Legendary Skratch DJ "Qbert" Launches First Video Based Online DJ School

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The long awaited Skratch University opens its doors today to the enthusiasm of Skratch DJs worldwide. QSU combines the latest innovation in Internet video technology from ArtistWorks, Inc and the passion of the Hip Hop world. QSU students watch the lessons in the extensive video curriculum & can send Qbert a video assignment for his review and critique. Students receive either a written or video response from QSU with notes on technique and style. DJ Qbert's and ArtistWork's collaboration firmly reaches beyond the video technology innovation in use at QSU, to unify the field of Skratch DJs to one central place, the Qbert Skratch University.

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It's cool that Skratching has so many fans around the world and we can all be in one place now and learn from each other no matter where we live.

Today ArtistWorks, Inc announces the "QSU" is opening its virtual doors to the enthusiasm of Skratch DJs worldwide. DJ Qbert has maintained his leading edge stature in the field of Hip Hop skratching and dominated the field of DJ competitions and musical skratch advancement for over 20 years. DJ Qbert now presides over the groundbreaking online Qbert Skratch University that embraces the latest innovation in video technology and distance learning.

Qbert presents a comprehensive video curriculum online, from the most basic skratching techniques to the advanced "battle tactics" that made him the 3-time DMC Champion. 
QSU members use ArtistWorks' proprietary VMS (Video/Media Management System) to send DJ Qbert a video of their practice session that he reviews and then posts a response video on the site. The Student Video and Qbert's response are uniquely paired on QSU as "Master Classes" for the entire community to learn from, giving members unfettered access to a True Master. Qbert invites multiple Guest DJs and related professionals to share their insights and techniques with the student body, making QSU the most comprehensive and influential Skratch education program available to DJs today.

Now, through the unique social network in place at QSU, a worldwide, passionate body of skratch DJs share their tricks and techniques, experiences, performances and photos through their personalized Student Page allowing peers to interact with each other on a regular basis. DJ Qbert says "It's cool that Skratching has so many fans around the world and we can all be in one place now and learn from each other no matter where we live."

DJ Qbert and ArtistWork's collaboration firmly reaches beyond the technology to unify the field of Skratch DJs to one central place, the Qbert Skratch University (http://www.qbertskratchuniversity.com/).

About DJ Qbert:

Lauded as a groundbreaking and revolutionary scratch DJ, Qbert's career has been distinguished by trail blazing a path to push skratching into the 21st century. He continues to travel the globe taking skratching to the next frontier and has gained great respect both for his spectacular skills (including numerous scratch innovations) as well as educating the next generation of DJs. Qbert, along with Yogafrog co-founded the famed ThudRumble, Ltd.
 Online at http://www.qbertskratchuniversity.com/.

About ArtistWorks:
ArtistWorks, Inc is a Napa, California company co-founded by David and Patricia Butler, that develops Internet-based businesses in partnership with leading musicians, virtuosos and other world-renown experts. The ArtistWorks' platform is artist-centric and student friendly. Utilizing ArtistWorks' unique proprietary video technology, students submit their own videos for evaluation, and are provided written and video responses directly from the Artist. The social networking community provides a lasting legacy of teaching for the artists and a worldwide gathering place for like-minded students. Online at http://www.artistworks.com/.

Contact:
info (at) artistworks (dot) com
1-800-326-5596

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