DJ Toomp Early Battle Footage

Before being a master of the boards, he was a beast behind the turntables!  Here’s early 1990’s footage of T.I. producer DJ Toomp at an Earwax Records DJ battle where he ended up being one of the co-winners.  Notice the skills while juggling doubles of Jeru The Damaga’s "Come Clean" and Afrika Bambaataa’s "Planet Rock".

Juan Epstein Podcast: The Serato Guys

All the DJ’s and turntable junkies will want to check this one… Pete Rosenburg and Cypha Sounds sit down for a conversation with Serato’s General Manager, Executive Vice Presidents of Product R&D, and New Product R&D.  The Serato crew breaks down the technological principles behind everything and speak about it’s development… crazy! Download: Juan Epstein: … Read more

Prepared Turntable And Finger Player Wearable Stylus

You thought Serato was as next level as things could get?  Yuru Suzuki has designed an analog turntable with 5 tonearms and stylus, each containing its own volume fader.  He’s also designed the Finger Player, which is a turntable with a wearable stylus that turns the user into a human tonearm allowing one to truly … Read more

Jazzy Jay & Whiz Kid: The Scratch Story

A little flashback as Whiz Kid and Jazzy Jay explain scratching and mixing while working the hell out of an early mixer and turntables.  Kind of makes you appreciate modern luxuries like Serato, right?