Tutorial

Win a Pair of Ortofon VNL Cartridges by Recreating DJ ND’s Flare & Tear Combo

In a special episode of Made From Scratch, DJ ND demonstrates a scratch pattern that could win you a pair of Ortofon’s new VNL cartridges.

If you’ve got what it takes to recreate this flare and tear combo, film yourself performing it over a beat and upload the video to Instagram. Tag @djcity and @ortofon_dj and use hashtag #MadeFromScratchVNLContest. Entries may be submitted until Wednesday, December 16, and one winner will be announced in the following episode of Made From Scratch.

Watch the tutorial above, grab DJ ND’s scratch tool here, and start preparing your entries. Good luck!

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Related Post: Watch: DJ ND Refreshes One of His First Combos

Japanese Turntablist YB Shares Scratch Technique Using Tempo Slider

Red Bull 3Style IX Japan finalist YB has delivered a tutorial for DJcityTV showcasing a unique scratch technique. The turntablist developed a way to scratch using the tempo slider and transform effect found on Pioneer DJ equipment. According to Pioneer DJ, he is the first to perform the technique.

YB is known for pushing the boundaries of what can be done on a pair of CDJs. In adition to competing in the 3Style, the accomplished battle DJ was also a finalist in the 2018 Goldie Awards.

Watch YB’s tutorial above.

Follow YB on Instagram and Twitter.

Related Post: Watch: DJ ND Showcases Baby Scratch, Chirp, and Transform Combo

Improve Your Mixes With DJcity’s Song Key Filter

Improve Your Mixes With DJcity’s Song Key Filter

DJcity‘s simple yet powerful search filters allow users to discover music quickly and efficiently. In today’s tutorial, we will show you how to utilize the “Song Key Filter” to search for tracks in specific keys.

The “Song Key Filter” is located in all of the main sections of our website, including the New Releases, Search Results, Most Popular, DJcity Exclusives, and Genres pages. Combine the “Song Key Filter” with the “Version Type” and “BPM” filters to further enhance your music discovery.

Related Post: Search by Music Genre on DJcity

Search by Music Genre on DJcity

Search by Music Genre on DJcity

DJcity features a massive catalog of over 170 different music genres, including Afrobeats, dance, hip-hop, house, and Latin. In today’s tutorial, we will show you how to search for tracks by a specific music genre.

To find tracks in your favorite music category, navigate to the “Genres” page where you can search and sort by popularity or date.

Related Post: Track Updates on DJcity

Track Updates on DJcity

Track Updates on DJcity

DJcity frequently updates tracks with acapellas, instrumentals, higher quality files, and more. In today’s tutorial, we will show you how to utilize the “Track Updates” feature to ensure that you are up-to-date with the latest track versions.

Head over to the “Track Updates” page to see all the new song versions that have been released since your last visit. Click on the “My Updates” button to refine the list and only show songs that you’ve previously downloaded.

Related Post: Choose the Language Displayed on DJcity

Watch: DJ ND Shares His Personal Tazer Combo

In this episode of DJcityTV’s Made From Scratch, DJ ND shares a combo from his own personal collection. The technique combines tazers and transformers to create a technical yet rhythmic pattern.

Watch the tutorial above and grab DJ ND’s scratch tool here.

Related Post: Watch: DJ ND Shares Variation on Three-Click Flare Scratch

Choose the Language Displayed on DJcity

Choose the Language Displayed on DJcity

DJcity is worldwide and our updated website supports several languages. On today’s tutorial, we will show you how to choose your locale and the language that is displayed on our site.

To change the language that is displayed on our website, click on the menu in the upper-right corner, and select your preferred language and locale.

Related Post: Personalize Your Music Preferences on DJcity

Personalize Your Music Preferences on DJcity

Personalize Your Music Preferences on DJcity

In today’s tutorial, we will show you how to personalize your music preferences on DJcity.

If you want to see more international music in the “new releases” section, head over to your account page, then click on the “music preferences” link to select the types of music you’re interested in.

Related Post: Refine Your Results With the DJcity Exact Search Function

Refine Your Results With the DJcity Exact Search Function

Refine Your Results With the DJcity Exact Search Function

Too many search results? On today’s tutorial, we will show you how to refine your search results with the “Exact Search” function on DJcity.

Refine your results and only show matches of your EXACT search term by clicking on the red search text. Click again to toggle back to show ALL search results, including partial and “fuzzy” matches.

Related Post: How to Batch Download on DJcity

How to Batch Download on DJcity

How to Batch Download on DJcity

Last week we debuted our new series of simple tutorials to help you get the most out of our updated website. Today we will show you how to utilize the “Batch Download” function on DJcity.

Download your entire crate by clicking on the “Send All Tracks to Desktop App” button. The songs will automatically be sent to your computer where the Desktop App is installed, anywhere in the world.

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