ski Welcome to the official Ski Oakenfull Website.
Ski is an Artist, Keyboard player, Producer, Remixer and Composer living in London. Having started his career with The K-Creative who were signed to Gilles Peterson's Talkin' Loud label in 1991, he has gone on to release three solo albums, Life Changes, Rising Son, and Short Circuits, play keyboards with bands such as Galliano, Raw Stylus & Two Banks of Four, remix over 50 tracks, and work at Xenomania. He currently releases music on his own label, Primaudial Records, writes & produces with artists such as Incognito, Dave Lee, Valerie Etienne, and Duke Dumont. He has an Ambient Electronic project called Ayota, and also makes regular radio shows. Alongside his production work, Ski holds the position of Head of Education & Curriculum at Point Blank Music School where he manages their degree programmes. He has also made over a hundred tutorial videos for the school's YouTube channel which have racked up over nine million views, and is an Ableton Certified Trainer. Please have a look around this site, and feel free to leave a message.
DJ Mag Weekly 89

The Ableton Deep House Arpeggiated Chord Pattern Generator Tutorial video I made for Point Blank Online College has been published in this week's DJ Mag Free online edition.

You can check it out here: https://www.djmag.com/djweekly/. It's DJ Weekly 89.

I'm also attaching the offline version for you to download. You'll find the attachment underneath the picture..

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Package icon DJ089.zip16.66 MB

I'm currently developing a brand new course for Point Blank Online Music College. Please take a look at the Promo Video below and also visit the brochure page for detailed info.

Meanwhile here is the blurb....

When producing a track, we've all experienced that point when you can't get any further and need some extra inspiration. Electronic Music Composition (EMC) will help you overcome this obstacle by showing you how to develop the musical aspects of your tracks in an easy to understand way without getting bogged down in scales and theory.

You'll learn how to add hooks, riffs, chords, basslines, melodies, develop your arrangements and work with vocals whilst keeping everything in key so it 'sounds right'.Also, importantly, how to finish your tracks!

We analyze and demonstrate how classic and cutting edge tunes are put together musically to clearly show you the techniques they use so you can implement them in your own tracks. You'll find EMC both engaging and inspiring, just what making music should be.

It's developed by virtuoso keyboardist Ski Oakenfull (solo artist signed to Sony and remixer/producer/writer/player for artists including Incognito, Joey Negro and The Bays). The course contains new presentation techniques that enable you to see exactly what's being played on the keys and what's happening in the software/DAW. This course is compatible with both Ableton Live AND Logic.

You will be able to use these ideas and techniques in your own productions to get that musical buzz you're missing.

Check out the preview and see you in class!

DJ Mag Weekly 85

The Ableton Deep Bass Tutorial video I made for Point Blank Online College has been published in this week's DJ Mag Free online edition.

You can check it out here: https://www.djmag.com/djweekly/. It's DJ Weekly 85.

I'm also attaching the offline version for you to download. You'll find the attachment underneath the picture..

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Package icon DJ085.zip14.23 MB
Gilles Peterson Worldwide BBC Radio 1 Jingle Package 1998

This is a Jingle Package Gilles & Benji B (his producer at the time) asked me to do way back in 1998 when he first started at BBC Radio 1.

If you find any recordings of his shows from back then you'll probably hear them!

DJ Mag Weekly 83

The Ableton Looper Tutorial video I made for Point Blank Online College has been published in this week's DJ Mag Free online edition.

You can check it out here: https://www.djmag.com/djweekly/. It's DJ Weekly 83.

I'm also attaching the offline version for you to download. You'll find the attachment underneath the picture..

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Package icon DJ083.zip14.82 MB

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