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TODAY! 2010 East Coast DMC Championship @ Santos

It snuck up on me, but the 2010 DMC is today at 4pm! Its at Santos Party House here in NY. Last year NY's own DJ Shiftee won the world wide title. He is sick! This year, he will be judging and doing an expo. Also, this year, NYC Electro's own DJ Shu-T will be competing. There will also be other acts and famous judges there. Click through for the full description and videos:

2010 DMC

The competition is at Santos Party House just south of Canal on Lafayette St, and it starts at 4. I would say to get there after 6 or maybe even 7pm because the trials and the first rounds are long and people are holding back. If you have not seen a DMC before then you should definitely come later because you will probably get bored. The best stuff is on the last few rounds. Its totally worth it when you see the best battle. Its quite amazing. Check the videos below!

Info from the Santo's events page:

Host. DJ Fatfingaz. 2 major DJ battles in 1 day! Showcase by DMC World DJ Champion DJ Shiftee presented by Native Instruments! Also featuring a showcase by DJ Excess & Toadstyle and a performance by The Reminders.

The 2010 DMC Battle for US Supremacy is a fierce head to head DJ battle pairing 8 DJs up against each other - the winner will represent the USA in the 2010 DMC World DJ Finals in London England this Fall.

The 2010 DMC NYC Regional Qualifier is DMC's classic showcase style battle and will determine which DJ will represent NYC in the 2010 DMC USA Finals on August 7, 2010 here at Santos Party House. No Filming or Video Cameras permitted.  Judges and more Special Performances to be announced!

The DMC DJ Battles are the longest running, most prestigious DJ Battles in the world. In DMC battles, legends are made. Being a DMC World or National Champion continues to be one of the most sought after titles for turntablists world wide! DMC USA is especially ecstatic that the reigning DMC World Champ is NYC’s own DJ Shiftee.

DJ Shiftee's 2009 DMC Championship battle:

DJ Shiftee's Lessons, very funny! This one is the Swing Flare:

DJ Excess VS DJ Mike, 1999 ITF US Finals (Excess is the 2nd Guy)

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