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Pirate Studios attempting world’s longest b2b for Mental Health Charity

More than 200 DJs have been enlisted to attempt to break the record

  • Aneesa Ahmed
  • 14 September 2021
Pirate Studios attempting world’s longest b2b for Mental Health Charity

Pirate Studios is collaborating with eott and Last Night a DJ Saved My Life to put on a fundraising livestream in aid of mental health charity Key Changes.

The stream will aim to break the world record for most DJs playing a b2b, having enlisted more than 200 selectors to play at Pirate Tottenham on September 25.

Throughout the day, all of the studios in the Tottenham facility will be open for free use and local vendors and sellers will be providing food and drinks to the DJs participating in the world record attempt.

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100% of the money raised by this charity fundraiser will be donated to Key Changes.

Key Changes is a music mental health organisation that provides music engagement and recovery services in hospitals and the community. This includes songwriting, production, composition, and live music events.

They provide this support to young people impacted by mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, PTSD and psychosis.

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PIRATE aim to raise £5000 for the charity, this money would fund one year of weekly music activities for young patients.

Partnered with Pirate Studios is eott and Last Night a DJ Saved My Life.

eott is a mental health-driven community that describes itself as not a charity but as “creatives with concern”, selling clothing/merch online with profits going towards charitable causes.

Last Night a DJ Saved My Life is a charitable foundation that creates initiatives to enable the dance music community to “make a positive impact in support of children in crisis”. It engages in a range of initiatives and challenges, such as fundraiser cycle rides through Ibiza.

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PIRATE is a global network of 24-hour studio spaces that offers a range of rehearsal, recording, DJ, and dance studios which are available to hire day and night.

The company believes that everyone should be given the opportunity to be creative and their facilities are open for everyone to hire.

The world record attempt live stream will be available to watch all day on Twitch. More information about how to watch and donate can be found on the Pirate Studios website.

Aneesa Ahmed is Mixmag's Digital Intern, follow her on Twitter.

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