Welcome to our library of scratches. Here we explain, demonstrate, and discuss all of the various scratch techniques, from basic / elementary to the most challenging / expert level methods. Whether you are new to scratching or an experienced scratcher, our instructional videos and resources are designed to refine and improve your performance and overall ability to flow as a scratch DJ.

 

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D-STYLES

D-STYLES IS ONE OF THE NAMES MOST ASSOCIATED WITH INNOVATIVE TURNTABLE SCRATCHING. THANKS TO THE POPULARITY OF THE INTERNET AND THE EXPLOSION OF SCRATCH VIDEOS, D-STYLES IS INFLUENCING TURNTABLISTS AND SCRATCH ARTISTS AROUND THE WORLD. HIS APPROACH DIFFERS FROM THE HIGHLY TECHNICAL, YET REPETITIVE SCRATCHING THAT CURRENTLY DOMINATES THE SCENE, IN THAT IT EMPHASIZES MUSICAL COMPOSITION AND STYLE.

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BABU

WHETHER IT'S MAKING MIX TAPES, DJ'ING ON COMMERCIAL RADIO, WINNING WORLD DJ CHAMPIONSHIPS, PRODUCING IN THE STUDIO, OR TOURING THE WORLD PERFORMING FOR THOUSANDS, DJ BABU HAS BEEN SETTING THE BAR FOR MODERN DJ'S SINCE THE MID 90'S. HIS SIGNATURE BEAT JUGGLING ROUTINES AND HEAD NODDING SCRATCH STYLES HAVE CONTINUED TO INFLUENCE GENERATIONS OF DJ'S FROM ALL OVER THE GLOBE. THE "TURNTABLIST" CONTINUES TO PRODUCE MUSIC AND PERFORM ALL OVER THE WORLD, AND NOW ADDS THE TITLE OF INSTRUCTOR TO HIS REPERTOIRE. JOIN THE BEAT JUNKIE INSTITUTE OF SOUND FOR AN OPPORTUNITY TO TRAIN WITH THE "DILATED JUNKY".

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MELO-D

WITH 20 + YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL DJ'ING TO HIS NAME, INCLUDING 12 YEARS OF PRIME-TIME MIX SHOW AT LA’S TOP RADIO STATIONS, MULTIPLE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP DJ COMPETITION TITLES, AND DJ PERFORMANCES AT THE NATION'S MOST RENOWNED NIGHTCLUBS AND MUSIC FESTIVALS - DJ MELO-D HAS A WEALTH OF EXPERIENCE WHEN IT COMES TO THE ART OF DJ'ING. HE IS REGARDED AS ONE OF THE MOST WELL-ROUNDED DJS IN THE INDUSTRY, AND IS PROFICIENT AT THE FULL SCOPE OF THE DJ SPECTRUM. TRULY DEDICATED TO THE ART FORM AND IT'S SURROUNDING MUSIC CULTURE, DJ MELO-D CONTINUES TO SHOWCASE VARIOUS STYLES OF DJ SETS ALL OVER THE MAP.

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Rhettmatic

DJ RHETTMATIC HAS DONE IT ALL: DJ'ING & PRODUCING FOR RECORDING ARTISTS, A WORLD CHAMPION BATTLE DJ, MIXING ON COMMERCIAL RADIO, PERFORMING WITH MUSICIANS, & DJ'ING IN NIGHTCLUBS AROUND THE WORLD, RHETTMATIC CONTINUES TO BE ONE OF THE MOST RESPECTED DJ'S IN THE WORLD. AS AN INSTRUCTOR, RHETTMATIC LOOKS TO SHARE HIS OVER 30 YEARS KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE WITH STUDENTS AND MEMBERS OF THE BEAT JUNKIE INSTITUTE OF SOUND.

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Mr. Choc

MR CHOC HAS BEEN DJ'ING SINCE THE AGE OF 15. SELF TAUGHT AND NOW WITH 31 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE, THE GOAL HAS ALWAYS BEEN TO BE THE MOST WELL ROUNDED DJ HE COULD BE. WITH 24 YEARS OF COMMERCIAL RADIO, DJ'ING FOR ARTISTS ON TOUR, COUNTLESS CLUB SETS AROUND THE WORLD, NOT TO MENTION ALSO BEING A PROFESSIONAL DJ INSTRUCTOR FOR THE LAST 11 YEARS, THE GOAL HAS BEEN ACCOMPLISHED. NOW THE "DEAN" AT THE BEAT JUNKIE INSTITUTE OF SOUND, HE LOOKS FORWARD TO TEACHING AND SHARING HIS EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE WITH EAGER STUDENTS.

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