Turntablism

2019 Goldie Awards: Judges Announced

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A-Trak at the 2018 Goldie Awards. (Source: Facebook)

The Goldie Awards have announced the judges for the 2019 competition, which goes down in New York City on Oct. 17.

The awards, which feature separate DJ and beat battles, will be judged by an eclectic lineup. They include Armand Van Helden, Just Blaze, Busy P, Craze, Take A Daytrip, Alison Wonderland, UNIIQU3, and Kittens.

Hosting the competition will be Denzel Curry and YehMe2.

Entries for the DJ and beat battles are open until Sept. 1. Submission and ticket info can be found here.

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Boom City Announces Season Two of ‘Inside Turntablists’ Documentary Series

British creative collective Boom City has announced the return of the Inside Turntablists documentary series. The series shines a light on the scratch community around the world.

The second season will spotlight six turntablists from six different countries, including such award-winning DJs as Woody and Fong Fong.

Watch the trailer above and stay tuned for more episodes.

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Jesse Dean Designs JDDX2R-SP Fader for Reloop SPIN Reviewed

Jesse Dean Designs has released a fader specifically designed for the Reloop SPIN portable turntable. The JDDX2R-SP is a contactless fader with a variety of customization options.

Watch Mojaxx‘s review of the JDDX2R-SP above.

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Watch Chris Villa’s ‘Trends Mix’ for August 2019

Chris Villa Aug Feature

After an extended hiatus, DJcity’s Arizona representative Chris Villa is back with a new Trends Mix. He performs a routine featuring three tracks from DJcity Trends and two throwbacks.

Tracklist:

1. YG ft. Kamaiyah & G-Eazy – Do Not Disturb
2. Too $hort ft. Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz – Shake That Monkey
3. Tory Lanez ft. Quavo & Tyga – Broke Leg
4. Fergie – London Bridge – Acapella
5. Young Thug ft. J. Cole & Travis Scott – The London

Follow Chris Villa on Facebook, Instagram, SoundCloud, and Twitter.

DJcity Trends is a monthly collection of tracks intended to help DJs discover new and buzzing club tracks. The songs are hand-picked by influential DJs from around the world.

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DJ Brace Performs Turntablism Set With Orchestra

Boundary-pushing turntablist DJ Brace has dropped a routine alongside Montreal’s Orchestre de la Francophonie. In the 22-minute set, the unique pairing performs “Concerto for Turntables and Orchestra” by composer Gabriel Prokofiev.

Watch above.

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Review: Reloop SPIN Portable Turntable

Back in June, Reloop announced their entry into the portablism market with the SPIN portable turntable. The SPIN is packed with features including USB recording capability, Bluetooth, a built-in speaker, and more.

Mojaxx takes a closer look at the Reloop SPIN on this week’s episode of Tips and Tricks. Watch above.

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