Learn the secrets of superstar DJs and master turntablists
Master the tricks and techniques of the professionals
Get the lowdown on every aspect of DJing, from scratching to beat matching
Based on the number one training course from point-blank.
DJ Techniques is the ultimate guide to all things DJ. Written by experts from Point-Blank Music Production and DJ College with years of experience in all aspects of the music business, DJ Techniques teaches DJing skills with sparkling clarity for everyone from absolute beginners to gigging veterans. Based on Point-Blank's renowned DJ courses and featuring easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions with diagrams and handy tips, here the art of DJing is demystified and made accessible to all would-be turntablists. Point-Blank is currently the Number One college for Music Production and DJing, as voted by readers of DJ magazine. Based in London and Ibiza, the college's cutting-edge courses are taught by industry insiders who have worked with Massive Attack, Craig David, Peter Gabriel and many more.
UK-based American-born Tom Frederickse has been a record producer since the birth of DJ culture in 1988. He has worked on over 100 UK Top 40 records for such varied artists as Robbie Williams, Michael Jackson and James Brown and has worked with many of the best British and American DJs including Sasha, Allister Whitehead, Joey Negro, Tommy D, Frankie Foncett, Bam Bam and Marshall Jefferson. David Sloly began Djing at an early age. After training with the BBC as a journalist, he became a dance-music radio producer, winning a string of awards for his efforts, and went on to produce various dance-music television programmes. During a long spell in Ibiza, David played a series of now-legendary sets at El Motel. He now builds next-generation DJ equipment and has a client list of many well-known DJs.