AMPD Studios is a world class radio and music recording studio in Braamfontein Johannesburg, designed to help build a powerful infrastructure for the entertainment industry.
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All services are available to our members pending approval of your request. Whatsapp us at (081) 707-6636 so we can discuss your next project.
AMPD Studios is a powerful networking space for aspiring artists and entrepreneurs with a strong desire to break in to the entertainment industry.
Equipped with a world class recording studio, a full performance stage (with PA and lighting), boardroom, co-work space, wi-fi, post production facilities and a VIP workspace and bar area, we are an authentic and influential culture hub in Newtown Braamfontein, the heart of Johannesburg.
We regularly host regular AMPD Masterclasses and AMPD Icon Hero Conversations in collaboration with 947.
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With our new partnership with YouTube, we are now also offering video and production training and facilities at AMPD Recording Studios.
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As one of Kwani Experience original band members, Nosisi, our Operations Manager had an early introduction to the Global Music industry. She has since worked with Sony Music, Motif records, Soul Candi and MTN providing developing artists with the resources to market themselves. Nosisi has managed notable artists such as Simphiwe Dana, Thandiswa Mazwai, Riky Rick, Reason and numerous others. She’s passionate about this industry and has made it her mission to lend a hand in the formalisation and development of professional practises by providing whatever tools she can to help. If you find yourself at AMPD Studios Nosisi is the person to talk to.
Our Creative Production Director Jon Savage is a maker of things. He began as a filmmaker at a young age until his musical career exploded in the form of a globe-trotting rock band called Cassette. He has subsequently been a music producer, a DJ (5fm jock), the music director of the SA Music Awards, the creator of the 5FM Mashlab phenomenon, a writer for Rolling Stone magazine, a commercial director, a Cannes Film festival feature director (film director) and until recently the Content and Platform Creator at HaveYouHeard. He has also won multiple Loeries, SAMA's and other awards for his creative thinking in the digital space.
Buntu Mawisa also known as BlaQ-Slim is the Operations Assistant & Culture Researcher at AMPD Studios. With BlaQ-Slim’s experience as an Artist, TV Presenter, Content Curator and A&R for Jacquel Culture House he is able to amalgamate these qualities to try and educate and uplift the culture in whatever way can. BlaQ- Slim is highly passionate about developing the Industry in all possible spheres and helping nurture and develop young talent.
Mbali is AMPD audio engineer. A Damelin graduate specialising in Recording, mixing and beat making in genres like Hip-Hop, RnB & Afro house. He is passionate about all things audio related and the process of making music which believes in “making musical ideas come alive”.
Thabang is AMPD audio engineer. Specialising in Recording and Mixing, especially in genres like Hip-Hop, RnB & House Music. He is passionate about all things audio related and like to geek out while getting really technical wiring things up in the studio. Thabang joins the team as the Studio and Assistant Operations Manager of AMPD Studios.
I’m Josh, an audio engineer and producer at AMPD. My specialities lie in recording, mixing and beat making. I thrive in genres such as Hip-Hop, Rnb and Dance music. I am a huge audio nerd and am passionate about everything sound, especially the technical side of things.
Am Bonani Yamani a creative that is passionate about storytelling, creative application of visual craft. I consider myself as a people’s person with interpersonal skills and leadership. In the past few years in been privileged to work in amazing productions within the filmmaking industry as location soundman and venture to youth community based programmes. I started the youth initiative to promote learning and literacy in our rural pupils using creative elements. Am now serving the AMPD community as a content creator.