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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

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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
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'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


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 . . .


First published September 2, 2002

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