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Watch Da Odd Couple’s ‘MikiDz Show’ Set


Da Odd Couple perform on the “MikiDz Show”

Renowned turntablists Rob Swift and Mista Sinista, also known as Da Odd Couple, threw down an energetic four-deck set on the MikiDz Show on Monday. They flexed their skills in a set full of classic east coast hip-hop.

The DJs started out in the battle scene in the early ’90s as members of the X-Men (later known as the X-Ecutioners). Swift and Sinista reunited after 17 years to keep the art of turntablism alive through their live performances and a self-tited EP released on A-Trak‘s Fool’s Gold label.

Watch their set and interview below. An audio-only version is also available via Apple Podcasts, Mixcloud, and Spotify.


Da Odd Couple with MikiWAR, DJ Dainjazone, and DJ Rell


Da Odd Couple with the audience

The MikiDz Show is hosted by MikiWAR and DJ Dainjazone, and includes an opening set from DJ Rell.

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Red Bull 3Style Announces Headliners for 3Style X World Championships


Mix Master Mike performs at Forward Festival in Paris. (Source: Instagram)

An all-star lineup of guest DJs will converge upon Moscow on April 20-28 for the Red Bull 3Style X World Championships. Most significantly, the Invisibl Skratch Piklz (A-Trak, Qbert, D-Styles, Shortkut, Apollo, Mix Master Mike) will reunite for the first time in two decades, with Apollo’s appearance being his first with the Piklz in 27 years.

All nine previous 3Style World Champions will be in attendance. Plus, names including Australian DJ and producer What So Not, Grammy award-winning DJ Jazzy Jeff, NLV Records founder Nina Las Vegas, and nearly two dozen more top turntablists and selectors will appear.

20 National Champions and four Wildcard competitors from around the world will compete for the World Championship. But, as 3Style organizers note, the competition has a deeper purpose. “Red Bull 3Style is a global community that brings 24 competitors together with a guest lineup of the most skilled and established DJs in the world, to learn, develop and celebrate the art of ‘playing with music.'”

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‘MikiDz Podcast’: The Charlie Sloth Interview

On this week’s episode of the MikiDz Podcast, UK radio personality Charlie Sloth pays the crew a visit. They discuss his come up on BBC Radio 1, his Fire In The Booth freestyle sessions, the London club scene, and more.

Watch the MikiDz Podcast above. It is also available on Apple Podcasts, Mixcloud, and Spotify.

The MikiDz Podcast is a talk-show that discusses news and topics in the DJ and nightlife industries. It is hosted by MikiWAR, DJ Dainjazone, and DJ Rell. The MikiDz Show, which is also hosted by Miki and Dainjazone, features live performances from the world’s most-skilled DJs.

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‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’: D-Miles Recalls a Racist Incident During a DJ Gig

R.O.A.D. Podcast Episode 120

On last week’s episode of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, co-host D-Miles shared a recent experience where he faced racial discrimination while DJing his friend’s wedding.

The crew also discussed if turntablists should start selling downloadable MP3’s of the DJ routines they post for free on social media.

Watch an excerpt above and the full episode here.

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Watch First Episode of Homie Depot’s ‘All Access’ Featuring DJ Wonder

Canadian lifestyle brand The Homie Depot has linked up with DJcityTV for a new series entitled All Access. The series offers behind-the-scenes looks into the life of working radio DJs.

In the first episode, All Access follows New York City-based DJ Wonder. Wonder is a DJ and producer for “Sway in the Morning” on SiriusXM, along with his own SiriusXM show “DJ Wonder Presents: AnimalStatus.” He was also featured on this week’s DJcity Podcast, available below.

Watch the first episode of All Access above and stay tuned for more from The Homie Depot.

Follow The Homie Depot on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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‘MikiDz Podcast’ Special Edition: Memories of Kobe Bryant

Whether as an athlete or humanitarian, Kobe Bryant‘s impact on anyone who came in contact with his life and its success was profound. Our MikiDz Podcast hosts MikiWARDJ Dainjazone, and DJ Rell celebrate the legacy of the 18-time NBA All-Star upon his untimely passing.

Watch this special edition of the MikiDz Podcast above. It is also available on Apple PodcastsMixcloud, and Spotify.

The MikiDz Podcast is a talk-show that discusses news and topics in the DJ and nightlife industries. It is hosted by MikiWARDJ Dainjazone, and DJ Rell. The MikiDz Show, which is also hosted by Miki and Dainjazone, features live performances from the world’s most-skilled DJs.

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