• DJcity and Battle Ave. to Host Portablism Session in Spain

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    DJ Excess
    DJ Excess at Mega DJ Center in Houston. (Photo source: Battle Ave.)

    DJ Excess, a member of the legendary Ned Hoddings crew, is currently touring to promote his new seven-inch break record, Killable Syllables. The release is a collaboration between Battle Avenue and French portablism company, Mixfader.

    The tour will make stops in USA and Europe, with each event featuring a performance from Excess and private “Portable Meet.” Portable Meet is a new event and video series that brings together DJs for unique scratch sessions.

    The meet in Madrid, Spain, which is supported by DJcity and Skratcher, will be open to the public. It will take place at Parque del Retiro on May 3 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Current tour schedule:

    April 23: Houston at Mega DJ Center
    April 28: Paris at Mixfader headquarters with DJ Stresh, Ugly Mac Beer, Nixon, and more
    April 29: Paris at Candy Shop with DJ R-Ash
    April 30: Brighton, England at Dead Wax Social with Skratch Lordz and Cut2Cut
    May 3: Madrid, Spain with DJcity and Skratcher
    May 6: Mannheim, Germany at Scratch Buffet with DJ Jazzy Jeff and R.A. the Rugged Man
    May 20: Oakland, California

    Here’s an example of what the Portable Meets are like:

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