Black Artist Database announce free production masterclasses for aspiring Black producers


Black Artist Database (FKA Black Bandcamp) have announced a year-long masterclass series, open to racially and ethnically Black people.

The free series will be taught by renowned producers operating in various areas of electronic music and provide a supportive environment for them to learn and develop new skills.

Supported by Ableton, the classes will be hosted interactively on Zoom, with the first four being led by Loraine James, Russell E. L. Butler, KMRU and rRoxymore, covering topics like turning your production into a live performance, field recording as a compositional tool and more.

Each class has space allocated for 300 free attendees and no prior music production experience is required to attend. Classes begin on 24th August and will run monthly.

Ableton’s UK and Ireland Brand Manager, Shona MacMillan states that: ‘Ableton is honoured to support the Black Artist Database Masterclass series. Niks and the team have worked tirelessly to bring Black owned record labels, artists, producers and bands to theforefront of the electronic music community and beyond. We leapt at the opportunity to aid B.A.D to continue making a strong impact and focusing on diversity in the music industry.

Learn more HERE.