5 Things Every Beginner DJ Needs To Get Started [Live DJing Q&A With Phil Morse]

Last updated 22 December, 2023

In this replay of our live Q&A lesson, we discussed the five things every beginner DJ needs to get started, how to make a living with niche event DJing, advice for buying PA systems, and more!

Here’s what’s covered…

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 8:27 How powerful do speakers need to be for small parties?
  • 9:57 How do touring DJs handle different electrical outlets in other countries?
  • 11:55 What’s the best way to make DJ mixes sound good in Audacity?
  • 18:36 What are good things to look for in a PA system?
  • 21:50 Any tips for standing out in an online DJ mix competition?
  • 24:50 Can a YoloBox device stream to multiple platforms without a subscription?
  • 29:07 Do you have a review of the Reloop RMX-95 mixer?
  • 30:07 Any suggestions for a good DJ music library tagging software?
  • 32:47 When transferring music to an external drive, how do you know that everything has copied over successfully?
  • 38:39 Is there any DJ software that can correctly beatgrid tracks?
  • 44:59 What are the first five things every beginner DJ needs to get started?
  • 48:27 What’s the best way to make a living as a niche event DJ?
  • 53:08 Can I use a wireless Bluetooth set-up for DJing?

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