DJ Tutorials

Research and Take Notes!

Seriously. You wouldn’t buy a car before you took it for a test drive, right? This is essentially an investment through which you’re expecting to see some sort of return, so do your research! This is a matter of preference and you should take notes of which DJ equipment setup you like and which you don’t like. Take note of the manufacturers. Take note of the specific models and research their specifications.

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DJ Lessons in Las Vegas

by admin on March 13, 2012

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While Las Vegas is primarily known for those wanting to gamble at a game of poker and for Broadway style shows, night life in Vegas is a big business. Party goers from all around Vegas and around the world are always looking for the most happening clubs. The market is competitive and those looking to DJ […]

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Dubstep Warfare

by admin on January 9, 2012

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Mixing a new beat that will blow those stragglers off their barstools and onto the dance floor is the goal of any good DJ. Sometimes it takes some special tactics though. Here are a few ideas to get them up and freaking out: Start with a popular song and only slightly modify the lead-in. Almost […]

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The Facts of Learning to DJ

by admin on October 23, 2011

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When I was learning to DJ it was with a big bag of records that you’d have to lug
over your shoulder. Times have change but there are a few time-hardened facts that
remain the same when it comes to learning how to DJ.

Whats funny about “the facts of life” for DJing is that so many beginner DJs tend to
make the same mistakes as I did when I was starting out as a DJ. I wish that an older
veteran DJ showed me the ropes so I could become a great DJ that much quicker.

I didn’t have money for DJ Lessons but I wanted to learn how to DJ so I just sort of
stumbled my way through the learning process.

So to help you get ahead with your DJing and save you some time and pain through
mistakes, I’m going to share with you some of the time-hardened DJing facts:

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Break out your turntables and get ready to mix a masterpiece because OurStage, Rolling Stone, New Era and DJ Irie have teamed up to host a great competition for DJs looking for their big break! The New Era “Fly Your Own Flag” DJ Competition, powered by OurStage, offers aspiring DJs from across the U.S. to guest DJ at a New Era sponsored party featuring DJ Irie. This is a great opportunity for up-and-coming DJs to launch their careers.

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I have been getting lots of emails and comments lately asking for a post on different kinds of DJ software. So today I will let you in on one of my personal secrets – the beat making software that will teach you how to make beats for your DJ mixes!

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Hi everyone! As you all know, social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are insanely popular these days. I’ve been aware of this too but have been too busy (or lazy) to get with the program. So today, I’m proud to say that I’ve finally joined the social media revolution. Better late than never, right? […]

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Another Awesome Mix by DJ Sohn

by admin on June 7, 2011

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Hi everyone! I’m really late on this one but wanted to share it with you nonetheless. DJ Sohn has put out another awesome mix – actually he sent it to me over a month ago but I’ve just been super busy and it slipped my mind. Sorry man! Here it is for you all: DJ Sohn […]

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New Vocal House Mix by DJ Sohn

by admin on March 6, 2011

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I have a special treat for you today. It’s our first post featuring a brand new mix from our guest DJ – DJ Sohn from BDThursday. He has put together this excellent, uplifting vocal house mix. Give it a listen. You can even download it for free. Uplifting Vocal House (BDT, Sloatbake Master) by d.j.sohn […]

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DJ Equipment: What You Should Use

by Mixing Dj on December 11, 2010

in DJ Tutorials

One of the most common questions I get on this blog is, “What DJ equipment should I use?”. Whether you’re trying to choose digital DJ equipment  or just need some advice on which turntables to buy, I can help you out. In the end, it all depends on your level of commitment and your budget, […]

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