Karamba, Karacho, Dance Party: Career Perspectives in Early 1970s Switzerland

This gripping Swiss television documentary profiles a one-week course offered 1973 to learn how to be a DJ. It ends with the participants being evaluated by a 'jury' made up, it would seem, of inexpertly revivified corpses. If you pass the 'strict' test,* you're blessed with a highly official-looking  'skill certificate' which will be your golden ticket to the glamorous world of disc jockeying! (h/t LS)

http://www.sf.tv/videoplayer/embed/63a1cac5-b37b-428e-b2a1-e1c51f8afc70

* If my understanding of Swiss-accented German is accurate (never a sure thing), the test has a 'theory' component!

One thought on “Karamba, Karacho, Dance Party: Career Perspectives in Early 1970s Switzerland

  1. At first I thought the jury was really sticking it to the poor guy what with the bad grades they were giving him.
    But then I remembered that in Switzerland the grading scale is upside down so a 6 is actually the top mark.

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