From essential skills to up-to-date developments in digital technology and software, the essential reference for amateur and professional DJs
Drawing on 20 years of experience as a leading international DJ, Danny Rampling shares the secrets that have made him one of the most revered names in the industry. Step-by-step, making use of personal anecdote and a wealth of easy-to-follow diagrams and examples, this jargon-free guide will explain how to choose and set up DJ equipment; basic to advanced DJing skills, including beatmatching, FX, EQ, and scratching; the essentials of setting up and promoting gigs; producing mixes and cutting records; mobile and radio DJ’ing; and the financial, legal, and commercial information that will transform musical talent into business success. Finally, Danny outlines his profound belief in the power of positive thinking, delving behind the mystery of success to reveal the life lessons that will enable dreamd to become reality. This guide includes a DVD of original tutorials and interviews with leading music industry professionals.