I’m giving serious thought to a creating a local group for people who want to learn to DJ but as a group, come to a place where we can all sit down an talk about techniques, music, gear, gigs, and learn together, you know, teach one another. I’m at a… Continue reading
I have one at last! It’s only taken 8 months to get one. Before the human malware called Covid-19, I’d looked at the DDJ 1000, but I wanted to hold off for a few months until I had more skill and experience. There’s little point in such a massive upgrade… Continue reading
First mix in a while, I’ve been busy working a new hot-cue method and it seems to be working a charm. This is maybe how olds cool house/pop/dance would sound if it were made today.
Back then the threat of a nuclear war was real and palpable. As a young child we practised duck and cover constantly at school, though later at high school the threat did diminish, but in the background; the threat was still there. Then along came the big 3 movies that… Continue reading
I had an idea over the weekend to change my hot cue setups, I was currently just setting them to the same points that Rekordbox uses as phrase types, so I just duplicated these markers. Now I’m setting them up on phrases as you should, but I’m setting them up… Continue reading
Learn how to use loops from a track to mix into another track, and also use the loops to create a build-up and climax.
It’s my first funky house mix in quite a while. Enjoy. Alternatively
I was asked by a friend to make a mix for them. So yeah a commission of sorts. I’ll be picking up the car in a couple of hours, and it’s the car I’ll have for the next 3 years. Renault Capture. There aren’t too many 20 plates around yet… Continue reading