turntablist

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turn·ta·blist

 (tûrn′tā′bə-lĭst, -blĭst)
n.
One who is skilled at turntablism.
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turntablist

(ˈtɜːnˌteɪbəlɪst)
n
(Pop Music) a DJ who is skilled in using turntables to obtain distinctive effects from records
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The four major types of DJs are Radio DJs, Mobile DJs, Club DJs, and Turntablists. The radio DJ is sometimes referred to as a classic DJ.
Back in the day, he was hailed as one of the top turntablists. This still holds true as he rocked the club in his own energetic style.
The genre, comprised of four basic elements of DJ (turntablists), Emcee (rapper), Graffiti and Breakdance (B-Boy/Girl), became a means for those communities to fight back - street-parties created a sense of social-connection amidst urban dereliction, "battles" (in which two or more artists face off) offered an alternative to violence, and artistic expression gave voice to matters of police brutality and the crack cocaine epidemic.
Cut, who has been part of the influential crew since its 1993 inception, has flourished over the past two decades, establishing himself among the upper echelon of talented turntablists. As the former Unity Committee DJ readies his first album (Die Cut) since 2006's The Audience's Listening, he made time to talk Biz Markie in a shiny green jumpsuit, mainstream success with Jurassic 5 and the monumental role The Good Life Cafe played in his career.
The sounds he makes and on-the-fly collaborations with vocalists, turntablists and MCs is as entertaining and engrossing an experience as you'll ever enjoy this side of legal.
Contrary to turntablists, DJS who practice DJ mixing cannot be said to be composing music or performing material of their own composition.
DJ Buckwilde was a finalist in the 2007 and 2008 UK DMC championships and is arguably one of the UK's finest turntablists.
In the last 24 months, Buddha-Bar Manila has flown in some of the worlds most renowned turntablists, among them DJ Kirill Doomski from Buddha-Bar Kiev and St.
Flash was part of the first wave of hip hop turntablists but he took things in a whole new direction, setting him apart from peers such as the seminal DJ Kool Herc and Pete DJ Jones.
Asked how they were able to invite internationally-respected turntablists to play at Buddha-Bar, Aguja shared that they take their cue from their franchises abroad.