How to Scratch | DJ Lessons
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How to Scratch | DJ Lessons

The first one we’re just going to focus on the hand to record movement. And it’s the most simplest scratch to learn is baby scratching. You can also use a scratch to queue up your records and you headphones. And it’s just a simple forward and back movement. First thing you want to do is you want to locate the…

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Forward Scratch Tutorial – School of Scratch
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Forward Scratch Tutorial – School of Scratch

The forward scratch is the first scratch where we combine using the cross-fader at the same time as using our record control hand. It sounds like this. This technique is a combination of using the drop which you learned in the previous video, together with opening and closing the crossfader. It does require some coordination, so don’t worry if it…

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School of Scratch – Turntablist Transcription Method / TTM
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School of Scratch – Turntablist Transcription Method / TTM

TTM stands for Turntablist Transcription Method and is way of writing down or notating scratches. It’s a really useful tool for learning and remembering the different scratch techniques. I have included links to the official TTM site where you can take an in depth look at some of the further resources that include the complete history together with some animations.…

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