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How To Read The Crowd

Depending on the gig, there are a number of directions a DJ can take the music in. But it’s important to keep an eye on the crowd and see how they’re reacting throughout the night.

On this episode of Share the Knowledge, DJ TLM offers some advice on how to get the vibe right for your audience.

Related Post: You vs. the Promoter: Who is Right?

You vs. the Promoter: Who is Right?

Promoters hire DJs because of their skills and music knowledge. But what do you do when the promoter gives you bad advice on what to play?

On this episode of Share the Knowledge, DJ TLM talks about a time when it helped to second guess the promoter’s music direction.

Related Post: DJ TLM: Should DJs Play All Genres?

Can You Scratch Too Much?

As turntablists improve their skills, it can become tempting to show off at gigs. But when are your cuts adding to the performance and when do they start getting in the way?

On this episode of DJcityTV’s Share the Knowledge, DJ TLM talks about how to show off your skills without overdoing it.

Related Post: You Should Be Recording Your Sets

You Should Be Recording Your Sets

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Do you record yourself during gigs and practice sessions? Whether you’re a new or seasoned DJ, recording your sets can improve your skills and create content to keep fans happy.

On this episode of DJcityTV’s Share the Knowledge, DJ TLM talks about why you should always press record before you press play.

Related Post: How Long Should You Let Songs Play?

How Long Should You Let Songs Play?

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Do you know how long you should let songs play for? Your answer might change depending on the energy of the crowd and the type of set you’re playing.

On this episode of DJcityTV’s Share the Knowledge, DJ TLM has some tips to consider while you’re getting ready to mix your next track.

Related Post: Should You Upgrade Your Gear?

Should You Upgrade Your Gear?

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It’s tempting to get the latest DJ gear as soon as it’s released. But do you really need it, or does the equipment you have still get the job done?

On this episode of DJcityTV’s Share the Knowledge, DJ TLM talks about what to consider when you’re thinking about upgrading your gear.

Related: How to DJ With an Artist

How to DJ With an Artist

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If you’re DJing with an artist for the first time, there are a number of factors to consider. These gigs involve a lot of preparation including rehearsals, learning the artist’s setlist, and more.

On this episode of DJcityTV’s Share The Knowledge, DJ TLM shares tips on preparing for and performing this type of set.

Related: DJs Should Always Have a Backup Plan

DJs Should Always Have a Backup Plan

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From a frozen laptop to a broken needle, technical difficulties can be hard to predict. But what’s the best solution when your equipment fails during a gig?

On this episode of DJcityTV’s Share the Knowledge, DJ TLM talks about why DJs should always have a backup plan.

Related: DJ TLM: Should DJs Play All Genres?

DJ TLM: Should DJs Play All Genres?

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In the digital era, it’s easier than ever for DJs to build a music library. But should DJs play all genres?

On this episode of DJcityTV’s Share The Knowledge, DJ TLM talks about why playing all genres may or may not be right for you.

Related: Can DJs Please Everyone in the Crowd?

Can DJs Please Everyone in the Crowd?

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The ability to read a dance floor is an essential part of DJing. But does that mean you can please everyone in the crowd with every song?

On this episode of DJcityTV’s Share The Knowledge, DJ TLM talks about how rocking a party doesn’t mean making everyone in the crowd happy.

Related: DJ TLM: Mixing With Live Music Can Improve Your Beatmatching

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