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    by Published on 02-07-2012 08:55 PM
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    This is basically a re-hash of the guide I wrote for the old site. It's based on what I think is a good way to learn as ...
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    the dj mixer


    In this installment of A Beginner’s Guide to Djing, we will continue on with the basics of the DJ mixer. It is pretty clear that mixer quality (and features) can be a big factor in what a DJ can do (not to undermine the quality of music sources, or any other necessary gear, of course). Mixers come in a great variety of shapes and styles, and the specific functionality (fancy features) can vary widely from mixer to mixer, save the very basic mixers. ...
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    cd decks


    In our last installment of the Beginner's Guide to DJing, we talked about the "standard" (for the past few decades) DJ tool, the turntable. As modern technology becomes more advanced, performing artists' options tend to increase. Not only do DJs benefit from technology, mainstream music, and "on the side" musicians benefit as well. In this edition of the guide, we are going to talk about the more recent addition to a DJ's arsenal, the CD (compact disc) ...
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    turntables


    In this edition of the Beginner’s Guide to DJing, we will be talking about things you need to know when you decide its time to buy your decks (slang for turntables). There are several features that are a must, and several features that depend on what your style of mixing asks for.


    Belt driven v. Direct drive… what’s the difference?


    There are two basic designs for the operation of the platter; belt driven and direct ...
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    a beginner's guide to djing part 1


    general


    So you want to be a DJ, but have no clue what you're doing? Are you a complete noob? Well then, this article is for you. This is the first of a series or articles that will help explain some of the basic questions that seem to come up from time ...
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