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Based in Brighton, Up2Scratch DJ Academy provides clear and practical support for all, from beginners to seasoned pros. 


Want to nail that SCRATCH technique? Double up, extend and BEAT JUGGLE your favourite track? Work towards smashing that club, wedding or festival set? Or just MIX a few jams without clearing the floor? We'll help you get to the next level. Time to get Up2Scratch...

Individual Lessons

Beginner Mix Course

Beginner Scratch Course

Beginner Beat Juggle Course



We offer live & interactive ONE TO ONE sessions. Lessons are accompanied with notes and further info, so you won't miss a beat. Our aim is to equip you with the tools to make progress  -   

 FUNDAMENTAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS.                                   


Whether you're with us for the distance or a single lesson,

we want to help you make those break-throughs...

LIGHTBULB MOMENTS  -  where it suddenly all makes sense.

These are the building blocks of the ACCOMPLISHED DJ.                    

We offer individual lessons, as often as you need, based on your personal AIMS & AMBITIONS. We’ve also created a collection of BEGINNER COURSES built around CORE PRINCIPLES for GUIDED STEPS into the world of DJING & TURNTABLISM.                  

Up2Scratch DJ Academy is proud to work with the following partners...

Battle Ave

Turntablist brand at the forefront of global DJ culture. Our supporter and mentor since day one.

Dead Wax Social

Vinyl-only venue in central Brighton. Host to many of our events & open scratch sessions.

RK Bass

Specialist suppliers of Drum & Bass, Jungle and Dubstep on vinyl.

Cut & Paste Records

Premium quality scratch tools for the discerning DJ.

Rarekind Records

The UK's finest independent record shop, specialising in Hip Hop, Funk, Soul and more.

Squared Roots

Independent printer & manufacturer offering professional quality.

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