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Wax Tailor’s Trip-Hop Symphony

For most people, the lineage of DJ scratching begins about 1982 with artists like hip-hop DJ’s Grandmaster Flash and Afrika Bambaataa. Those are the roots of French DJ/Producer Wax Tailor. But he’s also part of a much longer DJ tradition that goes back to fellow Frenchmen, Pierre Henry and Pierre Schaeffer. In the 1940s they…