So you’ve got a new DJ controller (and software), and naturally you can’t wait to start spinning tunes on it. Maybe you’ve bought a copy of How To Digital DJ Fast and are itching to start learning. The temptation is to read the quickstart (if that), get the software loaded, plug it in and start DJing away.
But there are loads of reasons why that’s not always a great idea. I know it’s boring, and it feels like work – but reading the manual is important, especially when it comes to complicated DJ gear and software. Here’s why: