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  1. Mixing Tutorials - Transitions & Effects on Traktor / Serato

    Different ways to transition into different song genres like breakdowns coupled with transition effects that go with it. Everyone can beatmatch but it's the technique on these transitions that makes DJ's interesting.

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    • intergating visuals into your club routine

      a guide on using VJ software side by side your DJ software. Pro and cons etc

      73 votes
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      • The Glitch Mob Live Setup "The Blade"

        An Interview with "The Glitch Mob" about their actual live setup.

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScQvaBz2XLE

        55 votes
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        • Pursuing DJing as a Teen by Making a Business

          I feel like I am a lot of kids out there who want to become a DJ. I like to think of myself as a DJTechTools student because I have been following the blog since I was 13 years old. (I am almost 18 now.) With the tutorials and information on DJTT I was able to grow as a DJ.

          I started out with an i-Mix controller that was only mapped for Virtual DJ. No, that was not going to work. So I posted a message looking for help with a mapping for Traktor 2.1. A user from France graciously…

          55 votes
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          • Sound Design with Hardware or Digital Synth (Make Sound that used on EDM or Any electro music nowadays)

            sometimes is not comfortable for me to relying on presets forever, so i want to figure out how i make sound that's like on my head and To find my own signature sound either is at Hardware synth or on Plugins or anything.
            Thank you for reading :)

            45 votes
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            • 44 votes
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              • Who are these important DJTT community members and what do they do?

                I see these names showing up a lot on the website, but who are they really? Do they work for DJTT or what? Flashflooder, Beaubryte, Stewe, Scamo, Tekken, VanGogo, Midifidler and so on.
                We want to know more about these famous members that come along this website all the time. Who are they? What do they look like? What do they do really? Do they play out? Where are they known for? Where did they get their knowledge from? What's their vision on performing digital music? Do they live on this website or is there more to it?

                38 votes
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                • Reviews about "underground" artists

                  I would love to hear how other producers do their own tunes, what they like about their own style, what is their core tecnique and more. You can pick an "underground artists" (means like...skilled bedroom producers, not-famous artists...) every week, asking them some interesting question.

                  WHY SHOULD YOU DO IT? Answer: WHY NOT? upcoming artists have a free mind, free way to approach stuff and I think it is usefull to listen to their words and tunes in order to get inspired and boost personal creativity.

                  I am keen on this particular topic. If you need it I can help…

                  37 votes
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                  • 35 votes
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                    • Legal rights, MP3, DRM, Law!

                      Hey Guys! I think that many of you will find this interesting and useful!
                      So, as I heard, every acc file you download from Beatport etc, is coded with DRM. As you download your songs to windows platform, and then copy this files to your gig laptop - mac, the DRM disappears due to some "technical" stuff. The same thing is while you backup your music library into external drive. NOW, The problem appears for example in Poland. The police is controlling some of the clubs in order to find the illegal downloaded music, and thats okej. But, sometimes while…

                      35 votes
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                      • More performance techniques for a range of uses. Emphasis on using that many unused tools in traktor and comparable softwares.

                        We often overlook some of the most impressive features of the performance softwares that use. How to better us the loop recorder and perform it in a live set. How to incorporate original music into a set. Using the clips section to play dj tools to live remix music.

                        34 votes
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                        • More business advice....

                          More articles on how to grow your business/income, travel/gig advice, travel/storage products, etc....

                          32 votes
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                          • How to get the best of any sound system in clubs or at festivals.

                            At many gigs I got the chance to stand close next to lot of top djs. I noticed most of them (using traktor) have very thin waveforms so their song had to go through some processing. I would like to see an article explaining this.

                            29 votes
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                            • Show how to setup maschine - midifighter - X1 - S4 - Traktor 2 - ableton - ...

                              And once we got the setup understood, show us what to do with all those goodies in a tutorials for dummies :)

                              28 votes
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                              • An article with a toutorial on making DIY MIDI brains/PCBs

                                An article that fully explains how to make/design MIDI brains/PCBs for people who what to break the limits of the few MIDI brains out there and bring out new ideas for the MIDI world.
                                this article could include:

                                a full explenation of how a brain/PCB works

                                a list of parts a brain/PCB can have (and what they do)

                                a simple video on how to make one e.g soldering,placing etc etc could be awesome (this video could be made by the guy who designed the MIDI fighter PCB)

                                all of this in a language we can all understand ;P

                                26 votes
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                                • Mapping tutorials (first steps into Mapping)

                                  It would be cool if you could teach us how to map midi controllers with different programs...
                                  Traktor for example...
                                  That will help to create new cool mappings!!!

                                  25 votes
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                                  • Tutorial: Mad Zachs Sample packs

                                    I really like Zachs sample packs, i think it would be great if he showed us how he makes them so we could make our own and share them on the forum. it would be good if you could include why he decided on the current layout, how he decides on sound design aspects, and how to liven up the samples (make more interesting/complex).

                                    16 votes
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                                    • vuknob

                                      I have been using the Android app VuKnob for the past two days. After figuring out the user interface I knew this app had a lot of potential. With its new update I would say it rivals Caustic, basically the only other full DAW for the android.

                                      VuKnob is free and completely unheard of, when caustic has 500,000+ downloads. not to bash on caustic, it would make a great article topic as well, but Vuknob is incredibly unique.

                                      youtube.com/watch?v=9gI_gUIh3DY

                                      This video should give you a good idea of the posibilities.

                                      This guy really deserves some recognition. I would pay him…

                                      15 votes
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                                      • Share your followers music occasionally when its good! Bi-weekly collections of tracks that feature fan DJ's and their hardware/software

                                        Post some songs sent to your DJTechtools soundcloud. It will increase readership, reward your dedicated fans and fellow DJs and maybe inspire new set-ups!

                                        14 votes
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                                        • How to Manage Sample Libraries

                                          I'd love to see an article for managing large sample libraries. What's the best way to keep them organised, with suggestions of folder names, locations, and how to link these correctly to various apps like Traktor remix decks, maschine, DAWs etc.

                                          11 votes
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