John Steventon DJing For Dummies

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DJing For Dummies

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How to start and build a successful career as a DJ-from at-home mixing to making demos to playing to a live crowd

Whether it's a digital or vinyl track of "Proud Mary," a DJ sets the mood, amps up the excitement, and gets a crowd of revelers rockin'. Often an outsized personality, blessed with a gorgeous voice and an encyclopedic knowledge of music, a DJ is this era's new pop star. For those interested in how to begin a career as a DJ, DJing For Dummies offers newcomers all the technical know-how needed as well as advice on how to create your own DJing style and how to make DJing work for you. With tips on equipment essentials, such as turntables, slipmats and needles, headphones, and amplifiers, as well as buying records, CDs, and MP3s, this practical guide takes you through the basics of mixing, song structure, building a foolproof set, creating a great demo, and what to do when you finally face a live audience.

  • Includes ten resources for expanding your skills and fan base
  • With invaluable advice on ten DJing mistakes to avoid as well as answers to DJ questions you're too afraid to ask
  • Includes updated info on the latest software and techniques, expanded content on digital DJing, and DJing over the Internet

With tips on the ten items to take with you when you get a gig, as well as how to DJ at a wedding, DJing For Dummies will help turn your fantasy into an exciting and fun, money-making career.

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Mix, beatmatch and scratch your way to DJing glory

Whether you're a professional DJ spinning vinyl for a living or you're starting out with a pair of turntables in yourbedroom, this revamped edition of DJing For Dummies is your key to success. With the insider scoop on the art of DJing and top techniques on spinning the decks like a pro, you'll be burning through tracks in no time. The expert advice on choosing between CDs, MP3s and vinyl and the latest info on the best editing software will help you master the art of DJing ?— without skipping a beat!

  • Get decked out — discover the best equipment for your needs

  • Pinpoint precision — pick up tips on how to maintain your needles and slipmats to keep your decks spinning

  • Into the mix — from scratching to beatmatching, learn the techniques used through all levels of DJing

  • Let's get digital — gen up on the latest digital know-how, equipment and software

  • Break the boundaries — step out of the box and discover how to mix non-dance music

Open the book and find:

  • The latest on digital DJing

  • How to choose the best equipment for you

  • How to mix tracks seamlessly

  • New ways to incorporate CDs and MP3s into your repertoire

  • Updated advice on playing a flawless set

  • How to get yourself hired as a DJ

  • Ways to make a great demo tape

  • Advice on putting together the ultimate record collection

  • The essential list of DJ must-haves

Learn to:

  • Get to grips with the basics or improve your existing techniques

  • Choose from the latest DJing gadgets and technology

  • Create your own personal DJing style

  • Crossfade, scratch and beatmatch like a pro

About the Author:

John Steventon is a successful club DJ who also runs the DJing website Recess.co.uk. This site has grown over the years both in size and reputation to become one of the foremost online resources for learning how to DJ.

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