Tag: DJing

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

See also advice section and notes from my gigs.

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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    620   9 mo   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    669   1 y   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    170   1 y   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    146   1 y   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    264   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    209   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    1589   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    259   2022   Behind the scenes   Daniel Lesden   DJing

Two important techniques in DJing that might help you to control the energy level of the set and the dynamics of the dance floor.

 1 comment    2873   2021   Advice   DJing

“Alright, I’ve learned how to mix the tracks. What to do next? How to grow?”. Advice to Nikita

 1 comment    677   2021   Advice   DJing   Music Industry
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