Djing for Dummies (Paperback)

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Djing for Dummies (Paperback)

By John Steventon, Phil Morse (Consultant)


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DJ like a pro--without skipping a beat

The bestselling guide to spinning and scratching is back If you've ever spent hours in your bedroom with two turntables and an earful of tracks that sound off-beat or out of key, DJing For Dummies is the go-to guide for taking your skills to the next level. Inside, John Steventon, a successful club DJ, walks you through the basics of mixing, the techniques and tricks you need to create your own DJ style and how to make DJing work for you.

Covering both digital and old-school vinyl-based instruction, this guide covers all the latest DJ technology, equipment and software so you can get mixing and stay one step ahead of the crowd. Brimming with expert advice and easy-to-follow explanations, the information in DJing For Dummies gives you everything you need to build a foolproof set and play to a live crowd.

  • Nail down the basics and build on existing skills
  • Sort through the latest equipment and technology
  • Have a go at crossfading, beatmatching and scratching
  • Mix tracks seamlessly to sound like a pro

If you're new to the game or looking to step up your skills and graduate to club work, DJing For Dummies has you covered.

John Steventon, AKA DJ Recess, has built a reputation as a successful club DJ. Via his website ( and the first two editions of DJing For Dummies, John has taught thousands of aspiring DJs the tricks of the trade. During the day John works as a film editor for the BBC.
Product Details ISBN: 9781118937280
ISBN-10: 1118937287
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: November 24th, 2014
Pages: 432
Language: English