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DJ Neil Gain – Interview

DJ Neil Gain started Deejaying in 1996 with a few friends. His passion and LOVE for music has been flowing through his veins since birth. Coming from a talented musical family background, Neil was always exposed to live music and instruments. His father being a major influence, who played the Piano and keyboards in bands […]

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Pioneer DMJ – S9

Pioneer DJ had the DJ world in a frenzy last week with the release of their DMJ – S9 2 channel mixer. What seems to be a cross between a Traktor Z2 & Rane 62 with Pioneers now defunct 909 mixer has everyone waiting on official pricing. The new DJM-S9 two-channel mixer for Serato DJ puts […]

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Native Instruments Stems

As an open multi-track audio format, Stems enhances creative possibilities for DJs, producers, and live performers. A Stem file contains a track split into four musical elements: A drums stem, a bassline stem, a melody stem, and a vocal stem for example. The Stem format provides the ability to freely interact with a track’s different […]

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DJ Shameless’ 94 to the floor mix

DJ Shameless in one of the most under rated DJs in the South African DJ scene. He’s featured on our compilation project, Crossfades Vol 1 & we’ve also interviewed him a couple of months ago. Even though the art of scratching and beat-juggling is what sets DJ SHAMELESS apart from all other DJ’s, it doesn’t […]

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Traktor Jhb Workshop

Thanks to Tuerk Technologies and Native Instruments who have brought us such cool production tools in including Traktor and Maschine this past Saturday. We are hoping to build a Native Instruments community in Africa with the help of Tuerk Technologies & Native Instruments global. There are some exciting things in the pipeline with Native Instruments South […]

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Dave Mac – IDM Mag – Interview

Dave Mac has been involved in various aspects of the music industry for almost 20 years. He started DJing in 1997 and is one of Cape Town’s best known psytrance DJs who you will still find on many of the major festival line-ups every year. Dave also started a production duo with Martin Treurnicht aka DJ Hoover […]

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Adventures of DJ Ready D

Check out this video clip on what’s been happening in the world of Scratch Lab DJ Training Facility instructor & SAE Institute Cape Town scholarship custodian DJ Ready D. From producing, juggling his weekly radio slot, DJ missions, youth initiatives & more DJ Ready D has been busy as always. He gives us an update […]

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SAE Scholarships

SAE facilitated a mentoring session with the Higher Certificate Sound Production course co-ordinator Dylan Ford and the 2014 out-going and 2015 in-coming scholarship students. We say a fond farewell to Masixole Mbanga, Sbu Cebekhulu and Levern Williams, and we welcome Ongama Manyase and Babalo Hambi for the year ahead. For more info on our SAE […]

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Lab Session at Turnkey Music & Multimedia

Our next Lab Session is taking place in the city of gold, Jhb/Gauteng – 11 July 2015. Workshop to include: • Overview of DJ history • Basic turntablism techniques and how to use them in live set performance and mixes • Traktor 101 • Traktor remix decks with Mashine and F1 • DJ demo by […]

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DJ Avrah Interview

Tell is how it all began for DJ Avrah? I was a dancer growing up, and that was my first connection to music. Coming from a ‘non-musical’ family, I never really considered myself to have any form of musical ability. But, finally my curiosity got the better of me, and I plucked up the courage […]