how long have you been mixing?

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  1. Highway-man

    Highway-man Member

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    I want to start this thread because it`s interesteing to see the different range of experience of DJ`s on this site.
    Its also wicked to hear mixes of new DJs to compare yourself to them when you were at that stage and see how far you have come!
    I myself have been mixing for two years now and I still have my first every mixtape from when I had been mixing for about 3months, and it is even recorded on tape!!
    I was going to thailand travelling for 3 months and i had just got into mixing so i took a mixtape with me to listen to while i was away and that meant lugging aroung a massive tape player just for that one tape all the while everyone else had there i pods, thats dedication haha.
     
  2. $marty

    $marty Dexcell Staff Member

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    Over 10 years now. Started when I was 13 on a pair of Sony PD somethings and some matchbox mixer. Managed to teach myself how to mix as well and gradually everything fell into place :)
     
  3. Teddy

    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    started in 94
    gave up about 2001 due to several ear operations
    recently started up again a year or so ago, the forum has inspired me to step my game up somewhat!
     
  4. Sweaty Teddy

    Sweaty Teddy Nob'ed

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    Only been mixing since May/June but can see that I have progressed quite a bit since then.
     
  5. luciduk

    luciduk Active Member

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  6. Subjekt Music

    Subjekt Music Well-Known Member

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    Been using turntables sinc i was 13
    Got a pair at 17 and played hip hop and used to scratch alot
    Started djing D&B around 04 and havent looked back since

    My relationship with turntables has been long and tumultous
     
  7. DJ Spliff

    DJ Spliff Never Enuff Vinyl

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    Started on belt drives when I was like 16 but that didn't go anywhere. Even when I got my technics I still didn't even use them for the longest time. I was so defeated from trying to use the belt drives. But now that I've gotten on the ball it's been 3 years.
     
  8. DeeGun

    DeeGun Church of Krust

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    Started with 23 years, 8 years now, sometimes blitza blazing , sometimes pure shite.:D
     
  9. Joey AdhD

    Joey AdhD sweaty scouser

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    bout 10 years now...started when i was 16
     
  10. motion audio

    motion audio Active Member

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    Winter 06 I think I started, got some cheap decks cuz i thought it would be fun to learn something new music-wise, and it was! Musics the shit :)
     
  11. djhektikz

    djhektikz Active Member

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    7 years.still not top notch like sum of the headz on here need to step up my game but im a lazy cunt.
     
  12. Lunos

    Lunos Active Member

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    will be 2 years next friday
     
  13. TheGambit

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    14 years.

    I don't mix so often now, like someone else said this forum has inspired me to start mixing seriously again.

    Added an old mix I did back in 2000 today.

    http://dnbforum.com/showthread.php?t=90960

    I'm gonna start adding some more mixes in the near future.
     
  14. drp81

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    got decks at 18, had to pack them up at 26 when my son was born cos i had to make space for his cot. getting severe withdrawals now so moving to production to ease the pain.

    is gutting to see 8 years worth of vinyl collecting dust, one day they will be restored to their former glory!!
     
  15. Fes Rock

    Fes Rock Nothing..........

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    15 years, Hip hop breaks and pistol shakes. now i exclusively mix gaba goo goo drumstep b2b brostep
     
  16. Filler

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    sick thread.
    I got my own decks 7 months ago, before that i jst had the occasional mix over a t amates not knowin what i was doing.
    i can see i've progressed, i can beatmatch but for some reason at times i jst pointless alter the pitch which results in a fuck up or i seem to get ahead of myself and go crazy on the eq'in instead of making sure i've locked the beats.

    check the sig if u want to listen to the latest mix i;ve done, it's slack at times but thats me bein a fool like i said.

    * forgot to say, for 5 of those 7 months i had a mixer with a fucked cue slider so my best advice is get a FULLY WORKING mixer or get yours serviced and all is easier then
     
  17. Subjekt Music

    Subjekt Music Well-Known Member

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    I'm gonna start mixing blud step for the london bludstep mans dem
     
  18. funkmod

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    coming up on two years but i really only started getting into it the last year before i was like meh ill mix like once and awhile and maybe scratch didn't really started getting serious until i got my second technic so really only about a year
     
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  20. dose.bs1

    dose.bs1 THE DADDY

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    I started on some pioneer belt driven decks about 9 years ago so quite a while, took me ages to pick up beat matchin properly though!