MP3 DJ Faust - Inward Journeys
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25 MP3 Songs in this album (64:07) !
Related styles: HIP-HOP/RAP: Turntablism, HIP-HOP/RAP: Instrumental Hip-Hop
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âIn Faustâs hands, turntablism is as breakneck virtuosic as bebop, as bereft of melody as
modern classicalâ but way to committed to putting the boogie in your butt for the curatorial
staff to start sniffinâ around.â
âFaust, able to adapt turntables as a musical instrument, creates a dimension of sound and
imagination that teleports the listener into a surreal world of music.â
âFaust puts old-school hip-hop through a Technics blender for an accelerated history lesson
thatâs too damn funky for your room.â
âFaustâs scratches, juggles, and even skipping records coalesce into one giant itchy symphony
withmovement after movement of next-level skills taking the listener on an aural voyage through
Faustâs ill psyche.â
âAlong with the arrival of the new millennium comes the advancement of music and how the
world creates it. A world reigned by DJ Faust.â
Much like his mythological philosopher-magician namesake, DJ Faust is ahead of the learning
curve. In 1998, Faust made history with the release of the first full-length, all-scratching album in
history, the critically lauded Man Or Myth. This was followed by a joint EP release alongside
Shortee & Craze entitled The Fathomless EP, the first musical release containing Drum & Bass
tracks comprised solely of scratching.
In 1999, Faust released his second full- length Inward Journeys, showcasing his original beat
making skills even more while still incorporating the turntablist trickery he was known for. He has
since released multiple joint albums with DJ Shortee (Digital Soul & Satisfaction Guaranteed),
singles, remixes, countless mix cds & appeared on numerous compilations ("Urban Revolutions",
"Return of the DJ 3", "Revenge of the B-Boy", Ubisoftâs "XIII Soundtrack", "Scratch Movie
Soundtrack", "Tino Breaks Vol 1 & 2", "Bomb Anniversary Collection 1991-2001", "Deep
Concentration 3", "Contents Under Pressure", etcâ¦Most recently Faust's "Sudden Deeath" track
appeared on EA Sport's "All Pro" soundtrack. Also, Faust & Shortee broke into the Drum & Bass
scene producing under the aliad name URBAN ASSAULT with their ultrafunky dance floor tune "Away", with big follow up releases in 2008 on UK's
Easy Records "Jungle Story" album. Most recently their alias Urban Assault productions include "Do You Believe" remix, a 12" single on Restless Natives as well as the "Crank" remix ft MC Skibadee & "EZ Run Tings" as a 12" on Easy Records.
His productions have attracted licensing features that have aired worldwide on networks such as
MTV, NBC, CNN & ESPN with features like the X-Games, Tony Hawkâs Skate Park Tour, Hip-Hop
Nation, Headline News & the esteemed World Cup 2002. The duo's song "Drumcircle"
(Digital Soul) is the official theme song for "MTV SPORTS UNLIMITED AXXESS" & his visionary
skills as a DJ & Producer have earned him rave reviews in publications such as Spin, Urb, Rolling
Stone, NY Times, Washington Post, DJ Times, Remix, XLR8R, Venus, Vice, etc. as well as ranking
as of one of the top 5 turntablists in the world by Spin Magazine.
Faust's contributions to turntabilism, Scratching, Beat Juggling and party rockin' earned him a spot
in Doug Prays' award winning documentary SCRATCH (Palm Pictures) seen in theatres across the
globe as well as networks HBO, VH1, Cinemax, Showtime, Sundance, Independent Film Channel
& more. Faust has made media appearances on TV shows such as NBC's National TV Show
"Hip Hop Nation", CNN's "Headline News" & throughout the friendly skies on CNN Inflight's
"Showbiz This Month".
Faust is also a special guest in Shortee's DJ instructional video/DVD series, "Shortee's DJ 101"
(2000/2002) and "Shortee's DJ 202" (2005). A majority of the soundtrack in both DVDs are
comprisedof Faust & Shortee's original music. In addition to the success of the DVD series,
Faust teaches atThe Scratch DJ Academy founded by RUN DMC's Jam Master Jay. Both
Faust & Shortee are currentlyteaching courses at the Los Angeles Scratch DJ Academy.
They are also DJ/Remixing instructors at Grammy Camp, an annual 2 week intensive camp
put on by the Grammy Foundation.
Faust & Shortee have still managed to drop numerous mix CDs & mix tapes including th
"Urban Assault" series (Drum & Bass) "Hip Hip Mega Mix" series (Hip Hop/Breaks/Funk/Soul).
"Methods of Motion" & "Dream Theory" series (House) & their Final Scratch mix "The XIII
Soundtrack" for Ubi Soft's video game "XIII" which features original tracks by the Future
Primitive Sound Collective. Faust has also collaborated with fellow Citizenz crewmember,
DJ Enki, and together they recently released "Cause & Effect" (Hip Hop, Funk, Soul & Rare Breaks).
Faustâs mix is seamless whether he appears solo or part of a group & is well-known for his
one-of-a-kind 4-turntable transmissions alongside his wife DJ Shortee. Together theyâve toured the
world displayingtheir unique chemistry, bangin heavy beats as one. Today, with decades of
experience in multiple genres Faust continues to rock parties as one of the most versatile DJs in
In 2007, alongside partner Shortee, they launched their first labels, Heavy Artillery Recordings and
5 Star Records. The labels will concentrate on heavy beats from Hip Hop/Battle tools, Breaks, and
Drum & Bass. Their first release, Shortee & Step 1âs âBIKINI WAXâ(5 Star Records), has become an
instant classic and thereâs so much more yet to come!
Faust has shared the stage with high profile talent like The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Method Man,
Krs-One, Dilated Peoples, The X-ecutioners, Q-Bert, Cut Chemist, Craze, Z Trip and many others.
He also performs regularly at The NAMM Show and The Remix Hotel. His sponsors include
Tribal Gear, Rane, Shure, & Cakewalk.
A veteran globetrotter, Faust has rocked nightclubs, special events, & concerts across the U.S.,
Canada, France, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Korea, Italy, UK, & Holland spinning many
styles scratched and mixed to genius proportions.
HEAVY ARTILLERY RECORDINGS / 5 STAR RECORDS / EASY RECORDS / RESTLESS NATIVES / LOAD / OM / BOMB / FUTURE PRIMITIVE / STRAY / TINO CORP / UBI SOFT / PALM PICTURES / SCION / EYEKISS FILMS
SCRATCH / SONY PSP / CNNâs HEADLINE NEWS & SHOWBIZ THIS MONTH / NBCâs HIP HOP NATION / SHORTEEâS DJ DVD SERIES
SHURE / RANE / SERATO / CAKEWALK / TRIBAL GEAR
URBAN ASSAULT / BOMB TOUR / 3 THE HARD WAY / FATHOMLESS TOUR / HONEYMOONERS TOUR / PRINCE PAULâS INDY 5000 TOUR / GRAMMY PRO SESSIONS / FUTURE PRIMITIVE EUROPEAN TOUR
URB / MIXMAG / DJ TIMES / ROLLING STONE / RINSE / CMJ / THRASHER / SLAM / THOUSAND WORDS / FRANK / KNOWLEDGE / FADER / CREATIVE LOAFING / REMIX / DJ MAG / WASHINGTON POST / NY TIMES / ALTERNATIVE PRESS / XLR8R / INDEPENDENT WEEKLY / MUZIK / XXL / SPIN / ELEMENTAL / TRACE / VICE /
INSOMNIAC / RAYGUN / HITS / LOTUS / ALTERNATE / SCRATCH (and many moreâ¦.)
URBAN ASSAULT / CITIZENZ
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