A new electronic music museum, Our House, is opening in Amsterdam on Friday 29th October. The team responsible are touting the Amstelstraat site as the first truly modern museum dedicated to electronic music culture.
A-level music education in schools could completely disappear in just over a decade, according to a new study carried out by researchers at Birmingham City University.
Falling access to music qualification has been accelerated by cuts to local and central government funding, fuelling fears that courses could disappear entirely by 2033 and cut a number of talented young people off from access to music and the arts in the UK.
A new university course in Electronic Music & Business* has been launched in the UK.
WaterBear - The College of Music in Brighton has launched a brand new course in Electronic Music & Business, fully accredited and approved by Falmouth University, and covering a vast range of modules built on three fundamental elements: music, career, and projects.
DJing is now a formally recognised music qualification in the UK.
Back in 2016, CDJs became a recognised instrument for the music GCSE assessment, with DJ Mag even sending some DJs back to school to try out the music exam in 2018.
Stormzy is continuing his Cambridge University scholarship program, which will fund the degrees of two students starting school this fall.
The Stormzy Scholarship for Black UK Students will cover both tuition and living costs for two qualified students. The funding will cover a full four years of undergraduate study, for a total of £18,000 available to each student, each academic year. That’s on top of last year’s scholarship recipients, who will still receive funding from Stormzy.
Ukrainian DJ Nastia showcased her next-level parenting skills last Friday, playing a vinyl set at her daughter's school for 'bring your parents to school day'.
Sharing the experience via Facebook, Nastia said: "I was not lazy to bring a part of my home studio to the school and talk about DJing. I have explained to the children what is DJing about, who is a DJ, how equipment works and what is the meaning in playing electronic music from vinyls."