It’s festive time! Time to put your turntables, controllers, cds, your music and your skills to the test. How to make a great Dj mix? How to appeal your audience? Here are 5 reliable tips for your DJ career!
As it has been in previous years, DJ Mag has announced their list of TOP50 Techno & House Dj’s around the world. And again, as it was a year ago, the total number of votes has topped 1 million people.
Free loop packs are popular solution for many musical purposes these days. Today I will show you some of them and share the download links to get some nice free loop packs.
The instruments and voice recordings are not always in best possible quality. Today I will explain to you how to work with sound frequencies in your mixes. And how to remove the most common sound pollution.
The Intro While being a DJ or Music Producer in 21 century is not a big deal and basically many people get into it relatively with ease in a hobby manner, it is crucial to state that being a decent music producer is on a completely different page. While if you have a decent Apple Macbook, a hi-end personal computer, half decent headphones, if lucky – a set of mediocre or average monitors and of course a digital audio workstation of your choice like Ableton or recommended by us Propellerhead Reason for instance, with this set up you can start to learn and produce decent sounds, tracks, beats without much […]
New Years Eve, is coming tomorrow, since most people will just prepare a small party or simple go out for a fancy dinner and have a great time. Well that is a great deal of fun, but some of us, producers and DJ’s will have to work and have fun performing at clubs, private parties and will not spend this time resting a bit. We are taking this time to make a proper small guide for those of you who will DJ at New Years Eve with tricks and tips as warm hearted advice how to survive all the difficulties. It is really important to take a good approach because […]
Despite all the things people are saying about DJ skills and techniques – that this job is easy and everybody can do it in a matter of minutes – we all know it is a lie. Anybody who even tried becoming a DJ in a short period of time, either gave up quick, either was proven wrong and it ended up with changing the whole view on DJ skills and DJ’ing in general. We can clearly say from experience, that there is not one easy way to become a successful, or technically good. Anyone who is willing and will train hard will end up eventually at some point of advancement, […]
There are times in life of a producer or a DJ when you will accumulate lot’s of music production equipment. Through the hardships there comes finally time when you can afford better and more powerful tools for your sound lab. But what if one time you come back home/studio and you figure everything is gone, burglary has been commited and you are left with almost nothing, what do you do then? It really is not uncommon to experience this type of situation. Let’s discuss how to deal with them with minimal time losess and how can you prevent these situations in the future, even if you presume it’s impossible to happen. […]
Keeping up with DJ composing and music making Going forward we still got some resources to when it comes to giving advice to DJ’s and music producers. Today we will concentrate on DJ composing, on how we can establish a nice route to train certain parts of musicianship. You will get to know how we can make our composition better, well rounded in the end, and polished in every possible manner. All professional music producers and DJ residents have some way to overcome difficulties, work routine and schedule which helps them to work efficiently, so let’s check up what can we do! Good Ideas at Good Pace During the process […]
Music Production: continuing the guide We are coming back to the discussion from the last week about becoming a successful producer, when you are stuck in full time job or you have too little time to express yourself and practice set or compose new music for instance. We talked about polishing ideas, keeping up to date sample libraries by purchasing new mixtools or acquiring them from our store. If we are done with these steps, we already have good dose of exercises and way of improving as a composer, music producer so on and so forth. Now we will enter another couple of states of mind and we will give […]