The following article was written by my homeslice Murray from www.beginnerDJ.com – he’s really knowledgeable when it comes to DJing and plans to bring out a bunch of blogs and hopefully video tutorials!   be sure to check it out and get your RSS on! :)

The History of DJing

To look at the history of DJing we have to go back, waaaay back.

Before we delve into the world of DJing, it’s important to know where it all started from, before the first record was spun.

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This blog was written for primeloops.com – check them out for some ace samples and to see my blogs 2 months earlier!

When it comes to your music, you want Quality over Quantity.   But how do you measure the quality?   Let’s find out…

Audio come in several different shapes and sizes.   Bit Depth is one of the more important sizes – It determines how much dynamic range you can get from your audio.

Don’t confuse it with Bit Rate; they are two different things – Time for an analogy.   If you have a river (Okay, not many people can relate to actually owning a river, but you can pretend you are horrendously rich so you can afford to buy one to understand this concept better.   It’s fun, right?) the bit depth would be the depth of the river – how much water it is capable of holding, while the bit rate would be how fast the water can flow through a section of the river in a second.

But yes – for this article I’ll explain about bit depth and why it’s useful to know about it.
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Now we finally get into the computer and start playing around with the recorded waveforms!

This tutorial explores EQing, compressing and limiting, giving a few examples of the changes in tone that can be achieved!

Check out Part 6 here.

This blog was written for primeloops.com – check them out for some ace samples and to see my blogs 2 months earlier!

So Dubstep has taken the world by storm, introducing a shiny new style when no-one thought there was any life left in the British underground electronic scene.

But as always, it was individuals that brought innovation – let’s see which people are responsible for us having heard of Dubstep…

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In part 5, I compare the POD XT guitar amp simulator to miking up an amp – essentially this is a test of the accuracy of the microphone replication on the POD XT!

Check it out here :)

This blog was written for primeloops.com – check them out for some ace samples and to see my blogs 2 months earlier!

Ever heard a song and thought to yourself; “DAYUM, that’s funky!”?

Did you then go on to think “Hey, I wonder what makes it so funky…”?   No?   Well are you wondering that now?   Good.   Let’s find out!

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