To follow up the recent guide to digital crates we thought it would be a good idea to provide a quick tutorial piece on how to format and use a flash drive for DJing with rekordbox. If you are not familiar with the software, rekordbox is Pioneer's track prepping software that is designed for DJs to prep tracks to be used with the CDJs. Rekordbox is a powerful tool for any DJ using CDJs and this article will be a base point for DJs looking to get their digital crate organized.
For DJs, short loops can be expressive building blocks that, when used properly, can be a fun way to layer additional sounds into the mix. In today's tutorial, Ean shows off how to take loops with high and low frequency elements and make them into playable kick/ride hits with just a simple filter.
Happy New Year! 2013 is upon us – but we’re taking one more day to look back at 2012 and remember the best articles of the past year. It’s often easy to forget some of the incredible tutorials, techniques, and editorials that have come and gone – let’s strap on our time machine and remember […]
You’ve just put together a killer re-mix and spent weeks making everything perfect but its still not bumping like the big club bangers. Don’t worry- You need professional quality mastering and we are here to try and help. Last month we brought you Part I of our DJ mastering guide, Pump up the Jam, which […]
About 9 years ago I spent 12 months and a lot of money attending audio engineering school. Although it didn’t lead to recording bands, learning the basics of soldering has been very useful as a dj. Fortunately, you don’t need to spend $40k on an education to learn soldering, just read on after the break and we will […]
We are getting emails and even phones calls left and right from people asking about using Traktor Pro. for those of you that downloaded the demo and are not quite sure how to get started with the basic transport controls- this video is for you. I go through button by button and show how to […]
Those who do a lot of heavy scratching and crossfader tricks on their VCI-100’s have some minor complaints about weight of the fader being too light. Luckily however one of the users of our Forum going under the name of PaddyDj has successfully integrated a Pro X Fade into his VCI-100. We were able to […]
Today is Friday, October 31st so that means its time for tricks and treats in digital dj domain. Here is the letter of the week: I just read your tagging tutorial and you mentioned you will/did? do a part 2. I looked around (maybe not thoroughly enough) but I could not find it. I am […]