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    Default Musician or DJ ?

    Do you play your DJ gear like an instrument or an a to b type mixing?
    I have recently been experimenting a lot with random concepts that make my sets more musical.

    Is controlerism being a musician or a DJ ?
    I think controlerism is more than just using controllers to control software, is it a whole new genre of music.

    So are you a musician or a traditional DJ ?

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    I feel as if I'm a traditional DJ transitioning to a Musician. I've been implementing some original tracks and I've actually done a few sets with a guitarist friend of mine...
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    me and a gitarist friend did that the other night with the loop recorder worker really well

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    Make your own tunes = musician
    Play other people's tunes = dj
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jester.NZ View Post
    Make your own tunes = musician
    Play other people's tunes = dj
    what is you are making other people tunes your own ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.drumer.boy View Post
    what is you are making other people tunes your own ?
    Arranger, not composer.
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    musicans create songs with their instruments.

    layering fx and cue point juggling onto songs is not the same thing as creating a song from instruments.

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    alright fair enough but is controllerism a new style of DJing or has it sort of made its own genre ??

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    The way I see it is that you can do controllerism without DJing the same way you can scratch without mixing. You could just be doing a little routine rather than doing a mix, like ean in those S4 promo vids.

    It all overlaps. It doesn't really matter at the end of the say. All these names and titles are pretty retarded.

    I would just like to note that I think anyone who thinks that DJing makes you a musician is a fool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrPopinjay View Post
    I think anyone who thinks that DJing makes you a musician is a fool.
    full ack. with some genres, I'd even go as far as saying that producing doesn't make you a musician.

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