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Over To You: Is It Still OK To Play Ten Walls’ Music?

One of our forum members writes: “I’m wondering… after the Ten Walls scandal, is it OK to play any of his songs at my gigs? I’m not playing at any gay clubs but I still feel a little dirty playing his (admittedly good) music. Any advice?”

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Review & Video: Denon DJ DS1 Serato DVS Interface

If you’ve got an old pair of turntables or CDJs and a trusty mixer, and you want to switch to digital while keeping the gear you know and love, a DVS or “digital vinyl system” is a great way to go – especially as Denon DJ has stormed in with the DS1 and delivered a Serato DJ DVS system with everything you need to get going.

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Mix Album

10 Steps To Releasing Your Own Mix Abum

Ever since the mid-90s, the DJ mix album has been a stamp of a DJ’s authority. And even today, having your name on a professionally released DJ mix compilation album that sells worldwide can stamp an undoubted seal of authority on your DJ CV. Here’s our 10-step guide to creating, clearing, and releasing your compilation album.


Scratching On Controllers: 7 Myths Busted

As many of you will unfortunately be only too aware, there’s a whole army of haters out there, continually bashing digital DJs and controllerists because they don’t use vinyl or didn’t “come from” vinyl. And nowhere is this more true than among a certain section of scratch DJs.

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7 Things I Learned DJing My First Stems Set

As well as my job here at Digital DJ Tips, I work for Beachgrooves Radio in Spain, and last Friday I played my whole show with a Kontrol S8 and as many Stems files as I could cram in! Not only was it my first time DJing with Stems files, it was actually my first time DJing on the S8,too. Read on for my thoughts “from the frontline”.

Your Journey Is Your Own

Why You Shouldn’t Compare Yourself To Other DJs

There’s nothing wrong with dreaming of being in front of thousands of people, but you’re setting yourself up for disappointment if you always compare where you are now in your career with where your idols are: Onstage with their hands up to a crowd who’s lost the plot. In this article, we explore why frequently comparing yourself to other DJs is bad.

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