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 […]


DJ Ready D AMX test

Click here to check out AMX Ready D Clip Akai South Africa gave us a their flagship Serato AMX controller a couple of months ago and DJ Ready D took the unit through it’s paces. IDM Mag South Africa did a whole review on the unit, read all about it at - http://idmmag.com/tech-corner/tech-reviews/akai-amx-review/ For the full clip […]


DJ Ready D – Buzzoff Remix

Our instructor, DJ Ready D recently remixed Fiesta Black’s single #Buzzoff making it’s rounds on South African radio stations, check out it out at https://soundcloud.com/djreadyd/fiesta-black-buzzoff-gm-remix FIESTA BLACK says #BUZZOFF datafilehost.com/d/aa2e7df9 Fiesta Black’s newest single #BuzzOff is the track that is sure to make hip hop and kwaito heads sit up. BUZZ OFF is a fusion of old school Kwaito and […]


Look who’s Push’in

Our instructor DJ Azuhl recently received a fully endorsed Ableton Push unit by Ableton Germany courtesy by Tuerk Music Technologies, one of our new partners. Tuerk Music Technologies are the official distributors of Native Instruments hardware and software and Abelton Live in South Africa. Tuerk Technologies origins date back to 1977, when Hohner SA (Pty) Ltd […]


Pulse Radio Feature

Shouts and respect to Pulse Radio Africa covering what we do at Scratch Lab DJ Training Facility - read all about it at www.pulseradio.net Direct link – http://pulseradio.net/articles/2015/05/a-new-musical-frontier-the-scratch-lab     Tweet


Former student ScamAntrix off to Turkey

We are proud to announce that one of our former Pro Performance DJ Course students, ScamAntrix is heading to Turkey for the Tree of Life Festival.  ScamAntrix plays a variety of different sub psy-genres such as progressive, psy-gression & psychedelic trance…She also dabbles with Minimal Techno with elements of tribal infusion. Past and present events […]


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