A Hal Leonard PR person told Sonic State, "In Spin Now! and the accompanying DVD-ROM, Los Angeles DJ, world-class turntablist, producer, and classroom instructor DJ Shortee teaches you everything you need to know so you can start mixing tunes like the pros!"
The included DVD-ROM contains specific exercises directly correlating with lessons in the text, including material that lets you play along in real time. Each technique is taught using both CDJs and turntables and can easily be applied to any DJ software and controllers.
About the Author:
DJ Shortee, described as the "World's Premier Female DJ" by the Grammy Foundation, is a multigenre DJ, turntablist, music producer, record label owner (Heavy Artillery Recordings, 5 Star Records), DJ instructor, and author. Recognized as one of the most diverse and technically skilled DJs in the world, her fast-paced mixing style, expert scratching skills, and energetic stage presence have made her one of the most in-demand DJs touring worldwide. She has rocked everything from the hottest nightclubs, massive raves, and b-boy battles to huge festivals and celebrity parities. Named "Queen of the Scratch World" by DJ TIMES, her unique contribution to the art of turntablism earned her a spot as the only female DJ featured in the critically acclaimed movie Scratch. Shortee has produced her own DJ instructional DVD series and has taught DJ lessons for over twelve years. In addition to spending four years as a head professor at the Scratch DJ Academy, she has also taught classes, workshops, and online tutorials for the esteemed Grammy Foundation, SAE Institute, Sprite, Frito-Lay, Turntable U, Rane, Serato, and more!
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