Category Archives: MUSIC

BEGINNER DJ LESSON ON HOW TO MIX IF YOU CANT MIX

DJ Tutor gives a beginner/intermediate lesson on how to mix. For more videos from him visit www.ProDJTV.com

The Sweet Spot – ‘70s Music

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By Dave Austin – “The Music Professor” I stopped by the “music store” a few days ago and encountered a couple of fellow DJs, who like me, were there to browse the latest gear and talk shop.  Our conversation soon turned to a discussion about music guests at our gigs like most to hear and…

How to record music video mixes on Virtual DJ 8

DJ Advise demnstrates how he records music video mixes on Virtual DJ 8.

DJ TUTORIAL ON MIXING BREAKS

ellaskins (DJ Tutor) gives a lesson on how to mix during breaks. See more from him at www.ProDJTV.com.

Before the Music Dies

Music Programming

By Dave Austin, “The Music Professor” Our lives are comprised of constant changes as people, places and events pass through them.  As if to drive the point home, I was reading an article about things which are quickly disappearing from our daily lives – the post office, newspapers, bank checks, etc.  Then, there it was,…

Pre-Planning Pays Big Rewards

Pre-planning

By Dave Austin, “The Music Professor” “Their reception was so disorganized.  They wasted a lot of time fumbling around trying to decide what to do next.  I tried to fill with music, but the guests were getting bored and losing interest.  The reception was over in about two and a half hours because almost all…

Effects Techniques For Digital DJs

Five great effects techniques for digital DJs, demonstrated by Ean Golden using Traktor Pro 2. Techno Fill, Vocal Repeat, Off-Kilter Echo, Filter Kill – and a bonus combination effect. Check out more videos at www.ProDJTV.com

2014 Music Trends

2014

By Dave Austin, “The Music Professor” As working DJs, it’s imperative that we be acutely aware of both current and near-future music trends, and I’ve been doing some research on what music biz insiders think will be the big trends for 2014.  Another reason I’m spending time on this is because I’ve noticed that some…

DJ Beat Matching Lesson

Ellaskins, The DJ Tutor, gives practical beat matching lessons in this tutorial. For more from Ellaskins visit www.ProDJTV.com

DJ Tips in Under a Minute: Listen to Top 40 Radio

Listen to your local Top 40 radio stations at least once a month to hear what is being played. Knowing this info. will help you to have those songs ready at different gigs.