Free Turntablism

The best way I can think of to describe the work of dj sniff is “free turntablism” as in “free jazz”. That said, like a good free jazz musician, he clearly knows and anticipates every move he makes with precision. His work is more often angular and arrhythmic than not, and was entirely engaging for me as a listener. Currently dj sniff is involved with STEIM (Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music, Amsterdam) as their Artistic Director, curating events while lecturing and performing regularly on behalf of the studio. I recorded this brief segment of his set at the Bedlam Theatre in Minneapolis during his performance for Spark on February 19, 2009.

dj sniff at Spark

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