Scratching has evolved over the years into its own art form. Pyramind was honored to host a true master of the craft for this very special Elite Session with Vekked. Watch the video recap of our event with internationally acclaimed 5-time DMC World Champion DJ and producer.
Vekked gives us personal insight into his scratch techniques and notation, his grueling practice regimen, hardware hacks, and more. He also performs several winning routines - including his 2015 DMC World Championship set.
The action packed free event was open to the public - and Vekked took a bunch of questions from the audience.
00:01:12 - 2015 DMC World Championship Routine
00:08:30 - History | How Vekked Became a DJ
00:16:58 - First DMC Regional Competition
00:21:29 - Online Poker Career
00:22:57 - DMC 2011 Canada
00:24:38 - 2011 DMC Canada Routine (Local Regional)
00:32:31 - 2012 DMC World Supremacy
00:36:27 - Question: How did you get your music on vinyl?
00:06:28 - 2012 Routines
00:07:24 - Beat Juggling
00:09:31 - 2012 DMC Online World Finals
00:14:15 - Question: What are the stickers on your records?
00:22:30 - Typical Practice Regimen
00:28:45 - Question: Do you ever try routines on different setups?
00:32:52 - Evolution of Digital DJing
00:40:20 - Is copyright an issue when DJing?
00:02:04 - Question: How do you get original vocals to scratch?
00:06:10 - Greatest Ever Routine (DMC Online 2015)
00:08:01 - Question: Can you talk about scratching combos?
00:14:55 - Scratch Notation
00:25:48 - Scratch Scales
00:34:20 - Question: Which scratch did you learn first?
00:40:11 - Salsa Routine
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