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….

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 Make a DJ Mix in Logic Pro X
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How to Make a DJ Mix in Logic Pro X

Creating a mixtape is an important part of DJing. It’s a piece of your passion that will show people what your skills and taste in music are like. DJ mixes can also be used for promotion, as you can use them in your portfolio and upload them on social media. Regardless of what you’ll be…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…