Serato users are forced to use external speakers when a controller is plugged in, meaning practicing just with the laptops speakers is impossible. However, DJ Holland has a quick and easy “hack” to re route the audio back to the laptop speakers!
Stand alone professional DJ mixer carry more inputs and outputs than a regular controller. In this guide, DJ Holland breaks down all the ports so you know exactly how to wire up correctly!
Setting your gain structure and controlling your levels is a critical part of every DJ routine. Often overlooked and the main cause of bad sounding audio and mixes, it’s important for every DJ to know how and when to adjust the gain. In this video our DJ tutor Jamie Hartley breaks down the essentials to make sure your mixes never suffer from unwanted distortion or compression.
HID brings the best of club standard hardware to laptop DJ’s with little compromise. In this article we show you how to set up HID mode in on Rekordbox and Serato.
Acapellas or “A cappella” to give it its proper spelling, are a vital tools for DJ’s allowing them to create live remixes and transition between songs with more flair. In this free tutorial Jamie Hartley breaks down different ways to combine scratching with the use of a cappella’s to take your sets to the next level.
Struggling to think of what song to play next in your sets? Fear not we have all been there, here’s 5 proven methods to help you get out of any situation!
A recent update to Mac OS X included improved security surrounding driver installation. If rushed, you may miss this crucial step when installing your DJ hardware, meaning loss of audio and sometimes no connection at all. Crossfader’s resident geek DJ Holland breaks down the steps you need to look out for when installing your hardware to ensure a perfect connection every time!
Wanting to set up your laptop in a nightclub and take over a DJ who’s already playing? We show you how with using external sound cards and usb mixers.