Our International Women’s Day 2021 celebrations continue; we have invited a group of talented female DJs and radio presenters to take part in a podcast on Sunday 14th February.
Keep checking out our social channels for more info on how to tune in and have a scroll down this page to read a bit about each guest!
A pioneer of Drum & Bass, DJ Flight is a world-renowned radio presenter and DJ, known for her commitments to developing dance music.
One of DJ Flight’s defining moments was when she became the first woman to host a national weekly Drum & Bass show called ‘The Next Chapter’ on BBC 1XTRA. What’s more, she has been responsible for launching the career of Martyn through her own label, Play:Musik, while she has had residencies at Metalheadz and Swerve.
Adding to her rich CV, she is one of the co-founders of EQ50; this initiative was first launched in 2018 to promote gender equality in Drum & Bass, by improving diversity through workshops and mentoring.
Also, she is a producer for Prison Radio Association, a station for prisoners which sets out to reduce reoffending. Additionally, she helped produce the Windrush Stories podcast, a critically acclaimed 2020 project which explores Caribbean lives in Britain.
DJ Taylah Elaine
For our size? podcast: Women in the music
industry, we were lucky to host DJ Taylah Elaine as one of our guests.
The London-born DJ has been a regular guest
on NTS, Kiss FM, BBC 1Xtra and more, while she is the official DJ for up and
coming star Pa Salieu. DJ Taylah Elaine is renowned for her eclectic hip hop
sounds, which helped her make a statement within the London clubbing scene back
She also offers her DJ services to a collection of globally renowned brands such as Asos, Beats by Dre, Highsnobiety, JD Sports, Hypebeast and more!
Introducing our third guest; Sarah Story is known for her standout house and disco beats which have landed her slots at Hideout, Lovebox, and SW4.
Sarah is no stranger to International
Women’s Month events too, last year, she supported Honey Dijon at Shoreditch
House. She is also a seasoned podcaster, hosting her BACKSTORY show with several
distinguished guests from the music industry.
What’s more, Sarah’s reputation helped her land a job as the voice of the Smirnoff Equalising Music documentary, and host the PioneerDJ x London Sound Academy’s Level Up series last summer. If that isn’t enough to elevate her reputation, she covered Annie Mac’s slot on BBC R1 on New Year’s Day this year – a truly defining moment for any DJ.
Check out the size? blog for more International Women’s Day 2021 content.