Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Turntable Wizardry Stage 1: Ft Q-Bert, Shortkut, Rhettmatic, Babu & Melo-D

Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe this is one of the first instructional videos on Scratching and DJ'ing. This is from around 95/96 and was put out with the help from Vestax and Up Above Records. You get a brief discussion on DJ'ing, Turntable Setups, Beat Matching, How To Scratch, A Solo Routine from each DJ with a Team Routine from Babu & Melo-D plus the video for Key Kool & DJ Rhettmatic's - Can U Hear It?! Shout out to the big homey B_ill for all the DJ Videos he lent me back in the day!

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6

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bzrwon said...

Ha ha yeah think ya right, I got this on VHS, OLDSKOOL! Teaches you how to do the clock work and what not, I couldn't be bothered ripping it and converting it, nice job!

JoshJOSHjosh said...

Peace...came here off a link from Nes' blog. Thanks. I never could find this one back when. My personal fave s that I did own: the Piklz "turntable mechanic workshop" & Xmen's 1996 jawn from fatbeats

Andyman187 said...

Thanks Fellas! Josh anyway you can rip those 2 videos and post up the links?

Up Above Records said...

Peace Brothas! We're in the process of creating a DVD version of the Turntable Wizardry series reconnecting with Qbert, Babu & fam for a mini-documentary. Much love!

Andyman187 said...

That sounds dope, please keep us posted on that project! Peace!

Anonymous said...

Tnx a lot for this!

GregNice said...

Thanks for this !
Anyone have a link to Turntable Wizardry 2?
I had that one on vhs and it had amazing routines from Babu and Melo-D, i'd love to see that again, but the vhs is long lost :(