Tag: DJing

All notes and my experience, thoughts, and practical tips on DJing

See also advice section and notes from my gigs.

42 posts

Building up a set, my DJ playlists, and opinion on the Trance scene

 No comments    91   3 mo   Ask Me Anything   Curation   DJing

Today, I’m sharing my entire DJ collection with my Patreon subscribers. This is something that sane DJs probably would never do!

 No comments    134   3 mo   Behind the scenes   DJing   Patreon

My thoughts on what a DJ actually does, what is the main purpose of a DJ, and what tools a DJ use to achieve that task.

 No comments    1092   2023   Advice   DJing

“Please explain the theory ((/blog/all/energy-mixing/ about energy levels)). Why lower it, and when? And when to raise it? How do you know it doesn’t work because it’s boring and needs to be more exciting or because everyone is tired and needs to be calm?”. A question from Ilya Birman

 No comments    1179   2022   Advice   DJing   John 00 Fleming

In 2020, John 00 Fleming gave an interview with the Finish More Music YouTube channel, and I wrote out some interesting parts from it.

 No comments    230   2022   DJing   John 00 Fleming   Marketing   Music Industry   Quotes

I usually try and recommend playing tracks more or less close to their original tempo, not to speed up or slow down the tempo by 20 beats per minute, as some DJs do

 No comments    204   2022   Dax J   DJing

The opening DJ is one of the most underrated roles in the club event format. But who are these “opening” DJs? What they should be doing and what things they must avoid? Watch the video about it.

 No comments    486   2022   Advice   Advice video series   DJing

I made a big thing: I cleaned up my music collection, reducing the number of tracks from 11084 to 7559

 No comments    261   2022   DJing

What to use, how to connect, set up and process in order to get a high-quality DJ set recorded live with crowd noise.

 1 comment    2650   2022   Advice   DJing

Sometimes when I announce a new show, people ask me in the comments or in private messagees: “What are you going to play?”. I’ll try to answer it here.

 No comments    319   2022   Behind the scenes   Daniel Lesden   DJing
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