If you’re looking for a responsive and tactile way to beat match by ear using a midi controller with no jog wheel, or you’re just not getting along with using a touch strip, then the method I have set up here will be just what you’re looking for. I can’t believe I hadn’t thought of this one already! Continue reading “Using your Kontrol X1 to Beatmatch by Ear”
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It’s been a long time since Native Instruments made any significant update to their flagship DJ software Traktor. Just recently they spewed out a very minimal change, that may or may not seem useful.
Having bought my first pair of DJ turntables back in the early 90’s at the age of 14, I’m no stranger to dance music! In fact, dance music has percolated my life in some form or another, each day, from that point onwards.
For regular visitors to the site, you will have noticed my lack of commitment to writing new articles over the last two months. The reason for this might be two fold, or even three fold. Continue reading “My Break from Traktor”
Keeping your music files organized is actually the most difficult part of digital DJ’ing. Yet I feel it is the most crucial aspect to making sure that you flow as a DJ.
Knowing how your music is organized and where you can find it with ease, will make your job as a DJ much more joyful. The worst feeling whilst playing a set, is having only a few bars of a track left before you’ve even got something loaded up into the next deck.
There are lots of places where we can access loops for use inside the Traktor Remix Decks, but there is one particular crew that currently stands out from the crowd: Let me introduce you to the Loop Lounge! Continue reading “Getting Creative with the Loop Lounge”