Category Archives: DJ Basics

Apr
07
2016

Mixing basics Cue points

If you want to become a professional DJ, one of the most basic things that you need to do is to cue a song. This involves preparing a song in order to play it when you need to. To do so, you must choose a cue point and then press a button that will play the song exactly where you cued it. Below are the steps that will help you learn how to cue a song.

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Dec
22
2015

A DJ is very important for any kind of celebration like bar mitzvahs, birthday parties, weddings, promotions and other parties. It can make any party enjoyable due to its dancing criteria. DJs are very intelligent and know nicely whether the play list prepared by them would work well or not. DJs give their equipments at every party as speakers and sound system are also available at some of the important places. Most of the time, DJs give their equipment at every party . But speakers and sound system are available for some places. Music lovers, if want to experience this field will require certain equipment

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Oct
02
2015

Beats per Minute basics

Anyone can be a disc jockey these days as long as one has the right equipment and music. But to be a good DJ and mixer, the person must be able to match the beat properly and program the music so that it will sound like it is fading form one song to the next seamlessly. It is vital to understand the music and develop good techniques to be a successful DJ.

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Sep
03
2015

Dj Mixers Basics

You can learn how to use a DJ mixer, just like any other musical instrument. Learning how to use it can be lots of fun. Once you know all the knobs, sliders, and channels, you will be able to mix songs like a professional DJ. For this tutorial, you will need a DJ mixer, speakers, headphones, amplifiers, and turntables.

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Aug
25
2015

DMX Lighting controller basics

If you want to become a professional DJ, you need to take a lot of things into account to make a great performance. Along with music, there should be a great lighting show and the right choice of lighting fixtures will attract more people and may bring you a lot of new clients. It is not that easy to learn how to use fixtures but with some experience, you will have a chance to do it with ease. In general, DJ lighting consists of so-called intelligent lighting and stage lighting.

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Aug
24
2015

Turntable and mixer setup

Whether you want to be a professional DJ or just a bedroom DJ, it is important that you know how to use the tools of the trade. There are various brands, types, and styles of mixers and turntables on the market today but the good news is that they all work with the same principle. After learning how to use your rig, the next step is developing your own style, methods, and techniques. Being creative is also a necessity to become a good DJ. For this you’ll need a good set of mixer, turntables, needles, records, headphones and studio speakers.

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Sep
21
2013

Due to presence of software and other digital gear in ample quantity, it has been easier to learn your DJ lessons now. It also has been much cheaper . But learning to be a DJ online and that too free with good speed is made possible through various best disc jockeying sites, especially meant for beginners. Digital disc jockeying has a long way to go. It is much popular in comparison to vinyl one. DJ lessons are free and can be enumerated from lesson 1 to 4. Lesson 1 includes the basic setup. Lesson 2 includes recipe of preparing DIY washing fluid to restore 12 inches vinyls. Lesson 3 talks about the advanced disc jockeying skills apart from EQing. Finally, the scribble scratch technique is the last session. In all these 4 lessons , you will learn everything from the beginning to the end.

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Sep
21
2013

Large number of websites on internet provide online DJ School to learn electronic music production and playing. Have virtual schooling experience along with learning of tasteful genes in music which can rock the party you choose to perform. Spin Academy, Dubspot, Dj tutor, turntableu, digitaldjtips, scratch, djtechtools and many more are in line with an innovative curriculum for amazing creativity and wonderful performances to render.

Most of the schools provide online programs in disc jockeying for music production, disc jockeying, Mixing and Mastering, sound design and music foundation. Future DJs are guided by sincere and well experienced tutors who are professional producers, engineers and musicians. They also make you expert in latest popular software.

Online courses of each week are modified keeping in mind the taste of masses by introducing modern creations in music. Videos are developed with original music and sound effects. Tutors provide suggestive feedbacks to your projects. Video lessons, in-class discussions, video hangouts lead to advance your music knowledge. Get registered for preferred program with specific curriculum of your choice.

The major programs organized include Ableton Live Producer, Logic Pro Producer, Sound Design Komplete, Music Foundations, Mixing and Mastering, Maschine, Djing with Traktor, DJ Producer Ableton, DJ Producer Master and EMP Master Certification programs. These are carried out for different levels in fixed sessions with fixed hours.

One will have a great portfolio with a collection of original tracks, remix entered in a remix, rescored scene from a film and so many other exciting options. Training will give widened professional scope to DJs with complete makeover in the music field. Major techniques used for contemporary sound design with learning of synthesis and sampling techniques are the great features of these programs.

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Aug
28
2013

Since time immemorial human beings have been attracted to music. In a world divided by inequality and discrimination, music is one force which is a great equalizer; people love it cutting across barriers of class and creed. Its language goes to heart. Modern trend of music playing has undergone a complete makeover by arrival of a music playing professional called Dj or disc jockey. He or she performs the task of playing music at a party, club or a function

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