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7 Tips for Better Amp Simulator Tones

7 Tips for Better Amp Simulator Tones

By November 30, 2015 | Category_Tips & Guides>DJ Gear Music Tech Tips

1. Ambience One of the reasons most guitarists disapprove of amp simulators is a lack of real air. Even if you close mic an amp in a room, you still hear some of the sound around it. Some amp sim companies have become hip to this. I’ve been using the...

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How to Find Your Own Sound

How to Find Your Own Sound

By November 30, 2015 | Category_Tips & Guides>DJ Gear DJ Find Your Sound Music Producers Tech Tips Tips

Artists often talk about their “sound.” That Skrillex sound. That Deadmau5 sound. That Armin sound. Etc. More specifically, though, there’s a lot of talk about “finding your sound” within production circles. The idea that it’s super important to discover a unique way in which you present music to the world....

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Festive treats for DJs

Festive treats for DJs

By November 20, 2015 | Category_Tips & Guides>DJ Gear Christmas DJ Gifts

PP Turntable laptop pouch Another great design brought to you by ‘ThePusspuss’, and perfect for any DJ tech historian/vinyl junkie. Inspired by the classic Technics SL-1210MK2 decks, these pouches come in Medium and Large sizes to accommodate your 13-inch MacBook Pro and 15-inch MacBook Pro respectively. They’re lined for extra...

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DJ Tips - Choosing Headphones, Needles & Slipmats

DJ Tips - Choosing Headphones, Needles & Slipmats

By October 08, 2015 | Category_Tips & Guides>DJ Gear DJ Tips Headphones Live Sound Slipmats

Headphones Just like any other piece of DJ equipment, DJ headphones need to meet certain requirements that have to do with how and where they are typically used. By the way, DJs are expected to bring their own headphones with them to a club, so keep in mind that your...

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The Art of the Warm Up

The Art of the Warm Up

By October 08, 2015 | Category_Tips & Guides>DJ Gear DJ Tips and Tricks Live Sound

Like most DJs, your club career will most probably begin with doing warm up slots. Playing for an empty dancefloor early in the evening may seem boring and uninteresting, but only at first glance. In fact, the warm up is a great school for the DJ, which like nothing else...

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