The Turntablist Festivals | 1996-2001
The full series of 5 videos Featuring DJs: Q-bert, Babu, Roc Raida, Rob Swift, Mr. Sinsta, Precision, Radar, Mr. Dibbs, T-Rock, Z-trip, Mysterio, Dummy, Rakus, Evil Dee, Neil Armstrong, Roli Rho, Daddy Dog, Kuttin Kandi, Do Boy, Shark, Slyce, Excess, IXL, Precision, Sugarcuts, Spiktacular, J-Smoke, Supa Dave, Impereal, Trajik, Faust, Ginsu D, Rod, Marz1, Big Wiz, and the 1999 Battle Sounds DJ Battle (won by Develop). Over 5 hours of turntablist performances. • Turntablist Festival 1, 1996 • Turntablist Festival 2, 1997 • Turntablist Festival 3, 1998 • Turntablist Festival 4, 2000 • Turntablist Festival 5, 2001 As part of Director John Carluccio's goal to bring greater attention to this growingly sophisticated art form, he began coordinating The Battle Sounds Turntablist Festival in 1996. The festival provided a non-competitive venue for unknown and established DJs. On November 21st, 1996 at S.O.B's in New York City, a sold-out audience witnessed Turntablist Festival I featuring the X-men, The 5th Platoon, and the first open turntable showcase. From 1997 to 2001, festivals were held at New York venues, including the Knitting Factory, Speed, and Symphony Space. running time: 5 hours + ∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞∞ UNLIMITED STREAMING included w/purchase ! Via VHX, available online and/or the VHX app (iOs), Roku, Chromecast, Xbox360, PS4, Apple TV and more.
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