How To Mix Rock & Roll [Live DJing Q&A with Phil Morse]

Last updated 18 February, 2024

In this replay of our live Q&A lesson, we talked about the upcoming Rekordbox mobile app, all sorts of DJ controllers, how to mix rock & roll music, and more!

Here’s what’s covered…

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 5:59 What should DJs know about the upcoming timeline based DJ software, eg Mixmeister and DJ.Studio?
  • 9:25 Should I buy the Pioneer DJ DDJ-FLX4 or the DDJ-400?
  • 10:17 Sometimes the same song will have different keys in record pools and DJ software – which one is accurate?
  • 16:06 What’s the best audio interface for recording DJ sets?
  • 20:10 What’s a good USB microphone that works in small venues?
  • 21:25 Will the Rekordbox mobile app be better than djay Pro AI?
  • 21:46 Will there be an FLX version of the DDJ-1000 that works with every software?
  • 22:21 What DJ course would you recommend for a beginner?
  • 24:04 I need to clean up my DJ library – Is Lexicon DJ any good?
  • 26:25 Does the Mixing For Mobile & Wedding DJs course work for club and bar DJs?
  • 32:30 When will the new Rekordbox mobile app arrive?
  • 35:00 What’s going on with the new Rane DJ controller?
  • 37:15 What 4-channel DJ controller should I upgrade to?
  • 40:41 What’s the best DJ download pool?
  • 48:07 Do crowds notice when DJs mix in key?
  • 52:54 How do you deal with bad requests?
  • 58:54 Have you ever successfully mixed rock and roll or metal at a DJ gig?

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