Mixing before scratching?

Discussion in 'DJ's, MC's & Turntablism' started by JaySoDef, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. JaySoDef

    JaySoDef New Member

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    Am i supposed to learn how to mix first really good before learning to scratch? Or can i do both?
     
  2. Riisu

    Riisu Not the Preacher Man

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    running before walking?

    but also horses for courses....
     
  3. demonicdnb

    demonicdnb got duct-tape?

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    i know a guy that cant mix/blend. only scratch/juggle. pretty amazing really. gets through every set that way.
     
  4. st420

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    if you can scratch like Qbert then yeah haha
     
  5. dose.bs1

    dose.bs1 THE DADDY

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    I would always prefer to learn the basics before gettin into scratchin but theres nothin to say you wont be able to scratch before/at the same time as learning to mix, one step at a time though imo : )
     
  6. TongueFlap

    TongueFlap Flappin'

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    i tried scratching... failed
     
  7. dose.bs1

    dose.bs1 THE DADDY

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    I love having a pop at scratchin', practice makes perfect an all that sheeet
     
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  8. RUSSLA

    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    Yeah makes no difference at all when you learn to scratch. Its always good to take a break from the struggle that can be learning to beat match with a bit of hiphop on and a good scratch!

    To scratch well you must check out youtube vids because scratching done badly, well just pisses people off and sound terrible. Record your scratching over a track and listen back to it, garentteed the first few times it'll be shit..
     
  9. RevTech

    RevTech Butthole=output transduce

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    I cant beatmatch yet so I learned scratching first, seems easier to me.