Japanese Turntablist YB Shares Scratch Technique Using Tempo Slider

Red Bull 3Style IX Japan finalist YB has delivered a tutorial for DJcityTV showcasing a unique scratch technique. The turntablist developed a way to scratch using the tempo slider and transform effect found on Pioneer DJ equipment. According to Pioneer DJ, he is the first to perform the technique.

YB is known for pushing the boundaries of what can be done on a pair of CDJs. In adition to competing in the 3Style, the accomplished battle DJ was also a finalist in the 2018 Goldie Awards.

Watch YB’s tutorial above.

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Watch: DJ ND Showcases Baby Scratch, Chirp, and Transform Combo

In the latest episode of DJcityTV’s Made From Scratch, DJ ND shares a cool technique using basic scratches that sound complex when combined. The combination of baby scratches, chirps, and transforms create a pattern that sounds good fast or slow.

Watch the tutorial above and grab DJ ND’s scratch tool here.

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Watch DJ IKU’s Chill Jazzy Hip-Hop Mix on GENRE BNDR’s ‘CH419’


Japan’s renowned turntablist, DJ IKU, showcases his turntablism skills while performing a chill jazzy hip-hop mix live from the NOHGA HOTEL AKIHABARA TOKYO on the latest episode of GENRE BNDR‘s CH419.

The 2010 Red Bull 3Style Japan champion’s mix features juggling, scratching, wordplay, and good vibes.

Watch DJ IKU’s performance above.


1. Jazz Lberatorz – Music In My Mind, Pt. 1
2. DJ Vadim – The Next Shit
3. DJ Presto & Mark Farina – Relax Your Mind
4. Shuko – Jazzterfield
5. whereisalex – fun.
6. Mart One – The Music
7. Masego & SiR – Old Age
8. PUNPEE – Renaissance
9. Substantial – Opening (0038)
10.Da Bush Babees – We Run Things
11. BRAILLE – Hip Hop Music
12. EMANON – Detour
13. Moka Only Live From Rio
14. Climber – Cafe Con Piernas
15. J Dilla – Two Can Win
16. Mk.gee – You
17. Pete Rock & CL Smooth – I Get Physical
18. Jeff Lorbert – Rain Dance
19. Crown City Rockers – Sidestep 1
20. Mr. Goldenfold. – Drifting
21. Jennifer Lara – I Am in Love
22. Ramirez – P.O.P.
23. S!RENE – Tupac In Beyonce’s Bedroom
24. Kero One – In All The Wrong Places
25. Ahmad Jamal – Dolphin Dance
26. Common – Resurrection

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Watch: Matsu Drops Routine for Serato

DJcity representative Matsu has linked up with Serato for their From The Crib mix series. The Red Bull 3Style X US vice champion showcases his technical skills with Yo Gotti and Nicki Minaj‘s track “Rake It Up.”

Watch Matsu’s mix for Serato above.

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Indonesia’s Tiosan Delivers a Creative ‘Bedroom Sessions’ Routine

Jakarta, Indonesia-based DJ Tiosan has delivered a creative routine for DJcityTV’s Bedroom Sessions. He fits 11 songs into four-minutes with a series of clever, technical blends.

The 26-year-old turntablist recently earned 3rd place in the Red Bull 3Style X Indonesia National Final. Tiosan’s goal is for him and his fellow DJs to show the world the strength of Indonesia’s DJ culture.


1. Too Many Zooz – Havana Banana
2. Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – Havana – Instrumental
3. Flava Flav – Say Ho – Acapella
4. Too Many Zooz – Get Busy
5. Sean Paul – Get Busy – Acapella
6. Lady Bee – Bring The Trumpet
7. Pick It Up Back – Acapella
8. LMFAO ft. Lil Jon – Outta Your Mind
9. Big Sean ft. Lil Jon – IDFWU
10. Kelis ft. Too Short – Bossy – Acapella
11. Too Short – Blow The Whistle

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Watch: DJ ND Demonstrates a Stab, Flare, and Transform Combo

In this episode of DJcityTV’s Made From Scratch, DJ ND combines three techniques to create a musical scratch pattern. The combination of stabs, flares, and transforms is perfect for incorporating into live sets or mixes.

Watch the tutorial above and grab DJ ND’s scratch tool here.