How to Master the ‘Swing Flare’ Scratch

Two-time DMC Champion Shiftee once described the “swing flare” as a power scratch that can be used to “hit your audience or your opponent in the face with your skill.” As such, the technique has been featured in various instructional videos over the years, and the latest by Scratch DJ Academy is one of the best we’ve seen. Watch above as New York DJ and turntablist Dirty Digits breaks down the scratch step-by-step.
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