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The 10 Best DJ Movies and Documentaries Ever
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The 10 Best DJ Movies and Documentaries Ever

The world of DJs is a fascinating one. From the biggest names in the industry to the up-and-comers, there is always something new and exciting happening. And, lucky for us, there have been some great movies and documentary films made about this world. I’ve compiled a list of the 10 best DJ movies and documentaries ...

What Does DJ Khaled Do?
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What Does DJ Khaled Do?

DJ Khaled is an American music artist who doesn't produce but organizes, directs, and promotes his songs. Rather than making the music himself, he gets artists and beatmakers together to come up with tracks that are later released under his name. He also generates a lot of hype around his brand and social media ...

DJ Software that Works with Apple Music (2022)
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DJ Software that Works with Apple Music (2022)

There is not much software for DJing with Apple Music due to compatibility, reliability, and legal issues. MegaSeg is the most popular and the best option for now. Other popular programs like Serato DJ Software and Traktor by Native Instruments are expected to support Apple Music in the near future. Apple Music is ...

Do DJs need a License?
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Do DJs need a License?

DJs need a license to perform and publish mixes with songs by other artists, even if they're not getting paid to do so. In many cases, this license is covered by the venue in which the DJ is performing. Merely buying a record doesn't give DJs the right to perform the songs contained in the record. You only need ...

The 30 Best Female DJs in the World
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The 30 Best Female DJs in the World

Good music is good music regardless of age, nationality, race, and gender. But in a world where a mere 10% of all DJs are reported to be women, it's certainly worth celebrating the best female talents in the DJ world. While female representation is on the rise, there's still a lot of room for change in the ...

DJ Set vs Live Set – What’s the Difference?
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DJ Set vs Live Set – What’s the Difference?

In a DJ set, the artist simply mixes pre-recorded tracks with a turntable and/or DJ program, whereas in a live set the artist performs live songs with a laptop, synths, MIDI controllers, and/or acoustic instruments. Live sets are ordinary live music performances featuring electronic elements. The English ...

Vinyl Record Sizes and Speeds (An Easy Guide)
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Vinyl Record Sizes and Speeds (An Easy Guide)

You don't have to be a vinyl expert to notice that vinyl records come in different sizes. Most commonly, vinyl collections include 7" and 12" records. These records play at different speeds, signaled by the words 33 RPM or 45 RPM. You have probably heard about these different sizes and speed variations before, but ...

DJ Software That Works With Spotify
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DJ Software That Works With Spotify

Spotify no longer supports third-party DJ apps since July 2020, which means users can’t use any DJ software with their Spotify accounts for audio manipulation, track mixing and blending, or any kind of DJing. So, legally there can’t be any DJ software that works with Spotify. Can I use Spotify with third-party DJ ...

How Much Do DJs Make? (2022)
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How Much Do DJs Make? (2022)

DJ earnings fluctuate according to status, function, and territory. Professional DJs make an average of $15K to $70K per year, but world-renowned DJs can make millions in a single year. Acceptable nightly fees for club DJs range from $50 to $250, but beginner DJs may accept to play for less. What DJs make depends ...

Where Do DJs Get Their Music From?
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Where Do DJs Get Their Music From?

As a DJ, there are various resources for music; some of them are paid, while others are free. Some websites let you pick the music tracks you want and DJ pools that offer access to massive libraries of music files with a monthly or yearly subscription. Are you a rising DJ looking for resources to get music for ...

10 Best DJ Software for Windows and Mac (2022)
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10 Best DJ Software for Windows and Mac (2022)

Whether you are a beginner who wants to start DJing, or you are just passionate about DJing, this list of best DJ software will help you. Even if you are a professional looking to switch software or experiment and learn new software, this list will come in handy. A lot of their software is used by professional ...

How to Perform Live With Ableton Live (The Ultimate Guide)

How to Perform Live With Ableton Live (The Ultimate Guide)

Ableton Live prides itself on being a digital audio workstation (DAW) designed for performing live. But setting up your live performance with Ableton can be baffling.  Fortunately, Ableton Live's features allow you to create virtually any type of live setup, from a simple DJ template to a complex full-band ...

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