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Over To You: How To Play Marathon DJ Sets

Digital DJ Lab member Chris Marchant writes: "I've got something that's been weighing on me since summer. How to prepare for marathon-length DJ sessions? I've been attending weekend-long parties, which I've played sets as long as 14 hours at a time..."

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[NAMM 2017] Two New Lights From American DJ

American DJ has some snazzy new flashing things to share with us at NAMM 2017, in the shape of two variations on the same model, a kind of three-in-one device called the Boom Box. In this video, see the Boom Box FX 1 and the Boom Box FX 2, demonstrated and explained.

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What To Post On Your DJ Facebook Page

You're living in the 21st century, so you know you need to be using Facebook to promote your DJing and help you get more gigs, right? Thing is, it's all well and good knowing you have to use it, but what exactly are you meant to be posting? You don't want to spam people, but you want results, and you want your profile to grow.

How To Charge More for Mobile DJ Gigs

Do you want me to tell you know what makes a client pay you what you're worth as a mobile DJ? What it is that means that some DJs can charge hundreds or thousands for gigs, while others seem to splutter and fail at the price part of the conversation, and always feel they're not being paid what they're worth?

5 Simple Steps Towards Making Time For DJing

Nobody has enough time nowadays, right? I sure as hell know I don't. No matter how much I plan, how organised I try to be, and how much I say it'll be different this year, whenever anyone asks how it's going, I almost invariably say that same thing: "Y'know, busy..." So if that sounds like you, and you feel like you're not giving you DJing the time it needs, what to do?

Video: Harmonic Mixing In Traktor 101

Harmonic mixing, or mixing in key, is a crucial skill for DJing nowadays, ushered in on the back of digital music technologies (especially pitch preservation at varying tempo, and the ability for software to pretty accurately guess the key of any piece of music). Here's some advice on doing it in Traktor.

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