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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...
How To Start Out As a DJ On a Budget

How To Start Out As a DJ On a Budget

If you’re thinking about becoming a DJ, there are a few things that you should consider when starting out. Obviously, money could always be an issue when you’re first starting. If your funds are low, your passion shouldn’t suffer. There’s always a way to pursue your...
Must-Have Equipment for Beginner DJs

Must-Have Equipment for Beginner DJs

If you’re a beginner DJ, you may find that you’re asking yourself what kind of equipment do you need to start out? Do you need one or more turntables? Do you need a mixer? What are some items you can pack in your DJ bag? Turntables If you’re going to go with an...

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