On The Record: The Scratch Dj Academy Guide

Author: Phil White

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  • : $23.95(AUD)
  • : 9780312531249
  • : St. Martin's Griffin
  • : St. Martin's Griffin
  • : June 2009
  • : 26.99
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  • : Phil White
  • : Paperback
  • : 2009
  • : 314
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In the three decades since Kool Herc first put the same record on two side-by-side turntables, DJs have moved out of city parks, house and block parties, and the darkened booths of nightclubs, and onto center stage, performing before admiring crowds of thousands. They have not only given rise to hip-hop and house--DJs have influenced fashion, film, TV, and more.

With "On the Record, " Scratch DJ Academy, the premiere institution for DJ education, brings together years of training and expertise to create an authoritative guide to the dynamic art of DJing. More than just a "how-to," this is a sonic adventure, guiding you through forty years of music, creativity, and culture. From beat matching to body tricks, Grandmaster Flash to Fatboy Slim, the Bronx to Ibiza, "On the Record" is an all-in-one guide. So whether you're learning the ropes, considering going pro, or just want insight into a broader range of music, this book is for you.