December 31, 2016

DJ Next "Pick Up The Needle" (Mixtape, 1996)

Based in Adelaide & Melbourne, DJ Next is a DJ, producer and audio engineer... He is also the founding member of pioneer turntablist crew "The Symphony Project" and co-founder of Australian Hip-Hop group, Hilltop Hoods, which he left in 1999. He is a 3x South Australian DMC Winner and 2x National DMC runner up. DJ Next released this solid mix tape called Pick Up The Needle in 1996, featuring dope party breaks and tracks from Mad Lion, The Beatnuts, Group Home, De La Soul, Artifacts, Real Live, Young Zee, Das EFX, A Tribe Called Quest, Crooklyn Dodgers, The Pharcyde, and lots more. The audio is a bit muddy at times, but it's a good mix with nice transitions and selections.