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Becoming a DJ is not just about playing other people's music; DJ music and DJ culture have always been connected in terms of genre and style. Recently there has been a huge growth in DJs making something new which is their own music not just playing other music. So whether you are just starting out learning to DJ or you are beginning to feel confident enough to want to start getting more creative with your decks well perhaps it is time to start writing your own music and take it to the next level.When you first get started in this process, you are of course going to need all of your sound equipment and plenty of music to sample, stick with what you know best. Work with it in terms of both subject matter and rhythm. If you have been listening to music and DJing for a long time then you will know when music sounds good together. You should be listening out for both the dissonance and the harmony, although there is no official guide for this you will have to learn to trust your own ear.If you want your sound equ...


Home Recording Studio Setup - 3 Secrets to a Great Sounding Recording

So you've been playing guitar in your bedroom for years and have decided to purchase a Home Recording Studio Setup. There are so many audio Interfaces currently available that this seemingly simple task can easily become quite confusing. An audio interface or DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) is a device that handles input and output of audio and MIDI to and from your computer. Some of the questions you're most likely to ask may sound a little like: 'Should I spend as little as possible?', 'Do I spend a little more in the hope that I may need some of the features on the more expensive unit?', 'Do I lash out and find myself sitting in front of a unit with little knowledge as to what 90% of its features actually do!?'. Sound familiar? Before investing in a home recording studio setup for the first time, I would strongly consider some of the following: How many inputs at any given time will I need? Given that there can be so many different projects in a recording scenario, 2 Inputs may be all you need. With tod...


Discover The Latest News From The World Of Audio

Every year all of the sectors of the electronics industry gear up for their trade show where they can flex their technological muscle. This year in Berlin it is expected that with HDTV hitting the mainstream, the latest models of HD ready TV sets will dominate the show. There has been some news on other fronts and this article delivers the latest audio news summarising the most recent developments from the IFA.There have been several additions from Griffin technology the self proclaimed leader in iPod technology covering iPhones, iPods and anything related. Most of the models that have been unveiled are updates on previous models and they include the iTrip Universal, iTrip Auto and WindowSeat for iPhone 3G. The iTrip universal allows any audio to be played through a 3.5mm connection including portable CD players, FM stereo and of course your iPod. Partnered with the iTrip Auto which has streamlined the process of charging and playing your iPod in car this is a great solution to those M25 traffic jams. For the...


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