Herbie Hancock - Rockit

Herbie Hancock - Rockit

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January 17, 2007

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Herbie Hancock - Rockit

For the similarly-named music festival held every year in October in Hong Kong's Victoria Park, see Rockit Hong Kong Music Festival.

"Rockit" was a single from Herbie Hancock's 1983 album Future Shock. The single was written by Hancock, bass guitarist Bill Laswell and synthesizer/drum machine programmer Michael Beinhorn.

Constructed and composed during the recording process at various studios, including Martin Bisi's in Brooklyn NY , "Rockit" was perhaps the first popular single to feature scratching and other turntablist techniques, performed by Grand Mixer DXT- an influential DJ in the early years of turntablism- using turntables as a musical instrument outside of a hip hop music context. Many later turntablists have cited "Rockit" as revelatory, inspiring thei...

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