How To Build Your Brand as a DJ: Tips and Tricks

Any DJ – and, for that matter, any artist will tell you that putting yourself out there is the most challenging part of it all. We all like making music and rocking the dancefloor in clubs on weekends – but building a brand and marketing yourself sounds a bit too serious and complicated. However, you […]

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Protect Your Hearing as a DJ: 5 Essential Tips

Hearing is the most important tool for a DJ. Ironically enough, it’s also the thing that’s most prone to damage while we’re at work – as clubs are pretty loud environments, and a DJing career means you have to be in those loud environments for hours on end, several days a week. Whether you’re serious […]

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Start DJing with No Money: 4 Essential Tips

DJing is a fairly expensive hobby – or at least that’s what the vast majority of beginners and casuals and to think. The truth is that you can pick up DJing as a hobby without putting too much money down at once – and by that, I mean no more than a couple hundred dollars. […]

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Can you DJ from Spotify?

Spotify has quickly become the number one music streaming service in the world. And while its library is not exhaustive (at the top of my head, I can already think of at least 10 artists I usually use in my mixes that cannot be found on Spotify), you can’t really deny that’s it’s a great […]

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CD vs Vinyl – Which is Better?

Nowadays, most DJs tend to stir themselves towards the digital end of the spectrum, both in terms of music and technique. Without a doubt, digital is much cheaper and much easier to master for a beginner – but there are still die-hard fans of analog music and mixing devices. Today, we’re going to tackle the […]

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Best DJ Earplugs to Buy in 2018

Constant exposure to loud music is one of the most dangerous aspects of being a DJ. Being in a loud environment (80dB+) for hours on end can cause serious problems: from temporary discomfort to tinnitus and even permanent hearing loss. That’s why every DJ needs to have a pair of good quality earplugs in their […]

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3 DJ Stage Effects You Should Know and Use

DJ-ing has always been about putting on a show rather than just playing music. If you imagine a Saturday night party at your local venue, you’re probably not thinking of people dancing in a brightly lit room, or, on the contrary, a pitch-black one. Stage effects are part of the club experience, and if you’re […]

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Physical Mixers vs DJ Software: Which is Better?

The mixer is probably the most important tool for a DJ, and there’s no need to go into details as to why. Briefly, the mixer is the device that allows you to juggle with your tracks, be they digital files or vinyl records, polish your sound, and add all sorts of awesome effects to your […]

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Best DJ Turntables to Buy in 2019

Although digital media has completely taken over the music industry in the last couple of decades, analog alternatives like vinyl are still extremely prized, especially among artists and audiophiles. As far as modern DJ-ing goes, most people, and especially beginners, prefer to stick to digital. There are plenty of reasons as to why: it’s cheaper, […]

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