Despite all the fun chaos that happens in my DJ sets, I do have one rule that I strictly adhere to night after night ever since I got really serious about DJing, and I’m going to share it with you right now in the hopes that it guides you in your DJ career, just as it continues to do so in mine.
Dance music’s recent mainstream acceptance as “EDM” has brought about a fury from certain elements in the artistic/underground scenes, which is nothing new in itself – it happens whenever anything “underground” finds love from the mainstream. So has “EDM” killed quality, or is music better than its ever been?
Digital DJ Tips reader Perry writes: “I use Traktor Pro to DJ with, alongside my Kontrol S2 controller and laptop, and while DJing I find it hard to easily vary the effects I can use. If I’m honest, the S2 just doesn’t give me enough options for controlling effects within Traktor. So I am writing to you today to asking if there are any external controller units that integrate with Traktor “