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DJ Tom has over 20 years of experience in the Disc Jockey profession. Living and breathing mixing culture, Tom is an expert in everything DJ. Music is the heart and soul of any good party and when DJ's do their job properly, they can make any night feel magical. When it comes to DJ equipment, Tom has tried almost all of it and has an in-depth music and staging knowledge.

Do DJs Still Use Vinyl? Old vs New

Since the historical dawn of the DJ trade, vinyl records have been the classic medium. Back in the 1920s, when the term disc jockey was used for the first time, the DJs used to play vinyl phonograph records on air, and the trend continued for over 50 years. Pretty much until the first mp3 player […]

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How Loud Should DJ Speakers Go?

The music volume plays a major role in preserving a fun mood at events. The DJs supply the crowd with sound, but they should also be able to maintain their enthusiasm. Although the music volume may depend on personal preference and type of event, there are also many other factors worth considering. Some people don’t support […]

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Why Do DJ Headphones Rotate?

DJ headphones are unique in some ways, but their most representative feature is the fact that they rotate. If you’ve never noticed that in real life before, DJ headphones have some joint that allows them to rotate the ear cups sideways or even upwards, thus exposing one ear. This feature of DJ headphones is very […]

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DJ Software, What Does it Do?

Nowadays, DJs do half of their weekly work with the help of special software, which helps produce a smoother sound, match the pitches better and offer all sorts of other perks. From one week to another, DJs have to come up with a different set, which he is to mix on the spot depending on […]

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Are DJ Headphones Good for Normal Use? – The Answers

Using DJ headphones in real life is probably as satisfying as having a fine restaurant deliver your daily meals every day. So the answer is yes, you can use DJ headphones as your regular headset any day of the week. If you’re a music enthusiast, you’ve probably done quite a bit of research so far […]

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The Best DJ Mixers On The Market in 2021

When it comes to choosing the best DJ mixer, it’s essential to know that, nowadays, they have countless features and functions that you may or may not need for your weekly mixing. Gone are the days when DJ-ing equipment was just a two-channel, three-band mixer with no effects or any other additional features. Now, you […]

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The Best DJ Speakers / Monitors On The Market in 2021

DJ Speakers are hardware devices, which are designed to deliver the outputted sound to its listeners. However, the term “DJ Speakers” doesn’t assume the basic speakers which you usually find in somebody’s home or car. The speakers which are familiar to all of us can be plugged either into a smartphone or computer, and they […]

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The 6 Best DJ Controllers On The Market for 2021

DJs often prefer to rely rather on hardware rather than a computer keyboard or iPad. Of course, today’s software allows easily to control the flow of the beat from the screen. However, controllers are far better, because they are oriented to focus on your feelings during lives, and do not seek the perfect precision, what […]

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The Best DJ Headphones On The Market in 2021

Headphones are one of the most important tools for a DJ. Good headphones will help the DJ to get a better grip of the sound and be always aware of the quality of his mixes. He should also be able to jump on to the next track at the right time and mix the beats […]

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The Best DJ Software On The Market in 2021 (Mac & PC)

An efficient DJ software is the most important tool for modern DJs. Without software, there is no way to mix your tracks, unless you want to rely on vinyl and an old-school mixer. Therefore, if you want to gain a full control of your beats, an appropriate software will guide you through performances and enhance […]

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