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Stephen Kirkwood

Stephen Kirkwood

The founder of SKapade, Stephen Kirkwood, is one of the biggest names in the Scottish dance music scene. Widely regarded as one of Scotland’s hardest working producers, Stephen has spent years perfecting his sound at worldwide gigs and and releasing tracks on some of the biggest labels in the industry: Spinnin’, Subculture, Joof, Reload Black, Naked Lunch, Yoshitoshi & many more.

Stephen is as passionate about teaching music as he is about creating it. His ability to adapt and evolve to his surroundings and read the dance floor has earned him shows at some of the best global parties including Cream at Amnesia in Ibiza and Grotesque in Holland. He loves helping people to achieve the sounds that they have in their head and express themselves creatively.

With a base of production knowledge that spans years, he has a vast range of experience in countless different genres. His melodies are as big as his personality and he carries that into every lesson with students from all over the world.

Jacque Saravanté

Jacque Saravanté

Jacque Saravanté has recently came to light in the House scene with notable releases on the likes of Deep Tech Records, DTD Records, BLACKSOUL and Bosom. He has been going from strength to strength in the past few months signing more of his unique fusion of House to bigger labels while still retaining his underground roots.

His latest EP on Nico Mendezʼs Johnny Johnny Records has already gained some serious momentum with the A-side being premiered by notable promo channel Data Transmission.

Wesley Hampton

Wesley Hampton

Glasgow born techno producer and DJ, better known as Luca De-Santo made his debut back in 2015 and has since been rapidly gaining wide recognition for his signature sound outside of his hometown.

Luca also holds down multiple residencies in and around the Glasgow techno scene which allows him to not only demonstrate his own productions but also reinforce his signature sound to an ever-growing fan base. These residencies have allowed him to Support artists such as Enrico Sanguilano, Mark Fanciulli, Parade Saraceni, Layton Giordani plus many more. He was also given the opportunity in September 2017 to take the stage at the first ever BPM Festival Portugal (Europe).

Setting out his stall at the young age of 24, Luca De-Santo is certainly going to be a familiar household name amongst the most iconic techno brands worldwide.