Fresh on YouTube, care of ThudRumble.com, we have turntablists QBert and Rafik having fun with Scratch Drumming. The two infamous DJs wreck shop by “doing an old school trick where they alternate between each other at the ends of each measure.” Simply said, these pros are doing what they always do in their zone when rocking the beats. This video was shot while chillin’ between takes of the new upcoming DVD Scratchlopedia Breaktannica.
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You have to understand. Drums were one of the earliest forms of communication in early civilization. Drums alerted danger, declared victory, express sorrow, and pumped celebration. Without tongues, drums speak more profoundly when words can not be heard. Drums are honest and never sugar coated no matter what studio effect is added to it…and the beat goes on.