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The DJ Podcast’s 2014 Predictions for DJing & Music Production

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2013 has come and gone. With some reflection on last year we look ahead to what may come this year. These are my predictions for what will come in 2014.

5 Tips For Buying Your First DJ Setup

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Buying your first DJ setup may seem daunting because of all the options available to you, but that doesn't mean that is has to be difficult. In this article we share 5 tips to make buying your first DJ setup a little bit easier.

Pioneer DDJ-WeGO2 Adds iOS Support, New Colors, & Carrying Grip

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The new Pioneer DDJ-WeGO2 retains much of the the design of the original while adding native support for iOS devices, new color options, and a carrying grip. Watch the promotional video and read the official press release to learn more about the Pioneer's newest DJ controller.

Traktor Pro 2: How to Quickly Search Your Track Collection

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Traktor Pro 2 makes it easy to find tracks in your collection. Watch this video to learn how to search, refine, and sort your track collection.

What You Need To Start DJing

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Starting to learn any new skill can be difficult and DJing is no exception. To get started you really only need 4 things, some of which you probably already have.

How to Create & Promote a DJ Mix Podcast

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This is a recording of our Mixify live event from August 20th, 2013 on how to create and promote a DJ mix podcast. For a more information on how to promote your DJ mix podcast, sign up for our DJ Marketing 101 video course.

Mixvibes Cross DJ 2.5 Tutorial: Peak View Markers

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The peak view markers options were added in the 2.5 update to Mixvibes Cross DJ to give you a visual indicator of where you are in the track. In this video tutorial we'll be looking at the different settings that are now available.

The Spin Back: July 2013 Recap

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If you missed anything from July 2013, you can find all of the month's news and videos in this month's recap.

How to Split Your DJ Mix into Tracks

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Even with the convenience of digital distribution, it is still sometimes necessary to burn your DJ mix to a CD. If you want to skip between tracks in your mix, you need to do a bit of preparation after you record your mix. In this video we'll be looking at how to split your DJ mix into tracks using Audacity.

Mixvibes Cross DJ 2.5 Tutorial: How to Create MIDI Macros

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MIDI macros allow you to perform multiple actions at once with your MIDI controller. In this video we look at the new MIDI macro feature in Mixvibes Cross DJ 2.5.

djay 2 Released With Sample Decks, Parallel Waveforms, & Beatgrids

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The iOS news just keeps coming with this morning's release of djay 2 from Algoriddim. The main features of the app include a completely redesigned user interface, parallel waveforms, and beatgrids. Watch the 2 promo videos and grab the app for 50% off while you can.

Mixvibes Cross DJ 2.5 Tutorial: Full Screen Collection View

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In this video tutorial we look at the new full screen collection view in Mixvibes Cross DJ 2.5.

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Native Instruments Maschine: How to use Scenes

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Watch this video to lean how to duplicate, move, and delete scenes in your Maschine projects. We also cover how to play scenes one after another which can be used to create songs.

Mixxx 1.7.0 Released

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Mixxx is an open-source DJ mixing program for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux. It allows anyone with a computer to mix without spending any money. The 1.7.0 update brings customizable Midi scripting, a slew of bug fixes, a...

Ableton Live: How to Automate VST Plugins

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Watch this video to learn how to automate VST plugin parameters in Ableton Live 8.

Cross DJ: How to Beatgrid Your Tracks

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Learn how to beatgrid your tracks for easy syncing in Mixvibes Cross DJ. Beatgrids tell the software where the beats in the track are located. Cross DJ can then use those beat locators to easily sync 2 tracks together.

Traktor Pro 2: How to Place Tracks in Sample Decks

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With the addition of sample decks to Traktor Pro 2, you can grab elements of your tracks and place them into sample slots. This allows you to selectively play sections of your tracks in time with all the capabilities the sample decks have to offer.

M-Audio X-Session Pro MIDI Controller Review

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This video is a short review of the M-Audio X-Session Pro. The M-Audio X-Session Pro is a great controller to start DJing with. Watch my video review for more information and feel free to share your own thoughts of th...

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How to DJ with Traktor Pro 2: Part 1 – Soundcard and MIDI Controller Configuration

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This video covers how to set up your midi controller and soundcard in Traktor Pro 2 and is the first video in a new series on how to DJ with Traktor Pro 2. Whether you are new to Traktor or have used it for a while you're bound to learn something new as we cover topics such as syncing, using FX, and incorporating the new sample decks into your mix.

Traktor Pro 2: How to Set Up Headphone Cueing

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Traktor Pro 2 has all the standard features that you would find on a standard DJ mixer built into the software mixer. Before you can use the headphone cue options, you need to correctly set up your soundcard with the proper mixing mode. Watch this video to learn how to set up Traktor Pro 2 with your multi-channel soundcard so that you can cue tracks in your headphones.

The Difference Between a DJ and a Producer

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People often ask me how I “make my music”. I always respond by saying that I do not produce my own music and that I only “mix” music. While the difference between a DJ and a producer may be obvious to some, it can be ...

How to DJ with Traktor Pro 2: Part 8 – Recording Your Mix

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You don't need another application running on your computer to record your DJ mix. Did you know that Traktor Pro 2 has a built-in mix recorder? In this video we look at recording your mix inside Traktor Pro 2.

How to DJ with Traktor Pro 2: Part 3 – Importing and Analyzing your Tracks

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In this video we look at importing and analyzing your tracks in Native Instruments' Traktor Pro 2.

How to DJ with Traktor Pro 2: Part 9 – Sample Decks

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Sample decks were a big addition to Traktor when it made the leap to Pro 2. In this video we look at the basics of using sample decks inside Traktor Pro 2: how to change from a track deck to a sample deck, the difference between one-shots and loops, and the individual sample controls.

Traktor Pro 2 Advanced MIDI Mapping: Mapping LEDs

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Using a MIDI controller with Traktor Pro 2 enables you to spend less time staring at your computer and more time interacting with the crowd. Watch this video to learn how to map MIDI-out commands that trigger changes to the LEDs on your MIDI controller.

How to DJ with Traktor Pro 2: Part 11 – Remix Decks

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Remix decks are the biggest new feature in Traktor Pro 2.5. Remix decks are like the sample decks they replaced with added functionality from track decks. Watch this video to learn how to enable remix decks, load samples and sounds, and use the new deck controls.

Traktor Pro 2.6.2 Update: Remix Deck MIDI Mapping is FINALLY Here

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Today Native Instruments rolled out the latest update to their flagship DJ software Traktor Pro 2. The biggest new addition is the ability to map the Remix Deck controls that were previously only available to Kontrol F1 users. Other features include deck header tweaks, timecode optimization, and support for Native Instruments' new Kontrol Z2 controller.

How to DJ with Traktor Pro 2: Part 4 – Create and Save Playlists

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This video is all about playlists inside of Native Instruments Traktor Pro 2.

Traktor Pro 2: How to Map Shift Buttons with MIDI Modifiers

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Traktor Pro 2 has some amazing MIDI mapping capabilities. It might not be easy, but with the right controller you can create complex MIDI mappings to control almost every aspect of the software. Watch this video to learn how to create a shift button and map multiple MIDI commands to a single button in this introduction to MIDI modifiers.

Traktor Pro 2 Cue Point Basics

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This video tutorial covers setting cue types, the different type of cue points, and how to re-map hot cues in Native Instruments' Traktor Pro 2.

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How to DJ with Traktor Pro 2: Part 1 – Soundcard and MIDI Controller Configuration

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This video covers how to set up your midi controller and soundcard in Traktor Pro 2 and is the first video in a new series on how to DJ with Traktor Pro 2. Whether you are new to Traktor or have used it for a while you're bound to learn something new as we cover topics such as syncing, using FX, and incorporating the new sample decks into your mix.

How to Create XML Podcast Files and Submit Your Podcast to iTunes

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Many of the top DJs/Producers have a mix podcast on the iTunes store. This allows their fans to subscribe and download new episodes automatically when they are posted. Learn how to create your own podcast and submit it to the iTunes store in this video.

How To Create Beatgrids in Traktor Pro

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Beatgrids are a fundamental part of Traktor. Without them you cannot sync tracks and audio samples automatically. This video tutorial shows you how to set beatgrids and the different buttons that are used in the process.

How to Record Your DJ Mix in Garageband

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Watch this video to learn how to record your DJ mix in Garageband.

How to DJ with Traktor Pro 2: Part 11 – Remix Decks

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Remix decks are the biggest new feature in Traktor Pro 2.5. Remix decks are like the sample decks they replaced with added functionality from track decks. Watch this video to learn how to enable remix decks, load samples and sounds, and use the new deck controls.

How to Sync Native Instruments Traktor & Maschine

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Learn how to sync Native Instrument's Traktor and Maschine in this video tutorial.

The Difference Between a DJ and a Producer

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People often ask me how I “make my music”. I always respond by saying that I do not produce my own music and that I only “mix” music. While the difference between a DJ and a producer may be obvious to some, it can be ...

Traktor Pro 2: Tweet Your Tracklist with Twitter DJ

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Twitter DJ from Richie Hawtin and Minus tweets the tracklist of your mix in realtime. This allows you, the DJ, to inform the crowd of what you’re playing as you’re mixing. Watch this video to learn how to set up Twitter DJ with Traktor Pro 2 and start tweeting your tracklist today.

Harmonic Mixing: Get Started Mixing in Key

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Harmonic mixing may seem daunting at first, but can actually be very simple if you use the right tools and track categorization. In this video we go over the basics of harmonic mixing and how to get started mixing in key today.