Hansen, Kjetil Falkenberg, Bresin, Roberto

2006

Mapping Strategies in DJ Scratching

In Proceedings of the 2006 Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME-06). Paris, France: 188-191.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Gestural Interface Scratching Turntablism

Abstract:

In this paper, the authors offer an overview of how DJs use their turntable, vinyl record and audio mixer in conjunction to create scratch music. This information is then used to propose a mapping system that could be used in the design of new alternative interfaces for scratching.