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Turntable Technique: The Art of the DJ (VHS)

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Learn to scratch- even if you're starting from scratch! Learn everything you need to craft your own phat beats and hard-core grooves on the turntabel. This DVD is based on the best-selling method for playing the turntable as a musical instrument. Watch as Emmy Award winning composer, record producer, and Berklee College of Music professor Stephen Webber walks you through:

  • Equipment Setups
  • Mixing techniques
  • Cueing
  • Beat Matching
  • Basic Scratching
  • Dragging
  • Crabs and Flares

Running time: 2 hours

About the Author

Stephen Webber


"The first musical method book for aspiring hip-hop DJ's."

-The New York Times

"Whether you're a fresh-faced beginner with no clue how to mount a headshell, or a seasoned veteran looking to expand your repetoire, there's definitely something to be learned here."

"A great tool for beginning and advanced spinners."

-Source magazine

"Takes a serious approach to treating turntablism and DJing as a true musical art form. This is definitely a good place to start if you have recently picked up a pair of decks and a mixer."

-Remix magazine