DJ Skills: The essential guide to Mixing and Scratching [NOOK Book]

Overview

DJ Skills: The Essential Guide to Mixing & Scratching is the most comprehensive, up to date approach to DJing ever produced. With insights from top club, mobile, and scratch DJs, the book includes many teaching strategies developed in the Berklee College of Music prototype DJ lab.

From scratching and mixing skills to the latest trends in DVD and video mixing this book gives you access to all the tools, tips and techniques you need. Topics ...

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DJ Skills: The essential guide to Mixing and Scratching

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Overview

DJ Skills: The Essential Guide to Mixing & Scratching is the most comprehensive, up to date approach to DJing ever produced. With insights from top club, mobile, and scratch DJs, the book includes many teaching strategies developed in the Berklee College of Music prototype DJ lab.

From scratching and mixing skills to the latest trends in DVD and video mixing this book gives you access to all the tools, tips and techniques you need. Topics like hand position are taught in a completely new way, and close-up photos of famous DJ's hands are featured. As well as the step-by-step photos the book includes an audio CD to demonstrate techniques. This book is perfect for intermediate and advanced DJs looking to improve their skills in both the analogue and digital domain.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136123092
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/24/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,243,394
  • File size: 9 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction

Heritage: The Historical Record
Chapter 1: The Evolution of Records, Chapter 2: The Evolution of the Radio DJ, Chapter 3: The Evolution of the Club DJ- Featuring original interviews with BT and Paul Oakenfold, Chapter 4: The Evolution of the Hip Hop DJ- Featuring original interviews with Grand Wizard Theodore and DJ Shadow, Chapter 5: The Evolution of the Scratch DJ- Featuring original interviews with QBert and Rob Swift, Chapter 6: The Evolution of the DJ as Musician- Featuring original interviews with Herbie Hancock, DJ Logic, Kid Koala, Faust & Shortee, and DJ Radar

Hardware: The Tools of the DJ
Chapter 7: Turntable Tools, Chapter 8: CD, DVD and Hard Drive Decks , Chapter 9: Mixers & Effects, Chapter 10: Drum Machines & Groove Boxes, Chapter 11: Computerized DJ/Remix Tools, Chapter 12: Hardware Synths, Chapter 13: The Bizarre: MIT's ?DJ I Robot?

How-To: The Skills of the DJ, Chapter 14: Mixing Skills, Chapter 15: Set Building Skills
Chapter 16: Mobile DJ Skills, Chapter 17: Hip Hop DJ Skills, Chapter 18: Scratch DJ Skills

Conclusion

CD Contents- Featuring examples by US National DMC champion DJ Perseus

1-98 BPM Groove (for beat matching and mixing), 2-91 BPM Groove (for beat matching and mixing), 3-110 BPM Rhythm Track (for beat matching and mixing), 4-Scratch Samples (for scratch practice), 5-Vocal Samples (for scratch practice), 6-Band of White Noise (for scratch practice), 7-Basic (Scratch Examples), 8-Drag (Scratch Examples), 9-Scribble (Scratch Examples), 10-Tears (Examples), 11-Lazer 1 Hand (Examples), 12-Lazer 2 Hand (Examples), 13-Lazer Muted (Examples), 14-Swipes (Examples), 15-Uzi (Scratch Examples), 16-Sample Tips (Examples), 17-Tips & Tears (Examples), 18-Drum Tips (Examples), 19-Basic Fader (Scratch Examples), 20-Stabs (Scratch Examples), 21-Chirps (Scratch Examples), 22-Cutting (Examples), 23-Kick, 24-Kick & Snare, 25-Beat Scratching (Examples), 26-Fades (Scratch Examples), 27-Uzi Fades (Scratch Examples), 28-Echoes (Scratch Examples), 29-Transformer (Scratch Examples), 30-One Click Flare (Scratch Examples), 31-Two Click Flares (Scratch Examples), 32-Three Click Flares (Scratch Examples), 33-Twiddle (Scratch Examples), 34-Four Finger Crabs (Scratch Examples), 35-Three Finger Crabs (Scratch Examples), 36-Combinations (Scratch Examples)
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