A site about the Music Production community at York St John University and the degree courses we offer.

LISTEN to music produced by our students

READ articles they’ve written

FIND OUT MORE about our collective of music producers

DISCOVER our degree courses

GET IN TOUCH if you’re interested in joining us or you have any questions – we’d love to hear from you.


Lets build some synths!

It’s been a challenging term so far in many ways, but we’re continuing with our blended learning approach and it is working really well. Some content can be delivered online in a live webinar format (we’re not into pre-recording them) […]

Student Resilience & Community at YSJ Music Production.

By Russ Hepworth #Lockdownlife 6 It’s been a while since our last #Lockdownlife post. There have been many reasons for this, namely our students ‘returning’ to university, albeit remotely for the new semester. We’ve learned a lot technically, but so […]

New Release for Max

Max Imbornone who graduated last summer has just released his album this morning on all good distribution sites – here’s spotify https://open.spotify.com/album/2fdQYqWfjidUAUUhMbwpRd Well done Max!

#Lockdownlife5 – Keeping It Real- Keep it Professional.

As YSJ Music Production develops the new online ‘study with us’ webpage coming soon to http://www.soundoutput.co.uk it has reminded me of one of the good questions we get at Open Days and Decision Days. The the essence of the question […]

#LockdownLife4: No twiddling of thumbs going on here.

by Cameron Smith @BampTech So what do the technicians do when the studios shut? Well, luckily for us, there’s still plenty of work to be done behind the scenes. One of the technician’s role at YSJ Music Production is to […]

#LockdownLife3 – Deciding your University.

By Russ Hepworth Yesterday was 1st April 2020, we’re all still in Lockdown, and it was supposed to be April fool’s Day, but it was too busy for that! Reflecting on yesterday, it must have been rather a different first […]

Visors for Front Line Staff

We are very proud of our colleague David Young who has broken off from teaching prep to launch this incredible initiative in #York using his 3D printers. He and many others are making visors for front line staff in the NHS, including David’s daughter […]

#LockdownLife2 – Trumping All Skills

By Russ Hepworth   No one can deny that these are, as everyone says, ‘unprecedented times’, and never it is more true than in Higher Education! To say these times are unprecedented perhaps is not quite and entirely true. I’m […]

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