Turntable Technique

The Art of the DJ

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  • Suggested Retail Price: $24.95
  • Format: DVD
  • ISBN: 0-87639-038-6
  • SKU: 50448025
  • Publication Date: May 19, 2003

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Learn to scratch- even if you’re starting from scratch!

Learn everything you need to craft your own phat beats and hard-core grooves on the turntable. This DVD is based on the best-selling method for playing the turntable as a musical instrument. Watch as Emmy Award winning composer, record producer, and Berklee College of Music professor Stephen Webber walks you through:

  • Equipment Setups
  • Mixing techniques
  • Cueing
  • Beat Matching
  • Basic Scratching
  • Dragging
  • Crabs and Flares

Running time: 2 Hours

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“Takes a serious approach to treating turntablism and DJing as a true musical art form. This is definitely a good place to start if you have recently picked up a pair of decks and a mixer.”

—Remix magazine

“The first musical method book for aspiring hip-hop DJ’s.”

—The New York Times

“Whether you’re a fresh-faced beginner with no clue how to mount a headshell, or a seasoned veteran looking to expand your repertoire, there’s definitely something to be learned here.”


“A great tool for beginning and advanced spinners.”

—Source magazine


Stephen Webber

Stephen Webber is the author of Turntable Technique: The Art of the DJ, and the DVD based on this text.