Soul Candi


Soul Candi has teamed up with Boston to bring you a revolutionary new approach to digital music composition and production. This programme, one of a kind in Africa, seamlessly integrates modern music composition with all the latest music production.

It’s fair to say J’Something knows a thing or two about making hit records. Tens of millions of streams, countless number ones, and endorsement deals from some of the biggest brands on earth are just a few of the accolades on his mantle. When he heard we were offering a short Ableton course that he could do In 16 weeks, he took it as an opportunity to brush up his production skills and be able to do all his own production and recording for some exciting new solo projects he is working on. Follow his journey in this very cool and personal VLOG.

SCIM was born in 2007 at the Soul Candi record store in Rosebank, with a firm and solid vision of the future of electronic music education. The mission is simple: bring the world’s best techniques from DJing, Music theory, harmonics and melodics, sound design, arrangement, and post production, and creative dynamic, high energy and engaging courses that not only massively up skill learners but also magnify their passion for the beautiful science of music production, and performance. With 4 fully equipped campuses in each major city, as well as satellite branches all over Africa, we pride ourselves on having the most extensive, engaging and passionately taught sound engineering and music production courses on the continent. Since 2007 we have issued over 1000 certificates in digital music production and composition, with notable graduates DJ Zinhle, Cuebar, and Aero Manyelo, our students continue to play dynamic and varied roles throughout the music industries of South Africa and beyond. Our courses are quality assured and guaranteed by Ableton HQ in Berlin.


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Having secured his relationship with Get Physical music he assisted and featured in the release of the first ever ‘Africa Gets Physical’, now an annual compilation series. Ryan is currently working on new material in the studio as well as the launch of Ryan’s new collective, Bantwanas, combining African and electronic music. Ryan continues to draw worldwide attention, earning exposure through the likes of Boiler Room, who recorded and streamed his recent set at Amsterdam Dance Event, with this past year seeing him perform at Watergate, Black Coffee’s night at HI Ibiza and others, which has since garnered huge audience support and further recognition for Ryan. His upcoming projects include a three track EP deal with global hitmakers Get Physical in Berlin, with tour dates throughout Africa and Europe, and a continued focus on further development on the Bantwana’s collective.

Blanka Mazimela: producer, songwriter, composer, DJ and performer. A hardworking, intelligent musician, educator and lecturer with phenomenal knowledge and experience. Blanka’s focus remains on his compositions, melodic odysseys to be found on Kunye, Moblack Records and Get Physical Music as well as his African electronic band: ‘Bantwanas’ an ensemble that weaves narrative, music and performance into a mystical live presentation, Bantwanas releases can be found on All Day I Dream and Anjunadeep.


DMCP is offered by Boston City Campus Head Office in the distance mode of provision, either online or at thirty-eight (38) Boston City Campus operating as Support Centres. Register either online or at any of the forty-seven (47) Boston City Campus branches countrywide.