DJing For Dummies

DJing For Dummies

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by John Steventon
     
 

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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

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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




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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470664056
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/13/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
424
File size:
4 MB

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