Posts with tag dj-tips

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Infected Mushroom Talk DAWs, Distortion Plugs, iWish, Manipulator In This Video

The duo from Infected Mushroom share their wealth of knowledge from 20 years of studio experience, breaking down Infected Mushroom tracks piece by piece in this free lecture you can watch now.

Harmonic Mixing Tips For DJs & Musicians

Learning the secrets of harmonic mixing can be the key to unlocking even better DJ performances. Sara Simms explains the concept, and how to use it in practice.

Review: DJ Tech Tools Chroma Cables

The interconnects you use can be just as important as the gear at either end of them. Here, Sara Simms checks out two great-looking sets of cables - but how do they sound?

How To Use (Almost) Any MIDI controller With NI Traktor

By creating custom MIDI maps or using a pre-mapped MIDI controller you can get great hands-on control of your DJ performances from hardware. Sara Simms shows you how to set it up.

The Future of Electronic Music Performance

The technology and methods used to perform electronic music live have changed immeasurably over the last couple of decades. But as Sara Simms explains, there's much more still to come.

Interview: Matador On Making Sure Every Track Is Better Than The Last

We caught up with Dublin-born DJ and producer Matador - aka Gavin Lynch - to get his thoughts on production, performance and how to keep producing great music...

Interview: Jon Rundell On A More Open World For Music Sharing

Jon Rundell is an accomplished DJ and producer who as well as releasing his own music has remixed for the likes of Josh Wink. We caught up with him to find out what makes him tick.

Chloé: Endless Luminosity

DJ, producer, interactive live performer and label owner, Chloé truly has many strings to her bow. We caught up with her to get her thoughts about process, production and putting together a show.

How to Setup Traktor with the Rane 62/64 DJ Mixer

Do you love Rane mixers but prefer to DJ with Traktor? Would you like to use Rane's custom Traktor mappings for Rane 62/64 mixers, but aren't quite sure how to start? You're in the right place.

How to Use NI Traktor Ramp Delay & Reverb T3

Do you listen to DJs like Richie Hawtin and Dubfire play techno sets and wonder how they create spacious sounding effects? Sara Simms lets you in on an industry secret...

How to Create a DJ Routine for a Battle

Competing in DJ battles can be exhilarating - especially if you win! Here are Sara Simms' top tips for how best to prepare and make your performance the standout of the event.

Skratch Combos and Sessions

Mastering skratches is essential if you want to improve your DJ skills. In this quick tutorial, Sara Simms shows you how to combine multiple skratches into combos for even better results.

Interview: Monolink, Blending Songwriting With Electronic Production

Berlin-based Monolink combines traditional songwriting techniques with modern electronic production to create a live show that's compelling and rich. We caught up with him to ask how it works.

Harmonic DJ Mixing: How to Do It. Why It Works. Why Using Mixed in Key Helps

Understanding the relationship between the key of different music tracks can make you a better and more effective DJ. Joshua Casper explains the science behind Harmonic DJ Mixing.

Justin Martin On Creative Remix Techniques

Remixing is both creatively and often financially rewarding. But what does it take to make a success of it? We caught up with House DJ and producer Justin Martin to find out.