Club Ready DJ Course Review (Is it Worth Your Money?)

The Club Ready DJ Course is one of the many online DJ courses, that is aimed at teaching beginner DJs all the fundamental skills. Having taken this course recently, I want to share with you my takeaways and recommendations. So if you’re looking for a DJ course to get you started, keep on reading. The […]

Why Do DJs Use Headphones (What is Their Purpose)

When performing, DJs use their headphones to prepare the next track that they want to play in their DJ set. DJs listen to the song that they’re planning to play next in their headphones and make sure that it lines up with the beat of the current song. This is the way that DJs make […]

At What Age Can You Start DJing?

You can start DJing at any age. Especially when you’re young you learn things much more quickly, so it would even be a good idea to start DJing as soon as possible. An added benefit when you start DJing at a young age is that you’ll have a lot of years ahead of you to […]

Can You Make Beats with a DJ Controller?

Good DJs can turn any song into a very unique-sounding piece of music, using DJ controller features like loops, EQs, FX, and hot cues. However, you can’t create beats with a DJ controller. DJ controllers are not made to create beats, but rather to manipulate the sound of already created beats and songs. For creating […]

Best DJ Pool for Open Format DJs (All genres)

If you’re an open format DJ picking the right DJ pool is not easy. A lot of DJ pools are heavily fixated on 1 or 2 genres and often neglect a lot of the other genres. Needing many genres in their music collection, open-format DJs often subscribe to multiple DJ pools. Is this really necessary? […]

How Many Songs Are in a DJ Set (And How to Calculate)

The number of hours of your DJ set will determine how many songs you will be playing during your DJ set. Obviously, for a one hour DJ set you’ll need much fewer songs than for a 4 hour DJ set. I’ve had DJ sets of 4, 6 and 8 hours, so I have an idea […]

How to DJ with Pop Music (Tips to Mix Pop)

When you look around the internet, there are a lot of DJs but not a lot of them seem to DJ pop music. The only DJs that DJ with pop is the open format DJs. Because pop music is not very popular among DJs you won’t find a lot of information on how to DJ […]

Beginner DJ Headphones – What to Look for + Recommendations

Headphones are one of those technical elements of DJing that you really need to dive into a little bit before you buy them. Honestly, as a beginner DJ, headphones are not the most important thing, but eventually, you do need to get yourself a pair of comfortable and quality headphones. Especially if you intend to […]

A Beginner DJs Guide to Hot Cues

A term that you won’t be able to ignore in our DJ world is a hot cue. Almost all DJs use hot cues when they’re mixing. It’s possible to DJ without them but they are so helpful to improve your DJ mix so why not use them? If you’re a beginner I can imagine if […]

Is the Pioneer DDJ SB3 Good for Beginners?

If you’re looking for a beginner DJ controller then you’ve probably come across the Pioneer DDJ SB3 a couple of times. You’re probably wondering if it’s a good DJ controller for beginner DJs who are at the beginning stages of their DJ journey. I bought the Pioneer DDJ SB3 myself about a year ago and […]

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