Following Tuesday’s post about Qbert’s Wave Twisters , I found myself mired in jaw-dropping footage of mix masters on YouTube. The stuff needed to be shared. Turntablism is a form of hip hop which arose in the mid-90s that focuses solely on DJing, typically one of four elements of hip hop culture (the others are breakdancing, graffiti and MCing, or rapping). These DJs manipulate their turntables like instruments, crafting weird sounds by scratching and squiggling rare vinyl. No rapping, just complex arrangements of usually live mixing and scratching.

76b8ec0518496200.jpg 14 Videos of The Worlds Best Turntablist DJs

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14 Videos of The World’s Best Turntablist DJs