Red Tape offers short courses in DJ Skills, Studio Recording and Digital Audio Workstation Production

Red Tape Studios is one of the Sheffield’s iconic cultural assets, having played host to Pulp, The Human League and Robbie Williams among other recording artists.

Music technology and performing arts students can use the same state-of-the-art facilities to develop their own skills and knowledge, and work towards exciting careers in the sector.

Red Tape/s short courses are ideal for those looking to gig, record, DJ or join the training provider’s study programme.

Studio Recording

Our flagship Studio 1 hosts this practical evening class, which allows you to get hands-on with microphones, mixing desks, multi-tracking and more. Learn how to create a professional, broadcast-quality track using the latest software.

Suitable for:  All abilities – from beginners to would-be sound engineers

Course:  A 4-hour evening session each week for 22 weeks

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DJ Skills

Suitable for:  All abilities – from beginners to working DJs

Develop the DJ/production skills required to succeed in the dance music industry, including digital mixing, cueing, beat matching, and EQing. In our small-class teaching environment, create your own professional mix demo.

Course:  One 6-hour daytime session per week for 13 weeks – various start dates

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Digital Audio Workstation Production

This project-based DAW production course shows you how to compose and arrange music on industry-standard software. Develop skills in sequencing, digital mixing, audio sampling and MIDI in our state-of-the-art training studios.

Suitable for:  All abilities, including beginners. An ideal access course for the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Music Technology

Course:  Two days per week for 11 weeks – various start dates

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Contact details

Contact us today on 0114 2761151 or email