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Your Questions: How Do I Start Mixing With Video?

Digital DJ Tips Platinum Group member Anoop Prabhu asks: "I've always played in a club setting and have never needed to mix video. However, the owner of this lounge that I want to get into told me that if I can DJ with video, I can land the gig. I have no idea where to start: Is VJing complicated?"

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Review & Video: IK Multimedia iLoud Micro Monitors

IK Multimedia is a company that has always specialised in small but high quality devices for the travelling or at least space-conscious electronic musician, and the iLoud Micro Monitors certainly fit that remit. However, they're sold as serious micro studio monitors, with a price tag to match. Do they hold up to scrutiny? Let's find out...

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7 Hacks To Improve Your DJing This Holiday Weekend

A welcome long holiday weekend is on us, and for DJs that means gigs (and hopefully a bit of extra cash too). However, whether you're DJing or not this weekend, why not spend some of the extra time a long weekend gives you to improve your skills? Our seven hacks are a good starting place.

My Lessons 20 Years After Starting A Club Night

A couple of days ago, a photo of a flyer popped up in my Facebook feed that stopped me in my tracks. It was for a club night I'd been co-running for a couple of years and that we had just moved to a new venue in Manchester, England, as a monthly party. That club was called "Tangled", and the flyer was from exactly 20 years ago.

The Two Dirty Secrets Music Producers Don't Want You To Know

Ever wondered how the big names in dance music manage to make so many tracks, seemingly effortlessly, when amateur producers often struggle to finish anything at all? Or how the top producers always seem to make tracks that sound instantly familiar, yet different enough to guarantee their success?

Your Questions: Is Ableton Live 9 Worth The Price Tag?

Over on the Digital DJ Tips forum, Sy Swint asks: "I want to learn how to produce but I'm not sure which digital audio workstation to buy? I'm leaning towards Ableton but it is twice the price of some other, seemingly professional, DAWs like Logic Pro. Is Ableton L:ive 9 worth the higher price tag?"

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