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Over To You: “All The Gear, No Idea…”?

I gave a seminar at the BPM Show last weekend where we discussed how no DJing set-up is perfect, and how I think it’s foolish to think the next big, shiny new piece of gear is going to somehow make you a better DJ.

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BPM 2014: Numark NDX500 Media Player & Controller Talkthrough

Numark had the bulk of the new gear for digital DJs at the BPM Show this year, and the NDX500 media player was a great little addition to the range. Essentially a replacement for the company’s NDX400 CD/USB player, the new model adds a killer feature: a USB socket on the back.

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9 Tips For Juggling A Day Job With DJing

Do I focus on making my mark in the corporate world, or do I dedicate my entire life to music and DJing? I’m here today because I chose the latter, but I could’ve gone on for a while longer (and probably avoided that burnout!) had I done the things that I’ve listed for you below.

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Your First Day With: Traktor Pro 2

In the final instalment of our “Your First Day With…” series, we take a look at Native Instruments’ Traktor, undoubtedly one of the most popular DJ apps today. Just like in the previous articles and videos, I’m going to walk you through your first encounter with the software.

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Your First Day With: Serato DJ

In this week’s instalment of our ongoing “Your First Day With…” series, we get our hands dirty with Serato DJ. We show you how to get the software up and running on your computer, how to get your music library onto it, and how to hook up your controller so you can get on with DJing!

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