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 cut and chop on a DJ mixer. There are loads of ways of describing this technique: editing the track, washing up, mowing the lawn, or drying your hair.
The first video provides a demonstration on how to go from one turntable to the other using the cross fade. Counting bars will help, too!
The second video explains that it's not all about going from one side of the X fade to the other just on the count of 1,2,3,4. You can also use the X fade in between the beats. It's all about listening to the music.
Watch this DJ tutorial so you can learn how to cut and chop on a DJ mixer.