DJ SKIPMODE, Turntable Commando/Ambassador of the Funk, Illvibe Collective
First record purchased: The Count Presents Numbers double LP (Sesame Street) and Stray Cats, Built For Speed. Pretty sure I got them on the same day.
Last record purchase: Beastie Boys, Paul’s Boutique 7” boxset.
Favorite Philly act: Tuff Crew.
Favorite Philly venue: Upstairs at The Barbary. They have a fridge in the DJ booth.
Now in heavy rotation: Crash Course In Science, Marley Marl, Hot Chillin’s Juice Crew EP, Illvibe Remix LP
LIL DAVE, DJ/Producer/Designer, Illvibe Collective, Eavesdrop Radio, Record Breakin’ Music, The Boom Bap
First record purchased: Partners In Kryme, Turtle Power (TMNT movie theme).
Last record purchased: Brainstorm, “Lovin’ is Really My Game” 12-inch  (R.I.P., Belita Woods.)
Favorite Philly act: To see live, other than The Roots? The Sun Ra Arkestra or Alo Brasil.
Favorite Philly venue: There is this warehouse space in West Philly …
Now in heavy rotation: Jamie XX, Quantic & Alice Russell, Nas, Jessie Ware, Hudson Mohawke, Robert Glasper.
DJ JUNIOR, Record Breakin’ Music/Eavesdrop Radio (WKDU 91.7FM)
First record purchased: Donald Byrd, Places and Spaces. I remember my uncle having this record and thinking the shots from the plane were cool.
Last record purchased: Tall Black Guy Presents: Tempo Dreams Vol. 1.
Favorite Philly act: Lady Alma and DJ Rich Medina.
Favorite Philly venue: Footwork, R.I.P. A great place for music, culture and the All That! showcases.
We’re taking you on a whirlwind tour of Philly’s sonic citizens—in the clubs, on the road, off the map and over the top.
PW's Music Issue 2013