How to Backup Serato
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How to Backup Serato

I can’t think of greater punishment for a DJ than losing their music library at some point. That’s why I decided to write this article where I will show you all the ways in which you could prevent that from happening, by backing up your music. This article will teach you how to create a…

What Is a 4-Deck DJ Controller?
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What Is a 4-Deck DJ Controller?

As you progress in your DJ game, you start wanting more and more from your DJ equipment. For some, it’s a DJ mixer with a higher build quality. For others, it means louder speakers. And for the rest of us, it means a more powerful DJ controller. More powerful, however, doesn’t mean that it will…

What Makes a Good DJ Mix?
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What Makes a Good DJ Mix?

The number of DJs is increasing constantly and everyone wants to be sure that they are doing their part the right way. But making a DJ mix is not an easy task and if you’re reading this article you already know that. Every DJ knows that they can get better, even the more experienced ones….

Hercules DJ Control Wave M3 Review [2021]
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Hercules DJ Control Wave M3 Review [2021]

Hercules has come up with a very interesting DJ controller – the DJ Control Wave M3. Many things are cool about it, starting from the Bluetooth wireless technology, to the rechargeable battery. This wireless DJ controller was made to be used fast and easily. It’s meant to be used with an iPad, with an easy…

What DJ Controller Does Marshmello Use?
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What DJ Controller Does Marshmello Use?

You’re probably not completely sure who Christopher Comstock is. However, I’m sure that his stage name, Marshmello, rings a bell. Even if you’re not a fan, you’ve seen that American producer DJ with a big marshmallow helmet performing everywhere around you. He likes to keep a low profile, hence the helmet. But his popularity on…

How to Use Headphones With Traktor
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How to Use Headphones With Traktor

Headphones are at the same time the smallest and the most significant part of a DJ’s gear. They figuratively save DJ lives and are the key passage from your software, mixer, and controller to the speakers that provide the final result to the crowd. Connecting your headset to your Traktor DJ controller seems like an…

How to Connect Traktor S2 to Speakers
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How to Connect Traktor S2 to Speakers

If you’re just getting started with Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S2 you probably need some assistance in setting everything up. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. This article will make everything clear, and if you read carefully, you could start mixing very soon. More precisely, I’m here to explain to you how to connect speakers…

What is the Best Traktor S4 Setup?
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What is the Best Traktor S4 Setup?

Native Instruments launched its Traktor Kontrol S4 DJ controller in 2013, and it has been one of the favorite weapons of DJs ever since. With all its innovative effects, this 4-deck console became a symbol for a solid DJ setup. In this article, I will recommend to you what I believe is the best setup…

How to Get Two Decks on Serato
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How to Get Two Decks on Serato

Mixing two tracks together is an essential part of a DJ’s job. Regardless of how creative and exciting our job is, it can get a bit repetitive with just cuing new tracks, beatmatching them, and finally creating a mix out of them. Sometimes, you want to take it a bit further and introduce new elements…

How to Add Songs to Serato DJ Lite
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How to Add Songs to Serato DJ Lite

Serato DJ has been one of the leading audio software producers in the industry for almost two decades. Users can choose between the free Serato DJ Lite version and the paid Pro version that I’d recommend if you’re an experienced DJ. DJ software allows the user to mix tracks using their laptop, manipulate them, and…

Does Serato DJ Work With SL1?
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Does Serato DJ Work With SL1?

The DJ software company Serato has had a long-standing successful collaboration with Rane, well-known producers of audio equipment based in the United States. Their combination of software and hardware works like a charm, as the case has been for years now. Perhaps the most famous collaboration between Serato and Rane is the SL1 audio interface…

Pioneer HDJ-500R DJ Headphones Review [2021]
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Pioneer HDJ-500R DJ Headphones Review [2021]

I always say that shopping for headphones gives you great pleasure because it feels like relaxing after a tough day. You’ve installed your giant turntables or CDJs, mixer, or controller, and the time has come to pick up your pair of headphones and place them around your neck. If you’re serious about getting a good…

Do DJs Make Good Money?
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Do DJs Make Good Money?

Do DJs make good money? This is a question that many people have asked themselves at some point in their lives. Many people might also ask whether or not being a DJ is worth it because they want to be successful and do something worthwhile with their life. It cannot be straightforward to answer this…

Do DJs Have to Pay Royalties?
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Do DJs Have to Pay Royalties?

In this post, we will look into whether DJs have to pay royalties or not. We will cover the history of copyright and how it applies to music and explore what other countries do in regards to royalty payments. Finally, we’ll answer the question: do DJs have to pay royalties? What is a DJ’s responsibility…

How to Make a DJ Set in Ableton
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How to Make a DJ Set in Ableton

Creating a DJ Set in Ableton Live is quite an adventure, and a fun one at that. It’s really a craft, I’d say, with all these little challenges that you need to overcome in order to create your perfect DJ set. You can use Ableton Live for many purposes, not only creating DJ sets. It…

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Behringer HPX4000 DJ Headphones Review [2021]

How exciting is it to shop for new headphones? I always leave that treat for last, after I’m done installing software or buying every other piece of DJ gear. That’s when I like to take my time and enjoy scrolling through headphone reviews to figure out which ones to get.  There’s no particular reason for…

How to DJ Mix With Spotify
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How to DJ Mix With Spotify

Many DJs rely on the Spotify app when mixing tracks. You’ll certainly agree that the option to integrate a third-party DJ app with your streaming service provider is a darn good deal. After all, it’s the library you’ve been updating for years! There are many reasons why it would be in your interest to integrate…

Numark NS6 Review [2021]
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Numark NS6 Review [2021]

Numark has been an industry leader for decades, so they know what they’re doing. They usually offer nice DJ equipment, and the 4-channel controller that I’ll review in this article is no exception. I spent many nights working with the NS6, so I have tons of impressions to share in this review. I stand by…

When to Mix in a New Song (DJ Pro Tip)
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When to Mix in a New Song (DJ Pro Tip)

We’ve all been there – learning how to DJ can be overwhelming and frustrating. The job you love can sometimes result in broken headphones and hair-pulling. Still, I’d never give up mixing, because there’s no greater feeling than perfectly combining two tracks. This article will give you DJ tips to make your mix stand out…

Best DJ App for Mac 2021: Reviews & Buyer’s Guide
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Best DJ App for Mac 2021: Reviews & Buyer’s Guide

Almost every DJ software brand makes its app versions available for Mac, Windows, iOS, and Android. So, finding the best DJ software shouldn’t be a problem. But with so many options on the market, navigating this space can be challenging.  That’s why, in this article, I’ll give you a list of the best software that…

Akiyama DJ 2000 Review [2021]
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Akiyama DJ 2000 Review [2021]

I remember when a friend came from Barcelona and said he was impressed by this unsung hero of turntables, Akiyama DJ 2000 USB. I immediately looked it up and found out it’s a pretty good-looking, direct-drive turntable, with two speeds, full-duplex USB connection, and it comes at a very fair price. Of course, I also…

Pioneer Pro DJ DDJ SR DJ Controller Review [2021]
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Pioneer Pro DJ DDJ SR DJ Controller Review [2021]

Pioneer DJ has been dominating the industry for some 80 years now, releasing slick models of DJ controllers, turntables, and mixers. The Pioneer DJ DDJ SR is a high-quality controller, including dozens of cool effects, features, and controls. In this article, I will focus on the Pioneer DDJ SR controller and list all the things…

How to Stream a DJ Set on Twitch
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How to Stream a DJ Set on Twitch

You could say that the DJ profession has been hit the most by the ongoing pandemic not only in an economic sense but also emotionally. Just like that, no more parties, clubs, or simply put, no place to perform in front of a live audience! As the world is facing a new reality, DJs have…

Serato DJ Lite vs. Pro [2021 Comparison]
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Serato DJ Lite vs. Pro [2021 Comparison]

Serato has held the title of an industry leader for a long time, offering DJs music platforms that allow them to perform their best. They offer a rich palette of DJ software, but two particular types of software stand out amongst the others – Serato DJ Lite and DJ Serato Pro. Both DJ software programs…

Pioneer DDJ-SB2 Review [2021]
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Pioneer DDJ-SB2 Review [2021]

If you are new in the DJ profession, choosing your first ever professional DJ controller can be quite a difficult task. You would have to browse through various manufacturers, look for the features, find out reviews and ratings of hundreds of options available in the market. To save you from exhaustion, we have come up…

Pioneer DDJ-SB3 DJ Controller Review [2021]
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Pioneer DDJ-SB3 DJ Controller Review [2021]

Pioneer Corporation is a MNC headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Pioneer is a leading name in the digital products market. The company had started in 1938 as a radio repair shop. The founder of Pioneer was Nozumo Matsumoto. Over the years Pioneer has diversified into multiple products and markets. They were the first to bring a…

RekordBox vs. Serato [2021 Comparison]
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RekordBox vs. Serato [2021 Comparison]

If you are a DJ, you know about the biggest debate for the people of your industry — RekordBox vs. Serato. This has been an age-old question amongst DJs as they still argue to figure out which one is better. Agreed, they both are the top two options for modern DJing. But which one takes…

DDJ SB3 vs. DDJ 400 Review [2021 Comparison]
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DDJ SB3 vs. DDJ 400 Review [2021 Comparison]

DJ controllers are fundamental pieces of equipment required to master the art of DJing. A good quality controller is a lifeline for any DJ, be it amateur or professional. It helps them manipulate the sound according to their own tastes and preferences. Apart from manipulating audio files, a premium DJ controller can help an artist…

Best DJ Headphones 2021: Reviews & Buyer’s Guide
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Best DJ Headphones 2021: Reviews & Buyer’s Guide

Music makes life better. This is a statement that everyone can agree with. Music is the shorthand of emotion. No matter your mood, music will always make it a notch better and light up your soul in every situation. Headphones are an essential musical gear that takes your music listening experience to a different level….

Traktor vs. Serato [2021 Comparison]
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Traktor vs. Serato [2021 Comparison]

Traktor and Serato are the leading industry giants when it comes to DJ and music production softwares. They are both widely used by clubs and professional DJs on some of the biggest stages across the world. There has always been a Traktor vs. Serato debate for the two softwares. That being said, both have their…

Numark Mixtrack Pro 3 Reviews [2021]
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Numark Mixtrack Pro 3 Reviews [2021]

In today’s world of music, a good DJ is the secret to a great party. Every good DJ is proficient in mixing tracks to perfection, but there is no denying that the right equipment is equally important. Whether you are a professional or a beginner, you must already know how crucial a DJ controller is….

Best DJ Gifts 2021: Reviews & Buyer’s Guide
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Best DJ Gifts 2021: Reviews & Buyer’s Guide

Disk jockeys make sure that everyone has a good time. They always entertain people through their music. People forget their problems, even for a little while, by immersing themselves in the music DJs play. It is no doubt that DJs need a lot of equipment and other add ons. It can be quite confusing for…