DJ RITUALS

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  1. robhicks1

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    I was just wondering does anyone else have a little ritual before a big mix. For example I like to make sure my kit is fairly clean and dust free and then I get myself a nice drink before lining up my record boxes and letting the flow begin lol.
    Anyone else go through anything like this? :lol:
     
  2. B1aDe

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    turn the sounds off on my pc and begin recording it has been the ritual since i got my pc hooked up then listen back after to see what sounds good or not
     
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    What every set? Ive never really done that. I bet it helps though lol. I really should put more effort in to the small details. Does it help to see what your cuts and blends sound like?
     
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    Riisu Not the Preacher Man VIP Junglist

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    definatly. also if you do a sweet mix you're always going to remember it! has helped in the past before. stuff that sounds goods when you're mixing, sometimes doesn't when you step back from it. i try to record a fair bit now.

    otherwise, yeah. i always pour a long drink. but often forget about til i'm done mixing as it's placed behind me.

    i more than likely have the lights often and put my soft yellow lamp on. seem to mix better with a cap on for some reason!?
     
  5. B1aDe

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    Yeah basicly i've only been mixing since mid jan so i thought this would be a good way of seeing whats good and what aint....... i will get a mix up on here some point soon and people can have a listen and see whats decent and what aint
     
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    roll a bifter and crack the volume up on the amp
     
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    When I'm playing out, I need a couple of drinks to get a flow going. I don't get drunk though. Not professional.

    HOWEVER I've played a couple of sets with friends I don't remember at all! Supposedly quite well.
     
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  10. Riisu

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    yeah. i find like a beer, maybe two and it just all seems to come together a lot better. seem a bit more in tuned to whats going on.
     
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    At home - turn the lights down low, skin up, pour a big long drink...

    Out - Couple bottles of beer before I start! That's it though, just 2, and not even pints
     
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    Yea yea especially if you're recording then few beers is a must! Get's you relaxed and yeah I always smoke before mixing too for the same reasons. Hahah and riisu i feel you blad i think i mix better with my cap on too :teeth:
     
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    i don't smoke bud anymore. but there isn't a time im miss it more than when i'm having a flex. it's almost the perfect combination.
     
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    u mix better with a cap on cause less distractions in ur sightlines ;)
     
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    no rituals, just skillz yo. and fuck 2 beers, I better be getting 2 every 1/2 hour when i play