Into turntablism? Watch this short film on the turntable as a musical instrument.

Beginning in the 70s with disco and then evolving rapidly with rap, the repurposing of the turntable into a musical instrument has resulted in some interesting new frontiers in sound.

This short film (via The Vinyl Factory) shows how Shiva Feshareki, Haroon Mirza, Maria Chavez, Marina Rosenfeld, Philip Jeck, Janek Schaefer, Graham Dunning and Vinyl, Terror & Horror continue to push these boundaries.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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