DJ Obeyah

Turntable Techniques: Asymmetrical Looping

Turntable Techniques

Many DJs use symmetrical loops to loop melodies or drum patterns in continuous cycles. Asymmetrical loops, however, have distinct beginnings and endings. They can be used to change rhythms and create patterns on the fly.

Watch the Beat Refinery‘s Obeyah explain how to use them on this episode of Turntable Techniques.

Related: Using Loop Techniques to Mimic the Echo Effect

How to DJ House Music Like a Dancehall DJ

Turntable Techniques

Reggae and dancehall DJs are known for mixing together multiple versions of the same instrumental a.k.a. riddim. The technique can also be used outside of those genres and is a great way to add creativity to your sets.

On this episode of Turntable Techniques, Beat Refinery instructor DJ Obeyah shows how to apply the reggae and dancehall style of mixing to house music.

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