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Video: All Your Controller Scratch Questions Answered

We always get a ton of questions about scratching when we run our annual free scratch training event (heads up: it's closing soon, and it's free to take the training, so be quick...) So, we made a quick video answering those questions about learning to scratch on controllers that always come up time and time again.

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My First Gig With The Denon DJ MCX8000

We review scores of DJ controllers here in the studio, but nothing quite beats playing a full night on a unit to find out its strengths and weaknesses. I recently took our loan sample of the Denon DJ MCX8000 to a charity event and played a six-hour set on it. Here's my report...

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7 Essentials For A Successful Online Mix Show

When just about anyone can make a mixtape using DJ software, there's never been a better time to make a mix show. As more people stream content, a mix show acts like a bridge between the classic DJ mixtape and the modern talk podcast. Check out some tips for making your own mix show in this piece.

7 Tips To Play Warm Up Like A Pro

The night's young and the club's empty - this is the domain of the warm up DJ. Your job is to prime the pump, set the mood for the evening, and guide everyone's energy to the point that it's just about to burst before the headliner comes on. Here are seven ways to execute opening like a boss.

6 Top Mistakes Beginner DJs Make

Everyone's got to start somewhere. If you're at the beginning of your DJ journey, you're bound to commit errors that other more seasoned jocks have gone through and have corrected through experience and practice. Here, we list six of the top errors new DJs make, and how they can be avoided.

5 Ways DJs Can Use Facebook Live To Grow A Fanbase

Live video broadcasting is starting to become mainstream - apps like Periscope and Meerkat led the charge, but Facebook Live is the service that's bringing live video to the world on a scale previously unreached. Broadcasting with Facebook Live is so easy anyone with a smartphone or tablet can do it, but here's the thing - not everyone is... yet.

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