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  1. Video: How James Patrick incoporates the MP2015 into his live setup

    Video: How James Patrick incoporates the MP2015 into his live setup
    Rane had the privilege to meet and work with James Patrick at Seattle's Decibel festival in 2013. Not only is James an exceptional producer, clinician, and teacher of all things electronic, he's also just a great guy. Residing out of Minnesota, Minneapolis, James is founder of the SlamAcademy, Timefrog Recordings and The Great Magnet. He's also a Dubspot instructor, curator...
  2. easy dj swapping with the Rane sixty-four

    easy dj swapping with the Rane sixty-four
    One of the biggest challenges of digital DJing has been seamlessly changing over from one DJ to the next and playing back-to-back DJ sets. Now, with the next-level architecture of the Rane Sixty-Four mixer, swapping between digital DJs has never been easier. it’s a four channel Sixty-Two, plus a whole lot more! Just like the Rane Sixty-Two mixer, the Sixty-Four...
  3. midi 101 for the digital dj

    midi 101 for the digital dj
    The acronym, MIDI, can be a daunting one to wrap your head around and diving into the world of MIDI can be overwhelming. Fortunately you don’t have to be an audio engineer or rocket scientist to control your software with a MIDI controller these days. This article is intended to give you the bare bones information you need to get...
  4. How to Properly Set Rane Mixer Level Controls

    How to Properly Set Rane Mixer Level Controls
    Correctly setting DJ mixer level controls is one of the most important contributors to creating an excellent sounding system. Once you master the fundamental principles you'll know how to get the best possible audio quality from your Rane DJ mixer. To ensure proper level setting, Rane DJ mixers are designed with a professional audio metering syste much like you’d find in...
  5. advanced mac optimizations for live performance

    advanced mac optimizations for live performance
    Are you ready to dig a little deeper and further optimize your Mac for live performance? Within the previous Mac optimizations article—Quick Mac Optimization for Live Performance—I walked you through a few basic system adjustments. This next article takes the Mac tweaks one step further by guiding you through advanced Mac optimizations and recommended application add-ons to help fine-tune your...
  6. quick mac optimizations for live performance

    quick mac optimizations for live performance
    Have a big gig this weekend and want to make sure everything goes off without a hitch? One of the easiest ways to ensure everything goes right during your set is to adjust your Mac for live performance. Whether you’re new to the world of Mac computers or a Mac veteran, optimizing your machine for use with resource intensive audio applications...
  7. the benefits & traps of key notation software

    the benefits & traps of key notation software
    Mixing in key is an important factor when performing, depending on the type of music being played. Tracks that have harmonies and melodies in a specific key don't sound good when blended with similar tracks not in the same key. Fortunately, with the invention of key notation software, mixing in key, or harmonic mixing, has never been easier. Although its...

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