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7 Hacks To Improve Your DJing This Holiday Weekend

A welcome long holiday weekend is on us, and for DJs that means gigs (and hopefully a bit of extra cash too). However, whether you're DJing or not this weekend, why not spend some of the extra time a long weekend gives you to improve your skills? Our seven hacks are a good starting place.

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Your Questions: Is Ableton Live 9 Worth The Price Tag?

Over on the Digital DJ Tips forum, Sy Swint asks: "I want to learn how to produce but I'm not sure which digital audio workstation to buy? I'm leaning towards Ableton but it is twice the price of some other, seemingly professional, DAWs like Logic Pro. Is Ableton L:ive 9 worth the higher price tag?"

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My Lessons 20 Years After Starting A Club Night

A couple of days ago, a photo of a flyer popped up in my Facebook feed that stopped me in my tracks. It was for a club night I'd been co-running for a couple of years and that we had just moved to a new venue in Manchester, England, as a monthly party. That club was called "Tangled", and the flyer was from exactly 20 years ago.

How Copying Unlocks Creativity For DJs & Producers

One theme that comes up again and again across our community - whether it's DJs, musicians, producers, DJ business owners, or whoever - is: "Is it OK to copy?" We're not talking about copying your mate's entire music collection, but rather imitating, emulating, trying to perfect your version of what someone else has done.

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.

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