Having become a recognized brand in the music industry Multi – Racial Records extended it’s services in 2003 to create an education division the Urban Music Institute, the partners felt in order to create a sustainable urban music industry it was important to pass on the knowledge they had gained in the industry and present them through comprehensible & practical courses. With the wide resourceful network Multi-Racial has established with many prominent players in the urban music industry, some of which passed through the very mentor guidelines of the original partners over the past 16 years, with its various departments within th group the Institute is preset on a well balanced and guided platform to newcomers to the urban music industry.
Reggie *Malankane* Magofane
Bred from the era when vinyl was the norm in the Dj box, Malankane has grown and crafted his brand to be on of the most respected house dj's from the capital, his experience and taste in the industry stretches over 16 years from all sides of urban music, having run 2 successful record stores and consistently releasing successful compilation releases for the past 10 years his eagerness to mentor and share knowledge is undeniable .
Thabang TEKNIQ Ntuli
Production/Urban Keys Tutor
Thabang is the prodigy of an emerging industry talent. Known for his stage name “TekniQ” in which it greatly describes his creative versatilit
Sisco *Umlambo* Ribeiro
Advance Dj Tutor
This Stalwart in the urban music industry of the capital has tirelessly contributed to the South African urban music scene over the past 21 years his undeniable talent was inevitably rewarded in 2002 when he was accepted into the Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA), his mentoring and sharing of knowledge has shone through in many that have progressed to make a success in the South African urban music scene,his continual efforts to better the industry have gained him much respect in the house music circles.
Music Production Rooms
The Music Production room is set out with separate stations for each student 5 stations , each production station is equipped with top of the line DAW , and Vst softwares in order to accommodate the classes that are given , the class has also been equipped with different option DAW for the future planned one day workshops planned for later in the year, the facilities also include a fully kitted studio, for when its need to demonstrate more intricate production methods such as mixing and mastering.
There are 2 fully equipped dj rooms , for use by the Dj students, which include top of the line equipment including Pioneer Cdj 200/350/850 Technics Sl1200 turntables , Pioneer DJM mixers ,Dj Laptop kitted with Native instruments and Traktor Scratch with time code audio interfaces, these facilities are at disposal to all Dj students and available on booking rooster
Urban Keys Rooms
The Urban Keys course are taught on Roland and Behringer keyboards , which are house in the main studio and in the music production rooms, with access to an array of sound banks available