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Mix Master Mike swaps DJ equipment for studio equipment

DJ Mix Master Mike is joining the roster of presenters on Xfm for a weekly Saturday slot.
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Mix Master Mike is swapping his DJ equipment for studio equipment as he joins the Xfm radio station to host a Saturday evening mix show.

The legendary Beastie Boys DJ will be mixing up classic hip hop tunes and beats as well as showcasing some of the latest hits from up and coming stars.

Andy Ashton, programme director at Xfm, said that the addition of Mix Master Mike was another example of the stations commitment to bringing the ultimate music experiences to its audience.

Mr Ashton said: "We are all very excited to welcome Mix Master Mike to the Xfm team.

"Alongside Justin Lee Collins and the brand new show from Mary Anne Hobbs, our Saturday line-up confirms Xfm as a must-listen for everyone who shares our passion for music."

Mix Master Mike is credited as the father of turntablism and is a legend within the hip-hop scene.

The three times DMC world champion is seen as one of the greatest DJs of all time, up there will Grandmaster Flash.

He is known for his amazing skills in turning the turntable into a music instrument itself by manipulating the pitches and turning it on his side.

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Posted on 29 Jun 2011 21:11 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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