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The acoustics and performance of DJ scratching, Analysis and modelling

@inproceedings{Hansen2010TheAA,
  title={The acoustics and performance of DJ scratching, Analysis and modelling},
  author={K. Hansen},
  year={2010}
}
This thesis focuses on the analysis and modeling of scratching, in other words, the DJ (disk jockey) practice of using the turntable as a musical instrument. There has been experimental use of turn ... 

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