DJ Skills: The Essential Guide to Mixing & Scratching is the most comprehensive, up to date approach to DJing ever produced. With insights from top club, mobile, and scratch DJ's, the book includes many teaching strategies developed in the Berklee College of Music prototype DJ lab.
From scratching and mixing skills to the latest trends in DVD and video mixing this book gives you access to all the tools, tips and techniques you need. Topics like hand position are taught in a completely new way, and close-up photos of famous DJ's hands are featured. As well as the step-by-step photos the book includes an audio CD to demonstrate techniques. This book is perfect for intermediate and advanced DJ's looking to improve their skills in both the analogue and digital domain.
Readership: Intermediate DJ's who wish to delve deeper into certain skills, and hear what some of the many high-profile professionals featured in the book have to say about these topics. People with a little bit of experience on DJ gear (bedroom DJ's), those with an interest in the art itself, Music Fans
About the Author: 25 years of experience as a DJ, record producer, engineer, session player, music director, studio designer and recording artist. Emmy Award-winning composer for film and television.
Recent appearances on NBC's Today Show, CNN Live, CBS Sunday Morning, and NPR's All Things Considered. Writer for Mix, Remix, Electronic Musician, Audio Media, and Pro Sound News magazines. Author of "Turntable Technique: The Art of the DJ".