Tagged blog posts: DJing
How To DJ With A Laptop - Using Loops To Mix
After getting familiar with the basics of mixing and music theory you'll be ready for the lesson of how to use loops in this episode.
Red Bull 3Style - 3rd Qualifying Night Recap
Blakey from our Artist Relation team arrived in Poland on the night of the Red Bull 3Style 3rd Qualifier. It wasn't all party and fun for Blakey, we made him take notes to report back with a write-up of the event.
Pro Tip: Using Sync To Change Tempo
While Sync is a great tool for keeping your mixes in time, it also has other benefits including the ability to do drastic tempo changes to completely change the vibe of your sets. Learn more in this short pro tip!
Learn: Analysing Files
Before playing music in any Serato software, it is essential to analyze your music files. The analyze files function processes the music in your library to detect file corruption, build and save waveform overviews, calculate auto-gain, key and BPM.
Learn: Ableton Link
Ableton Link provides a way of syncing Serato DJ to Ableton Live, syncing multiple Serato DJ setups as well as your Serato DJ setup with other supported Link apps - all wirelessly. Learn how to set this up with Serato DJ 1.9.3.
2016 Global Spin DJ Expo
The 2016 Global Spin DJ Expo is a special event happening on the 17th September in New York City for DJs to try out the latest in music technology, network and be part of the culture. Scratch DJ Academy will be there offering DJ lessons and much more. Read on...
SoundSwitch: Set and forget!
SoundSwitch is a new product by fellow NZ company, Onesixnine, that allows you to sync custom lighting shows to your music in Serato DJ. Learn how to use the Autoloops feature, which lets you set up automatic lighting loops for when you play tracks that you've not pre-scripted. Set and forget!
DJ Dwells "At All" Routine for Short Cuts
Watch the latest A-Trak Presents: Short Cuts video with DJ Dwells, filmed at the Serato Studio in Brooklyn. Watch the young homie Dwells doing a live re-work of "At All" by Kaytranada.
Get Tickets: Red Bull Thre3Style USA Finals
The Red Bull Thre3Style USA Final will be hosted in Philadelphia this year with six of America's best open-format DJs taking the stage to try and claim a spot at the world finals in Chile later this year. Grab tickets now and watch history go down!
DJ Big Wiz Reviews the Mixars DUO
Watch DJ Big Wiz take you through the new Mixars DUO, 2-channel mixer for Serato DJ. Check out a short demo of the on board controls and some of the unique features available on this mixer.
DJ AM Documentary Available Worldwide On Demand
AS I AM, the DJ AM documentary following the story of his life, career and the battles he faced personally is now available to view on several on-demand platforms worldwide. Read more and find out where you can watch this.
#DJLife: Play for Free / Play for Fee?
Do you think you should be invoicing for your services yet? Getting paid for most DJs is a rule of thumb, but there are probably times early in your career where this might be a bit tricker to navigate. Product Specialist and local DJ, Ian Wan from Serato HQ talks about his experiences early on and offers some advice.