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    Default The Best Digital Dj Tips?

    What are your best tips for a new digital dj?

    If you could only teach a new digital dj one thing: What would it be?

    1 tip per post please..

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    Build & tag your music collection properly.
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    Play good music - the only tip that matters! fail on this, then who cares!

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    Specifically- Learn your music (structure, timing, breaks, builds, sounds etc).

    Read the Blog. Almost every question I have ever had there was a blog posted on it, in quite good detail.
    The MUSIC is what matters!
    Everything else is _________

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    A well structured/tagged (and BACKED UP!) music collection.
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    same tip i would give to an analog dj: do it for the love of the music.

    there are better options if your goal is to get rich, better choices if you want to get the girls, etc.

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    Have a backup of EVERYTHING (music, 2 OSes on your machine, backup plans for sound card/controller failure..)
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    Gear: S4 mk2, bass guitar, disco ball.

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    Be able to rock a party on any gear that's available, not just one controller, and at some point that's going to mean learning to beatmatch by ear.
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    Smash your laptop and buy some vinyl.



    Only joking, of course! Err, let's see... Pay attention to the crowd and try to gauge their reactions to what your currently playing. Then adjust the direction of your set accordingly.
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    Effects supplement the mix, rather than define it.

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