Turntablism is an art form. And to get good, you’ve got to learn the essential skratching techniques to become a skilled turntablist. So load up your decks, fire up your mixer, and learn to skratch with Sara Simms and deejay stutter!
This turntablism course, created by DJ, performance artist and educator Sara Simms, is designed to get you started in the world of skratching. Sara and featured artist deejay stutter take you step-by-step through the equipment, setup and foundational skratching techniques that every turntablist has to know!
First, you learn all about the basics of setting up your turntables and equipment. From there, Sara and deejay stutter show and explain various basic and intermediate skratching techniques including:
Finally, they dive into the skratch building blocks where you learn to put it all together and build the foundation of your performance. So watch and learn the basics of the art of turntablism in this 18-tutorial course!
nice overview on some basic scratch tricks. wish there are close ups of the finger movement and also slow motions to get a better understanding. did not understand why 2 persons have to present.
Sean wrote on October 25, 2016
These videos are great for basic understanding of turntablism.
Would like to see these videos expand into Crab technique as well as mentioning positioning for Right handed Vs Left handed Dominant user.
- Crab Techniques
- Which side to use when your left or Right hand dominant.