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DJing For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-66372-1
Paperback
424 pages
September 2010
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Introduction.

Part I: Stepping Up to the Decks.

Chapter 1: Catching DJ Fever.

Chapter 2: Starting Up with the Bare Bones.

Chapter 3: Shopping for Equipment.

Chapter 4: Retro Chic or PC Geek? Buying Records, CDs and MP3s.

Part II: Stocking Up Your DJ Toolbox.

Chapter 5: Keeping Up with the Tech-Revolution: Format Choices.

Chapter 6: Getting Decked Out with Turntables.

Chapter 7: Perfecting Your Decks: Slipmats and Needles.

Chapter 8: Spinning with CDs.

Chapter 9: Bits and PCs: Digital DJing.

Chapter 10: Stirring It Up with Mixers.

Chapter 11: Ear-Splitting Advice about Not Splitting Your Ears: Headphones.

Chapter 12: Letting Your Neighbours Know That You're a DJ: Amplifiers.

Chapter 13: Plugging In, Turning On: Set-up and Connections.

Part III: The Mix.

Chapter 14: Grasping the Basics of Mixing.

Chapter 15: Picking Up on the Beat: Song Structure.

Chapter 16: Mixing Like the Pros.

Chapter 17: Scratching Lyrical.

Part IV: Getting Noticed and Playing Live.

Chapter 18: Building a Foolproof Set.

Chapter 19: Creating a Great Demo.

Chapter 20: Getting Busy With It: Working as a DJ.

Chapter 21: Facing the Music: Playing Live.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 22: Ten Resources for Expanding Your Skills and Fan Base.

Chapter 23: Ten Answers to DJ Questions You're Too Afraid to Ask.

Chapter 24: Ten Great Influences on Me.

Chapter 25: Ten DJing Mistakes to Avoid.

Chapter 26: Ten Items to Take with You When DJing.

Index.

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