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Is there a right and wrong order to turn your DJ gear on?
13th January, 2021
Is there a right and wrong order to turn your DJ gear on?

Is there a right and wrong order to turning on your DJ gear? You might be thinking, surely not. Well, in fact, there is! While getting the order wrong at home might seemingly not make a difference. Doing the same thing at a club or large event and you might end up looking like an […]

What is the best DJ Controller 2021
4th January, 2021
What Is The Best DJ Controller in 2021? A DJ City Buyers Guide

Jump to: | Best Cheap DJ Controller | Best Beginner 2-Channel | Best Intermediate | Best Premium Controller | Best Traktor Controller | Best DJ Controller for Live Streaming | Best Standalone Controller It’s 2021, and the typical DJ setup continues to change! These days, most DJs have turned their backs on the traditional turntable […]

How to build a killer karaoke setup at home
8th December, 2020
How To Put Together A Killer Karaoke Setup At Home!

Karaoke is a whole lot of fun wherever you are, but if you prefer to create your own setup in the comfort of your own home it can quickly become somewhat of a minefield! Do you need new speakers? Are wireless microphones better? Is your room big enough? The complexities of Karaoke can at first […]

Ableton Live 11
12th November, 2020
Just Announced: What’s new in Ableton Live 11?

Ableton Live is one of the most popular DAW’s for musicians, producers, and performers all over the world. Known for its simplicity, ease of use, and seamless workflow; Ableton Live 10 impressed everyone. Now, Ableton has announced the latest Live 11 version with some massive updates. So whether you’re using Ableton for recording, performances, or […]

Christmas gifts for music lovers
2nd November, 2020
The Best Christmas Gifts for Music Lovers, DJs & Producers

Christmas is fast approaching, and you’re yet again faced with the difficult task of “What do I get for Christmas!?”. We feel your pain, so we’ve compiled this list of the best gifts for music lovers to help! Whether you’re buying for a budding DJ, music producer, musician, looking to learn an instrument, starting a […]

Mobile DJ Setup 1500
28th October, 2020
Complete Mobile DJ setup for under $1500

Offering your services as a Mobile DJ is the perfect business idea. Whether you’re looking to use your love of music to make a little extra money on the side. Or, you’re trying to grow your skills as a DJ to transition into making a living doing what you love! But to get your business […]

The Best DJ Record Pools
20th October, 2020
The Best DJ Pool’s in 2020 – 5 Record Pools for DJ Music

If you’re a DJ, you’re going to need some music! In this article, we take an in-depth look at 5 of the best Record/DJ Pools on the market. Whether you’re looking for intros, outros, acapellas, or original edits. DJ Pools allow you to download high-quality, DJ-ready versions of tracks that are sure to help get […]

8th October, 2020
The Best VST Plugins in 2020 – Synths, Instruments, Samplers & Effects

Virtual Studio Technology or VST Plugins as they’re more commonly referred to, are software interfaces that integrate synths, instruments, and effects into your favourite DAW. When it comes to VST’s, there are literally thousands on the market, with both free and paid varieties. From software emulations of all the classic analog hardware synths and effects […]

How To Organise Cables
24th September, 2020
How To Organize Your Cables & DJ Gear!

Whether you’re a DJ or Producer, audio cables are a must. But you’ll know that cables are capable of turning even the cleanest desks or DJ booths into an unbearable mess. It’s even worse when you rock up to a gig only to pull out a bunch of unorganized cables that are all jumbled up […]

18th September, 2020
The 5 Different Types of DJ: Which One Are you?

The art of DJing is growing more than ever. So it’s no surprise there are a number of different categories and sub-categories that DJs fall into. But which one are you? In this article, we go over the 5 main types of DJs and what’s involved in each area. Chances are, most of us will […]

9th September, 2020
Facebook is BANNING DJ Live Streams!

If you’ve spent any time live streaming your DJ sets, you already know just how hard it is to keep your stream, well, LIVE, on Facebook. The bad news? It’s about to get a whole lot worse. That’s because as of October 1st, Facebook is introducing some hefty new guidelines regarding how you use their […]

How to stay sober during your next DJ set
3rd September, 2020
How to Stay Sober During Your Next DJ Set

Staying Sober during your DJ Set. As a DJ, you’re almost guaranteed to find yourself surrounded by drugs and alcohol. Because when it comes to nightlife, music and alcohol are just about inseparable. In fact, it’s quite normal for DJs to drink on the job, which is something you won’t ever find at a “normal” […]

20 Fast Ways to Get More DJ Gigs
26th August, 2020
20 Fast Ways to Get More DJ Gigs

One of the most asked questions by beginner DJs is “how do I get more DJ gigs!?” While there are no straightforward or one-size-fits-all answers to this question, there are two distinct ways that DJs will typically find gigs. You either hunt them down yourself, or they come to you. While every DJs goal should […]

How to sidechain in FL Studio
19th August, 2020
How to Sidechain in FL Studio 20 – Step by Step Tutorial

If you’re just getting started with music production in FL Studio, chances are you’ve heard the term sidechain or sidechain compression thrown around. Compression is one of the most popular tools used in professional audio recording, producing, and performances. So no matter what genre of music you listen to, your favourite songs are sure to […]

10 Mistakes Live Stream DJ Sets
6th August, 2020
10 Mistakes to Avoid During Your Next Live Stream DJ Set

Depending on where you’re reading this from, your circumstances might (hopefully) be different. But Melbourne has just entered stage 4 lockdown, and our favourite nightclubs won’t be re-opening any time soon. That being said, it looks like live stream DJ sets and DJ at home videos are here to stay, at least for now! If […]

How To Soundproof a room cheaply
5th August, 2020
How To Soundproof A Room Cheaply

Talk to any audio engineer, producer, or musician, and they’ll tell you how they wish they would have acoustically treated and soundproofed their room or studio space earlier. But while there are some methods that can quite quickly break the bank, it doesn’t have to be so expensive! In this article, we show you exactly […]

The 10 Best Ways to protect your DJ equipment
30th July, 2020
10 Best Ways to Protect Your DJ Equipment

If you’re a DJ, making sure your equipment is well protected is one of the most important factors you need to consider. Especially once you start moving up the ranks and upgrading to more advanced gear. Because the hard truth is that the very place you want to be taking your equipment, is the most […]

23rd July, 2020
Why EVERY DJ should learn how to scratch!

These days, every DJ knows how to push buttons, play music, and smash the beat-sync button. But how many DJs can prove themselves on the crossfader when it comes to being able to scratch? In the early days of hip-hop especially, you had to be able to manipulate vinyl like a god before you could […]

16th July, 2020
How to handle annoying song requests as a DJ!

If you’ve been DJing for a while, you can probably spot a song request coming a mile away. You’ve probably even experienced some PTSD from the vast amount of requests you’ve had to deal with. You see someone typing on their phone, they whisper to their friend, and the next minute they’re making their way […]

Headphones & hearing Loss
9th July, 2020
Headphones & Hearing Loss – 5 Ways To Protect Your Ears

We all know that listening to anything at a loud volume has the potential to damage your ears and cause hearing loss. So we already know to use earplugs when we’re at gigs and festivals. But how much damage can your DJ Headphones, Studio Headphones, or even casual earbuds really be doing to your ears? […]

30th June, 2020
The Best DAW For Beginners – Digital Audio Workstation Guide

If you’re looking to use your computer to start producing or recording music, you’re going to need a DAW or Digital Audio Workstation to do so. But with so many options available, it’s hard to know which one to choose! At the end of the day, whichever DAW you decide to use is going to […]

Most Expensive Guitar
22nd June, 2020
The Most Expensive Guitar In History – Kurt Cobain’s Guitar

History was made over the weekend when the founder of Rode Microphones bought the most expensive guitar in history. The 1959 Martin D-18E acoustic guitar was famously played by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged performance. Going to auction on the 20th of June at a Beverly Hills Music Icons auction, Peter Freedman quickly surpassed […]

vinyl dj vs digital dj
17th June, 2020
Does switching to Vinyl make you a better DJ? Vinyl vs Digital DJ

Digital DJing VS Vinyl DJ’s. Does switching to vinyl really make you a better DJ? This debate has been thrown around since the introduction of the very first digital DJ decks, and it seems like just about everyone in the industry has their own opinion. But is there a cut and dry answer to settle […]

DJ Prices - How to price your DJ gigs and how much does a DJ cost?
10th June, 2020
How to Price Your Mobile DJ Services

If you’re gearing up to DJ your first paid mobile DJ gig, one of the biggest uncertainties for new DJ’s is prices. How much should you charge for your mobile DJ services? Unlike almost everything else in the industry, there’s no set standard for pricing. In this article, we’ll cover all the things you need […]

How old is too old to dj?
2nd June, 2020
How Old is too Old to DJ Nightclubs?

Have you ever asked yourself if you’re too old to DJ? It’s easy to look at the host of young up and coming DJs in their late teens to early twenties and get discouraged. But does falling into an older age-bracket mean that DJing as a profession has to be a pipe dream? Short answer, […]

27th May, 2020
5 DJ Tips To Going From Bedroom DJ To Professional

How do you make the transition from Bedroom DJ to professional? Maybe you’ve just picked up a DDJ-400 and are looking for some DJ tips to get started. Maybe you’ve been a bedroom DJ for some time and you’re looking to start your journey as a professional DJ. Whether you’re looking to DJ at parties, […]

Beginner DJ Setup Guide to DJ Equipment
19th May, 2020
How to DJ: The Beginners DJ Setup Guide (With Video)

So you want to learn how to DJ? If you haven’t had any prior experience, learning to DJ can seem like a daunting task. With such a wide variety of DJ equipment, gear, and software available, it’s hard to know exactly what you need to get started! In this article, we give you an all-inclusive […]

Avoiding Copyright Issues On Your DJ Live Streams!
5th May, 2020
Avoiding Copyright Issues On Your DJ Live Streams!

Copyright and DJ live streams, where do we start! Thanks to Covid 19, many of us DJs are sitting at home not knowing when our next event or gig will come our way. If that sounds like you, there’s a good chance you’ve either performed a live-streamed DJ Set or thought about doing so; and […]

Top Twitch Streamers
29th April, 2020
Top Twitch Streamers: The BIGGEST Channels in 2020

Who are the top Twitch streamers of 2020? Twitch takes bragging rights as the world’s leading platform for live streaming. Although it is facing some competition with some of the biggest Twitch streamers moving to Microsoft’s Mixer. A subsidiary of Amazon, Twitch primarily focuses on video game streaming and eSports competitions. Although you’ll also find […]

Multistreaming How to stream to multiple platforms
23rd April, 2020
How to Multistream: Live Streaming to Multiple Platforms

Live Streaming is thriving more than ever right now; and it’s especially prominent if you’re a DJ who’s lost all your gigs due to COVID-19. If you’ve spent any time on social media over the past few weeks, you’ll notice that all your favourite artists, as well as their favourite artists, are streaming. What’s more, […]

21st April, 2020
Online Teaching Tips: Where Should You Teach Online Classes?

Online Teaching can present itself in a number of different ways, and it’s a method that’s garnering more and more popularity by the day. Especially given the fact I’m writing this article during the midst of the global pandemic that is the coronavirus. Whether you’re a qualified school teacher moving to a new way of […]

Best Audio Interfaces for Music Production in 2020
17th April, 2020
The BEST Audio Interfaces in 2020 for Recording & Production

What is an Audio Interface? Choosing an Audio Interface: Buying Advice Inputs & Outputs Connectivity Budget Software Compatibility The Best Audio Interfaces Behringer UM2 – Best Entry Level Budget Choice MOTU M2 & M4 Focusrite Scarlett Series Steinberg UR22C Native Instruments Komplete Audio 2 Behringer UMC202HD Arturia AudioFuse Apogee Duet iOS 2×4 USB Audio Interface […]

How to Stream with OBS and use streamlabs
15th April, 2020
How to Stream with OBS or Streamlabs: Live Streaming on Youtube or Twitch

Whether you’re using YouTube, Twitch, Facebook Live, or any of the other platforms that allow it; live streaming online is a great way to put out content and connect with your audience. Each of these platforms allows you to quickly hit live and stream directly to your audience. However, using software such as OBS (Open […]

How to use zoom
9th April, 2020
How to use Zoom: Tips for Teachers & Working From Home

Whether you’re working from home, teaching remote classes, webinars or running regular meetings; Zoom is an incredibly powerful conference tool that’s capable of much more than simple face-to-face video meetings. Thanks to COVID-19, more people than ever are teaching remotely and working from home, which means a lot of you will be using Zoom for […]

7th April, 2020
How To Record A Podcast In Audacity: A Beginners Guide

So you’ve finally decided to start a podcast, you’ve got all the podcasting equipment you need, and now it’s finally time to actually hit record. If you’re new to audio recording, this can be a daunting task to wrap your head around. Thankfully, Audacity offers a free and open-source audio-editing software that makes recording a […]

Podcast Equipment - Everything You Need
31st March, 2020
Podcast Equipment: The 3 Things You Can’t Do Without!

If you’ve been putting off starting a podcast, there’s no better time than now to turn your ideas into fruition! But there’s probably one question sitting front and center of your mind, and that’s “what equipment do I need?”. Assuming you’re new to recording, a quick google search for podcast equipment will likely leave you […]

Live Streaming DJ Sets
30th March, 2020
Live Streaming: The Ultimate Guide To Streaming DJ Sets

Live Streaming DJ Set Why Live Stream Who else is doing it? Avoiding Copyright Issues Best Platforms for Live Streaming Making money from streaming How to connect your DJ Controller for live streaming Equipment Checklist TRS to TRRS Adapter or Audio Interface Cables Tripod/Mounting System Streaming Software Alongside Podcasting, Live Streaming is quickly becoming one […]

The Best USB Microphones for your PC or Mac
26th March, 2020
The 10 Best USB Microphones For Your Computer (PC & Mac) in 2020

If you’re looking for a desktop USB Microphone for your PC or Mac, it can be easy to find yourself overwhelmed by the vast amount of options. No two USB Microphones are the same, so there are a few things you’ll need to consider before choosing the right desktop microphone for your computer. Whether you’re […]

Social Distancing for DJs
24th March, 2020
5 Ways DJs Can Take Advantage Of Social Distancing

Nobody could have predicted the unprecedented times that we are currently facing. If you’re in the events, music, or DJ industry, you’re probably feeling the brunt of it right now. With countries all over the world facing complete lockdowns and social distancing, and almost every event canceled or put on hold. Whether it’s the local […]

Highest Paid DJs
18th March, 2020
The Worlds Highest Paid DJs & Electronic Acts (TOP 15)

Since 2012, Forbes Magazine has been running an annual list, revealing the highest-paid DJs and electronic acts for each year. Featuring all your favourite EDM acts that have been dominating the industry over the last few years including; David Guetta, Calvin Harris, Martin Garrix, and Steve Aoki. Notably, since the introduction of the list in […]