A Cut Above – DJ IQ
Aug23

A Cut Above – DJ IQ

Turntable Tuesday In the past couple years DJ IQ has been dominating the competitive scratch scene with an unparalleled level of success. Chopping up his competitors around the world with a wide array of styles, speed, and power. He has been raising the bar higher each year with resounding victories over some of the planet’s best scratch DJs. His scratch videos have gathered hundreds of thousands of views and have inspired...

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Why Every DJ Should Battle
Aug16

Why Every DJ Should Battle

Why Every DJ Should Battle The Dj Battle has been around for a very long time and has taken many forms. From Kool Herc and his ground shaking sound system in the Bronx to most recently DJ Brace winning the DMC Online Championships from a balcony over looking the ocean. Battles have always been an integral part of DJ Culture. I can personally say, that I would not be the DJ I am today if I never entered my first local DJ Battle back in...

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Spinning Around The Web 8/1
Aug02

Spinning Around The Web 8/1

Here at the Skilled DJ, we like to put the focus on DJs that are putting out dope content.  Here are some of the videos we enjoyed watching recently from around the...

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Spinning Around the Web 7/18
Jul19

Spinning Around the Web 7/18

Here at the Skilled DJ, we like to put the focus on DJs that are putting out dope content.  Here are some of the videos we enjoyed watching recently from around the web. Mix Master Mike – QUICK DRAW at The Ok Corral DJ IFTW – Goons Routine DJ Manwell and DJ Flip Flop – Off the Beat & Path Mike Relm – The Deadpool Remix...

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10 Tips For Making a DJ Battle Routine
Jul14

10 Tips For Making a DJ Battle Routine

When making a battle routine, there are a lot of different ways to approach it. In my 20 years of competing. judging. and organizing dj battles, I have found there are definitely some things you can do to improve your chances of winning these types of competitions. Here are 10 tips to get you started DJ Dini’s 10 Tips for Battle success 1. Pick Aggressive/Energetic Music Remember this is a battle, which means you are trying to...

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It’s Getting THUGLI in Here
Jul12

It’s Getting THUGLI in Here

THUGLI Coming by way of Canada, THUGLI has been making heads nod and necks snap worldwide their with dirty trap infused sound. A combination of savage turntablism and brilliant music production has made their live performances the true essence of what DJ/Producers strive to be.  Made up of Wrecks and Drastik, they sharpened their DJ skills in the battle circuits and have managed to incorporate those high level skills into the way they...

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