Cyclone Music Productions in Medway, we also offer the following additional services:

– Attended production sessions in a professional studio, with an engineer to help bring your ideas to life.

– Professional mastering service for streaming, CD & Vinyl.

– One-on-one production tutorial sessions.

For further information please enquire!



01622 754783
07392 642657

The W House
Rose Yard,
Maidstone, Kent,
ME14 1HN