DJ’ing In A Dark Environment

    Ha ha, the title is funny ! A DJ hardly plays a gig in bright light with few exceptions. Yes, most of our DJ performances occur in dark rooms and DJ booths like bars and clubs. So, what to do in order to get enough light around our setup so that we can...

Why Do DJs Need Monitor Speakers

The answer is ” to eliminate sound delay “. In an earlier post, I explained why DJs wear headphones on one ear. While mixing, you need to hear both the main sound (currently playing song ) and the upcoming one in real-time. Why real-time ? Let me explain....

The “Red Zone” On Your Mixer

    Do you know what those three-colored lights on your mixer mean ? Green, yellow and red. If you have your equipment, you already know but this is for real beginner DJs or candidates. Those LED lights show your “safe” and “over the...

Do You Have To Beatmix All Night Long ?

    In order to have a successful gig, you as a DJ need to know what to play, when to play and how to switch between genres and tempo. These are all essential parts of a professional DJ performance. The amount of beat mixing is also crucial for a great DJ...

How Do DJs Read The Crowd ?

    The first principle of being a good DJ is to know whom you play music to and where it happens. The venue and the event are major factors determining the type of tunes and genre a DJ spins. To be able to do this correctly, you need to read your crowd...

Why Can’t You DJ With Beginner Equipment

    Anything you are new in life, you start from bottom and go up top by improving yourself and using more advanced tools at every step. DJ’ing is one of them. When you’re a beginner, you use the basic tools and learn it before getting more...

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