Publisher Activision explains that the previously-revealed turntable controller does indeed rotate as you scratch, mix, cross-fade and blend, and that there is "room for creative expression with a variety of effects and player chosen samples and scratches."
As well as battling against other DJs, players can also plug in a microphone to emcee over another's mixing, or pick up a guitar and jam along to special DJ-guitar mixes.
DJ Hero is scheduled to arrive on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PS2 and Wii in the fall.
Bathing Ape? Isn't that an obscure japanese clothing/music/toy company?