Introducing: Stephen Kirkwood (Skapade Studios)

Stephen Kirkwood // Founder & CEO Skapade Studios // Artist

Hailing from Glasgow, Scotland Stephen Kirkwood has established himself at the forefront of the Scottish electronic music. Working hard over the years to perfect and hone his sound has earned him a global fanbase with releases on some of of the biggest labels in the industry: Spinnin’ Records, Subculture, Reload Black, Naked Lunch, Respekt Recordings, Yoshitoshi & many more. His sought after productions are a hybrid of modern techno & classic trance. His tracks are powerful, unique and designed for peak time main stage dance floors as well as more intimate settings.

Aside from performing, Stephen also runs SKapade Studios. Launched in 2015, it offers music production training in various styles of electronic music, providing one to one tuitiotion, track engineering, mastering and mixing. A strong advocate within the music community, Stephen also works tirelessly with the SKapade team to deliver engaging workshops to the youth across Scotland visiting schools and colleges. 2019 witnessed Stephen and his partner Steven Galloni play to over 10,000 people at Scotland’s premier entertainment venue ‘The Hydro’ .


Stephen will be leading the conversation ‘Hello, is it opportunities in music you’re looking for?’ . A panel on the journey to discover the everlasting need for education and hear from amazing leaders who strive to help those around them take their careers to the next level. Listen to the best approaches to tackle obstacles and amplify your successes. Want to learn of new programmes and routes to develop new skills sets, meet new people and grow in confidence? Our panel talk us through their own journeys to success!

Susan Montgomery