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Interview: DJ IQ – IDA World Scratching Champion

Today we have an interview with the current IDA World Scratching Champion and 2012 QSU Valedictorian, DJ IQ. Recently he has been in the spotlight for tearing up online scratch battles, but he has a long history in scratching leading up to his recent success. This is sort of a 2 part interview since he…



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DJ I-Dee’s Top 10 Favourite Beat Juggles

This week on TTW the 2005 US Supremacy champ and 2006 Roc Raida Gong Battle champ, DJ I-Dee, has blessed us with a list of his top 10 favourite beat juggles along with some dope insight as to why he chose each. There are a lot of classic jugglers in this list, but quite a few…



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Interview with DJ Dwells (2014 NY DMC Champ)

For those who missed it, DJ Dwells made a bit of history this week by winning the NY DMC regional at just 13 years old, becoming the youngest DJ to win a US DMC regional. A lot of people have been wondering how he got started so young, let alone how he got good enough…



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DMC Online 2014

DMC Online is starting again and is just around the corner. There have been some changes to the format in response to people complaining about the public voting aspect being too significant in previous years. Here are the details from the DMC Online Facebook: The DMC Online DJ Championship 2014 launches on February 20th and…



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ATTN UK Turntablists: Scratch Session this Sunday!!

The 19th Super Scratch Sunday is happening this Sunday (February 2nd) if you’re in the UK. I’ve said it before, but this is one of the dopest scratch jams I’ve ever been to. Definitely check it out if you’re in the area and looking for friendly people to jam with in a non-competitive atmosphere. Facebook…



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TTW Scratch Vinyl, Monthly Battles, and Encyclopedia

Hey guys, just wanted to update with some of the TTW projects in the works right now, I wanna get the wheels in motion to do some big things in 2014 for turntablists :). As with future TTW community projects, I want to try and keep things as democratic as possible so most of the…



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QnA with DMC Online World Champ: Jon1st

For the next 3 days (January 7th through January 9th) we’re going to be running an open QnA with Jon1st. All you need to do is sign up for the forum and post your questions here: http://turntablistworld.com/forum/index.php?threads/ask-jon1st.360/ With DMC Online prelims start in a few months this is a great opportunity to pick the champ’s…



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TTW X-Mas Contest Update

Happy holidays everyone! Just posting an update for the contest. I meant to post sooner but unfortunately I broke my laptop over holidays and it’s in the repair shop, so I haven’t had a chance to follow up. The contest is officially over right now, but if anyone snuck in an entry in the last…



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Jon1st’s Top 10 UK Influences

This week for Top 10 Tuesday we have none other than the 2013 DMC Online Champion Jon1st. If for some reason you’ve been under a rock this year and haven’t seen his brilliant winning set, check it out IMMEDIATELY:     Jon decided to do his Top 10 list on the UK turntablists that influence…



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DJ Chile Interview + New Scratch EP

DJ Chile is one of the sickest scratchers of the current generation. In 2011 he won the WTK World Championships online scratch battle, and he is the current IDA UK scratch category champion. But his contributions to the scene go way beyond winning battles and being a beast on the cut. He has contributed some…