DJs often use specialized DJ mixerssmall audio mixers with crossfader and cue functions to blend or transition from one song to another. Mixers are also used to pre-listen to sources of recorded music in headphones and adjust upcoming tracks to mix with currently playing music.
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Originally, the "disc" in "disc jockey" referred to gramophone recordsbut now "DJ" is used as an all-encompassing term to describe someone who mixes recorded music from any source, including vinyl recordscassettesCDsor digital audio files stored on USB stick or laptop.
DJs typically perform for a live audience in a nightclub or dance club or a TV, radio broadcast audience, or in the s, an online radio audience. DJs also create mixes, remixes and tracks that are recorded for later sale and distribution. In hip hop musicDJs may create beats, using percussion breaksbasslines and other musical content sampled from pre-existing records.
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Some DJs focus on creating a good mix of songs for the club dancers or radio audience. Other DJs use turntablism techniques such as scratchingin which the DJ or turntablist manipulates the record player turntable to create new rhythms and sounds.
DJs need to have a mixture of artistic and technical skills for their profession, because they have to understand both the creative aspects of making new musical beats and tracks, and the technical aspects of using mixing consolesprofessional audio equipment, and, in the s, digital audio workstations and other computerized music gear.
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Also, DJs who make a steady income from a venue, are also considered resident DJs. Notable resident DJs   include:. In Jamaican musica deejay DJ is a reggae or dance-hall musician who sings and raps "toasts" to an instrumental riddim. As music technology has progressed, DJs have adopted different types of equipment to play and mix music, all of which are still commonly used. Traditionally, DJs used KS011 (King) - DJ Kompact - Extended Play turntables plugged into a DJ mixer to mix music on vinyl records.
CDJs can take the place of turntables or be used together with turntables. With the spread of portable laptoptabletand smartphone computers, DJs began using software together with specialized sound cards and DJ controller hardware. DJ software can be used in conjunction with a hardware DJ mixer or be used instead of a hardware mixer.
Turntables allow DJs to play vinyl records. By adjusting the playback speed of the turntable, either by adjusting the speed knob, or by manipulating the platter e. This technique is known as beatmatching. DJs typically replace the rubber mat on turntables that keeps the record moving in sync with the turntable with a slipmat that facilitates manipulating the playback of the record by hand.
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CDJs often have features such as loops and waveform displays similar to DJ software. Originally designed to play music from compact discsthey now can play digital music files stored on USB flash drives and SD cards. DJ mixers are small audio mixing consoles specialized for DJing. Most DJ mixers have far fewer channels than a mixer used by a record producer or audio engineer ; whereas standard live sound mixers in small venues have 12 to 24 channels, and standard recording studio mixers have even more as many KS011 (King) - DJ Kompact - Extended Play 72 on large boardsbasic DJ mixers may have only two channels.
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