Turntablism

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Kid Koala Announces New Album 'Music To Draw To: Satellite,' Shares Single "The Observable Universe"

The Canadian producer's record comes out Jan. 20 on Arts & Crafts and features Icelandic singer Emilíana Torrini.
Max Mohenu
11.30.16
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Joe Siva, a DJ Who Helped Popularize Hip-Hop and Turntablism In Malaysia, Has Died

Siva also brought the concept of the mixtape to the country.
Michael Scott Barron
5.2.16
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Watch DJ Krush's Stunning Sunrise Performance at Tokyo's Zōjō-ji​ Temple

He arrived hours beforehand to make sure the acoustics for the performance were perfectly tuned.
THUMP Staff
3.24.16
Features

Inside Legendary Japanese Producer DJ Krush's First Album in 11 Years

How the digital age and world catastrophe inspired the hip-hop turntablism pioneer's 'Butterfly Effect.'
Rebecca Krauss
2.3.16
Toronto

SlowPitchSound Scratches Past the Surface with His Own Brand of Turntablism

Toronto's experimental turntablist on his beginnings and scratching's future.
Daryl Keating
10.13.15
my first club

Andhim’s First Club: Scratching, Battling, and Real Hip-Hop in Germany

"No fake shit, just skills, and that was exactly what I loved about that scene."
THUMP Canada Staff
9.29.15
bud light living room

A-Trak Remains the Ace of Scratch and Spin

We spoke to the Canadian turntablist legend about his devotion to the unification of hip-hop and electronic music.
Rachael D’Amore
9.30.14
Red Bull Thre3style

C-Sik Heads Back To Calgary with Thre3Style Glory

How this DJ scratched feverishly to the top spot at the national finale (with help from his mom).
Kathryn Kyte
7.30.14