Connecting Ustream to Facebook

There are many options available to DJ’s for getting exposure online and once you have various social outposts set up, your focus is not only mixing, but it’s self promotion too. Most people have Facebook and therefore I wanted to show you how to stream a live video DJ Mix directly to your Facebook Page.

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Tweet Your Tracks

Social media plays a huge part in all aspects of our lives and seems like it’s here to stay. There are many benefits to be had by maintaining a presence in social media and there are many aspects to promoting yourself as a DJ. One great tool for contributing to this, is to tweet your tracks names as you play them live. Continue reading “Tweet Your Tracks”

Keep it Simple: Focus on the Music

The Music industry and more so the DJ Industry has changed a great deal over the last 20 years, computers are in no doubt the reason for this change. As software develops, more gear is created and a DJ’s options have multiplied a great deal. But are there too many options and is technology distracting DJ’s from the the Music?  Lets take a look. Continue reading “Keep it Simple: Focus on the Music”

Traktor Pro 2.6 available for download

The 2.6 update for Traktor is now available for download in your service centre. There are a couple of things to note; most importantly not to accidentally overwrite your current effect settings. The download wont automatically give you the new effects, you have to install them. There are two ways to do this, one way is to load in the TSI setting for the effects, which will overwrite all your effect settings. The second way is to manually import them in the preferences. More details can be found in the knowledge base, but if you still wish to know a … Continue reading Traktor Pro 2.6 available for download

The Remix Decks

I have huge respect for Ean Golden and his Tech Tools crew, I am a follower of their blogs and posts and always like their videos.  It seems to me that their musical genre is more based on the hip-hop, dub step side of life and this video outlining their use suggestions for Traktors Remix Decks highlights this fact. I think the video is excellent and shows off some great talents and tech know-how, but it seems like the tasks he explains in this video are so much of an effort to get things set up and going, especially with … Continue reading The Remix Decks