Some articles on needle drop, drops:
... The needle drop is a technique used in hip hop deejaying ... The DJ sets a record spinning, then drops the stylus on the turntable at the exact point where he wants playback to begin without previously cuing up the record ... Since there is no time wasted in cuing, the needle drop allows faster movements by the DJ ...
Famous quotes containing the words drop and/or needle:
“Do they merit vitriol, even a drop of it? Yes, because they corrupt the young, persuading them that the mature world, which produced Beethoven and Schweitzer, sets an even higher value on the transient anodynes of youth than does youth itself.... They are the Hollow Men. They are electronic lice.”
—Anthony Burgess (b. 1917)
“I believe no gentleman would like to have his family affairs neglected because his wife was filling her head with crotchets and pothooks, and who, because she understood a few scraps of Latin, valued that more than minding her needle or providing her husbands dinner.”
—Sarah Fielding (17101768)