Sound Surgery Masterclasses

Presented by Multi-Track - Bristol Music Trust's into industry portal

Join some of the most skilled and respected masters in sound in Multi-Track’s new series of Masterclasses as they break down the complexities of their art and share guidance on how to be heard above the noise.

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Sound Surgery Masterclasses

Presented by Multi-Track - Bristol Music Trust's into industry portal

In this fresh masterclass series presented by Multi-Track, join some of the most respected masters in sound, as they break down their craft and show you how to be heard above the noise. Get 1-2-1 advice on how to tweak your beats, learn new techniques, or pick up totally new skills.

2018’s Sound Surgery Masterclass series kicks off with dubstep/grime ‘king of bass’ Joker, followed by Sam Interface of Jus Now and the sub-heavy sound of the UK Underground. Things are rounded off in the final masterclass by Bristol-grown electronic and D&B legend Om Unit.

Hosted by producer and DJ Kayla Painter at Rough Trade Bristol, artists will give a 360° view of their journey and one-off insights into how they honed their skills.

Sound Surgery Masterclass 2018

Thu 22 Feb

In the first Sound Surgery Masterclasses, British record producer Liam McLean, better know by his stage name Joker, breaks down dubstep and grime and how he created the subgenre “purple sound”.

Jus Now 
Thu 29 Mar

Drum and bass producer Sam Interface and well-known Trinidadian percussionist and producer Lazer Beam form the two halves of Jus Now. In this second masterclass they’ll split apart their sound and how they combine Soca rhythms with the sub heavy sound of the UK Underground.

Om Unit
Thu 19 Apr

Witness the pioneering producer and DJ Jim Coles, now recognised under the stage name Om Unit, in this final masterclass. Coles will pull apart his years of influence on the global bass music and his approach to searching for sonic tropes to cross-breed and re-imagine his sound.


Multi-Track, Bristol’s into-industry portal, disrupts the norm by providing fresh learning opportunities for those hoping to develop a career within music. Through an innovative platform that connects aspiring creatives with industry professionals, Multi-Track leads an empowered community and supports the future pioneers of UK underground music in Bristol.

Multi-Track’s projects – powered by Bristol Music Trust and Urban Development – challenge convention by adopting a fresh approach to learning for those operating in the city’s underground scene.

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  • Multi-Track is Bristol’s into-industry portal providing professional development opportunities for those involved in the city’s underground music scene to advance.

  • Colston Hall is a PRSF Talent Development partner supporting the next wave of British musicians.