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by SirScratchAlot
Thu Jul 01, 2004 10:16 pm
Forum: Other Music
Topic: Clarification of "Other Music"
Replies: 2
Views: 6662

Yea, and we love that term "danceable" music...hahaha

There is no such freakin thing...only dancers that cant dance.

I wish someone would infact play something UNDANCEABLE!!!


instead of the usual boring crap.
by SirScratchAlot
Thu Jul 01, 2004 10:07 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: building a PC talk!
Replies: 2
Views: 2093

building a PC talk!

I love tampering with my stuff, yes, sometimes it remains on the floor in parts but still , the joy of building creating ,cutomizing and lastly having a machine that is best for what you do. so Im building my dream machine... because this is a swing DJ forum, thats number one, playing music, and sto...
by SirScratchAlot
Thu Jul 01, 2004 8:56 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: IPOD LAW SUIT
Replies: 8
Views: 3123

My laptop weighs almost the same as an Ipod and it plays CD's and was not much more in price.....lol , so I dont have a use for one right now....But I think I'll get the Mini Ipod use, that little bad boy awhile. good luck getting a hold of a mini as far as battery life, those batteries only last a...
by SirScratchAlot
Thu Jul 01, 2004 8:50 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: PCDJ
Replies: 6
Views: 3109

Re: PCDJ

Anyone else use this for Laptop DJing? I just got it and tried it out for the first time, and am not too impressed. It was not very user friendly, and made it very easy for me to make bad mistakes while DJing. Yes sir re Bob.... The 2004 swing DJ championships was won on PCDJ !!!!!! thats right, an...
by SirScratchAlot
Wed Mar 31, 2004 9:36 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: IPOD LAW SUIT
Replies: 8
Views: 3123

I dont think the lawsuit was about normal wear and tear life of the battery, was so much shorter then the consumer standard it should be mentioned. replacement price I think is normal, for a normal working device. I dont **beleive** It all Ipods only a certain model or make , just as not all the har...
by SirScratchAlot
Wed Mar 31, 2004 9:26 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Laptop DJing
Replies: 647
Views: 162036

Updates

This Year's laptop for DJing: Sharp Actius AV18 (under 5 lbs) AMD Athlon XP 1800 40 gig hardrive 512mb ram dvd/cd-rw USB 2.0 & Firewire These little Laptops are a sweet deal, under 1,000. one of the smallest laptops out there and cheap enough to through around and travel with. software, I generally ...
by SirScratchAlot
Mon Mar 22, 2004 8:50 pm
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: Savoy Ballroom, 78th Anniversary of it opening
Replies: 23
Views: 8624

almost every big name dance band came through and played the Savoy, however little or no mention is ever made of their appearences. I don't think it is a surprise that big-label "Swing" compilations (or what have you...) don't mention the Savoy that much. Right, perhaps it took lookin back to reali...
by SirScratchAlot
Mon Mar 22, 2004 8:27 pm
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: world swing dj championships
Replies: 18
Views: 8882

Congradulations Peter! basically it was tournament Ladder, draw your opponent, flip a coin to go first or last, and then you play 3 songs. thats it, crowd decides, split decisions are decided by dancers stepping to either side of the floor, to have their vote counted. the last two DJs go to the fin...
by SirScratchAlot
Mon Mar 22, 2004 8:03 pm
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: Great Southwest Lindyfest
Replies: 123
Views: 31935

RECOVERY...LOL

WOW, what an incredible weekend. I cant remember the last time so much stuff happened over an event !!! instruction,dance,contest,performances,2 presentations,movie clips,in 2 rooms with lots of good people. The Music kicked butt, as did the Dancing!!! and personally, I think Kwik and Rok should do ...
by SirScratchAlot
Sun Feb 22, 2004 8:07 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: world swing dj championships
Replies: 18
Views: 8882

that sounds pretty cool, Peter. How was the "contest" run? hey, lets see, there were 10 countrys representing, 2 from home team (england). basically it was tournament Ladder, draw your opponent, flip a coin to go first or last, and then you play 3 songs. thats it, crowd decides, split decisions are...
by SirScratchAlot
Sun Feb 22, 2004 7:59 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: Savoy Ballroom, 78th Anniversary of it opening
Replies: 23
Views: 8624

Peter Loggins did hold a similar nigth, “A Salute To The Savoy”, in Memories, Whittier, California on February 22nd, 2003. The play list for it, is up on Jive Junction. Thanks, Bob, there are a few of us over here that do care. Im re-writing and updating the bands of the savoy ballroom ariticle, wh...
by SirScratchAlot
Tue Feb 17, 2004 8:37 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Basie: Your Favorite Songs
Replies: 49
Views: 11123

YEAH MAN
by SirScratchAlot
Tue Feb 17, 2004 8:28 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Posin'
Replies: 24
Views: 5121

after watching Steve and carla dance to it at the ALHC , ..........I think its hard for anyone not to imagine the Cheese...


I second , Fletchers version ...
by SirScratchAlot
Sun Feb 15, 2004 11:56 pm
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: world swing dj championships
Replies: 18
Views: 8882

world swing dj championships

the GNSH event in London, was a blast, interesting as well, The friday nite world championships had DJ's representing different country's with the home country of the UK acually having 2 dj's. I accepted the invatation knowing I would be nothing more then a sacrificial lamb to those that wanted the ...
by SirScratchAlot
Tue Feb 10, 2004 7:34 pm
Forum: DJ Skillz
Topic: How do you find your new music?
Replies: 35
Views: 10190

Re: How do you find your new music?

How do you usually come across the music that you end up buying? Do you find it in stores, at dances, online, or in some other way? I'm talking about music that you aren't familiar with, not different versions of the same songs. How do you do it? My primary research is based off what was consider "...