Art of Deejaying, WK 15 – Spice Up Your Mix, Pt 3

Welcome to SKAH DJ Blog! This week our focus is still on skills, tricks and techniques that can make your DJ set standout. This week’s article is a continuation (or part three) of the last article. If you did not read the previous articles then you should go check them out – Spice Up Your Read more about Art of Deejaying, WK 15 – Spice Up Your Mix, Pt 3[…]

Art of Deejaying, WK 14 – Spice Up Your Mix, Pt 2

Welcome to SKAH DJ Blog! Last week, we had an article on simple skills, tricks and techniques that work like magic if properly executed and not over-used. This week’s article is a continuation or part two of the last lesson. If you did not read that article then you should go check it out! Without Read more about Art of Deejaying, WK 14 – Spice Up Your Mix, Pt 2[…]

Time Out with VDJ Sparrow

VDJ Sparrow whose real names are Macdonald Jack spent some time with us recently. He spoke about his deejaying career, developments in the industry and tips for the aspiring DJs. Tell us about VDJ Sparrow? I am Fabulous VDJ Sparrow ‘tha Scratch Icon’ that is my Stage name. I am the CEO of Fabulous Sounds, Read more about Time Out with VDJ Sparrow[…]

Art of Deejaying, WK 13 – Spice Up Your Mix, Pt 1

Welcome to SKAH DJ Blog! So you have mastered transitions and beatmatching skills, you are working a DJ set for a party, you have a window of 90 seconds or less in between tracks, you need to spice up your mix, by adding some flavor to it. There are several skills, techniques and tricks you Read more about Art of Deejaying, WK 13 – Spice Up Your Mix, Pt 1[…]

Traktor Pro 2.11 Update

The much anticipated Traktor Pro 2.11 update is out. This new version comes with advanced features for the DJ/Producer. See some of the features and bug fixes below; Integration with Ableton Link Step Sequencer mode for Remix Decks (fully MIDI mappable) Compatible with Pioneer CDJ-2000 Nexus 2 via HID Compatible with Pioneer DJM-900 Nexus 2 Compatible with Allen Read more about Traktor Pro 2.11 Update[…]

Public Beta Testing for Traktor 2.11.0

Traktor is calling on all professional DJs to join its public beta testing exercise for the soon-to-be-released Traktor 2.11.0. This is an opportunity to contribute to the development of  Native Instruments’ Traktor which is ‘The Future of Sound’.  In addition to several bug fixes, this release will support MacOS Sierra and will see the end Read more about Public Beta Testing for Traktor 2.11.0[…]

Time out with VDJ Sparrow

Recently, we spent some time out with VDJ Sparrow (CEO Fabulous Sounds) and he had so much on his mind for his fans, colleagues, upcoming DJs and the everyone else. We will be bringing you the full gist in a little bit. You do not want to miss this one. Like our Facebook page, follow us Read more about Time out with VDJ Sparrow[…]

Silent Disco – An end to Noise Pollution?

With the recent enforcement of laws on noise pollution in places like Lagos, Nigeria. Silent Discos seem to be an interesting alternative to loud sound systems. In fact, Silent Discos presents an opportunity for several DJs to play simultaneously (via different channels) maybe in different genres to satisfy the different needs of the audience which Read more about Silent Disco – An end to Noise Pollution?[…]

Art of Deejaying, WK 12 – Fundamentals of Scratching

Welcome to SKAH DJ Blog! Scratching is one technique that excites most beginner-DJs. Usually they try to get into scratching too quickly without even learning the fundamentals of scratching. The harder they try to incorporate scratching into their DJ set, the worse their DJ set is due to poor cuts, wrong timing, and wrong choice Read more about Art of Deejaying, WK 12 – Fundamentals of Scratching[…]

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