Review + Photos: DJ QBert Skratch Seminar

DJ QBert (photo: Ian Young) Imagine learning how to play the cello from Yo Yo Ma. Or the guitar from Jimmy Page. Or the accordion from, uh, Weird Al? For 12 aspiring scratch DJs, their DJ dreams came true when the Bay Area’s legendary DJ QBert held a private “Skratch Seminar” last Tuesday evening. Dubbed “A Night at the Octagon,” the Skratch Seminar was the first in a series of private classes held at Thud Rumble HQ, a retail store/record shop/jam space near SFO. Thud Rumble CEO/Owner Ritchie “YogaFrog” Desuasido, one of the pioneers of turntablism and a member of [...]

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DJ Qbert kicks off Undiscovered SF in SOMA Pilipinas

On July 21, witness legendary DJs Qbert and Shortkut of the Invisibl Skratch Piklz and tastemaker Kronika of Soulection in rare collaborative form as they launch the second season of Undiscovered SF. Beating from the heart of San Francisco’s Filipino cultural heritage district, SOMA Pilipinas, Undiscovered SF will provide Filipino food pop-ups, live music performances, experiential art, and access to over 50 retail and fashion vendors, all for free. Every third Saturday of the month from July-October, experience this family-friendly Kultivate Labs' festival, designed to create visibility and economic growth for SOMA Pilipinas artists and small business owners in the [...]

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