How To Improve Your Acapella Mixing [Live DJing Q&A With Phil Morse]

Last updated 11 August, 2023

In this replay of our live Q&A lesson, we discussed how to improve your acapella mixing, DJing with wireless speakers, the best club gig etiquette when plugging in a DJ controller, and more!

NOTE: There’s a skip at 4 minutes where we cut out a technical issue, sorry for the jump

Here’s what’s covered…

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 3:15 This week in DJ news
  • 4:11 Apps in addition to DJ software
  • 6:01 Why do big clubs prefer Pioneer DJ separate players like the CDJ-3000s instead of standalone units?
  • 8:19 Can I play really old music formats on new CDJs?
  • 9:49 Is there a way to adjust the tempo slider speed?
  • 22:38 How long do RCA cables need to be before you get interference?
  • 14:48 Do paid Rekordbox DJ software users also get the Rekordbox Mobile app?
  • 25:54 How can I fix DJ controller audio outputs that aren’t working?
  • 27:19 In Horizontal view, what are the small lines at the top of Serato DJ Pro?
  • 20:28 What’s the smallest Rekordbox DJ controller in the world?
  • 21:27 How can I improve the timing while mixing acapellas?
  • 25:18 Can I use Soundboks wireless speakers for DJing at parties?
  • 28:46 At a club gig, how do I plug in a controller while another DJ is playing?
  • 31:20 What DVS works with an iPad?
  • 37:26 How can I transfer Engine DJ music files into Serato DJ Pro?

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