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    DescriptionDJs have gone from being underpaid live jukeboxes to becoming premier entertainers, producers, businessmen, and musicians capable of commanding admiration from thousands and earning serious money. Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton's Last Night a DJ Saved My Life was the definitive history of the DJ. Now they gather their mastery of the artistic and technical aspects of being a DJ into a clear, accessible, and entertaining guide. How to DJ is the perfect guide -- from the most basic keys to establishing a music collection and a distinctive sound, to elementary record-spinning, to the complex skills of scratching, hot-mixing, and beat-juggling, as well as the inimitable art of creating an evening of sound that is perfectly timed, balanced, and unforgettable. Diagrams throughout illustrate phrases, beat timing, and song structure with no reliance on music theory, and resource lists recommend everything from which songs are best (and most fun) to learn with, to good sources for building a library of disks, CDs, and MP3s. For those who want to turn pro, the authors give sage advice on the vagaries of the club and music business. Short quotes, anecdotes, and photos of famous DJs such as Grandmaster Flash and Derrick Carter are featured.


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    Title
    How to DJ Right
    Subtitle
    The Art and Science of Playing Records
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Frank Broughton, By (author) Bill Brewster
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780802139955
    ISBN 10: 0802139957
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 540
    Ingram Subject Code: PR
    Libri: I-PR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25880
    BISAC V2.8: BUS012000, MUS013000
    B&T Approval Code: A46342800
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PER008000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A08010200
    BISAC V2.8: MUS040000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 791.443, 791.44/3
    LC classification: ML3795 .B825 2003
    Publisher
    Grove/Atlantic
    Imprint name
    Grove Press
    Publication date
    01 July 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY