- Words Cal McIntyre
London Sound Academy is a grass-roots electronic music academy founded by Buster Bennett and has been quietly training up the best in the business over the last ten years.
London Sound Academy has been quietly training the best in the business and has become the go-to destination for music industry training whether you’re just starting out or you’re a pro that wants to perfect their skills.
Mostly, it’s a place where you can learn a trade but also make invaluable connections. LSA is also famed for going the extra mile for their graduates organising DJ gigs and events and even running their own record label. Whether you’re a complete novice or looking to advance your skills, you’ll have direct access to well-respected industry professionals and international artists with a friendly, personalised approach to tutoring depending on the three different types of courses they offer.
What’s more is that LSA guarantees that their DJs will get gigs everywhere from big clubs like Ministry of Sound, Egg LDN and the O2 Academy. They also organise gigs at various radio stations, with their elite students getting booked at the best festivals like SW4, Arcadia and Elrow.
If you’re more into producing then fear not, their production students have been signed to Spinnin, Universal and Island Records!