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SoundSwitch Wants To Replace Your Lighting Guy

OK, so you haven't got a lighting guy, right? You don't have somebody dedicated to pressing faders and buttons on a dedicated DMX lighting desk to give your DJ sets a bit of something "extra"? Of course you don't! Who does? And that's where SoundSwitch wants to help.

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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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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.

Making More Money From Your DJing - Free Coaching

Last week, we hosted a free live coaching webinar looking at up-to-the-minute and tried-and-tested formulas for making more money from DJing. Based on decades of experience and our contact with hundreds of working DJs on a day-to-day basis, this recording of that hour-long webinar will sharpen your earning potential for sure.

The 2 Big Reasons Why Your Mixtapes Aren't Getting You Gigs

I'm just back home from the first ever coaching webinar inside our brand new Digital DJ Lab training programme (which was awesome, by the way - a big shout out to you if you were one of the students in there with us), and one question about mixtapes wouldn't leave my head on the long drive back.

5 Reasons Why You Should Play Different Types Of DJ Gigs

We just ran our most successful coaching webinar for our members ever, on the subject of making more money from your DJing. One thing that came out of the research for this webinar, as well as having the pleasure to talk to some of the hundred of DJs who attended, was that pretty much all DJs who get success regularly play - or have played - more than one type of gig.

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