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As part of the DJ Art Mix Tour, Pioneer DJ has asked famous musicians and artists to design their own turntables for a charity auction. The results are some of the most imaginative turntables out there. During the past few months, Pioneer DJ has been travelling the East and West coasts as part of the DJ Art Mix Tour, a charity that raises funds for VH1's Save the Music Foundation, which is working to restore music education programs in public schools. Pioneer asked some of the top Ameircan DJs and artists to create functioning works of art using the Pioneer CDJ-2000 digital music player as their canvas. Designed by the likes of by Steve Aoki, Tommy Lee and DJ Aero, BT, The Crystal Method, Jesse "Dean" Graves, Joe Hahn of Linkin Park, Bob Haro, Man One, Victor "Marka27" Quinonez, Ritzy Periwinkle, Rost Arr, and George Thompson, the turntables are on sale from August 2 to August 23. All the information on the artists and their Turntable artworks can be found on the Pioneer DJ Art Mix page on charitybuzz. Bidding starts at $400 for each turntable, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the VH1 Save The Music Foundation. For images of the turntables, check out this CNET photo gallery.