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From: "phillip holmes" <[log in to unmask]>
> I got a copy of Scratch for Christmas. These DJs are like popular
> musicologists. They have encyclopedic knowledge of funk, kitsch, etc..
> Very entertaining book. They are "like" jazz musicians in a way. Maybe
> they could be considered percussionists.
However, it is worth noting that there now exists software that allows
one to "scratch" a CD as though it were an analog disc!
Steven C. Barr
(who has a number of 78's that are "pre-scratched!...)