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 […]
We’ve received lots of great feedback from our popular series, “iTunes power tips for DJs”. Today I’m going to address a some important questions that have come out of the comments sections of Part 1 and Part 2.
Digital and analog DJing may employ very different tools, but they all are aimed at the same goal: blending finished songs together into a continuous mix. Effectively accomplishing that with any tool requires the same fundamental knowledge of music, song structure and frequency behavior. Because new technology now lets people enter the world of DJing […]
Here is a continuation of tips from last week’s popular post:
by Mike Charles In the “old days” I would head over to my record shelves, pull down 60 to 80 pieces of vinyl, toss em in my record bag, and go spin records. I hated this, because it limited me to only that one crate of records and many times the perfect tune had been […]
It’s assumed by the female species that most djs do nothing but search for music and take girls home from the club. While there are those among our ranks that deserve this distinction, the fact of the matter is actually hooking up with girls while you are djing is not as easy as some might […]
Ah, the mysterious and appealing life of a jet-setting DJ. Who has not seen a show featuring the latest out-of-towner and wondered: How did this punter manage to get paid for traveling the globe? While there are several roads that lead to that elusive goal, most take years to accomplish and involve a fair amount […]
Main Entry: 1smart mixing Pronunciation: \?smärt ?miks\ Function: noun Etymology: from Old English smeart/ akin to Greek mignynai to mix 7 a: aided mixing <software enviroment>b: operating by automation <a smart machine tool> c: intelligent 3 Smart Mixing is the process of allowing technology to automate certain tasks so that you are free to have […]