This week, I’m going to be discussing the basic techniques that I use when creating the majority of my multitracked projects, with some audio examples included, along with some tips on composition, again, with audio examples. What you learn here will get you started on creating your own multitracked mixes and edits.
Today the Numark NS6, a brand new all-in-one controller designed for Serato Itch, has made it’s way into the labs. Smaller than the NS7 but larger than other 4 channel controllers, is the NS6 the perfect fit for you? DJ TechTools investigates!
So you’ve rocked your bedroom and the local bar, next stop superclub main room! A hefty sound system in a large space is an entirely different challenge, so what are the key technical aspects you should know before you step into the big league? Sankeys in the UK has hosted the biggest international DJs and was voted […]
Mixtapes are still one of the best ways to hone your DJing skills and promote yourself. This guide will hold your hand through the process and have you making professional sounding mixes in no time!
These days, it seems like every DJ is using a laptop but they feel like a double edged sword, providing opportunity and creating new obstacles to creativity at the same time. Have you ever been stuck at a critical moment thinking, “Sh&%- what was the name of that song?! – It would be perfect!” Only […]
Remember our article on timecode and MIDI control article a little while back? We explained at the time that it was just scratching the surface of the realities of what it takes to measure platter control. There are a huge number of factors that go into the development of digital vinyl systems and turntable emulations, […]
Turntable FM, a hot new topic in tech circles, distills the DJ concept down to a fundamental level. In an open MIC style room, 5 DJs play songs one at a time (with no mixing) and a crowd of strangers provide instant feedback on how much they like the music. This format seems to be […]