DJ Shortkut of Invisibl Skratch Piklz | Interview
DJ Shortkut is a producer and DJ from San Francisco, CA. His career began in 1987 as a member of the DJ crew Just 2 Hype and later became a founding member for three influential turntablist groups. In 1994, J. Rocc invited Shortkut to join the Beat Junkies. In 1995, he created Invisibl Skratch Piklz alongside Mix Master Mike, DJ Qbert, and DJ Disk. In 1999, he founded Triple Threat DJs alongside DJ Apollo and DJ Vinroc. These groups all sought a common goal to combine the most technical turntable skills while keeping the dance floor packed. Shortkut holds many DMC Championship titles and has created some of the most influential DJ routines of all-time. In 2004, he received the Grand Wizard Theodore Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to DJ culture. Shortkut’s speaks at seminars and provides tutorials for aspiring DJs in grade school and college classrooms around the glove. He also helped design the Vestax 05 Pro mixer.