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The Beats and Cuts Podcast Presented by Playground

The Beats and Cuts Podcast. Turntablists and Beat Wizards, talking about their local history and how their art has evolved. No scripts, no structure, just talking.

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Beats and Cuts Podcast Episode 7 - Dj Shortkut

This episode we chat with the world traveling, hardest working DJ in the business DJ Shortkut. We discussed how he started, the sound system battle days and of course Invisibl Skratch Piklz. Hope you enjoy!Support the podcast!https://app.getplayground.com/podcastCheck out Boom City for more dope videos and interviews of scratchers! (thanks for the Shortkut video!)https://www.facebook.com/boomcitytv/

1hr 1min

3 May 2019

Rank #1

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Beats and Cuts Podcast - Episode 17 - Nikk C

Nikk C is a turntablist from down under who is also an inventor/programmer who has coined the term Datablism. Datablism is the idea of using data programmatically to enhance turntablism, scratching, and djing. We sat down and discussed how he got into programming, scratching and the limitless possibilities of Datablism.🔥Support Nikk-C and get updates on his progress by following him on Instagram and Facebook!https://www.facebook.com/DJNIKKC https://www.instagram.com/_nikk_c/🔥Support the podcast and download the Playground • app for dope scratch beats! https://app.getplayground.com/podcast

1hr 9mins

27 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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Beats and Cuts Podcast episode 8 - the Chileans (redmist and chile)

This episode we sat down late night after Community Scratch BBQ for a chat before bed. DJ chile and Redmist are two friends who have a common link of Chilean heritage and the love of cutting. We talked about how they met, how their scratching developed and their outlook on practice and learning. Have a listen and learn about their history and random other things. Enjoy!Support the podcast!https://app.getplayground.com/podcastCheck out DJ chiles tutorials and art. you can buy his book on scratching or just some lovely prints for your wall. Support!ambivalentworks.com patreon.com/djchile youtube.com/ch…/UCy7sKCL-q8hdVqqUkdMOgZA facebook.com/dj.chile1Redmist and Modus Operandi mini Doc by NOZLyoutube.com/watch?v=MFr25MJcilQ

1hr 9mins

31 May 2019

Rank #3

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Beats and Cuts Podcast - Episode 16 - Kypski

Kypski is an OG who has been in the scratch game since the '90s and is always on the cutting edge with his scratching and music. We sit down with and discuss everything from video games to Syntablism! 🔥 Buy the Wreck Fader 12"! (Ft. D​-​Styles, Daedelus, K​-​La Boss, Caro Emerald, DNA) http://bit.ly/kypskipodcast🔥 Download the Wreck Fader app! http://bit.ly/wreckfader🔥 Remix Kypskis - Mixology on the Playground app! https://app.getplayground.com/c4Q1O0XS8K

56mins

6 Dec 2019

Rank #4

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Beats and Cuts Podcast - Episdoe 14 - Dj Worm

Straight outta Karpinsk Russia, deep in the Ural Mountains smack dab in the middle of Russia we have DJ Worm! The Russian 3style 2018 champ and IDA World (Showcase) Vice Champ 2017/18. He currently resides in St. Petersburg and is traveling around doing DJ battles and teaching master classes. A great talk with an up and coming DJ who is already making a mark on the worldwide scene at only 24 years young. Enjoy!Support Dj Worm, follow, like and show some love when he comes through your town!https://instagram.com/dj_worm https://www.facebook.com/djwormscratch/Try his lesson at https://www.superherodjs.comSupport the podcast!app.getplayground.com/podcast

50mins

27 Sep 2019

Rank #5

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Beats and Cuts Podcast - Episode 03 - Dj Swordz and Likwit

Episode 3 is here and a relevant one due to the current Hardcore Skratch Nerds online battle which Dj Swordz is currently in the final round. We sit down with Swordz and Likwit and discussed the Belgian scratch scene from 99 'til infinity. Interesting chat with a teacher and his student who became the master and we find out more about the tiny country which has spawned so many scratch greats (as well as the playground app). :)You can help support the podcast by downloading the free Playground app for ios https://app.getplayground.com/podcast

1hr 21mins

1 Feb 2019

Rank #6

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Beats and Cuts Podcast - Episode 13 - Oslo Flow

Beats and Cuts Podcast episode 13 with Oslo Flow. A dope crew of scratchers who have been in the game for a while and just released their scratch tool on Cut and Paste Records. A very interesting conversation where we delve into their approach to flow and music. Watch on facebook or Youtube Friday at 19:00 CET or listen on itunes, soundcloud, spotify, alexa, google home, castbox and many other podcast networks.Support the podcast!app.getplayground.com/podcastSupport Oslo Flow and grab a record or download their musichttps://nozlrecordingsuk.bandcamp.com/album/they-done-found-the-flow https://cutandpasterecords.bandcamp.com/album/lordcore-02-mato-mato-oslo-flowCheckout Lonewolfs dope doc on The Scratch Blast Tour featuring Oslo Flowhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiIJ9CqKjsU

58mins

6 Sep 2019

Rank #7

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Beats and Cuts Podcast - Episode 12 - Moschops

Beats and Cuts Podcast episode 12 with Moschops, creator of Scratch fossils on Cut & Paste Records and Irish hip hop staple. Great conversation that's my favorite so far. Watch here on facebook or Youtube Friday at 19:00 CET or listen on itunes, soundcloud, spotify, alexa, google home, castbox and many other podcast networks.Support the podcast!app.getplayground.com/podcastSupport Moschops and grab a record! https://cutandpasterecords.bigcartel.com/product/12-vinyl-moschops-skratch-fossils-cnp013 https://cutandpasterecords.bigcartel.com/product/7-vinyl-moschops-skratch-fossils-7-cnp017Checkout Lonewolfs dope doc on The Scratch Blast Tour featuring Moschopshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ6yJ23gmMU

54mins

9 Aug 2019

Rank #8

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Beats and Cuts Podcast - Episode 18 - Jesse Dean

Jesse Dean is known across the globe for his modding of Dj and producer equipment and of course his line of portablist faders, tonearms, and accessories. We sat down with him and discussed how a kid goes from fixing his toys to becoming the backbone of portablist culture. 🔥Grab your Jesse Dean gear on his site or get updates on his progress by following him on Instagram and Facebook!https://jessedeancustoms.com/ https://www.facebook.com/jessedeandes...https://www.instagram.com/jessedeande...🔥Support the podcast and download the Playground • app for dope scratch beats! https://app.getplayground.com/podcast

1hr 33mins

27 Feb 2020

Rank #9

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Beats and Cuts podcast episode 9 - Dj Toltech

Podcast number 9, we have the 2018 DMC USA Supremacy Champion (one of many titles) Toltech. He was down to sit and have a chat on just arriving from his trip to the UK. We took over a room in DJ Friky house and talk about how he got into djing and battling.Support the podcast! Get the free Playground app and remix sick beats like a bossapp.getplayground.com/podcastSupport the scene, follow IDA World Fan Page who hooked us up with the footage of Toltech from the recent IDA battle ad follow Toltech!

1hr 4mins

31 May 2019

Rank #10