Featured Posts

The Secrets of Fashion
Quod populo similique duo te, ea eugaitper in laudem malorum epicuri, quod natum laudem malorum epicuri.
View Post
The Pursuit of Ideas
Quod populo similique duo te, ea eugaitper in laudem malorum epicuri, quod natum laudem malorum
View Post
500_1404792079_common_diamonds_cover_79
View Post
To top
20 Mar

WATCH: Technics Presents: The Philharmonic Turntable Orchestra [Video]

About a month electronics company Technics invited a few of the worlds best DJ/Turntablists to be apart of the world’s first ensemble performance using only turntables and mixers in Tokyo/Japan. The Philharmonic Turntable Orchestra creates a whole new music experience, reconstructing classical music by playing vinyl records with a variety of musical techniques.

DJ D-Styles (World Famous Beat Junkies & Low End Theory) who was one of the many DJ’s involved in the performance had this to say about the collaboration. “I had the honor of being a part of the Philharmonic Turntable Orchestra. Musically this was definitely outside my comfort zone and a challenge I wanted to try. We rehearsed for 2 full days and recorded/filmed on the 3rd day. I hope this inspires more turntablists to get together & make more music. 30 turntablists: each of us had 1 Technics 1200 turntable & a Technics Mixer. All vinyl no serato. Thank you to Technics for making this happen!”

The total ensemble list of DJ is as follows:

Qbert (1992-1994 DMC World Champion) on SL-1200GR

Mr.Switch (2014 DMC World Champion) on SL-1200LTD

Swamp (1996 DMC World Champion) on SL-1200 MK5

Kentaro (2002 DMC World Champion) on SL-1200GR & SL-1200GR

Yasa (2007-2011 DMC World Team Champion as KIREEK) on SL-1200MK3D

Hi-C (2007-2011 DMC World Team Champion as KIREEK) on SL-1200MK5

Izoh (2012 DMC World Champion) on SL-1200MK5

Rena (2017 DMC World Champion : The youngest champion ever) on SL-1200MK5 & SL-1200 MK3

D-Styles on SL-1200G

6th Generation on SL-1200MK3D

Bahn on SL-1200MK5

Baku on SL-1200MK5

Bori on SL-1200MK5

Bunta on SL-1200MK3D

Dom-Auto on SL-1200MK3D

Doon on SL-1200MK3D

Fummy on SL-1200MK5

Hiroshi on SL-1200MK3D

Ina Takayuki on SL-1200MK3D

Jifrock on SL-1200MK3

Ken-one on SL-1200MK3D

Miyajima on SL-1200MK3D

OM on SL-1200MK3D

Reiko on SL-1200MK3D

Sarasa on SL-1200MK3D

Shota on SL-1200MK5G

To-Ru on SL-1200MK3

Wa-ta on SL-1200MK5G

Yone on SL-1200MK5

You-ki on SL-1200MK3D

Watch the video of this historic collaboration in DJ/Turntable culture below.

kooloutc
No Comments

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.