Digital DJ Tips http://www.digitaldjtips.com Learn To DJ With Digital DJ Gear Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:42:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 The World’s Highest Paid DJs 2014 Revealed http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/worlds-highest-paid-djs-2014-revealed/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/worlds-highest-paid-djs-2014-revealed/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:27:46 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2049482 Forbes has released this year's Highest Paid DJs countdown, and while it differs little from 2013's, the numbers are simply staggering. If nothing else it shows just how popular dance music has become.

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Traktor DJ 1.5 Arrives With New SuperSlicer As An In-App Purchase http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/superslicer-traktor-dj-launched-app-purchase/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/superslicer-traktor-dj-launched-app-purchase/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:11:51 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2049442 Traktor DJ for iOS has its first in-app purchase: SuperSlicer. Think of it as the existing Slicer function on steroids. With the new SuperSlicer, you can "slice up your tracks and rearrange your loops using Scratch, Break, Reverse, Slice or even Pitch-shift effects".

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9 Things I Wish I’d Known About DJing At 18 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/9-things-wish-id-known-djing-18/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/9-things-wish-id-known-djing-18/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:32:47 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2049412 I thought it would be fun to share some of the things I wish somebody had told me at 18. If you're just starting out as a DJ, I hope these will help you, but if you're someone who's been doing it a long time like me, maybe you'd like to add your own at the end too.

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Mixcloud Looks To The Future With Paid-For Packages http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/mixcloud-looks-future-paid-packages/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/mixcloud-looks-future-paid-packages/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:04:02 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2049428 Popular DJ mix, radio show and podcast hosting website Mixcloud has introduced premium, paid-for packages for both content providers and listeners, in a bid to become the dominant platform for DJ mixes.

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Review & Video: Faderfox DJ44 Traktor & Ableton Live Controller http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/faderfox-dj44-midi-controller/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/faderfox-dj44-midi-controller/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:12:21 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2048810 Faderfox's DJ44 is a pro-level but portable controller designed for Traktor and Ableton Live. Eschewing jogwheels and a sound card, but gaining a built-in case, this unit has its own unique take on what a DJ controller should be. Here's our review.

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Over To You: How Do You Deal With So Much New Music As A DJ? http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/deal-much-new-music/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/deal-much-new-music/#comments Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:24:56 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2048650 Our reader writes: “I been overwhelmed by the sheer amount of new music and remixes that have exponentially grown over the recent years. Do you know of a system to help refine the process of new music discovery?”

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7 Tips For Switching From Mobile To Club DJing http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/7-tips-switching-mobile-club-dj/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/7-tips-switching-mobile-club-dj/#comments Sat, 16 Aug 2014 13:00:12 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2048362 While we often hear of club DJs who give up on the dream of being hugely successful DJ/producers and make the switch to more lucrative mobile DJing, what is less spoken about is moving the other way. Today's tips are designed to help you make that switch.

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Friday Roundup: So What’s YOUR Excuse For Not DJing? http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/friday-roundup-whats-excuse-djing/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/friday-roundup-whats-excuse-djing/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:00:49 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2048621 In this week's Friday Roundup, check out two DJs that prove disabilities mean nothing when you're chasing your dream; learn why DJing is all about taking risks and pushing yourself to get better always; and your chance to get some music production fundamentals down. Work officially stops now, folks!

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Review & Video: beaTunes 4 Music Library Fixer & Playlist App http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/review-video-beatunes-4-music-fixer-playlist-app/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/review-video-beatunes-4-music-fixer-playlist-app/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:43:53 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2048497 When you’re just starting out as a DJ, collecting music becomes an all-encompassing hobby. When you start out DJing, it feels like you’ve suddenly discovered music again...This goes on quietly as your passion for DJing continues to grow stronger, downloading onto the massive storehouse that is your computer’s hard drive. This goes on unabated, until…

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Review & Video: UDG Urbanite Midi Controller Flight Bags http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/review-video-udg-urbanite-midi-controller-flight-bags/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/08/review-video-udg-urbanite-midi-controller-flight-bags/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:05:20 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2048521 It's a false economy not to invest in protection for your DJ gear, at least it is as soon as you're playing out. The real question is: What type of protection do you go for? Here's our UDG Urbanite Flight Bag Review to help you decide if this is the right one for you.

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