Disc jockey

The Art of the DJ (Scratch Academy)

April 23, 2015

There is a great quotation from Z-Trip that illustrates just how inventive the early disc jockeys were. “As turntablists we were trying to make the instrument of the turntable do things it’s not supposed to. We developed our own decks, [Keep Reading]

Word is Bond Rap Radio – 3rd Anniversary Party

February 28, 2015

My radio show celebrates its 3rd Anniversary on Monday and I am planning a huge party for the broadcast. I am going to have some very special guests in the studio. And you are invited. Please check the Facebook Event to RSVP and find out more. If [Keep Reading]

Know Your History 32 – The Famous Sample

December 14, 2012

That record right there is the source of inspiration for dozens and dozens of rap songs. In fact, it has even been sampled in rock songs, pop songs, television commercials, and pretty much everywhere you hear music. Within the first twenty seconds [Keep Reading]

I’m a DJ Hero

April 19, 2012

Look what I found for $10 at the Giant Tiger! It’s DJ Hero for the Nintendo Wii. I really like how much it looks and feels like a turntable a scratch deejay would use. And I love that it was on sale for a fraction of the original cost. Here is [Keep Reading]

Become a DJ With Just Your Computer

February 16, 2012

Becoming a DJ is a lot easier in this day and age. When I was younger, to become a DJ, you had to buy some pretty expensive gear. Nowadays, DJ sets can be relatively inexpensive, but before you run out and buy one, why not try mixing for free with [Keep Reading]
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