Via Mixmag: Learning to DJ is now considered part of secondary education and counts toward a student’s General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) in the UK.
According to the BBC, the new qualification is now possible due to turntables, CDJs and other DJ gear now being recognized as formal instruments by examination boards.
The whole mission of the movement (featuring Future DJs), is to turn kids onto music via DJing and DJ culture. Watch this:
We do the same thing every summer! Our Beat Academy Immersive Summer Youth Program lights up the eyes of many kids with a new love of music.
Mmmmaven artist Doctor Jeep made an appearance on this Sunday’s edition of Monki‘s BBC 1 radio show, spinning a diverse mix of everything from Joy Orbison to Snoop Dogg. That’s the track list below, and you can give the full show a listen over at the BBC website (ffwd to 1:00 to hear Andre).
Parney De Castro – Ba-Tu-Ca-Da [Mr Bongo]
Sandro Silva – Told Ya [Dim Mak]
Somore – I Refuse (Industry Standard Club Mix) [XL Records]
Cajmere – Brighter Days (Underground Goodies Mix) [Cajual]
Farley Jackmaster Funk – Love Can’t Turn Around [London Records]
24Hour Experience – Together [Nice N Ripe]
Tyree Cooper – Turn Up The Bass (Julian Jumpin’ Perez Mix) [Supa Dupa Records]
Mark Henning – Trojan [Cityfox]
Green Velvet vs. Wilson Santos – Drunk & High (Marc Benjamin Edit) [Unreleased]
Benga & Coki – Night (Geeneus Remix) [Tempa]
Lobster Boy – Planet X [Lobster Boy]
Sticky – Jack It Up ft. Marvin Brown [Unreleased]
Cajmere – Percolator [Cajual]
DJ Bigga G – Mind, Body, And Soul (4×4 Mix) [Ruff N Ready]
DJ Tameil – Rude Boy Giddy Up [Moveltraxx]
Agent X – Decoy (Instrumental) [Heatseeker Recordings]
Joy Orbison – Hyph Mngo (Borderline Jack Edit) [Unreleased]
Rod Lee – Let Me See What U Workin’ With (Acapella) [Dress 2 Sweat]
DJ Zinc – 138 Trek [Phaze:One]
Luke – It’s Your Birthday [Luke Records]
Snoop Dogg – Drop It Like It’s Hot [Geffen Records]
The Notorious B.I.G. – Big Poppa [Bad Boy Entertainment]
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