Category Archives: Mixing

Beginner Beat Matching Lesson

ellaskins (The DJ Tutor) shows you how it’s done!

Beginner Beat Matching Mixing Lesson

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/gWqLGox6A00″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Ellaskins (The DJ Tutor) teaches the lesson.

Harmonic Mixing and the Camelot Easymix Wheel

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By Gregg Hollmann, “Party Professional” Mobile DJs looking for an edge in creating dance floor magic should consider adding harmonic mixing to their arsenal of tools. The good news is that you don’t need a doctorate degree in music theory to employ harmonic mixing. Rather, there are inexpensive and easy to use software solutions to…

DJ Training Tips on Beat Mixing by Mike Walter

Since the release of my DVD “The Keys to a Great DJ and MC Performance” I’ve had a few conversations with DJs on our industry who think I am overstating the importance of beat mixing. In this video I argue that premise and use some transitions from a recent wedding I DJ’d to make my…

Mashups and Mixes

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By Stu Chisholm, “The Complete DJ” During a chat some years ago in an online forum, I was asked if I play mashups and mixes produced by other DJs. I was incensed! “Absolutely not,” I replied indignantly! After all, I’m very proud of my own mashups and special mixes. Why would I even THINK about…

Too Much Thump?

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By Alan Dodson, “Wedding Wizard” A while back I wrote an article called “Wedding Sound Systems,” which talked about the need for subwoofers for wedding DJs and some of the science that goes along with the selection process. While I firmly believe that low end frequencies are essential for great sound reproduction, I see far…

Beginner DJ Lesson About Using the EQ On a DJ Mixer

Ellaskings (The DJ Tutor) gives this helpful lesson for newcomers.

“Temples of Sound” – Legendary Recording Studios

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By Dave Austin, “Music Professor” I grew up in a small southern town and became involved in music recording about the same time I entered my teen years.  Some buddies and I formed a band when we were thirteen years old and would frequently practice at a local radio station after it had signed off…

Remixes at Wedding Receptions – DJ Music Programing Help

By ellaskins, the DJ Tutor.

Intermediate DJ Lesson on Snapping in the Loop

ellaskins (aka DJ Tutor) gives a lesson on snapping a loop into your music set.