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    Hey!

    I cant figure out how techno djs play with 4 decks using loops. Can anyone explain how its done properly? Which parts of tracks do they mix together? Doesn´t it get boring if you use a baseline from this track an some other stuff from another track, because its to monotone compared to playing a full track?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fmshred View Post
    Hey!

    I cant figure out how techno djs play with 4 decks using loops. Can anyone explain how its done properly? Which parts of tracks do they mix together? Doesn´t it get boring if you use a baseline from this track an some other stuff from another track, because its to monotone compared to playing a full track?

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    sync. And play with eqs. and effects. and be good.

    and get serious.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Polygon View Post
    sync. And play with eqs. and effects. and be good.

    and get serious.
    +1 your beatgrids need to be spot on to. And mix by key it makes 4 deck mixing sound a lot better.
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    And try to stress on the fact that you're using 4 decks in order to make yourself look special.

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    And who cares if it's 4 decks if like you said, a standard track sounds better.

    Sometimes, you just need to let the music breathe.
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    And stop calling it techno
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    Quote Originally Posted by dripstep View Post
    And stop calling it techno
    SAY TECHNO ONE MORE TIME. I DARE YOU, I DOUBLE DARE YOU motherflutter
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    Quote Originally Posted by Polygon View Post
    SAY TECHNO ONE MORE TIME. I DARE YOU, I DOUBLE DARE YOU motherflutter
    What if he actually means Techno ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by deevey View Post
    What if he actually means Techno ?
    I agree, there aren't many genres that allow you to use 4 decks simultaneously.

    Try out diff combos. Maybe: Bassline, percussion, synth, fx/risers/buildup
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