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4 Reasons Why You Should Share Track IDs

So, you spend a couple of hours a week digging for tracks and have found some gems that you will play out at your next gig. Fast forward to the club, you're behind the decks and one of those bangers is going off. Mid-way through the track, someone comes over and asks you for the track ID. What do you do?

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Review & Video: Rekordbox DVS For Rekordbox DJ

Pioneer DJ's Rekordbox DVS add-on for its Rekordbox DJ software platform lets you scratch and spin with digital music using special timecode vinyl, CDs, or timecode file on a thumb drive. We put it through its paces in this review...

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3 Ways To Breathe New Life Into Your DJing

If you've grown weary of playing the same gigs week in and week out, don't feel a strong enough connection any more with the sound that you've been pushing for the past few years, or feel you're coming irrelevant... maybe it's time to look to breath more life into what you do by making a radical change in your DJing.

Two Ways To Decide Whether To Quit The Day Job For DJing

If you live for weekends and dread waking up for another day at a job you hate, you've probably given a lot of thought to pursuing DJing full-time. So how do you know if you're ready to take the plunge? There are two questions that you should ask yourself: What are you afraid of, and what pain are you willing to endure?

Last Night A Thumb Drive Saved My Life

I DJed to a packed club last week. It was past midnight, the crowd was getting rowdy, and the floor was ready to pop. I was the guest headliner, and people turned up eager to dance to my music. Unfortunately, my laptop wasn't cooperating with the club's XDJ/DJM gear...

4 Steps To Achieving Your DJing Dream

Everyone's got a dream, and just like any other career, in DJing you can make it happen faster if you know where you're headed and how you're going to get there. Yesterday, in 7 Things I Wish I'd Known About DJing At 18, Phil spoke of how successful DJs have a plan. In this article, we'll dive deeper, and help you come up with a plan.

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