Archive for June, 2008

Anyone Attending the 2008 UK DMC Finals?

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

DMC LogoI’m making the trek this year to get up to London for the UK DMC Finals, so if anyone else is going let me know and we can meet up!

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Ultimate Resources

Friday, June 13th, 2008

There once was a time were every DJ had to work everything out for themselves because either certain things hadn’t been worked out yet or DJs didn’t want to share their latest trick. These days however there are many great resources to bring budding new DJs up to speed.

Here I just want to list a few of these resources which I have found to be the most useful and I think that they would help any DJ wanting to learn new skills.

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The Joys Of Instant Doubles

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

As I’ve already mentioned in some of my other posts I’m a massive fan of Serato ScratchLive’s instant doubles setting. Here I’m going to explain why and some tricks which can be done using it.

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DJ X2K :: Now That’s What I Call X!

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

When I first got Serato ScratchLive I though the obvious thing to do was record a little mix of some of the music I made over the years. It’s been posted on the net before but I thought I post it up here again.

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DJ X2K :: All 7s

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

This is another mix I did quite a while back, it’s basically a mix of funky uptempo 7″ singles.

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Digital Vertigo Collab Mix #001

Sunday, June 1st, 2008

DV Collab Mix #001A group of 10 forum members, myself included, from Digital Vertigo got together and recorded a 1hr mix by recording a 5 min mix then passing it on to the next DJ to add their 5mins.

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Benefits of a Wider Pitch Range

Sunday, June 1st, 2008

Recently I became the owner of a pair of Vestax PDX-3000 turntables, up until that point and my DJing antics were restricted to the +/-8% pitch range of my trusty Technics. So with my new found glory of ultra pitch I thought I’d post some info about pitch ranges, most of what I am going to say will be fairly obvious but I hope there may be useful tips/ideas for some people in here to inspire some extra creativity.

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