Traktor Stems Workshop

NI STEMS Workshop presented by Dave Mac – IDM Mag All you need to know about STEMS and how to use them as a DJ and Producer IDM Mag founder and Editor-in-Chief, Dave Mac will host a workshop to fully explain what the new STEMS format from Native Instruments is all about and how it […]


    The scholarship is open to all South African citizens and all candidates must hold a Grade 12 certificate. The scholarship is only valid for the July 2016 study intake. Candidates will be responsible for all living and travel expenses should they come from outside of Cape Town. In order to apply for the […]


DJ tutorials teaser…

Always wanted some scratch lessons by Grandmaster DJ Ready D or Beat Bangaz…well here’s a taste of what to expect by our instructors when they launch their mobi – site with their exclusive scratch tutorials which will be available to download for FREE – more info to follow at www.beatbangaz.co.za The mobi site will have these types of […]


Breathe Sunshine African Music Conference

Come join us and delegates from across the continent for our fourth annual Breathe Sunshine African Music Conference where you will have the opportunity to connect and network with the sharpest minds in the industry and meet some of the most exciting artists in Africa. Exchange and share ideas while learning about the business of music, the […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]