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Mojaxx Reviews TableBeats 3.0 Scratch Looper App

Turntablist practice app TableBeats has released version 3.0 of their scratch looper program. The free iOS app includes over 3,000 loops from hundreds of producers, with new content added regularly. Features of TableBeats 3.0 include pitch adjustment, shuffle mode, and more.

On this episode of DJcityTV’s Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx talks about why he thinks the TableBeats app is the biggest bargain in turntablism.

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Fresh Press

The Best Places to Buy Scratch Records

Over the past year, Battle Avenue director Antriks has explored some of the best places for turntablists to find vinyl. On this episode of DJcityTV’s Fresh Press, he shares some of his favorite record shops that cater to scratch DJs.

When shopping for scratch records, Antriks prefers to buy from independent global retailers, local shops, or directly from the record label. Listed below are some of his favorites.

Independent Global Retailers

Record Labels:

Local Shops:

Watch the episode above.

Related: Antriks Reviews DJ Woody’s Scratch Record, ‘Scratch Sounds No. 1’

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Antriks Reviews DJ Packo’s Scratch Record, ‘Tax Breaks’

Battle Avenue director Antriks is back with a new episode of DJcityTV’s Fresh Press. In this episode, Antriks meets up with the Battle Avenue Honolulu chapter to review DJ Packo‘s seven-inch scratch record, Tax Breaks.

Packo, who also works as an accountant, has compiled 15 money-themed skipless scratch sentences and one skipless drum break for the record. Tax Breaks is available now from Skratchmore.

Watch the review above.

Related: Antriks Reviews His and SlopFunkDust’s Scratch Record, ‘Fresh Press’d’

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Antriks Reviews His and SlopFunkDust’s Scratch Record, ‘Fresh Press’d’

With the unpredictable travel schedules that come with DJing, some DJs use portable turntables for scratch sessions. Seven-inch scratch records are an essential part of their arsenal.

On this episode of DJcityTV’s Fresh Press, Battle Avenue director Antriks reviews his own seven-inch, Fresh Press’d. Released through At The Ave Records, Fresh Press’d features six skipless scratch sentences by Antriks and two beats by UK producer SlopFunkDust.

Watch above to see the review and learn how to win a copy of the record.

Related: Antriks Reviews Vekked and Fresh Kils’ Scratch Record, ‘Fresh Cuts’

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Antriks Reviews Vekked and Fresh Kils’ Scratch Record, ‘Fresh Cuts’

Battle Avenue director Antriks has returned with a new episode of DJcityTV’s Fresh Press series. This time, he reviews Vekked, and Fresh Kils‘ seven-inch scratch record, Fresh Cuts.

Released through Fresherthan Records, Fresh Cuts features a mix of unique sounds meant for both scratching and beat juggling. Side A includes four skipless sentences and Side B contains four skipless drum loops.

Watch Antrik’s review above.

Related: Antriks Reviews DJ Woody’s Scratch Record, ‘Flexicuts 4’

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Antriks Reviews DJ Woody’s Scratch Record, ‘Flexicuts 4’

As the world of turntablism continues to grow, DJs seek new ways to push the boundaries of scratch records. UK turntablist DJ Woody has done just that with his Flexicuts series. Released through his label Woodwurk Records, it is the first skip-proof scratch tool pressed on the flexible material known as flexi disc.

On the third episode of DJcityTV’s Fresh Press, Battle Avenue director Antriks tests out the fourth Flexicuts release with the help of Woody and his Grind Strip device.

Watch above.

Flexicuts 4 is available at Mega DJ Center (US) and Wordwurk’s website (global).

Related: Antriks Reviews DJ A1’s Instrumental Hip-Hop Record, ‘A1BEATSTRUMENTAL V1’