Dubspot NY EDU Sessions Video Recap: A History of Turntablism w/ DMC World Champion Shiftee

In this NY EDU Sessions workshop video recap, 2-time DMC champion and Dubspot DJ curriculum director DJ Shiftee takes us through the history of turntablism and evolution of the turntablist. Learn how to further develop your rhythmic and musical style, while mastering today’s leading DJ technology in our upcoming DJ course in LA, NY, and Online. Classes start soon, Enroll Today!

In this NY EDU Sessions workshop video recap, 2-time DMC champion and Dubspot DJ curriculum director DJ Shiftee takes us through the history of turntablism and evolution of the turntablist. Shiftee shares his insight about the art form while executing various techniques and talking about the DJ’s who have evolved the craft from records on turntables to the modern use of computers and controllers for live performance. Learn about evolving trends and technology from each era, as well as how to use the turntable as an instrument.


About DJ Shiftee

DJ Instructor & Native Instruments Specialist

DJ Shiftee is a tuntablist, party rocker, Harvard math grad, and one of the premiere battle DJs in the world. He is the 2007 and 2009 DMC Supremacy World Champion, the only US champ ever, the 2008 IDA/ITF World Vice Champion, and the self-proclaimed

greatest sandwich maker of all time. Using two turntables and a mixer as his instruments, Shiftee actively performs turntablist showcases, experimental group projects, and party sets around the globe. Known as an established force on the international DJ scene, Shiftee has translated his intuitive math geek mentality into far-reaching success on the turntables.

Connect with Shiftee on the web!

Facebook | Twitter | Soundcloud | E.A.S.Y. | Hot Mom USA


Shiftee + Enferno Present: E.A.S.Y. “Coming Around Again” Video


Dubspot DJ Extensive Program

DJ Extensive Program

Register today!

Immerse yourself in the complete art of DJing: from the fundamentals of beatmatching and mixing to using effects and programming extended club sets. Whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn fundamentals or a seasoned pro looking to take your talent to the next level, our curriculum is designed to accommodate all skill levels and styles of music. This comprehensive DJ program covers everything from basic mixing to advanced digital DJing with both Serato and Traktor.

What’s Included

  • DJ Level 1: Rookie Sessions | Essentials I
  • DJ Level 2: Phrase Mixing | Essentials II
  • DJ Level 3: Beyond The Blend | Intermediate Skills
  • DJ Level 4: Preparation | DJ Psychology
  • DJ Level 5: Classroom to the Club | Advanced Techniques I
  • DJ Level 6: Club to the World | Advanced Techniques II

Start dates and information about payment plans can be found here.

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