7 Things We Won't Be Reviewing On Digital DJ Tips

At Digital DJ Tips we teach people how to be great DJs. At first glance, the gear and services covered this article might seem like they will help you on your way but trust us, they won't. Some of the products featured here are novel, others may stifle or even damage your DJ career. Let's take a look at some things we won't be reviewing...

5 Ways To Make Yourself Irresistible To Promoters

Promoters need DJs - but DJs need promoters, too. After all, promoters control the scene in most big cities and towns. So if you want to consistently land gigs with these promoters, the sooner you realise that being a technically great DJ is only a part of what they are looking for, the better!

In this article we will look at the things that you should be doing in order to attract promoters' attention and then remain firmly in their good books.

Gear Prophecy #1: Pioneer DJ XDJ-RX2?

We've already reviewed Pioneer DJ's XDJ-RX - the standalone, all-in-one DJing solution for those who prefer spinning with USB sticks. It's a great piece of gear, but not without its shortcoming, the most glaring being that it only has two channels. It's been two years since it was introduced, and so we got to thinking what a Pioneer DJ XDJ-RX2 might be like. With a bit of imagination (and a copy of Photoshop), here's our take...

10 Technical Errors You May Not Know You’re Making

We all make mistakes. However, some of the technical mistakes that DJs make are completely avoidable. They will cost you bookings and a whole load of embarrassment if you don't nip them in the bud as soon as possible. In this article we will cover the most common technical errors DJs make that are easily avoidable.

[Must-See Video] The Best EVER Start To A DJ Set

You're just about to kick off your set. It doesn't matter what the occasion is, there are always nerves: People are ready to dance and the responsibility for getting them to do so lies at your doorstep. We've all been there, right? So check out this video for an example of how it can sometimes ALL go right...

How Not To Be The DJ Everyone Hates

Just like in any other profession, as DJs we all have our own ways of doing things. Sometimes, we think that we are on track and doing everything right, until bam: Everything comes crashing down when someone comes over and tells you that you are not doing your job well. It can cost you your residency or slots at friends' gigs if you don't respect the rules.

DJ Controllers In Clubs: The Definitive Truth From The Top

So are you "allowed" to take your DJ controller into the club with you, or are you expected to use the gear that is provided for you - no matter what gear that is, or what state of repair it's in? Do only "fake" DJs try to do this, or is it now accepted that DJing can be done on all types of gear?