El Statiko is a Turntablist/DJ from Manchester, who specializes in live remixing and blending of single and/or multiple genres. Be it Hip Hop, Bass music and Beats or classic Funk, Disco and Breaks. El Statiko is also a six times UK Turntablist champion in both competitions, DMC and IDA. Having these titles also carries over into his sets, in which he marries technical skill and musicality with forward thinking use of DJ technology. Away from his mixing style and competition wins he has supported several well-known Hip Hop artists and DJs such as; Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Jeru the Damaja, GZA, Mobb Deep, DJ Boogie Blind, DJ Woody etc.…
I have taught DJ skills and live computer music performance workshops, for a total 2 years overall, I don’t have much experience with delivering workshops in schools. But I have taught a variety of different individuals ranging from university students, young adults with learning disabilities, different age groups of children and also different age groups of adults. Places I’ve taught workshops and teach regularly for are Unity Radio, BIMM, Manchester Met University and DJ Gym Manchester.