Are you sick of some of your mixes sounding great and others sounding bad? In this video I'll give you 5 tips on where you can mix in your new track to make certain your transitions sound natural and effortless every single time. Let's start with the most common method, mixing in after the chorus.
The first key to marketing is to ignore everything everyone has ever told you. don't you know marketing is not cool and the fact is if you're telling people to follow you they are going to run the other way and worse, if you are inboxing people custom templates telling people, you don't really know to check out your latest mixes, people will block you.
So many people when they first learn to DJ make it unnecessarily hard for themselves and as a result they get frustrated, lose interest or simply give up. WHEN REALLY all they had to do is follow the tips I'm going to share in this video.
If you have a gig coming up or want to know what's involved when playing live this article is Gold.
If you're a DJ and have a club show coming up and you're nervous about making the jump from controller to club gear and you want to be prepared for all eventualities in this video I'll give you 5 quick steps to trouble shoot the gear plus a mini checklist of little settings most people over look so if anything goes wrong you'll be able to handle it like a seasoned pro.
What defines good music, though? Of course, this always comes down to personal preference, interpretation, and setting. This will forever be a subjective topic as music is art. However, for the DJs wanting to bring something unique to the dancefloor, good music in this case, could be defined as something the crowd didn't know they wanted or needed, to be the DJ that can offer up an unforgettable experience that breaks away from the same Top 100 tracks that everyone is accessing and using.
Choosing the most suitable DJ gear can feel like a daunting task, with the seemingly endless options from different brands with different softwares, it can become overwhelming. This buyer's guide has been written with the goal in mind to help narrow down this process for you and provide some direction, helping you make an informed decision on your next purchase. Regardless of your skill level, goals, or budget, there is something here for everyone.
Mobile DJing is an excellent way to pursue your passion for music, improve your overall technical and communication skills, marketing and sales skills, and earn a reasonably lucrative income depending on how far you take your Mobile DJing journey.
I was against the idea of streaming initially, perhaps that's the part in my that is resistant to change, but recently for the benefit of my students I dived right into it and TBH streaming has a lot of advantages...
Want to score gigs, be a bombshell in bed and overcome your insecurities? Then this video is going to be the game changer you've been waiting for.
If you want to get experience playing live but you don't actually want to go clubbing every weekend, then this article could be the most important written advice you'll receive all year. Each topic feeds off the last and by the end you're going to have 5 actionable strategies that you can use to build immediate momentum.
The world of DJing has long been associated with late nights and a culture undeniably intertwined with alcohol and substance abuse. Beyond the fun, social atmosphere, and getting lost in the music lies a complex interplay that has long been a cornerstone of club culture.
I had so much fun DJing this. The challenge: a student in the Club Ready Tribe (winner of previous round), selects a genre, selects 5 tracks FROM that genre and then posts in the Club Ready Tribe group and students then create a mix using those 5 tracks and can share in the group and students in the group vote and give feedback. This is a great skill building exercise, it also helps to get students active in the group and opens up their network and experience. This is my entry to the contest!
Landing your first club gig as a DJ is a pivotal moment in your pursuit of becoming a resident DJ at your local club and possibly making it onto the bigger stages in the future. It is the beginning of being able to share your sound with an audience, build your skills, and get your name out there. It is both an exciting and daunting experience.
With such a bewildering array of options available, shopping for DJ headphones can be a daunting experience if you don't know what you're looking for. In this article, I'll be taking you through the main things to consider so that you can find the DJ headphones that are right for you.
Have you noticed the beats of your tracks drifting apart? Not having a visual reference to align the beats visually may affect your confidence behind the decks. Beatmatching allows you to match the beats by ear without looking at stacked waveforms. Even if you can align beats visually, beatmatching is an important tool to have in your toolbox because some venues do not have stacked waveform visuals.
n the exciting world of electronic music, being a skilled DJ is one aspect of this industry, and it only scratches the surface of just how far you can take this as a career. Aspiring DJs are increasingly venturing into the realm of music production, where they can elevate their skill set and potential to make it big in the dance music scene, pushing them to heights that DJing alone may never get them. Embarking on the journey of music production opens up a world of infinite possibilities, allowing DJs to truly explore and craft their own unique sound and overall brand. Finding your niche as a producer and being a great DJ to match is a combination that carries great potential and is possibly the only way to make a name on the world stage.
Networking is an essential skill that all DJs and artists must master to get gigs regularly and consistently. In 2023 it has become more critical than ever to utilise networking tools you have around you, such as social media, to build your artist brand and create and establish networks with other DJs and artists in the industry. Below are some starting points, tips, and tricks to help you get more gigs.
With Pioneer DJ's new release of the OPUS-QUAD, you may wonder how it compares to other DJ equipment. In this article we put the new Pioneer Opus Quad head to head with the Pioneer CDJ 3000s, the newly released DJM-A9, as well as the Denon DJ Prime 4.
Playing in a live setting can be a nerve-wracking experience at the best of times, but you might eventually find yourself in a situation where the settings on the gear are all so foreign that it feels like you're fighting against the equipment and mixing feels much harder than normal.
The world of DJ gear is constantly evolving and advancing, with new products and technologies being introduced every year. As we move further into 2023, it's time to take a look at some of the best DJ gear that is available on the market today.