dj's pitching up sets.

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  1. rosssss224

    rosssss224 Member

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    noticed bigger dj's sets seem to be at a higher bpm than "normal". andy and frictin for example seem to be averaging around 180bpm. This normal practice to keep the gurners happy? anyone here do this?
     
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    hazdaman100 Bum 'n Face

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    yeah, always pitch up, never play at 0, sounds too slow
     
  3. ONSLAUGHT88

    ONSLAUGHT88 I sees ya I do I sees ya

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    Yeah same mate, always have it faster, some people disagree with it though.
     
  4. DOOVD

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    i usually mix at +3 +4
     
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    hazdaman100 Bum 'n Face

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    sounds much better at faster speeds imo
     
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    lyfie Active Member

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    +4 for me.
     
  7. D Double U

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    3-4 on start for me...Some tunes are far too slow at 0 to actually get a decent groove
     
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    just had a little mix starting at +3 playing some villem,break sort of tunes. feeling it!
     
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    i always mix 174 tunes at around +4% but only cause of the click at 0 on mk2s.

    tunes do seem to have a bit more energy at that speed too
     
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    djad leo the lion

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    between 4 and 6 for when i play out..
     
  11. Fire starter

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    I used to try and keep the tracks as close to the 0 mark as possible. But now after playing out a bit i wack them up at around 180 bpm.
     
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    Usually on about +6
     
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    Depends what tracks really, and what vibe im trying to create. Usually its +2 to +4.
     
  14. ONSLAUGHT88

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    Yeah around the 4-7 mark really.
     
  15. Demshy

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    Surely it completely depends on the speed at which the track is made. How can you say your usually on +6 when some tracks are written at 170bpm and some at 175bpm. Most of the time I mix at 176bpm.
     
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    think people are taking an average. assume when ppl say +6 ect...then it is a track which is 174. cause trust no-one gunna be playing frictions remix of back to your roots at +6!
     
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    DTR the village idiot

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    This, I do it out of habit.
     
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    Depends on what i'm playing. If i'm mixing some early 90's stuff with newer stuff 90's tunes end up between 7 & 8 and the otheres between -2 and +2 depending on bpms. Try and keep it under +4 usually though.
     
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    always start a set at +2 and just go from there
     
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    I normally start between +2 and +4 depending on the track... it stops you ever needing to mix near 0 or below.

    I think there is a point where it just sounds too fast and rushed... the beats need space to breathe! I find with most things after +6 it's a bit excessive unless it's an old tune with a slow BPM to begin with.