Why Vinyl DJing Is Making A Comeback [Live DJing Q&A With Phil Morse]

Last updated 18 August, 2023

In this replay of our live Q&A lesson, we discussed whether you should trademark your DJ name, what samplers to use, why vinyl DJing is making a comeback, and more!

Here’s what’s covered…

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 6:13 Should I trademark my DJ name?
  • 8:23 Why do you think vinyl DJing is making a comeback?
  • 17:54 Which DJ software has a better, faster workflow – Rekordbox or Serato?
  • 18:38 How can I mark songs I’ve already played in a DJ set?
  • 22:21 How should I make sure my DJ laptop is optimised?
  • 23:50 What speakers do you recommend for small venues?
  • 26:49 Any tips for using the Pioneer DJ DDJ-XP2?
  • 31:59 How can I get DJ gigs at bars or clubs?
  • 33:12 Can I use more than one DJ controller with my Serato DJ Pro license?
  • 36:35 What beginner tips do you have for using Serato Studio to make music?
  • 37:39 How can I get better at using Stems separation in DJ software?
  • 40:44 How much RAM do I need to run both streaming and DJ software?
  • 41:18 Should I upgrade from the Pioneer DDJ-SX to the DDJ-800?
  • 44:21 Is doing charity gigs for free a good way to grow my DJ business?
  • 44:49 What’s the best way to lighten my load for travelling with DJ gear?
  • 47:44 I want to try DJing with a cheap turntable – will belt-drive work okay?
  • 52:32 What sampler should I get for my standalone DJ system?

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