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Qualities That Make A Good DJ Great

Qualities That Make A Good DJ Great

With technology as advanced as it is today, it is easier than ever to be a DJ. However, with a large number of DJs out there, you need to know what to do in order to stand out of the crowd. It’s important to learn the different qualities it takes to make a good DJ...
DJs and Producers: What’s the Difference

DJs and Producers: What’s the Difference

The terms DJ and producer are often used synonymously. But while these two occupations have a lot of things in common, they’re fundamentally different fields. Both require a strong ear, an understanding of their audience, and a passion for music, but the way...
Producer Success with Focus and Productivity

Producer Success with Focus and Productivity

It can be challenging to begin a career as a producer. In the beginning, not everyone will know the style of music they want to create or even how to create it. For some people, this can cause a lot of frustration. However, in order to become successful as a producer,...
How DJ Controllers Work

How DJ Controllers Work

Due to the constant rise in popularity of electronic music, technology is needed to continue to keep up and adapt to the trends. This is where the evolution of DJ controllers and turntables has come from. For anyone looking to purchase this expensive DJ equipment, it...
Bad Beginner Habits of DJs

Bad Beginner Habits of DJs

Whether you are a DJ who is new to the scene or someone who has been in the business for years, everyone seems to start out with the same bad habits and eventually, after practice and experience, grow out of them. The best way to avoid these habits, is to do your...
Prepare Your DJ Equipment for the Elements

Prepare Your DJ Equipment for the Elements

If you’ve ever worked with any kind of technical equipment, you understand how touchy it can be depending on the weather. Being too hot or too cold causes difficulties in programs to continue running and functioning the way they should be. DJ’s understand this all too...
The Principles of Being a DJ

The Principles of Being a DJ

Being a DJ doesn’t just mean that you show up to a gig and play music. There are things that each DJ should keep as common practice to hone their talent and craft. Read the Crowd The first thing to remember when you’re at a gig is that, while your work is being...
Top DJ Software

Top DJ Software

There are many options available for a DJ to use as software during their sets. Let’s explore some of the best software that is available in today’s current market. Serato DJ Pro Serato is a company that focused on the birth of digital vinyl systems in the early...
Avicii Tribute

Avicii Tribute

The world of music was shocked on April 20, 2018 when the passing of EDM artist Avicii was announced. As most fans know, he retired from performing live for health reasons but still continued to make music. The sudden passing left the music world wondering what would...
3 Ways To Stay Safe At A Music Festival

3 Ways To Stay Safe At A Music Festival

Music festivals are meant to be the time of your life, but for too many festival goers they can wind up being the end of their life. Every year the major music festivals report deaths due to dehydration, heat exhaustion, and drug overdose. Music festivals are still a...