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How To : Add delay to monitor mix on StudioLive 16.4.2

In this tutorial, we learn how to add delay to monitor mix on Studio Live 16.4.2. First, hit the mix control and turn up channel 15 for some volume. Next, you will assign a digital delay to effect a. To do this, hit the effects button, then page down to the first page and you ...more

How To : DJ the 1 click flare scratch

In this video, we learn how to DJ the 1 click flare scratch. When you are ready to DJ, you must first make sure you have all the proper equipment. You will want to put an album into the player and then learn the proper technique on how to scratch the music without hurting it. ...more

How To : Mix records in two different ways as a DJ

DJs exist because just playing the same songs from beginning to end over and over again gets boring, especially in a clubbing atmosphere where all people want to do is get down and dirty. If you want to improve your DJing skills, then simply watch this video on how to mix rec ...more

How To : Scratch records like a professional DJ

In this tutorial, we learn how to scratch records like a professional DJ with Eric Roman. First, go to your DJ equipment and move your hand back and forth to scratch the record that is inside of it. Make sure you aren't too loud so you don't over power the song you are current ...more

How To : Get good audio for your DJ mixes on YouTube

Interested in sharing your DJ mixes online via YouTube? This clip offers some useful instructions on how to get the best audio on your YouTube DJ mixes. Because it's difficult to show off if people can't hear what you're doing. For complete details, and to get started improvin ...more

How To : Create a buzzy sound effect on the pioneer CDJ-800

Interested in jockeying discs? Compact discs? If so, you'll want a CDJ, which will permit you to do with your CDs what your turntable permits you to do with your records. In this DJ tutorial, you'll learn how to create a buzzy sound effect with the Pioneer CDJ-800. For more, a ...more

How To : Mix in key with your pitch control when DJing

Learn how to mix in key while using your pitch control in order to create harmonic mixes. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument. Fortunately, the internet is a ...more

How To : Use the loop function on a CDJ turntable

Interested in jockeying discs? Compact discs? If so, you'll want a CDJ, which will permit you to do with your CDs what your turntable permits you to do with your records. In this DJ tutorial, you'll learn how to use the loop function on a Pioneer CDJ turntable. For more, and t ...more

How To : Mix trance music into your sets when DJing

Learn how to mix with trance music while considering all the important factors with regard to trance's structure. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument. Fortun ...more

How To : Drop in and fade out on a turntable when DJing

Learn how to drop a track in and fading her out. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument. Fortunately, the internet is awash in free video DJing lessons like thi ...more

How To : Beatmix without headphones when DJing

Learn to read the mixer in order to understand what is coming out of the speakers. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument. Fortunately, the internet is awash in ...more

How To : Stay in key when mixing as a DJ

Learn how to take the crowed to the next level by listening to what's actually happening and staying in key. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument. Fortunately ...more

How To : Mix dubstep style music

In this tutorial, we learn how to mix dubstep style music. A lot of people don't like dubstep because it's hard to time, but it can be done because you are just pushing the pitch control all the way down. A lot of bass will be in dubstep, which is why it is called dubstep. To ...more

How To : Mix 80s era music as a DJ

In this tutorial, we learn how to mix an 80s era music as a DJ. There are so many different styles of music from the 80s, start at modern day dance music to see how the beat sounds now from then. A lot of the dance music back in the 80s was off key because it was done by peopl ...more

How To : Find a beat with the pitch control when DJing

Learn how to beat match with the pitch control when on the decks. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument. Fortunately, the internet is awash in free video DJing ...more

How To : Fix a wobbly platter problem on a turntable

Learn how to open up your turntable platter in order to fix a wobble on your table, getting those records to play smooth. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument ...more

How To : Adjust EQ settings on a mixer when DJing

See how to adjust the relative levels of low, mid and high frequencies when on the decks. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument. Fortunately, the internet is a ...more

How To : Jump between two different genres when DJing

See how to smoothly segue between two distinct genres of music when on the decks. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument. Fortunately, the internet is awash in ...more

How To : Use crossfades to segue between tracks when DJing

Learn how to create smooth transitions between tracks with crossfades when on the decks. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument. Fortunately, the internet is aw ...more

How To : Concentrate on a single mix when DJing

Learn how to focus on a single mix when on the decks. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument. Fortunately, the internet is awash in free video DJing lessons lik ...more

How To : Mix with a DCJ-400 or DJM-400 when DJing

Watch this practice session between two seasoned DJs and learn how to mix with a DCJ-400 and a DJM-400. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument. Fortunately, the ...more

How To : Use volume and EQ controls on a mixer when DJing

Learn how to adjust volume and the relative levels of the bass, mid and high frequencies. While DJing might appear simple to the untrained eye, truly mastering the turntables requires as much time and dedication as mastering any other instrument. Fortunately, the internet is a ...more

How To : Mix track beats as a professional DJ

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to mix beats as a DJ. When beat matching, a DJ usually uses headphones. Start by just listening to one song. Figure out where the beat of the song is and find the first beat of the bar (the beat count). To sync the two songs together, ...more

How To : Choose songs to play as a professional DJ

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how a DJ chooses their songs. A DJ should be creative, unique and try to manipulate music to continue the artistic for of it. Experiment with song selections. Mix all sorts of music together such as: underground music, remixes, samples and ...more

How To : Make Prodigy's "Smack My Bitch Up" in Ableton

Remember Prodigy's massive hit "Smack My Bitch Up" released in 1997? The band's twelfth single, the song scored some serious airplay by deejays across the country. In this video, learn how to make Prodigy's legendary track "Smack My Bitch Up" in Ableton. Hosted by Jim Pavloff, ...more

How To : Dress nice and comfortable when working a DJ gig

Dressing appropriate yet comfortable as a DJ go hand in hand in this video.Although tuxedos or suits can be worn this particular DJ prefers a little more dressed down. With a dressy button down and a pair of white cotton Dockers, he explains he looks professional yet he's comf ...more

How To : Connect your laptop to your DJ mixer

This video shows you how to connect your laptop to your mixer. First you will need two different sound sources from your laptop to your mixer. This is so that you can use all of your mixer functions on two different channels. The way to do this is to run a 1/8" RCA cable chann ...more

How To : Become a wedding DJ

Do you love music and need a little extra cash? Do you think you have a knack for entertaining others with your rockin' playlists? Check out this video and learn how to turn that musical mind into a career as a wedding DJ. The most memorable part of the wedding reception is th ...more

How To : DJ with your PC or Mac laptop

DJing with your laptop computer requires a combination of specialized hardware and software. This video tutorial demonstrates how to DJ with your laptop computer, using both a Mac and PC system. From the audio output jack, connect your laptop to an amplifier, then to your mixe ...more

How To : Become a working DJ using pro digital techniques

In this video tutorial series, DJ Sarah Main explains how to become a working professional DJ. She offers tips on how to set up your digital DJ rig, cueing up tracks in the mix, and cataloging your music library. In the second half of the series Sarah shows how to mix tracks w ...more

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