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by invisibleagent
Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:25 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: BIG SWING OUT WEEKEND, CAMBODIA - March 24th to 27th
Replies: 0
Views: 3754

BIG SWING OUT WEEKEND, CAMBODIA - March 24th to 27th

Join us for our FOURTH BIG SWING OUT WEEKEND! The VLX After Party!!! Join us for live bands, a blues cruise on the Mekong, and workshops by special guest instructors JANICE WILSON and BEN LEPP! March 24-27, 2011. Check the site... it's action packed http://www.pppswings.com http://www.pppswings.com/...
by invisibleagent
Thu Mar 24, 2011 1:16 am
Forum: DJ Skillz
Topic: mixing styles
Replies: 11
Views: 6966

Hi. I had an amazing time, great fun playing music and dancing too. I noticed DJs with ipods (the majority of tools) with large gaps (up to 10 seconds) - this caused some dancers to shout 'hey man, what's going on' I was mixing tunes with longer intros in to tracks with lead outs, as the crowd were ...
by invisibleagent
Tue Mar 15, 2011 10:02 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Linux DJing
Replies: 5
Views: 5941

I use Linux in work everyday and I also use it for DJing. I use Rhythmbox to listen to all my music. I can tag and comment the music when I listen to it. I then use MIXXX to DJ. The great thing is MIXXX can use the Rhythmbox play lists straight away. So I am ready to roll :) I use a external USB sou...
by invisibleagent
Tue Mar 15, 2011 9:53 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Looking to buy a compressor/limiter
Replies: 3
Views: 4670

I am not sure if you are using a laptop and if you are, what software, but I use these in the master channel of software: BBE Sonic Maximizer VST - I have only subtle settings - but this helps with playing 160K and VBR mp3s. Adds a little bass response and some midrange expansion Compressor VST - I ...
by invisibleagent
Tue Mar 15, 2011 8:08 pm
Forum: DJ Skillz
Topic: mixing styles
Replies: 11
Views: 6966

Thanks to everyone who has replied. Thank you so much. My first set is 45 mins and the second set is the following night and is more then 1 hour. I've taken some great key points: 1. Read the crowd and alter tempo if necessary (be a good selector:) 2. Small gaps between tracks 3. Keep rhythm in sync...
by invisibleagent
Tue Mar 15, 2011 2:59 am
Forum: DJ Skillz
Topic: mixing styles
Replies: 11
Views: 6966

mixing styles

Hi, This is my first post on swingdjs, I wish to introduce myself. First off, Thank you for letting me join this forum. I've been reading posts and I look forward to trying to contribute in the future. My name is Warren and I've DJ'd electronic music for over 10 years. I live in Cambodia. I've been ...