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Turntable Techniques: How to Perform the ‘Rockit’ Scratch

9/7/2016


DJcity and Beat Refinery have released a new episode of the tutorial series, Turntable Techniques. In the video, DJ As-One explains how to do the “Rockit” scratch, which Grandmixer D.ST performed on Herbie Hancock’s 1983 hit of the same name.

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DJ Trayze Wins 2016 Red Bull Thre3style U.S. Finals

8/17/2016


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How to Make Acapella Edits for Your DJ Sets Using Ableton Live

DJ City | Trayze
8/17/2016


The first two episodes of DJcityTV and Beat Refinery‘s Turntable Techniques series focused on using acapella-in and acapella-out edits in your DJ sets. Now, DJcityTV and Beat Refinery have returned with a tutorial that explains how to make the edits using Ableton Live. Watch above to see Trayze, a Red Bull Thre3style USA Finalist, take you through the process ...

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Using the Silent Cue Point Start Technique in Serato DJ

DJ City
6/9/2016

 

DJcityTV and Beat Refinery have returned with a new episode of Turntable Techniques, this time focusing on the “silent cue point start” in Serato DJ. The technique enables DJs to keep their crossfaders and upfaders open while mixing in new tracks. It is essential for certain kinds of routines, especially those that require DJs to have both hands on one ...

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Using Quick Live Acapella Blends to Enhance Your DJ Sets

DJ Trayze
5/11/2016

It's time once again for another #LearnToDJ tutorial with 2014 Red Bull Thre3style World Finalist & Beat Refinery Bethesda instructor, DJ Trayze. He's gonna show you how to incorporate quick live acapella blends to spice up your mix sets.

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Using Acapella Edits to Enhance Your DJ Sets, Part 2

DJ City
4/19/2016

Beat Refinery instructor DJ As-One returns with part two of his tutorial on using acapella edits in your DJ sets. In this episode, the DMC competitor explains how to use “acapella out” edits (part one covers “acapella in” edits).

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Organizing Cue Points for Live Edits & Mixing

DJ Throdown
3/22/2016

We're back in 2016 with another episode #LearnToDJ tutorial series. DMC 2015 Washington Champion and Beat Refinery instructor DJ Throdown is at it again with a tip on how to organize your cue points for better live editing and better live performance.

DJcityTV and Beat Refinery have launched "Turntable Techniques," a monthly series to help DJs enhance their sets ...

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How to Use 'Acapella In' Edits to Enhance Your DJ Sets

DJ City
3/6/2016

DJcityTV and Beat Refinery have launched "Turntable Techniques," a monthly series to help DJs enhance their sets and overall knowledge of the art form. For the first video, DMC champion As-One discusses how to mix with "acapella in" edits. The tutorial includes two examples: one with a "scratch out" and another with cue point manipulation.

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