How to Become a DJ
How to Become a DJ
Who can claim that the people are dancing around his/her fingertips? Don’t have an idea? Don’t worry I am here to blow away your doubts. There is nothing like to be the president of the United States neither you need to be a worthy and charismatic political personality. All you need to know is how to become a DJ and believe me this is not that difficult. If you go through the process and become a skillful DJ, people will latterly dance around your fingertips (on the dancing floors only… hahaha).
Becoming a professional DJ can earn you a lot of money. As an example, you can watch the videos of ‘The Kane Show’ on YouTube where you can see the DJs performing behind the scene.
So are you ready to become a DJ? Come with me and I’ll tell you how you can achieve your goal. Now the million dollar question is how to become a DJ? Well, we’ll learn it as the article goes on.
The most important thing you require to start your journey is your patience and keenness in the learning. If you have both these ingredients in your personality, you will definitely meet your success. However, you need to have some helping tools in this regard that we are discussing here in this article.
How to Become a DJ- Requirement
Computer or a Laptop
Yes, it is that easy that even you can perform it right from your drawing room, thanks to the internet and modern technologies that make life easy for us. To do so, you need a fully equipped multimedia computer or a laptop.
You must have a large collection of music that you can play according to your task. Your collection should contain a vast range of music collection e. g. Desi Music, Bollywood, Hollywood, Lollywood, Bhangra, Folk, Pop, Rock, Hip-hop, Classical, Remixes etc.
Remember, if you are using mp3; make sure that your files must be above 320kbps. Lower quality than this can harm the speakers and it won’t sound good.
Good software helps you a long way to become a successful DJ. You need to choose the right software for you in this regard. There are many options around. You can buy good software or even you can have one for free.
If you are looking for the free software, Ableton Live can be a good option for you. Basically, it is a music production software, can be used in DJing. The Lite version is free while the standard and suite versions cost you $449 and $749 respectively.
Native Instrument’s Traktor Pro 2 is another good example in this regard with the price of $99 only.
After having all the combination right in place, it’s not that difficult to be a DJ. However, practice makes things perfect. So practice practice and practice and have fun out there.
If you are facing any difficulty in how to become a DJ perspective, feel free to write us about your difficulties by commenting in the comment section.