How to DJ
The Insider's Guide to Success on the DecksBook - 2006
Offers a guide to becoming a professional disc jockey, presents information on how to select and use the latest technology, and includes interviews and tips from celebrity disc jockeys.
How to DJ is the insider's guide to becoming a professional DJ. Written by two industry insiders who DJ and produce hit records throughout the world, this is the concise, how-to sourcebook that comes straight from real DJs and musicians. They explain and demonstrate everything you need to know---from the basics of what DJs do and how they got their careers off of the ground to the worldwide phenomenon of DJ/producers who work with the biggest names in the business and make the music in the charts today.
-- top advice on how to DJ---from selecting what to spin to getting gigs to keeping your audience dancing
-- technology made easy---what you need and how to set it up
-- how the DJ and music business works and how to rise to the top
-- how to make hit records at home
-- interviews and tips from celebrity DJs including Tall Paul, Boy George, Tim Westwood, Andy Cato, Mr. C, Andy Wilson, BT, Jeremy Healy, Allister Whitehead, and Sasha.
Two veterans of the music industry offer an insider's guide to becoming a professional DJ, offering detailed explanations and demonstrations of everything one needs to know to become a successful DJ, from how to select and use the latest technology to how to make hit records at home, as well as interviews and tips from top celebrity DJs. Original. 15,000 first printing.