Rhapsody interviews DJ A-Trak as he discusses his touring schedule, the differences in performing for different types of crowds, set lists, and his philosophy behind performances.
Part 2 after the break!
Just when you though that Activision and DJ Hero had completely taken over the spotlight, rival video game Scratch: The Ultimate DJ returns with a promo focusing on its Numark developed controller. Complete with guidance from Mix Master Mike and authentic Akai MPC drum pads, Numark boasts a controller capable of realistic scratching and mixing … Read more
Bladerunners interviews DJ Riz as he discusses first getting involved as a DJ backin 1985, the origin of his name, early mentors, and the importance of having an extensive record collection. Later, Riz also breaks down career highlights with Crooklyn Clan, Flip Squad, and Fatman Scoop. Notable Quote: "I would buy a lot of local … Read more
DJ Jazzy Jeff was clearly an inspiration to legions of DJ’s. This footage of Jeff ripping apart Run DMC’s "Peter Piper" at The House of Blues is just one of many examples of his ability to set trends. [via GG]
Master crate digger and King of Diggin’, DJ Muro performs a live, all-45 set with no laptops or digital vinyl to be found anywhere in the area. [via Spine via DJ Muro]
DJ A-Trak talks personal motivational practices and music selection tendencies with his Fool’s Gold label.
Gooch sits down with The Alchemist to discuss DJ’ing/button pressing for Eminem, career milestones, future goals, and the difference in recognition between being The Alchemist vs Eminem’s DJ. [via Paul Cantor]
Mixtape and club legend DJ Kid Capri discusses first becoming involved with hip-hop, the significance of Serato, production, upcoming projects, and his impact on the improved career prospects and increased salaries for other DJ’s. Notable Quotes: "I started a revolution with the DJ’ing thing. There were DJ’s before me that came out, but I was … Read more
The DMC Wesst Coast Regional and USA Team battles will take place on Saturday, June 27, 2009 at LA’s Sabor Lounge and will feature judges D-Styles, P-Trix, Killa Jewel, and DJ Swamp. DMC West Coast Regional and USA Team Battle Sabor Lounge Saturday June, 2009 @ 6pm $10 in advance/ $15 @ door 847 S. … Read more
Take the 2008 Japan DMC Championships final and boil it down to minutes… DJ’s Spike, Katsu-Mix, Norihito, Bunta, and more battle it out for the title.