First rekkid ever to?

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Re: First rekkid ever to?

Postby troylsmith21 » Thu Aug 07, 2008 6:38 pm

dutchfoxx wrote:but what was really the first record with scratch in it ?

is it hobo scratch ( 1982 ) ?


Dutchfoxx you and the rest of the fellas do not feel that Live Convention 81 with Lightning Lance D.J.ing is the First scratch? peace

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Re: First rekkid ever to?

Postby razorcuts » Sat Aug 09, 2008 5:13 am

Death Mix was recorded in 1979... but when did it make it to vinyl?
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Re: First rekkid ever to?

Postby KoolDJMace » Sun Nov 09, 2014 4:39 pm

Hi there: I found the Sound on Sound productions record on Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0om6IbVmnAo

It seems to be from 1980 and you can hear the scratching (I think by Ron McBean) at 3:17. At the end of the record they're also talking about the beatbox and it sounds like they're using it too.

This is what Discogs says about the record:
http://www.discogs.com/Sound-On-Sound-P ... se/1529545

I also found this, but I'm not sure if it's from 1979 like the title and label says:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHh4vnfjzo8
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Re: First rekkid ever to?

Postby dj d-lite » Sun Nov 09, 2014 5:00 pm

Thanks for the info KoolDJMace!
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Re: First rekkid ever to?

Postby element » Wed Dec 31, 2014 2:49 am

Hi everyone ..I'm a dj & beatdigger & ive been on a quest to find the earliest recordings with vinyl or tape scratching for many years.

There's a text document called KoolFlash which has a listing of the earliest recordings to feature scratching. It was created to be copied , edited , updated & freely circulated amongst the community.

http://textuploader.com/VgIow

@ KoolDJMace.. Thank you for the latest contribution to my koolflash. I also discovered this track from 1977 which i feel deserves a mention as it's very creative illustration of scratching using magenetic tape & word manipulation.

Laurie Anderson - Song for Juanita
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZyXwcsboGs
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Re: First rekkid ever to?

Postby IRISH CRAIG » Wed Dec 31, 2014 10:24 am

That Lauries Anderson joint is banoodles !! The reel tape scratch thing sounds like somethin Mixmaster Mike might be doin today !!

I was discussing non-scratch scratching with one of the people that assisted with the Fats Comet/ Tackhead recordings in the 80s, he was telling me that they used quarter inch tape decks for their recordings.

I was under the impression that it was DJ Cheese that had a hand in the process, but I understand that he only did King of the Beat.
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