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Turntable Technique - 2nd EditionItem #: HL.50449482
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Written by Stephen Webber.
The Art of the DJ. Berklee Guide. Instructional methods from Berklee College of Music. With Softcover with CD. 9x12 inches. 144 pages. Published by Berklee Press Publications. (HL.50449482)
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Learn to play the turntable like your favorite DJs and create your own style! This essential guidebook and companion 2-record set teach you to play the turntable as a musical instrument. Use this first-ever turntable method to effectively master techniques and tricks. Includes step-by-step instructions on: setting up your equipment, scratching, beat matching, mixing, transforming, crabbing, crossfader technique, cutting and stabs. Book includes: photographs and musical exercises, tips on how the pros set up their gear for scratch mixing, and a history of DJing and hip-hop culture, plus interviews with top DJs such as: DJ Swamp (Beck), MixMaster Mike (Beastie Boys), DJ QBert (Invisibl Skratch Picklz), DJ Kuttin Kandi (5th Platoon/Anomolies), DJ A-Trak (Teenage DMC/ITF World Champion), and DJ Craze (three-time DMC World Champion). The companion records (two 7 inch. EPs) provide scorching grooves, phat beats, and wicked scratch material for DJs/turntablists of any level.