DJ Nocturnal is a true cutter and scratcher. His skills have carried him around the country, competing, touring, studio engineering and hosting radio shows. Nocturnal’s often referred to as a turntablist, located deep down at the roots of hip-hop culture.He’s a founding member of Sacramento’s mighty Sleeprockers Crew, Official DJ for Pep Love of Hieroglyphics, J. Lately and a pivotal component of the highly respected Skratchpad community. His unique sound knows no boundaries, every performance gives rise to a little turntable trickery and party rocking fundamentals. DJ Nocturnal’s style is dexterous and quick and willing to push hip-hop’s boundaries, taking obscure tracks and spinning them into gold.

DJ NOCTURNAL has played…Ace of spades (SAC), Assembly (SAC), Press Club (SAC), Blue Lamp (SAC), Concert in the park (SAC), Elbo Room (SF), Neck of the woods (SF), Slims (SF), Yoshi’s (SF), Hiero day (Oakland), Up Town (Oakland), the Legionnaire (Oakland), Whiskey Dicks (Tahoe), The Airliner (LA), Jambalaya (Arcata), The Catalyst (SC), Belly Up (SD), The Stage Room (SLC), Tiki Lounge (NM), Recoup Lounge (NY), The Black Sheep (Colorado), The Rendezvous (Seattle), Ten ATL (Atlanta).

DJ NOCTURNAL is inspired by…DJ Qbert, DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist, Mixmaster Mike, RJD2, DJ Babu, DJ Shiftee, D-Styles, DJ Premier, Dj Revolution, Hieroglyphics, Living Legends, Dilated Peoples, Zion-I, J Dilla, Mos Def, The Alchemist, Black Milk, Blackalicious, Exile, Del, Dan the Automator, People Under the stairs, Quasimoto, El-P, Wu-Tang Clan, Peanut butter wolf, 9th Wonder, Madlib.

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