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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?

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Review & Video: DJ Player Pro 9 for iOS

Developer iMect boldly touts DJ Player Pro 9 as the “Formula 1 car for the DJ world” and a quick look at the features tells you why – you get four decks, full support for any DVS system, full mapping capabilities for any Midi device, dedicated cloud storage, support for the Stems audio format, and more. Here's our full review.

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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?"

Make Your First Track In Just 7 Days - Free Video Course Starts Today

Want to not only know how to make a dance track in seven days, but to actually do it - all for free? If so, read on, because launching today, our Dance Music Formula free video training course will show you exactly how. You don't need to be able to play an instrument, you don't need any musical training, and you don't need any gear...

How Copying Unlocks Creativity For DJs & Producers

One theme that comes up again and again across our community - whether it's DJs, musicians, producers, DJ business owners, or whoever - is: "Is it OK to copy?" We're not talking about copying your mate's entire music collection, but rather imitating, emulating, trying to perfect your version of what someone else has done.

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