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Ruckazoid

Innovative turntablist Ricci Rucker began producing in his very own name in the first 2000s, launching records designed as tools for scratch DJs and collaborating with fellow turntablists such as for example Mike Boo and D-Styles. In 2005, Rucker designed the Vestax Controller One, a turntable designed to be used being a musical instrument. Carrying out a 2005 promo-only combine LP entitled RRRRAP, Rucker learned and added scratching to J Dilla’s posthumous Jay Appreciate Japan EP in 2007. Rucker remixed Jesse Boykins III and Exile beneath the name Ruckazoid, and by 2010 he was using the name solely. Irish hip-hop label All Town Information released the initial Ruckazoid 12″, “Crush,” this year 2010. Ruckazoid added vocals to three tracks on Parisian maker Breakbot’s debut recording, WITH YOU, released by Ed Banger Information in 2012. Rucker continuing developing his design merging turntable wizardry along with his personal vocals nodding to ’80s and ’90s R&B, and done solo material aswell as collaborating with Salva and Theophilus London. In 2015, DJ Darkness authorized Ruckazoid to his Water Amber imprint, and released the Scratchgod I EP.

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