In the summer of 1988, Scotty Hard, a native of Vancouver, Canada, heard the first rebellious wails of saxaphone on P.E.’s “Rebel Without A Pause,” permanently altering his destiny.
Specialization: History, Culture | The Ghost Program
Honeychild Coleman started her musical career during the hot summer of 1993, busking in the New York City subway system. From 1998 onward she is a founding member and organizer of the Sistagrrrl Riots, performing experimental electronic music, and more recently fronting the blues-punk outfit The 1865, post-punk trio Bachslider and electro-punk duo GKA. She has worked with The Slits, Mad Professor, Apollo Heights/The Veldt, and Badawi/Raz Mesinai. She appeared in the documentaries Afro-Punk, Fireflies,Getting My Name up There, Sounds of Justice, and Rock Chicks. Her songs have been featured in the film Pariah, and her band The 1865’s music in the television series Woke! and Everything’s Gonna Be All White. Coleman’s writing appears in RAZORCAKE ‘zine Issue #130 (2022) and James Spooner and Chris Terry’s anthology Black Punk Now!(2023)
HPrizm is known for “Evoking images of Sun Ra and Afrika Bambatta at once (Jesse Sewer XL8R magazine). As the founding member of the critically acclaimed Antipop Consortium, Prizm has consistently challenged the boundaries of traditional hip-hop, winning the praise of taste makers across the globe.
Specialization: Sound Design and Mixing for Picture | Sound Design Career Development Program
Douglas Murray is a supervising sound editor, sound designer and sound mixer for feature films and sometimes television, principally at Skywalker Sound. He has won an Emmy for Hemingway and Gellhorn and a Golden Reel for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
Specialization: Recording, Mixing | The Ghost Program
Randall Dunn is a prolific American record producer, engineer, keyboardist, and founding member of the Master Musicians of Bukkake.
Specialization: Production, Performance | The Ghost Program
Juma Sultan is a legendary musician, producer, educator and activist whom has collaborated with such luminary artists as Jimi Hendrix, Sonny Simmons, Archie Shepp, Pharaoh Sanders, James “Blood” Ullmer, Dave Burell, Sam Rivers and many more.
Specialization: Guerilla Marketing Techniques | The Ghost Program
From Corona Queens, NY, Creature is an emcee, published author, and innovator of street salesmanship.
Specialization: Technology and Business
Ray Archie is the CEO and co-Founder of MixLuv, Inc. & Music is My First Language and is infinitely the musicians advocate. It comes from the heart as Ray is also a musician who plays cello, bass, & piano and has performed internationally with Leonard Bernstein, Michael Tilson-Thomas, LSO, SF Symphony orchestra, & many others.
Specialization: DJ, Promotion, Production | The Ghost Program
One of the most versatile DJs on the New York club scene, Dj Max Glazer has been the tour DJ for many international acts, such as Rihanna, Baby Cham and Chronixx to name a few.
Specialization: Sound System Design
Akin Adams is an artist, writer, multi-instrumentalist musician, producer, engineer, and sound system designer.
Specialization: Instrument Building | Art of the Sound Clash
Hailed by over 1,000,000 YouTube viewers as “The Godfather of Controllerism”, Moldover is a new breed of music icon.
Specialization: Label Management, Contracts | Music Business
Starkey has released music on various labels across the globe including Ninja Tune, Planet Mu, Smog and the labels he’s co-owner of Seclusiasis and Slit Jockey Records.
Specialization: Mastering | The Ghost Program
Numerous Platinum, Gold, and Grammy nominated records.
Specialization: Marketing | The Ghost Program
Dave Q is the founder and resident DJ of Dub War NYC, the US’s original dubstep party. He has played at London’s seminal DMZ night and many of the leading dubstep events around the US.
Specialization: Recording, Mixing | The Ghost Program
Danny grew up in Ohio surrounded by musicians playing, singing, and stomping feet. Acoustic guitar, banjo, fiddle, dobro, mandolin, bass, and plenty of vocal harmony. At age 8 he heard the Beatles, put down his fiddle, picked up a guitar, and never looked back.
Specialization: Audio Forensics | Sound Design Career Development Program
Ed’s forensic philosophy is that authentication and clarification of audio/video media combines art as well as science. The methods that he uses require attention to detail and scientific principles, complemented by an appreciation for clarity and aesthetics.
Specialization: Mixing for Surround | Sound Design Career Development Program
Paul Geluso’s work focuses on the theoretical, practical and artistic aspects of sound recording and reproduction. He is a sound recordist, mixer, and engineer who collaborates with musicians and media artists using sound as a creative medium.
Specialization: Performance, Beat Creation | Art of the Sound Clash
Relocating to Berlin for a few years, Machinedrum maintained a steady flow of releases including the Alarmaa and SXLND EPs with LuckyMe and the critically-acclaimed Room(s) LP on Planet Mu Records, a fresh new exploration of juke, jungle, and drum&bass that garnered high praise across the music world.
Specialization: Broadcast Mediums | The Ghost Program
Mary Anne Hobbs is an English DJ and music journalist from Garstang, Lancashire, United Kingdom. She currently hosts the BBC 6 Music Weekend Breakfast shows, Saturday and Sunday 7-10am, and her 6 Music Recommends show, Wednesday night into Thursday morning 12midnight – 1am.