How To DJ Warm Up Sets [Live DJing Q&A With Phil Morse]

Last updated 18 August, 2023

In this replay of our live Q&A lesson, we discussed how to DJ warm up sets, the best digital music file quality, DJing without gear, and more!

Here’s what’s covered…

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 4:54 The 5 Steps For DJing Success
  • 5:43 What’s new at Digital DJ Tips
  • 8:22 What’s the quality when ripping music from a CD? Is there a best practice for archiving CDs to digital format?
  • 11:45 Where can I buy a copy of “Rock The Dancefloor!”?
  • 12:38 Should I buy the Pioneer DJ XDJ-RX3 to learn to DJ with?
  • 14:30 Can the Rane Twelve work with Rekordbox DJ software? (answer 41:14)
  • 15:03 Is the Numark Mixtrack Platinum FX still worth buying?
  • 15:19 How can I make my laptop run smoothly when DJing?
  • 17:08 How can I rip cassette tapes to digital?
  • 18:21 Can I DJ without gear?
  • 22:11 Should I pass gigs along to other DJs?
  • 22:56 Will Spotify ever come back to DJ software?
  • 25:21 What DJ laptop should I get for using Stems?
  • 28:54 Is there an online DJ course for total beginners?
  • 35:03 Any tips for DJing a warm up set?
  • 37:28 Do you have to use DJ software stems just to pull vocals from a song?
  • 38:08 What is the best policy when DJing a gig: taking a chance with something new, or playing it safe with something “overplayed”?
  • 41:43 Should I buy turntables or Rane Twelves?

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