DJ LIL OR | דיג׳יי אור הקטן
Don't let the name fool you. LIL OR (a.k.a Or HaKatan, אור הקטן) is quite a big name in the Israeli DJ Scene. Packed with over 14 years of experience behind the decks, along with advanced techniques in the art of turntablism and award-winning DJ sets, He is widely considered to be one of the prominent turntablist DJs in Israel. As a teenager, he was enchanted by the DJ culture after watching the documentary movie “Scratch”. He decided to become a DJ and never left the turntables from that moment on. Since then, he's rocked about every venue across the country from small underground bars to major high-end dance clubs, showcasing his wide musical knowledge and unique mixing style.
His well-crafted skills on the turntables have led him to become a regular finalist in several national turntablism battles and a desired scratch DJ for hip hop albums. After attending private DJ lessons from legends such as: QBert, Vekked, Shiftee and Percision, He is now moving the knowledge forward as a teacher in the “Drum Base” music academy.
LIL OR is officially endorsed by Rane DJ (Israel) and his DJ routines were featured on the official Facebook pages of Serato, Rane DJ, Qbert's Skratch University and DJCity. In 2016 he participated in DJCity's "Cutting Room x Tel Aviv" episode, as one of six turntablists chosen to represent Israel.
He is the band DJ for top Israeli Rap artist Peled, and together they performed in front of thousands of people in sold out venues and large music festivals, and also as opening acts for many international artists, including: Quavo (Migos), Wiz Khalifa, Sean Paul, Onyx, Jeru The Damaja and more.
In 2013 he became the official resident DJ of the successful "Boom Box" hip-hop parties at Jimmy Who club in Tel Aviv, and in 2019 He became the resident DJ of Drama club’s “Downtown Funk” funk and disco parties.
His DJ sets varies from Old-school Hip-Hop, R&B and Funk classics to contemporary Hip-Hop and Trap, Dancehall, Bass and Beats, Ghetto Funk and Breakbeat with an extra touch of high-level of mixing techniques and creativity.