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.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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?
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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?
Beatmatching is one of the first and most fundamental skills a DJ can learn. And as a result of modern music production software, most current music has a consistent tempo throughout the track.
However, many older songs were recorded with live musicians, and thus have subtle changes in BPM. Mixing those songs adds an extra level of difficulty, requiring a keen ear and a lot of adjustments.
Related: How to Organize Your Music Library
With all the record pools and digital music services available today, it’s tempting to download as much music as possible. But as your music library grows larger, it can become more difficult to find tracks.
While veteran DJs may be used to playing longer sets, new DJs might not be getting the same experience. Promoters have started booking more DJs per event, which means each DJ ends up with a shorter time slot. But there are a lot of skills that DJs can only learn by rocking a party for more than an hour.
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