Bands/Musicians The Best Turntablists  

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Turntablists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good turntablists includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top turntablists in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Turntablism groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all turntablism bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest turntablists of all time, since the most famous turntablist artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the turntablism .

You can click on the turntablism band names to see more information about that particular notable turntablism group. If they're near the top of the best turntablism artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top turntablism bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the turntablism band names themselves.

DJ Shadow and Z-Trip are only the beginning of the artists on this list. Vote for your favorite artists by clicking thumbs up on them. What makes the most sense to vote on, is it between DJ Krush and Kid Koala?

All important, significant and iconic names in turntablism deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new turntablists, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of turntablism, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into turntablism. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good turntablism bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent turntablism bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best turntablists of all time?" and "who is the greatest turntablists ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular turntablists that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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DJ Q-Bert is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Turntablists
josh-phink-mickan added

2
39 14
Mix Master Mike is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Rap rock, Rapcore

3
31 10
DJ Shadow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Trip hop, Electronic music

4
28 9
Kid Koala is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Turntablists
Turntablism

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19 4
Invisibl Skratch Piklz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Turntablism

6
21 7
Cut Chemist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Turntablism

7
22 9
Den Sorte Skole is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip Hop, Turntablism

8
21 9
Roc Raida is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Turntablism

9
15 6
The X-Ecutioners is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Rapcore

10
13 5
Beat Junkies is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Turntablism

11
12 7
DJ Krush is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Trip hop, Turntablism

12
12 8
Z-Trip is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Alternative rock, Turntablism

13
6 2
Skratch Bastid is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Turntablists
Underground hip hop, Turntablism

14
7 4
Wax Tailor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Downtempo, Trip hop

15
7 4
Blockhead is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Downtempo, Trip hop

16
6 3
DJ Nu-Mark is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Turntablists

17
6 4
DJ /rupture is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Ragga, Dubstep

18
3 1
Mr. Dibbs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Turntablism

19
4 3
DJ Vadim is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Trip hop, Electronic dance music

20
3 2
DJ Spinbad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Reggae

21
2 1
Fingathing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Turntablists
Nu jazz, Hip hop music, Electronic dance music

22
2 1
DJ Quest is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Turntablists

23
2 2
Infamous is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Rock music, Jazz fusion

24
2 2
Filastine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Turntablists

25
2 2
Mike Relm is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Electronic music, Turntablism

26
2 2
DJ Woody is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Trip hop, Breakbeat

27
1 1
DJ Quixotic is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Electro, Baltimore club

28
1 1
HIFANA is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Breakbeat, Turntablism

29
1 1
Funki Porcini is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Turntablists
Nu jazz, Downtempo, Trip hop

30
3 4
DJ Scene is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Turntablists
Electronic music, Hip Hop, Turntablism

31
2 3
The Gaslamp Killer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Dubstep, Psychedelic rock

32
2 3
Mark Rae is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Turntablists
Turntablism

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1 2
DJ Cobra is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Turntablists
Electronic music, Hip Hop, House music

34
0 1
phonosychographDISK is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Electro, Turntablism

35
0 1
DJ DX is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Electronic music, Rap music

36
0 1
TRV$DJAM is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Turntablists
Drum and bass, Turntablism

37
0 1
Aim is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Turntablists
Trip hop, Electronic dance music, Turntablism

38
0 1
The Apples is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Turntablists
Jazz, Turntablism, Funk

39
0 1
Rebel Krown is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Baltimore club, Reggae

40
0 1
Dj Iroc is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Turntablism

41
0 1
Uniqum is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Alternative hip hop

42
0 1
DJ Damage is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Turntablists
Australian hip hop, Turntablism

43
0 1
DJ Fokis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Hip Hop, Rap music

44
2 4
Panjabi MC is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Downtempo, Asian Underground

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1 3
Dj Lord is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Dubstep, Electro

46
1 3
Kid Loco is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Turntablists
Trip hop, Acid jazz, Easy listening

47
1 3
DJ Skee is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music

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0 2
DJ Yonny is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Turntablists
Hip hop music, Synthpop, Electro

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0 2
Cassetteboy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Turntablists
Electronic music, Turntablism