Tag: turntablism

***THE DEAD ART OF DJING*** a rant by Gobs

Prior to 2011, I had been considering a career move to full-time DJ more and more. I had a great day job that prevented me from touring, and it was a very tough decision to quit that job, but in late 2011, with some positive reinforcement from my agent, I finally said goodbye to the…



THROWBACK THURSDAYS: PLAY THAT BEAT FROM THE EARLY DAYS OF DJING

It feels weird putting HIP HOP in the OLDIES category, but I guess we’re finally at that point in history. Here’s a tune that deserves way more credit than it gets.

G.L.O.B.E. & WHIZ KID – PLAY THAT BEAT MR. D.J.



MONTHLY MIXTAPE REVIEW: JAZZY JEFF @ THE DO-OVER L.A. (5.19.2013)

After JAZZY JEFF publically called out DVBBS for pretending to DJ, earlier this year, I really felt for the guy.

I mean, imagine if you spent the better part of your life creating and developing an art form, just to see it become completely bastardized. Here are these kids, getting paid amounts of money…



THEY HEAR A-TRAK AND THEY SAY “WHOA!”

I can’t believe there’s never been a feature on A-TRAK here. Atleast, not until now.

A-TRAK

He now resides in NYC, but A-TRAK was born and raised in Montreal, Canada, where he crafted his world renowned Turntablism, and became the…