Melodies DJ Academy... Aspire to inspire
After a successful 16 years experience of djing at some of the best club nights in the uk and including an amazing 15 years ongoing Residency at the Legendary night SPEEDQUEEN!
DJ Miss Melodie decided to set up her DJ Academy to help encourage more females to enter the fantastic world of DJing!
Having struggled to promote herself in a time when DJing was a much more male dominated business, something like the one-to-one tuition offered here at the academy would have been very beneficial.
After helping to produce some fantastic female DJs, the academy now runs courses for males and females and at every level from beginner, advanced to specialist.
We also run a very successful Junior Djs Group from age 9yrs to help encourage young people into this very exciting career!
Working on a one-to-one basis with your tutor enables complete attention and guidance with course plans individually constructed to your abilities and goals.
Since established, the academy has a 100% record with all students moving on to live experiences playing in bars and clubs throughout the UK! With a complete passion for teaching our tutors have a keen interest in bringing out the best in every student by encouraging your development and building your confidence. You can ensure that your sessions will be informative, valuable and most importantly enjoyable.
Melodie now tries to spend more time in the studio working on music production and Produces under the name M-Melodie.
Her recent release “Wicked Plan” Was signed by L.A record label Digital Rhythm Music and is still number one in their best sellers chart.
Her next release “Lost” A chilled Deep House track due out on May 19th.
Next was a collaboration with Leeds singer /songwriter LarissaD “Teeth’
A breaks release Which was again snapped up by Digital Rhythm Records
Followed by a signing to one of her favourite Underground labels Midnight Social Recordings
“Coloured trouble” Features on a underground tech and deep house E.P Midnight City
Featuring 4 other very talented producers
M-Melodie will also be collaborating and releasing with various other producers this year
Having a keen interest in fashion she is really happy to be able to merge her love of music and Fashion by producing music soundtracks for various fashion shows in the uk. This enables her to really be diverse and delve into her extensive music collection producing soundtracks in all different genres.
In 2016 Melodie launched SaSS @ Distrikt Bar in Leeds
This is to showcase some of the fantastic students taught at the Academy giving them a platform to play at the coolest underground bar in Leeds!
Please check out the SaSS Group on Facebook for more details and information!
What's it like to work with us?
Attending the studio over the course of the summer encouraged a more confident skill set than I had previously. Using some of the most up-to-date DJ’ing equipment in the studio along with a tutor who is patient, supportive and easy to engage with increased my ability and excelled my playing style. Melodie is a fantastic tutor who made me feel comfortable and at ease with myself. My experience at the Academy was fun, energising and an experience I will carry with me forever.
Thank you for all you’ve infused within in me and for being a part of my journey as an aspiring DJ.
Music has been my passion since I was in my early teens. I worked in an old record shop for work experience in Hyde Park, Leeds and started to pay attention to electronic music after being shown a load of vinyl and a pair of technics. The first ever record I owned was Flowers by Armand Van Helden and thought, what have I been missing!
I listened to house music now and then but didn’t really pay attention to it until I was in my early 20’s. I started clubbing at places like Wax:on and progressed into listening to more deeper sounds and knew I had to become a DJ.
I bought myself a pair of CDJ’s, went about learning the ropes but never really got into vinyl. I wanted to give myself an edge and consider myself as a “complete” DJ by learning on wax. I went to Melodie and after only two lessons, I was playing in clubs on vinyl and collecting all the ltd edition releases I’d been missing out on.
If you’re even just considering DJ’ing, don’t think twice, contact the DJ academy. It’s given me so much more confidence and gave me the last push I needed to get where I want to be.
I have recently completed a full production course with Sam and Melodie and i can definitely say it has helped me a lot.
I already had a very basic understanding in production but this course was what i needed to help me take my productions to the next level.
From beginning to end everything has been explained in great detail from starting with an initial idea and building the structure, then on to editing and mixing.
i would highly recommend this course to anyone wanting to crate professional level productions. I’m already working on my next track.
Thanks again to Sam and Melodie , it’s been a blast. you’ll be hearing from me again soon