How do YOU keep in beat when mixing?

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  1. Nutek

    Nutek movement junglist

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    Inspired by the "DnB DJ's Like To Dance?" thread by "DJ Wizz"..

    I usually tap my foot when I'm mixing, it's like a subconcious thing, what do you guys do? I obviously nod my noggle too.. can't resist!
     
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    Dustek Finished the PhD

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  3. JAGZ

    JAGZ Well-Known Member

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    well i use many techniques but the one i use most to stay in time is to listen to the tune thats coming out the speakers and go with that:D
    try it its really good
     
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    must try this
    you got any groupies spare mate?
     
  5. Rock*

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    I don't keep in beat. DESPERATE CLANGY SWITCHES FTW!
     
  6. sam the dnb man

    sam the dnb man Variation

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    sweat out like jake from G Dub due to nerves!
     
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    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    That he does... I've got a mate whos the same, must be a little annoying if you gota play two shows the same night!

    I generally do everything while i'm mixing, if its at home and its quiet then just a bit of head bopping. But as soon as things get loud, even at home or at a party i start to rock my socks off. Especially when you feel you've done a good mix!

    Played on a 5K rig b2b with Scuba on NYE and i was twatted, bouncing about all over the place!

    So i say do what you gota do... Just dont to a TC :bounce: :bounce:
     
  8. slimbo011

    slimbo011 I've been naughty, I'm banned

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    lol yeah tc looks like a cock when he 'thinks' hes done a good mix
     
  9. Sammy_Dodger

    Sammy_Dodger Mr Ed

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    I just bubble n bounce to the beat...like i do everywhere...

    once mixing long enough..it comes insticinct
     
  10. Dustek

    Dustek Finished the PhD

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  11. justin_credible

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    I get a bit lost in the moment at times. raving about in my room. Can lead to embarassment mind, all the kids up my road take the piss as i live in a bungalow and my room is right next to the road they play in.
     
  12. Kibon

    Kibon Blaze It Down !

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    I just do generally the same things when I'm dancing to dnb as when I'm mixing dnb.. = BOUNCING
     
  13. Dj Dirty Pimp

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    i nod my head usually, and dance lol bounce, jump etc
     
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    DJHaze I've been naughty, I'm banned

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    you cant jump to the beat while mxing.. lets be honest. do you fully understand the concept of jumping? both feet must leave the ground in an attempt to fly. if you do that when your mixing, im a chinaman
     
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    dont jog the decks aswell
     
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  17. DJ Wizz

    DJ Wizz Bless, Union, Force FM

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    forever boping my head, but if im havign a bit of particualar trouble with a mix i bounce my hand up and down to the beat of the tune in the room (sorta like a conductor, like goldie haha) and it helps with seeing and hearing if the cued tune is outa time and if its fast or slow. the trick is to reli snap ur hand on the beats and u will realise whats wrong with the mix instantly. safe.
     
  18. ScottyEightSix

    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    I tend to move the pitch adjuster, occasionally touch the platter... I've tried bouncing up and down etc... An it doesnt seem to effect the speed of the record... Maybe I'm doing it wrong tho.
     
  19. DJ Wizz

    DJ Wizz Bless, Union, Force FM

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    brilliant! tyhe worst is when my mum bursts in my room to tell me to "turn it the fuck down" and im doing a one foot skank in my pants! lol
     
  20. scampi

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    haha ennit dats happend enuff times