This Weeks DJ Tips Round Up

Here are some DJ Tips and News via our Friends at Digital DJ Tips

  1. Make More Money From Your DJing – Free Coaching – Watch the recording of this hugely popular free coaching webinar we held last Monday
  2. Is It A Minimal Watch? No, It’s A Subwoofer Called Basslet …and my wife stole it to go running with. She’s hooked already! Wonder if she’ll give it back so I can review it?
  3. 5 Reasons Why You Should Play Different Types Of DJ Gigs – A look at why (especially when you’re starting out) diversity will pay dividends
  4. The 2 Big Reasons Why Your Mixtapes Aren’t Getting You Gigs – Mixtapes often don’t work, but it’s usually because the DJs giving them out aren’t following these rules
  5. Friday Roundup: Does Vinyl Really Sound Better? – Here’s an engineer’s view on this old argument
  6. Over To You: Somebody Ripped Off My DJ Mix! – What would you do? Hear the story, and share your advice
  7. Over To You: When DJ Price Quoting Goes Horribly Wrong… – How do you get paid what you deserve? Share and wise up…
“Being a DJ is not just about mixing, it’s about sharing your taste, what you believe in, selling it. The best feeling for me as a DJ is saying to someone, ‘listen to this, it’s incredible’. I was doing that before I was DJing, really…” – Steve Lawler

Friday Round Up: DJ Tips and News

Here are some DJ Tips and News via our Friends at Digital DJ Tips

Those of us of a certain age fondly recall the reassuring thud of a needle settling into a groove. But is vinyl actually better than digital? Get an engineer’s perspective in the first of our Friday Roundup stories this week…

  1. Those of us of a certain age fondly recall the reassuring thud of a needle settling into a groove. But is vinyl actually better than digital? Get an engineer’s perspective in the first of our Friday Roundup stories this week…
    1. Does Vinyl Really Sound Better? An Engineer Explains – If you don’t know where you stand on this hoary old debate, here is how it really is. Via Decoded Read more
    2. What Are The Essential DJ Controller Features? – Interested in what other people feel are the essential things a controller needs to have? DJWorx debates… Read more
    3. Make Your Own Mashups – Check out this natty site, where you can choose a lyric and a piece of music and create your own mashups on the spot… Read more
    4. Britain’s Oldest DJ: Still Spinning At 80 – Stop whinging that you’re too old, and check out this fella, as featured in the Daily Express Read more
    5. 10 Things You Can Do To Make Dance Music Less Sexist – Mixmag points out how to make our culture fairer Read more
    6. Is Boiler Room Actually Boring? – Lighthearted look at why this (actually rather good, in our opinion) phenomenon may have its downsides… from Crossfadr Read more
    7. Technics Announces Another Expensive Turntable – Still want to pay through the nose for Technics? The new SL-1210GR has you covered. From Thump Read more