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Adrian Pickard (London)

Adrian is an active industry professional DJ/producer/sound engineer and freelance music tech tutor from Manchester, UK, now residing in London. The former head of the Technics DJ Academy, Adrian was one of the first officially Certified Ableton Trainers, and runs LiveTek, a dedicated digital DJ and electronic music production company, endorsed by Focusrite Novation, KRK and AKAI Professional.

Alongside his own creative development, Adrian has worked for Faze 2 International DJ Agency, Unity Radio FM, Stylus Trouble Records, School of Sound Recording, Airtight, Access To Music, Method, and Reflex DJ superstore, and also as a product specialist and demonstrator for Focusrite Novation. He has released on Elektek Recordings and is currently developing his own digital record label, where samples, loops and sessions will also be available to download along with the original tracks.

LiveTek has worked with several leading DJ/producers, such as Atomic Hooligan (Menu Music/Botchit & Scarper), preparing them for their Live Decks + FX Tour of Japan. LiveTek offers flexible, custom training programs encompassing electronic music production, live performance and digital DJ techniques, from entry to pro level. Courses can be spread over several sessions or delivered intensely over one or two days.

For training and DJ bookings, please contact:

Please note: All Ableton Certified Trainers are not employed by Ableton. They are solely responsible for their own course offerings and curricula.