New York, NY Faculty - Scratch
Scratch DJ Academy Faculty

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"Dirty Digits" - Dan Chaves
"Dirty Digits"
"DJayJung" - Jay Jung
"Vyle" - Albert Johnson
"Dr. Unos & Dubs" - Ellison Robinson
"Dr. Unos & Dubs"
"Josh of Statik Link" - Josh Andres
"Josh of Statik Link"
"DJ Level" - Martin Yarbrough
"DJ Level"
"Tyler Smith" - Tyler Smith
"Tyler Smith"
"DJ Loup Rouge" - Raul Hildalgo
"DJ Loup Rouge"
"Cosmo Baker" - Cosmo Baker
'Cosmo Baker'
Cosmo Baker
Teaching for How Long:
3 years
Favorite Artist:
James Brown
Music Genre(s):
Anything that has a lot of soul to it, be it rap to EDM to old-school classics
Gear Specialization:
Serato DJ, Pioneer DJM-900 Nexus, Pioneer DJM-900 SRT, Pioneer DJM-S9, Rane 62, Pioneer CDJ-2000 Nexus, Technics 1200s Turntables, Pioneer PLX-1000 Turntables
Advice for Students:
Make sure that you’re in this for the love of the craft and for the music, and not for the money and the fame. After that, the rest will fall into place if you give it time, care, and most of all, practice. But the most important thing to remember is to always “do you.”
Favorite Venues:
Hi Fi Club (Calgary), Club Harlem (Tokyo), Kuddes Linja (Helsinki), Lure (Los Angeles), Webster Hall (New York)
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What got you interested in DJ'ing?

I’ve been into music since I was a kid, but the first thing that really got me interested in DJing was listening to the live radio broadcasts from the After Midnight nightclub in Philly, where DJ Jeff Mills would be spinning. It was awe inspiring listening to not just what he was playing but how he was playing it. I got my first set of turntables while in high school, started DJing at basement house parties, and the rest is history.

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