RA has just recieved the results for Saturday nights Vestax Australia/NZ Turntablism Competition, held at Beatbox at the Lounge, Melbourne. The event was very smoothly run this year with Sean Humphries from Vestax at the helm, Brand hosting the event, Chris Mann handling the sound, and KC, Sophisticutz and Kuya judging.
The field of competitors was heavily loaded with experienced turnbalists and DMC competition winners. Competing to represent Australia and New Zealand at the World Vestax Competition were Selekt (Au DMC champ 2002), Alphabethead (NZ DMC champ 2002),J-Red (Vic DMC champ 2001, Vestax DJ champ 2001),Sheep (Qld DMC champ 2002), Normz, Reflux, Sum-1, Finatik (WA DMC champ 2002).
After two rounds to sort out the contestants skills and talents the event came down to a final battle between Sum-1 and J-Red, with Sum-1 taking out the number one place. He will now represent Australia/NZ at the World Vestax Final, which will be held at Fabric Nightclub in London on the 21st of November.
01. Sum-1 (SA).
02. J-Red (VIC).
03. Alphabet Head (NZ).