Learn the difference between Speakon, Jack, and XLR inputs. Also learn how to wire all of these connectors to hook up your speaker system on your PA or DJ system.
Does your 12" vinyl record wobble in the middle of the turntable spindel? Learn how to stop records from wobbling on the platter while you're DJing.
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. Fortunately, the internet is awash in free video DJing lessons like this one, which make the learning process easier than it's ever been. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
This video explains how to use the 'battle position' when DJing and why you might want to use it.
How you plug one DJ mixer in to another so you can battle or just have a good old mix with your mates with just using one PA / speaker set up.
In this instructional DJ video, take a look at the back of the Gemini CDM-3600 unit to learn how to use the inputs and outputs. This video is ideally for beginners who are just starting off as DJs and need some advice on the various outlets. Learn how to use the back of a Gemini CDM-3600 by watching this DJ tutorial video.
How you can play a toon backwards on a DJ turntable (like a Technics 1200) that does not have the button to reverse the turntable.
Video one looks at the very basic function of the in loop sampler on the DJM-400 DJ mixer. Then learn how to use a sample with another piece of music,
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 channel 7 from your normal earphone jack to the mixer. Also use a behringer uca202 audio interface to connect to the laptop via USB cord. This provides another earphone jack. Then use a master out cable to connect it to an am...
Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how to use the EQ, bass, mid, and treble on a DJ mixer. This video gives you a demonstration on how to use the EQ on a DJ mixer while a track is playing. It should be set at twelve o'clock because when that track is made at the studio, it's made as a flat signal....
Ever wonder how to play 7" vinyl records on a turntable? Guess what that round piece that came with your turntable is for.
A look at how you can link up an amplifier to another with only needing one output from your mixer.
Did you know that your joystick and gamepad are amazing MIDI controllers? MIJOY PRO 2 is a VSTi that lets you use your joystick or gamepad as a MIDI controller. So follow the step by step instructions outlined in this music tutorial video that demonstrates how to use your joystick or gamepad as a MIDI controller.
Here, we talk about the difference between Elliptical & Spherical needles and what's best for us DJs & why. Also, we look at a few Cartridges.
Check out this instructional DJ video that demonstrates how to attach the vinyl turn table into a mixer. In this video for the totally new DJ, learn where to plug the RCA cables (or phono plugs) from a Vinyl turntable into a DJ mixer. Discover the proper way of plugging your equipment in by watching this DJ tutorial video.
FL Studio is a very powerful piece of audio production software, and it of course incorporates everyone favorite old-school voice distortion device: the Vocoder. This video will show you how to create a really cool vocoder effect in FL Studio, allowing you to zazz up the vocals on any track you're producing with that Zapp & Roger electrofuck edge.
Before scratching on a given turntable, you'll need to set it up properly to ensure that you will not damage either your records or your hardware. This basic DJ tutorial demonstrates one method (among many) for adjusting up a turntable for scratching.
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 people and not a computer. You will first have to take several hours to construct the mix that you like. Chop and mix the different sounds together, then bring different songs in at different points. For old school, the sound...
Watch this video to learn what types of tracks or songs are best for scratching. Good for beginning for DJs.
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 mixer where you can apply effects to your music.
Check out this instructional DJ video that demonstrates how to attach the earth cable for most vinyl turntables to the back of the DJ mixer. This video is dedicated to the new DJ who is just starting out and setting up new gear. The earth cable has to be fitted to your mixer. Watch this turntable tutorial video to learn how to attach the earth cable to the back of a DJ mixer to stop any nasty buzzing sounds. Practice and enjoy!
What to say on the mic to keep the crowd interested. When you are DJing, you need to have a confident entertainer persona so that you can connect with the audience.
DJ Tutor teaches you how to replace the arm rest on a Technics sl1200, by bending a screwdriver at a ninety degree angle.
In this video Los Angeles DJ Kazall tells you how to use the Pioneer CDJ-200 when you DJ. This is video is best for people who have just started to DJ.
In this video I show you the basics of how a DJ/producer will re-mix a song/tune.
Watch this music tutorial video to learn how to beatbox basic beats with Venolla. The basic beats include kick drum, closed hi-hat, rim shot, falsetto, and other techniques. Beatboxing will be easy once you've watched this helpful how-to video that is perfect for beginners.
Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how to mix from a slow track to a faster song. In other words, this video shows you how you can step up your mix by 5, 10, 15 beats per minute (BPM). Watch this DJ tutorial so you can learn how to mix a slow track to a faster one.
Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video sequence explains how to use the wide feature on a DJ mixer.
How to set a graphic EQ on a DJ system. This bit of kit is a bit like the bass, mid and top on your mixer except you don't get 3 knobs to mess about with you get anything from 15 to 30 and up.
Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. But you also need to know how to fix your turntables. This two part how to video explains how you can fix or replace Technics SL1200 tone arm. Also this video gives an in depth look at the Technics SL1200. Watch this two part DJ tutorial and you can learn how to fix or replace Technics SL1...
Check out this instructional turntable video to learn how to cue your vinyl records. It's not scratching, but it is cueing. This takes some skill because you want to align two songs perfectly in sync. Remember, this only works if the stop and start time of your platter are the same! It does not matter if your start or stop time is 1 hour, 34 minutes and 48 seconds! Use this method if you need a clean, fast and easy way of starting a vinyl in sync. This video tutorial is great for DJs and anyo...
Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how you can set up a big sound system. This video provides an idea of what you may need for a big sound system. Remember that an event outside will need far more power than inside an enclosed area. Watch this DJ tutorial to learn how to set up a big sound system.
Are you itching for a scratch? Learn beginner DJ scratches and techniques from a professional musician and music teacher in this free hip hop video series.
Play records with a piece of paper and a needle. Amazingly easy to make! I don't recommend using your good records for this though.
This is a very basic DJ tutorial on crossovers and how to use them when mixing.
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 with the cross fader, and progressively layer audio elements.
Being a professional DJ takes a studied ear and a technical mastery of your equipment. This video tutorial series covers beats, bars, and phrases, and how to incorporate beat and breakdown looping into your DJ set. Additionally, DJ Phil K shows how to insure audio frequencies blend together, and provides professional tips on how to approach your first DJ gig.
Interested in jockeying discs? Compact discs? If so, you'll want a CDJ, which will let you do with your CDs what your turntable permits you to do with your records. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to spin back on a CDJ turntable while simultaneously setting up cue points. For more, and to get started using advanced spin back techniques on your own CDJ , take a look!
Learn the structure of UK Speed Garage music and how to listen to the beat to know where to mix in while DJing.
Wheels of Steel is a virtual browser-based turntable emulator created by Scott Schiller, a Canadian developer who works on Flickr at Yahoo. This project will appeal to those who A) dig turntablism and B) are knowledgeable in web development. I know nothing of the latter, but from what I can tell, Wheels of Steel appears to be significant because unlike its predecessors, it employs CSS3 instead of flash. Since I'm not familiar with the topic, here's Scott on the history and technical details o...