AMP: Music Open Training

Creating Work & Working Creatively is a forward thinking online series of discussions between music industry professionals, designed to help shine a light on what it is to work, create and sustain a career, passion or lifestyle within the music industry.

Who is this for?
Young people aged 16-25

Alternate Wednesdays, 7-8pm, starting 13th October 2021.

Facebook Live –
YouTube –

What does it cost?

Nowt! Its FREE!



Wed 13th October

Topic: Sound System culture and club life 

Biog: Ira is a DJ and promoter from Glasgow who runs ‘Bass Warrior Soundsystem’.

Instagram | Soundcloud


Wed 27th October

Topic: Individual Creative Practice

Rachael will discussing her creative output as Ambient Babestation Meltdown, crafting complicated mixes from home and implementing sampling as part of her creative practice.

Biog: Rachael is a club booker and creative director based in London, where she DJs and produces under the name of Ambient Babestation Meltdown.

Instagram | Soundcloud.


Wed 10th November

Topic: Releasing music and DJ culture

Ian and Lewis will be discussing releasing music in the music scene including running a label, platforms and self-releasing.

Ian Biog: Scuffed Recordings label co-owner, Definite Party Material curator, Club & Radio DJ, Lobster Theremin Label Manager.

Soundcloud / Insta / YouTube. Scuffed Recordings: Soundcloud / Twitter / Bandcamp.

Lewis Biog: DJ and Redstone Press record label co-owner. Over a decade’s worth of experience in the night time economy and underground dance music scene.

Instagram | Soundcloud. Redstone Press: Instagram | Bandcamp.

   Lewis Lowe


Wed 24th November
Topic: Creating opportunities for work within the music scene that can lead to a creative career

Biog: BONZAI BONNER has for the past six years been the single creative force behind SHOOT YOUR SHOT, a highly successful Glasgow-based club event where she occupies the multi-faceted role of curator, DJ, performer and host.

Instagram | Soundcloud



Wed 8th December
Topic: Creative Practice & Releasing music

Siobhan Biog: Singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, library music producer, Siobhan Wilson was born in Elgin, Scotland, UK. She is a trained cellist from St Mary’s Music School of Edinburgh and pianist, guitarist, and composer. Siobhan has 14 years of live touring and studio production experience in New York, Paris and Scotland. After a 5 year stay in Paris, France, has returned to the UK where she has become one of Scotland’s most exciting artists.

Instagram | Bandcamp



AMP:Music is a new creative programme of music making, industry workshops and artist mentorship for young music makers in Moray.

Funded by the Youth Music Initiative (YMI), the project offers young people in Moray the opportunity to engage in music making initiatives in collaboration with professional practitioners.

Building on In the Mix (our three-year CashBack for Creativity project), and REMIX (our previous Youth Music Initiative project) AMP:Music provides a range of opportunities for young people to collaborate, create and be mentored by professional music makers.

For more information about AMP:Music, contact project lead Steve Gasgarth (

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