Turntablism

Win a Pair of Ortofon VNL Cartridges by Recreating DJ ND’s Flare & Tear Combo

In a special episode of Made From Scratch, DJ ND demonstrates a scratch pattern that could win you a pair of Ortofon’s new VNL cartridges.

If you’ve got what it takes to recreate this flare and tear combo, film yourself performing it over a beat and upload the video to Instagram. Tag @djcity and @ortofon_dj and use hashtag #MadeFromScratchVNLContest. Entries may be submitted until Wednesday, December 16, and one winner will be announced in the following episode of Made From Scratch.

Watch the tutorial above, grab DJ ND’s scratch tool here, and start preparing your entries. Good luck!

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Mojaxx Takes a Look at Ortofon’s New VNL Cartridges and Gold Smokin Shells

In this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes a first look at Ortofon’s new VNL cartridges, designed with turntablists in mind. They’re currently available in an introductory pack containing one cartridge and three stylii, allowing users to decide which of the three available stylus options they prefer.

Plus, he reviews the incredibly bling 24-karat gold-plated headshells from Smokin Shells, which pretty much fall into the “if you have to ask, you can’t afford it” category.

Watch Mo’s first look and review above.

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DJ IKU Flips ‘Mr.Parka jr.’ on GENRE BNDR’s ‘CH419’

DJ IKU

Japan’s renowned turntablist, DJ IKU, performs a scratch routine over “Mr.Parka jr.” on the latest episode of GENRE BNDR‘s CH419.

The song is produced by DJ SAAT, DJ WATARAI, and rising Japanese comedian duo, Chocolate Planet.

Watch The 2010 Red Bull 3Style Japan champion’s performance above.

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Watch DJ IKU’s Hip-Hop Quick Mix for Episode 18 of GENRE BNDR’s ‘CH419’

DJ IKU

Japan’s renowned turntablist, DJ IKU, showcases his turntablism skills while performing a hip-hop quick mix on the latest episode of GENRE BNDR‘s CH419.

The 2010 Red Bull 3Style Japan champion’s routine features scratches, tone play, wordplay, and hip-hip from both the U.S. and Japan.

Watch DJ IKU’s performance above.

Tracklist:

1. SUMMER SNOWMAN ft. Yazzy Tanaka – Take Yutaka
2. DCA – City Up
3. Jack Harlow ft. DaBaby, Tory Lanez & Lil Wayne – WHAT’S POPPIN Remix
4. Megan Thee Stallion ft. Young Thug – Don’t Stop – Kwest Clappella Intro
5. Big Sean ft. Nicki Minaj – Dance (A$$)
6. Internet Money, Don Toliver & Roddy Ricch – Lemonade Remix
7. BLACKPINK & Selena Gomez – Ice Cream
8. Justin Bieber – Yummy

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Watch: DJ ND Refreshes One of His First Combos

In this episode of DJcityTV’s Made From Scratch, DJ ND updates a pattern he shared at the beginning of the series. This technique combines baby scratches, two-click flares, and crabs.

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

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Watch: DJ ND Demonstrates Faderless Scratch Techniques

In this episode of DJcityTV’s Made From Scratch, DJ ND shares five faderless techniques that can be used to spice up your flow.

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

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