Jon1st and Shield Perform Live Turntablism/Production Set at ADE 2019

British turntablists/producers Jon1st and Shield have dropped a live performance video from Amsterdam Dance Event 2019. The set was recorded for the DJsounds series, Pioneer DJ‘s inside look at the global DJ scene.

The duo’s live set involves breaking down the elements of their original tracks and recreating the beats live, incorporating turntablism elements as well. They use a variety of equipment including turntables, drum machines, samplers, and sequencers.

Watch above.

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How to Properly Light Your DJ Setup


On a special episode of DJcityTV’s Tips and Tricks, guest host Revrt discusses the best, affordable lighting options for your home DJ setup. The UK DJ and turntablist is a national finalist in the 2018 Red Bull Music 3Style.

Revrt discusses natural versus artificial lighting and the benefits and drawbacks of each. 2013 DMC Online World Champion Jon1st makes a guest appearance, dropping a routine while testing out some different lighting options.

Watch above.

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Watch Craze and Jon1st’s Sets for the Boiler Room


On Tuesday, the Boiler Room London hosted Craze, a three-time DMC World Champion, and Jon1st, the 2013 DMC Online World Champion. The event, which was their debut on the show, was intended to put a spotlight on the art of turntablism.

Jon1st opened with an hour of drum and bass and glitch-heavy tracks, while Craze dropped an hour of hip-hop and bass music, including his usual critique of modern DJ culture.

Watch both of their performances above (Craze’s begins around the 1:01:10 mark).

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