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^^^ I do that as well..

or turn the car off to cut the music off in time.
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speakin of driving....would using a gps be like preselecting your set in ableton?
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Kinda because you never know that the way you plan is going to go too well
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good thing you're not listening to hardstyle in the car...

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Kinda because you never know that the way you plan is going to go too well

true...but i've seen many people follow the GPS to the letter...
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you realise that you anaylise music too much and judge other djs too harshly, then you realise you don't love clubbing as much as you used too, then you learn to unlearn, and once again here the music without judgement, and love it for what it is.
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you realise that you anaylise music too much and judge other djs too harshly, then you realise you don't love clubbing as much as you used too, then you learn to unlearn, and once again here the music without judgement, and love it for what it is.

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When you have your music pumping in the car windows open, you see a cop coming towards you but you dont turn your music down because you know the exact moment the cop gets close enough to hear anythning there will be a pause in the music.

Goes both ways, going holy shit this songs about to drop in that cops face.
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When you are munching a girls carpet and you cant help but flick your tongue to the beat.

I find varying from straight four four to half time, quarter time then up to double time always makes for an enjoyable experience for those involved.
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When you're listening to your mp3 player and walking past a shop playing music, and the songs match up perfectly, so you slowly press on/pull your earbuds out to mix the mp3player song out.
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When you're listening to your mp3 player and walking past a shop playing music, and the songs match up perfectly, so you slowly press on/pull your earbuds out to mix the mp3player song out.


hahaha! That's hilarious! I don't listen to music outside of my car/work/home so I've never done that but I'm sure I would have if I did! lol




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When you spend your whole morning setting up your turntables/sound card/etc to record a mix instead of actually eating food. Man I'm hungry...MUST. FINNISH. MIX!

This x 100000, i will hold off food/girls/bodily functions while im having a good mix, goes for producing too
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^^^ God I bet producing is even worse, totally falling into another world and being stuck there for hours tweaking shit up!

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you realise that you anaylise music too much and judge other djs too harshly, then you realise you don't love clubbing as much as you used too, then you learn to unlearn, and once again here the music without judgement, and love it for what it is.

I soooooooooooooo get what you mean there! Or when you go out clubbing, you just wish it was you playing coz you'd be doing such a better job than the dude playing at the time!
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Or when you go out clubbing, you just wish it was you playing coz you'd be doing such a better job than the dude playing at the time!

That's the reason i got serious about mixing. I was just fed up with shit dj's.

Coupla years later not much has changed though.

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That's the reason i got serious about mixing. I was just fed up with shit dj's.

Coupla years later not much has changed though.

Where do you guys go out??? I mean yea i have seen plenty of shit djs in mainstream clubs...

But my favourite clubs have residents that are usually fault free with well constructed sets.

p.s. Usually go to Family on fridays (brisbane), all the residents are good at what they do
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When you pretend your desk / keyboard / dashboard / whatever is a cue / play button on a CDJ
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when you come home from work and the first thing you do is go on your favourite artists facebook fanpage to see if their are any updates on a new track
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turn the car off to cut the music off in time.

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A few have been mentioned already, but...

...when you turn your air con dial off in the car like your switching off the bass.

...when you can pick what songs coming next in a club 2 minutes before it comes in, and you tell everyone, and then ask for high fives after youve guessed it correctly.

...pretending anything is the cue/play button (ie. i use the volume keys on the keyboards at work)

...when you realise you don't just go 'out' anymore, it's always to see someone play.

...when your out and have conversations with a mate similar to "such and such song would go in so great after this bar" etc.

...when you go out to a club and have no issue sitting down for 3 hours with another mate just to listen to the tunes.

...when you have an incredibly sore back =(
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When you're on your computer listening to new tunes you've just downloaded and your house mate walks past and sees you bouncing around as if you're mixing, only to be sitting on a computer chair in front of a keyboard instead of a mixer.
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- when you realise that slowly, the only people who you hang around all mix
-when pre-drinks at someone's house involves bringing a crate of beer, and a crate of tunes
- when your driving your car, and you start mixing the track live by fucking with the EQ's
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-When hearing a song, you remember who's mix/Compilation/night/event you heard it on/at last....
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-When hearing a song, you remember who's mix/Compilation/night/event you heard it on/at last....

Haha yes, very good. Heard Yolanda Be Cool - Afro Nuts (DCUP Remix) on the weekend and referred to it to my mate as that song on Cassians Mix before Classixx - I'll Get You and after Damn Arms - Destination (Cassian Remix).
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When out of time beats really piss you off, for example yesterday
australia day, was in the park with mates and from one end some crew was cranking acdc, and then at the other end people were playing the hottest 100

all added up to one massive clusterfuck in my brain
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When out of time beats really piss you off, for example yesterday
australia day, was in the park with mates and from one end some crew was cranking acdc, and then at the other end people were playing the hottest 100

all added up to one massive clusterfuck in my brain

so true

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hahaha! That's hilarious! I don't listen to music outside of my car/work/home so I've never done that but I'm sure I would have if I did! lol




When you spend your whole morning setting up your turntables/sound card/etc to record a mix instead of actually eating food. Man I'm hungry...MUST. FINNISH. MIX!

all morning? for an hour mix?
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Does anyone else find that they've developed a weird/awesome ability to remember the vast majority of songs they heard the night before, no matter how sloshed they became?
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When you pretend your desk / keyboard / dashboard / whatever is a cue / play button on a CDJ

This!
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You tap your finger 3 times and then flick the lightswitch on the 4th
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You tap your finger 3 times and then flick the lightswitch on the 4th

I do this with random objects but have never thought of the lightswitch. Nice wun.
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You tap your finger 3 times and then flick the lightswitch on the 4th

on the 4th? really?

1, 2, 3, 4, 1 <----- this
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He totes wrecked you, brah.
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I cue on the 5th, but frankly can't see what major difference there would be if you were cueing on the 4th...
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on the 4th? really?

1, 2, 3, 4, 1 <----- this

that's what I meant, just could't put it in words propperly

note the time stamp... That's why
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that's what I meant, just could't put it in words propperly

note the time stamp... That's why


peak time, that's when you should be doing your best work!
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haha - ditto! hoping to rememdy that tonight!
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When you're jumping on this thread to post that you're mixing Theo Parrish -Friendly Children (Sound Signature) and D5 - Sides of Space (Delsin) despite 10 beers and being baked in the dungeon of 1200ness.

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Drink lots and you will have heaps of fun. He puts on quite the show, definatly not a dj to watch for song selection and technical skills, but great music to just go crazy and jump around to :]

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Does anyone else find that they've developed a weird/awesome ability to remember the vast majority of songs they heard the night before, no matter how sloshed they became?

not really, i can only remember a couple for some reason, the rest i forget!
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where is the "I should be DJing right now thread??"

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