The DMC United States DJ Finals for 2013 will be held on Saturday August 3rd, 2013 at Stage 48 in NYC. Then, DJ's can check out the Grand Master Roc Raider Memorial Gong DJ Battle at the same venue the very next day on August 4th to make it a complete DJ competition weekend that DJ's in the area can't afford to miss. Check out the full press for more details, and the list of competing DJ's with links to purchase your tickets below.
DMC World DJ Finals 2013
The DMC World DJ Finals for 2013 will be held on Saturday October 5th, 2013 at the indig02 Stadium in London. This iconic DJ battle championship is in its 27th year and along with the 100-DJ competition, there will be all day workshops and performances that will make the trip that much more worthwhile for DJ's who plan to attend. Check out the full press for more details with links to purchase your tickets after the jump.
Brooklyn's DJ Esquire wins the 2013 DMC US DJ Finals
The 2013 DMC US DJ Battle Finals took place on Saturday Aug. 3, 2013 at Stage 48 in New York City. The audience was treated to one of the best DJ battles of all time as all the contestants could easily have been in the top three. None of the judges could agree on the same top-three. The top-three contestants in the US Battle (1st DJ Esquire, 2nd DJ Sparechange, 3rd DJ Ease) will all go represent the US in the DMC World DJ Championships on October 5th in London.
2013 Boom DJ Battle
This year's 2013 Boom DJ Battle promises to be a great event for DJ's or anyone who loves music and simply wants to have a great time. The Boom DJ Battle is the country's largest under 21 DJ competition that has the top young DJ talent all over the country compete against one another for Boom DJ Supremacy. The registration for the contest is now open to all DJ's ages 14-21 with registration closing on Thursday May 30th. Finalists will be chosen on June 3rd and the final competition and other festivities will be held at Toyota park on June 15th 2013 at the B96 Pepsi Summer Bash. Details inside.
DMC Online DJ Championships
The biggest and baddest world DJ Competition is going viral! The DMC turntablist championship is now also an online competition. Introducing the DMC Online DJ Championship where turntablists all over the world are able to send in videos in order to compete against other worldwide DJ hopefuls. So whether you are interested in competing or simply voting for a winner, all you have to do is visit the site and sign-up! Videos can be submitted on February 14th and round one of competition begins on March 3rd, so hurry up and get it crackin! (Links, Rules, and Sign-up Inside).
[TVR] Spin-Off 2013 DJ Battle Results
This year's Guitar Center (ATL) Spin-Off DJ battle competition was a huge success. The battle was held on Sunday October 27th at the Marietta, Georgia Guitar Center retail store and they had a packed house with spectators out the door trying to catch a glimpse. Legends such as Jaycee, DJ Sky, Shakim, Andre 3000, DJ Scream, and more were on hand to take in the festivities. There were a total of eight competing DJ's and we've got a couple of the sets and results to share with you for this week's Turntablist Video Friday episode.
2013 DMC American Battleground
The DMC World DJ competition is celebrating 30 years of staging the greatest turntablist battles of all time and with it comes LOTS of festivities all across the United States that serve as both competition and showcases. This year, there will be many previous champion DJ's traveling around the US to both show off the skills and to host the regional competitions that will lead up to the DMC US finals on August 3rd in NYC. Check out the full list of events and competition rounds inside so you can either join or get involved with the festivities.
[TVR] 2013 DMC Online Round 6 Results
The 2013 Online DMC Championships are starting to wind down with the top-three Round 6 finalists being announced by the DMC judges. The top three performances which took top honors this week were sets by DJ Topic, Ritchie Ruftone, and Erick Jay. There was a first place tie between DJ Topic and Ritchie Ruftone with Erick Jay coming in third. Check out these three incredible performances and check back in another couple weeks when the 2013 DMC Online Champion is crowned.
[TVR] JON1ST Wins the 2013 DMC Online DJ Championship
The winner of the 2013 Online DMC DJ Championships has been announced by the DMC judges. The performance which took top honors for the entire competition was by JON1ST from the UK who does some seriously crispy scratching and out-of-this-world juggling in one of the best performances I've seen to date. Watch this phenomenal set by as he rips it up on a set of Technics 1210's and a new Rane Sixty-Two Mixer and get ready to see him at the World DMC DJ Championships in a few short weeks.