Soma Skool is an event designed for anyone interested in a career in the electronic music industry. Hosted by Soma Records, 2021’s event takes place online on 27 and 28 February 2021.
The event will include a focus on the effects of the pandemic on different sectors of the industry and what the future holds for it. Panellists include Glasgow DJ duo and techno icons Slam as well as rising DJ star of the European techno scene Cera Khin.
In addition, global electronic music equipment and software giants Pioneer DJ will be hosting a masterclass on their latest DJ equipment. This will be followed by an exclusive interview with DJ and producer Nightwave.
A panel focusing on clubs, creatives, communities and mental health will be curated by Clubber2Clubber, a non-profit organisation promoting wellbeing in the clubbing community.
The panellists also include Scottish rapper, author and Bafta-nominated filmmaker Loki, aka Darren McGarvey, Juliette Duffy, founder of psychological artistic magazine Pysche, and a representative from Scottish harm reduction charity Crew. At the end of the virtual Soma Skool, UK based DJ and producer Manni Dee will be hosting a masterclass based around a breakdown of one of his own fast paced techno tracks.
Tickets cost £8 plus £1 booking fee.