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Bluffer's Guide to Traktor's Remix Decks, Part 2

Bluffer's Guide to Traktor's Remix Decks, Part 2 | DJing | Scoop.it
In this week's training article on using Traktor's Remix Decks, I demonstrate five techniques that you can use to get started using Remix Decks today!
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5 Things I Learned DJing In Public On An iPad For The First Time

5 Things I Learned DJing In Public On An iPad For The First Time | DJing | Scoop.it
Last weekend I put my money where my mouth is: Instead of taking a laptop-based set-up to my booking, I took an iPad running djay software with me instead.
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Scratching On DJ Controllers: 5 Myths Busted

Scratching On DJ Controllers: 5 Myths Busted | DJing | Scoop.it
As many of you will know, there’s an army of haters continually bashing digital DJs. And nowhere is this more true than a certain section of scratch DJs.
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How to Maximize Screen Real Estate in Traktor Using Layout Manager

How to Maximize Screen Real Estate in Traktor Using Layout Manager | DJing | Scoop.it
At DJ Techtools, we're always the lookout for unique topics for tutorials and demos. Sometimes the best stuff is very simple but often overlooked. In this video, we'll take a look at the Layout Man...
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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About DJ Edits

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About DJ Edits | DJing | Scoop.it
"DJ Edits" are a misunderstood thing, and that's because they can be anything from a song with a single change made to it to an elaborate reworking.
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Your Questions: How Do DJs Deal With Audio Delay & Bad Acoustics?

Your Questions: How Do DJs Deal With Audio Delay & Bad Acoustics? | DJing | Scoop.it
Our reader writes: "One of the toughest things I find about DJing out anywhere is getting accustomed to the sound acoustics of the room."
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Over To You: Best Way To React To Bad Requests When DJing

Over To You: Best Way To React To Bad Requests When DJing | DJing | Scoop.it
There are thousands of situations of all types where people ask DJs to play stuff the DJs don't want to play. How do you deal with such occasions?
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How To Make A DJ Emergency Pack - Digital DJ Tips

How To Make A DJ Emergency Pack - Digital DJ Tips | DJing | Scoop.it
In this article we explain why you need a DJ Emergency Pack to take to gigs, and then we show you how to make one.
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Over To You: Best First Set-Up For A New DJ/Producer?

Over To You: Best First Set-Up For A New DJ/Producer? | DJing | Scoop.it
Digital DJ Tips reader Maya writes: “So, for my birthday present this year, my parents are going to allow me to buy some gear so I can learn how to DJ. I really want to learn how to DJ super well and eventually learn techniques such as freestyle sampling, but I also want to become …
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Your Questions: How Do Career DJs Manage To Avoid Drink & Drugs?

Your Questions: How Do Career DJs Manage To Avoid Drink & Drugs? | DJing | Scoop.it
Our reader writes: "Phil, electronic music for a lot of people is all about taking drugs and alcohol. How is a DJ to avoid getting caught up in this?"
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Creating Killer Promotional Materials, Part 4: Flyers

Creating Killer Promotional Materials, Part 4: Flyers | DJing | Scoop.it
Today I want to dive into proper flyer design and hopefully help you build better advertising for your events.
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Creating Killer DJ Promotional Materials, Part 3: Your Press Photo

Creating Killer DJ Promotional Materials, Part 3: Your Press Photo | DJing | Scoop.it

In today's episode of our Creating Killer DJ Promotional Materials series, we’ll hopefully nudge a generation of DJs to take better photos of themselves.

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Tutorial: Using Slip Mode on the Pioneer CDJ-2000 Nexus

Tutorial: Using Slip Mode on the Pioneer CDJ-2000 Nexus | DJing | Scoop.it
Kutski, a former BBC Radio 1 presenter and DJ, is known for being a bit of a Pioneer-gear aficionado, so it's not surprise to see CDJ-related tutorials and videos coming from him. In this video he...
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Your Questions: How Do Superstar DJs Make Fast Mixes Sound Great?

Your Questions: How Do Superstar DJs Make Fast Mixes Sound Great? | DJing | Scoop.it
Our reader writes: "When I listen to top DJs like Calvin Harris, I notice the song transitions are short. How do they do this and still make it sound good?"
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What Every DJ Needs To Know About Hearing Damage

What Every DJ Needs To Know About Hearing Damage | DJing | Scoop.it
Don't fall into the trap of neglecting to protect your ears. Sooner or later, it will catch up with you. Here's how to be smart while you still can.
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Map Video FX To Your Mixer With MixEmergency 2.6

Map Video FX To Your Mixer With MixEmergency 2.6 | DJing | Scoop.it
Mix Emergency 2.6 brings the Mixer FX function, which lets your EQ, filter, and FX controls act as macro knobs.
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2 Powerfull FX Chains for Easy Mixing Transitions

2 Powerfull FX Chains for Easy Mixing Transitions | DJing | Scoop.it
Marketing, promotion, and tricks aside, transitioning from one song to another is at the core of what every DJ does. Therefore it's not surprising that one of the most requested tutorials continues...
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Bag Hack: How To Keep Your Gear Dry On The Cheap

Bag Hack: How To Keep Your Gear Dry On The Cheap | DJing | Scoop.it

Here's a cheap and easy way to keep your DJ kit dry inside your bag, using nothing more than the silica gel found in all kinds of goods.

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Your Questions: Beatmatching & Beatgridding Difficult Tunes

Your Questions: Beatmatching & Beatgridding Difficult Tunes | DJing | Scoop.it
Our reader asks: "How do you beatgrid songs where the BPM drifts? Do you have to put cues all over the place, like every other 30 seconds?"
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Friday Roundup: 10 Tips For Throwing An Illegal Warehouse Party - Digital DJ Tips

Friday Roundup: 10 Tips For Throwing An Illegal Warehouse Party - Digital DJ Tips | DJing | Scoop.it
From DJs being hit for refusing requests to advice on illegal parties to some distinctly weird raves, the Friday Round Up has an edgy feel today!
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How To Quadruple Your Mix Options When Harmonic Mixing

How To Quadruple Your Mix Options When Harmonic Mixing | DJing | Scoop.it
Harmonic mixing – Mixing in Key – is one of the greatest things about digital DJing. While it’s possible to harmonic mix on all DJ gear (it’s about finding music that matches harmonically, it’s actually nothing to do with digital per se), digital has made it easier – so much so, in fact, that anyone …
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7 Insider Tips For Making Exciting Tempo Changes While DJing

7 Insider Tips For Making Exciting Tempo Changes While DJing | DJing | Scoop.it
There’s a lot of interest as to how experienced DJs move around the BPMs when they play DJ sets. So today I thought I’d talk about a few ways DJs do this.
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Friday Roundup: How To Prepare For Problems Performing With A Laptop

Friday Roundup: How To Prepare For Problems Performing With A Laptop | DJing | Scoop.it
Relaxing this weekend? Cut straight to the puppy video at the end… but if you want some learning, we've got three absorbing technical articles too.
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Maschine Sample Slicing Tips From Bass Kleph + Maschine/Komplete Giveaway

Maschine Sample Slicing Tips From Bass Kleph + Maschine/Komplete Giveaway | DJing | Scoop.it
Today we’ve got an exclusive quick Maschine video from live performer and finger drummer Bass Kleph. In this tutorial, he’s sharing some of his favorite techniques for taking a single sound from a ...
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