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  • Published: 1 March 2007
  • ISBN: 9780593058114
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $39.99
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How To DJ (Properly)

The Art And Science Of Playing Records - the definitive guide to becoming the ultimate DJ and spinning your way to success



A new edition of the definitive guide to becoming a DJ and improving your DJ skills.

This is the world's first guide to become the ultimate DJ - and the only guide you'll ever need, perfect for beginners and more experienced DJs who want to hone their skills from music industry experts. The illustrated tutorials and no-nonsense tips and advice will ensure you're standing at the decks and mixing in no time...!
'A truly comprehensive tome ... Young musicians, as well as aspiring DJs, could learn a trick or two' -- Independent on Sunday
'An absolute must' -- ***** Reader review
'The DJ Bible' -- ***** Reader review
'A must for a potentially good DJ! Just Buy it, You will not regret it' -- ***** Reader review
'I never knew you could learn practical skills from literature but this book changed my life' -- ***** Reader review
'Really useful BUY IT NOW!' -- ***** Reader review
'Entertaining, informative and encouraging' -- ***** Reader review

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How to DJ Properly forms both the perfect introduction for the novice who wants a pair of Technics turntables for Christmas and contains enough spot-on advice and advanced instruction to be valuable to more experienced DJs.
Written in an entertaining no-nonsense style, with a healthy dose of realism, it shatters some illusions about the dance industry and offers in return some powerfully inspiring visions as it explains the true rewards of the DJ's craft.

Including everything you will ever need to know:
*illustrated tutorials on mixing techniques and styles and using multiple decks (covers beatmatching, stopping, cutting, spinbacks and much more!)
*tips on buying the right equipment and records
*advice from superstar DJs and industry insider secrets aplenty
*how to make your own tracks, how to get gigs and how to get people dancing, pace the night and throw the best party ever

It really is a masterclass in becoming the ultimate DJ. Now all you need is to get out of your bedroom and do it . . .

  • Published: 1 March 2007
  • ISBN: 9780593058114
  • Imprint: Bantam Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $39.99
Categories:

About the authors

Frank Broughton

Bill Brewster is co-owner of dance label Forensic, a renowned DJ and a freelance writer. Frank Broughton is an author and freelance journalist whose work has appeared in NME and Rolling Stone and he was deputy editor of i-D Magazine. They are the authors of Last Night a DJ Saved My Life, How To DJ (Properly): The Art And Science Of Playing Records and "Boy's Own", the Complete Fanzines 1986-92: Acid House Scrapes and Capers.

Bill Brewster

Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton are the authors of the hugely successful definitive history of the DJ, 'Last Night a DJ Saved My Life', as well as writing for magazines and newspapers including I-D, The Face and the Guardian.

Praise for How To DJ (Properly)

A truly comprehensive tome, aimed at both beginners and inermediates: in other words, a truly vast international market... Young musicians, as well as aspiring DJs, could learn a trick or two

Jah Wobble, Independent on Sunday

With so many books and courses available to the beginner now, it's great to find one that gets it spot on. In future isf anyone asks me for tips on DJing, I'll simply tell them to read this

Rocky, X-Press 2

I love this book - it's helped me set many guidelines for my longterm dream of starting a DJ Academy

Danny Tenaglia

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