DJ Shameless Interview

Where did it all begin for DJ Shameless? Although I only became interest in the artform in 2005, I’ve been an avid collector of music since the early 90’s. I started learning how to scratch on a single turntable, without a mixer on the lounge floor of a friends place. It was only 2 years after […]


Racism by Grandmaster DJ Ready D

I was born and raised in District Six and relocated to Lentegeur Mitchell’s Plain due to previous Apartheid government policies. As a young man growing up on the Cape Flats – I had to stare down the barrel of a gun held by a perpetrator called Racism on a daily basis. Growing up demoralized and […]


DJ Ready D Scholarship

I grew up in a period where young men and women on the Cape Flats had the privilege of being educated stacked against them. Politics and social ills where huge obstacles to overcome, these factors created mental and motivational challenges that leaned towards education. Our youth are still plagued by many issues that act as […]


Hectic 99 Invasion

Link to Video - Hectic 99 Scratch Lab Invasion Our instructors DJ Ready D & DJ AZUHL visited popular television show Hectic Nine-9 today and spoke all things DJ related including what’s to offer at SAE Institute Cape Town & Scratch Lab DJ Training Facility Tweet


DJ Azuhl Dubspot NYC Podcast

Our instructor DJ AZUHL spent some time in New York a couple of months back – check out his mix and interview with Dubspot while he was there http://blog.dubspot.com/dubspot-radio-podcast-dj-azuhl/ Tweet


Roger Interview

Roger Adrian Williams is a multiple award-winning artist from Cape Town, South Africa. His work ranges from funky street-style masterpieces to sleek, high-end design implements. By day, he has the advertising industry locked down with witty, colourful and thoughtful illustrative works. Come night time, Roger is up and about adding visual flavour and finesse to […]

Welcoming 2015

Happy New year  to all may it be a prosperous one filled with blessings, new beginnings and lessons.  We want to thank all our partners, students and followers across our social networks for making 2014 an awesome year. Special mention to SAE Cape Town for hosting Scratch Lab and believing in our mission and vision […]


The Rudeman Interview

Rudy Adams aka The Rudeman grew up in Cape Town and began collecting vinyl in the early nineties. His passion took a firm hold of his destiny and after working up the DJ club ladder he moved to Johannesburg to open another branch of Syndicate Records. Shortly after that project he opened his own DJ […]

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Waxon Interview

Tell us about your early musical influences and what led you to become an avid record collector? My father, my sister and my general environment were probably my biggest earliest musical influences. My father is a pretty stern man but music was the only thing that would softened him up a little. He’d become quite […]


DJ Juice Interview

Tell us how your love for hip hop started specifically the DJ element and why you gravitated towards that? I was about 10 yrs old and started a rap crew with my brother Asaph Alexander and neighbour/childhood friend Nigel Morkel(Afro Z) called Vise Versa, we performed P.O.C’s dala flet as it was the only track […]