DJ Woody (Source: Boom City)
British creative collective Boom City has delivered another episode of their documentary series, Inside Turntablists. This episode features DJ Woody, a UK-based DJ and producer. He’s a former ITF and Vestax World Champion and currently runs his own label, Woodwurk Records.
In the episode, DJ Woody discusses his history with hip-hop culture, the invention of the Woodpecker scratch, as well as his involvement with the Vestax Controller One — the world’s first-ever musical turntable instrument.
Watch the episode and a routine from DJ Woody below.
Jimmy Penguin. (Source: Boom City)
British creative collective Boom City is back with a new episode of their documentary series, Inside Turntablists. This episode features Jimmy Penguin, an Irish turntablist and producer. He’s one of the co-founders of Galway’s Community Skratch collective and also runs the Alkalinear Recordings label.
In the episode, Penguin discusses how he’s inspired by more progressive records, like those by English musician Aphex Twin. He also highlights his deceptively simple techniques, plus how he’s successfully built both his career and the musical community that surrounds his work.
Watch the episode and a routine from Jimmy Penguin below.
Fong Fong. (Source: Boom City)
British creative collective Boom City has released the latest episode of their documentary series, Inside Turntablists. This episode features Fong Fong, a French turntablist and the 2012 DMC Online World Champion.
In the episode, the veteran DJ tells the story of how he got his start, the origin of his name, and his other passion, video games. In addition to battling, he also regularly updates his YouTube channel with new routines and product reviews.
Watch the episode and a routine from Fong Fong below.
Watch the full episode above.
The Strasbourg native is a veteran of the DJ battle scene, counting the 2011 DMC Battle For World Supremacy among his many titles.
Watch the episode above.
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.
Watch the trailer above and stay tuned for more episodes.
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