(Edit: This post originally appeared on the main ‘Traktortips’ Site, which will have disappeared, but I decided to import all the posts to it’s original location of this free wordpress site where it all began. this way you all still have access to the content. I do not plan on adding any more fresh content)
It’s time to say thank you and goodbye!
A tough decision, but the time has come.
It’s been an absolute blast creating ‘Traktor Tips’ and launching the courses that have helped so many people. I never would have guessed that my small personal blog could have grown so large and popular and I thank you all for that. Continue reading “Traktor Tips is Closing”
Maybe I’m an old man, that just doesn’t get it, but after downloading the new update of Native Instrument’s Traktor with the addition of the vaguely anticipated ‘Stem Decks’, I was instantly hit with laughter.
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.
I felt compelled to write something today in an attempt to explain why, or maybe perhaps what, I have learned from not writing about Traktor, reading about Traktor, or even using Traktor over the last few months.
There’s a touch of paradox in this article because I’m kind of talking about the latest Deck from ‘manufacturer X’, even though the title explains that I won’t be talking about it. Let me expand on this rather confusing topic.
I have recently had a revelation in my own world. This revelation puts me in a somewhat tricky place with regards “Traktor Tips”. It makes my job a little harder, but I’m up for the challenge.
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.