DJ Revolution Talks Production, Celebrity DJ’s, Technology

dj-revolution-vinyl.JPG

A little while back I had the chance to hold a conversation with DJ Revolution while traveling from a video shoot for his upcoming release King of The Decks.  For those needing somewhat of a background history, Revolution is a DJ’s DJ, known for holding down turntables duties on The World Famous Wake Up Show with Sway & King Tech and combining turntablist class skills with the party rocking capabilities of a nightclub specialist. 

Rev took a moment to discuss how he initially began DJ’ing, shifting roles of DJ’s, and the importance of authenticity.  Besides touching on vinyl collecting, musicianship, production, and the increased role of technology; he even brought up such old school ideas as responsibility, community, and investing in next generation of artists.

Read more

Behringer Just Listen DJ Battle: Brooklyn NYC

behringer_battle_dj.jpg

A very unique invite only DJ battle series is coming to a close this Sunday, August 10th.

The Behringer Just Listen DJ Battle presented by 2mybeat.com and Tools of War will run from 3pm – 4pm at Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn NYC as part of the Brooklyn Soul Summit Music Festival. The events are free and all ages are welcome to attend.

Read more

2008 DMC USA FINALS: Knitting Factory NYC

The 2008 USA DMC Finals will take place on August 30th at NYC’s Knitting Factory and will feature winners of the previously held regional battles.  Winners of the Supremacy and Team battles will advance to the DMC World Finals held on Sept 26-27th, 2008 in London, England. Knitting Factory 74 Leonard St., NYC 8pm. All … Read more

Scratchophone Makes Turntablists Portable

Since 2004 inventor Thierry Alari has been working to turn the DJ world upside down by creating a portable all-in-one scratch instrument capable of being played while walking, standing, or sitting.    At first glance, the Scratchophone looks like a cross between a hand drum and turntable, but upon further inspection it’s quickly revealed to be … Read more