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  • Shake N Blake

    i know that this is now over for entries, but i wanted to share my video with everyone here. it was my first video. a bit long, but full of some bangers! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWvxlzxA6Es

  • http://www.facebook.com/alon.elmaliah Alon Elmaliah

    WOW!
    No Turntablist made it to the finals.

    Hell, Only 4 DVS systems entered the contest; including a system just 4 show.

    So it’s true what they say? That Turntablism has become a Dying Art-form?
    Or is it just the nature of this contest?

    That do you guys (n’ gals) think?

    • BelgianJungleSound

      This is DJTT; a blog that pioneers controllerism. What did you expect? Also, I’m not sure if Skrillex is out on vinyl…

  • Tomash Ghz

    my entry preforming on a DIY MF Pro clone in an old arcade 

  • kpgdjz


    Here it is, sorry about the mike sound or not. My speakers may  be blown.
    Learn how to turn your S4 into an instrument.
    http://www.kpg.wix.com/od

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uI4vEqhIWU&feature=youtu.be Joe Hayes

    Here is my entry! :D  I am a 14 year old DJ from Seattle and I mapped my DJ Hero controller to control effects in Traktor! -Joe Hayes

  • sam moore

    Here is my entry!! Check it out!!

  • Dee Janky

    Here’s our submission to the contest!  We are mixing on a Kontrol S2 and routing through a Kaoss Pad 3.  Enjoy!

  • N1xx1nofthebass

    Bass N1xx1N Entry, 2 original songs and mutliple shows and performances thank DJTT FOR EVERYTHING!! 

    • N1xx1nofthebass

      Updated link, for video HD video coming soon, waiting for a new computer processor 

    • Bass N1xx1N

      HD Video W/ Song Links in description

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1414260161 Max Burnside

    Played a Novation Launchpad as a piano, using an AKAI LPD8 to control filters and clips in Ableton. Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTjeCTk_fjU&feature=plcp

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1414260161 Max Burnside

    I played my Novation Launchpad as a piano and used an Akai LPD8 to control clips and filters in Ableton. Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTjeCTk_fjU&feature=plcp

  • Evan Metayer

    Here is my submission! I hope that you all enjoy it! I had a lot of fun making this! Great learning experience!!! :)

  • http://twitter.com/KickBassBounce Kick. Bass. Bounce.

    Thanks for the great articles and opportunities!

  • http://www.facebook.com/guiempke Gui Empke

    Are the comments moderated? I already tryed to post my entry three times and it never shows.
    I’m Gui Empke from Brazil and this is my entry. I hope you guys like it.

  • Luc_ass

    last but not least here’s my entry the original quality of this video is 13 gb  but that could never be uploaded in time on youtube so i had to convert and convert and convert it 

  • BelgianJungleSound

    Having watched some of the other entries, I can safely say I don’t stand a chance, but at least I’ll be able to give you something else to listen to apart from endless dubstep. Anyway, here’s my entry:

  • Thanatos

    here is my entry. beware it’s pretty unusual both in term of selection (Darkstep and crossbreed stuff) and toy cause i’ve made this mix with my octatrack
    hope you’ll like it
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXQzEpoTLTg

  • C.Lab

    Hey Everybody! Here is my submission! i made it using my latest version of my custom Collision Mapping for the APC40! Hope you like it! 

  • Sebastian Keusch

    here my entry for the contest, hope it’s not to late. 

    ..it is kinda shitty, but I have to admit I had only 2 days to realize it and I did all on my own. Editing is not perfect and the music doesn’t sound good all the time, but I like it anyway =) the video was shot a friends’ workshop… we often have some beers over there as you can imagine ;) the idea behind the music is taken from Jaguar Skills’ Pool Party Mix. I really love his work, so I decided to do my own live interpretation of it. hope you enjoy it though it’s really simple :D cheers !

  • http://www.facebook.com/erusfatum Tomash Ghz

    here is my entry preforming on a DIY MF Pro clone!

  • Anonymous


    Hey Guys, This is our entry.
    Really hope you all like it :)

  • Jahernandez0804

  • http://twitter.com/MonstaMar Shawn Narain

    http://youtu.be/17FIcg46Hxw check me out ! my first controlism attempt ! very sloppy however i hope u like the effort! 

  • Anonymous

    Hi everyone. Here is my entry, it’s a Live DJ performance of my own track 4AM.

  • Raiko

    hey guys check mine out,hope you like it

  • Stereo Skunk

    Here is my entry !!!

    hope you all enjoy

  • http://www.facebook.com/tekx.be Tekx Be

    Hej guys here’s my entry for the video contest.

  • Rutger Willems

    Here is my entry hope you enjoy

  • Anonymous

    Here is my live mashup of “Bad Romance” by Lady Gaga and “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites” by Skrillex, using a Traktor Pro 2, a MF Pro Cue Mastern and a Launchpad.

    • Anonymous

       sorry, accidental double-post.

  • Underwater Robots

    Here is my live mashup of “Bad Romance” by Lady Gaga and “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites” by Skrillex.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yu3MAGAzjU

  • Thomato X Cpt. Zodiac

    Hey,
    this is our entry for the contest. 

    After our last gig we were allowed to use the location for the video.
    The powerbash is a cutout of our live set there.

    We want to show you how to exhance your live set with the brand new remix decks in Traktor Pro 2.5!

    • Dj Bronzo

      Jeah really great job!
      I like the location and the sound is super awesone.
      Good luck for the contest.
      One question, where u buy this super taff stand for the f1?

      • Thomato X Cpt. Zodiac

        The f1 stand is custom made sorry.
        And thanks for your nice words ;)

    • Lion King DJ Team

      Great job!
      The end scene with the accapella is great…

    • DJ Jeif

      Awesome you guys!!!! great video!!!

    • Tinybeats

      Nice video!!! One of the best !
      Great sound and awesome lightning.

    • K R I Z

      Best video on here and thank god no dubstep!
      Nice one

    • Dj Gordinski

      Wow! Nice Video you guys! Great camera as well.

  • Just Friday

    Here’s my entry to the contest, hope you’ll like it :

  • Just Friday

    Here’s my entry to the contest, hope you’ll like it :

    • Just Friday

       it introduces my new midifighter classic midi mapping, designed to use the midifighter alone to mix (browsing/loading/looping/beatslicing/instantgratificationing/EQing are mapped)!

    • Just Friday

       it introduces my new midifighter classic midi mapping, designed to use the midifighter alone to mix (browsing/loading/looping/beatslicing/instantgratificationing/EQing are mapped)!

  • JordanReifkind

    Hi! Here is my entry. I am eleven years old and I am mixing on my dj2go and traktor scratch pro 2. I have an alternate mapping for my keyboard and the dj2go. I hope you enjoy!

  • JordanReifkind

    Hi! Here is my entry. I am eleven years old and I am mixing on my dj2go and traktor scratch pro 2. I have an alternate mapping for my keyboard and the dj2go. I hope you enjoy!

    • Djtechawesome

      Great video! Awesome mashup routine…you have real dj talent, kid. Big potential! 

    • Dj LA

      WOW!!!  This is so awesome, this is unbelievable that an 11 year old produced this mix.  Keep it up, you are extremely talented!!!

    • Djcoolmix

      great job!

  • Apt

    For your perusal. Lovin the tutorials, cheers for the tips.

  • ganove

    here is my entry, old school flava:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uldESRAohjo&feature=youtu.be

    enjoy!

    best regards,
    ganove

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XCHFIYJZ5UWQF45RWRLEFCAFJQ berrys

    a screen capture of a short routine showing serato Itch 

    • http://twitter.com/Kiss_Kong Kiss Kong

       You have many entry for this contest ^^

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/XCHFIYJZ5UWQF45RWRLEFCAFJQ berrys

        yes, combination of not having a job and a desire for knowledge of making better videos

  • Anonymous

    Here is my entry for the DJ TechTools “Graduating Class” Contest. I decided to go to instructional route and made a tutorial on how to use Filters in Traktor Pro 2. I hope that you enjoy it and look forward to any feedback that you might have. Finally, I would like to thank DJ TechTools for this opportunity and their consistently helpful posts.

  • Fe2alp

    Hello it’s me again Decided to try out, wish me luck. I had some Dubstep laying around so I hope you get a kick out of it. here is the link.

     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QSW-uQxLX8

  • Fe2alP

    Hello everyone I enjoyed the videos from all of the competitions so far. Very inspiring:)
     

  • http://twitter.com/Kiss_Kong Kiss Kong

    Here my entry. The Set Live must be improved but hope you like it ;)

  • DJ TWOZERO

    Greetings everyone!

    Here is my entry for this contest. I used this article as a guideline, as well as the “Your First Controllerism Routine” article that Ean posted mid last month. I had a great time putting this routine together. I’ve literally only been DJing since February of this year. I’ve done a quick 4 min mix before but this would be my first routine. So if you dig the video, I honestly can say DJTT has been a huge contributor to my progression. So big ups to DJ TechTools and thanks for opportunity to showcase this passion of ours. Nonetheless, I hope you enjoy the video! Cheers!

    -DJ TWOZERO

    • DJ TWOZERO

      Current set-up: 15″ MacBook Pro (Retina), Traktor Kontrol S2 for mixer/transport controls and FX slots 1 & 2 control (S2 has also been mapped with the DJTT S2 Custom Mapping), Traktor Kontrol X1 for hot cue control and FX slots 3 & 4 control, and the Traktor Kontrol F1 for triggering samples and the midi mode is mapped with DJ TechTool’s Midi Fighter Instant Gratification mapping used for transition FX that I can switch from Deck A (indicated by blue lit pads) and Deck B (indicated by red lit pads) as seen in the video.

  • http://www.facebook.com/chri.walter Christian Walter

    OUR ENTRY: Watch it in HD and enjoy. Please leave constructive feedback so we can constantly improve our performances.

    Regards
    Felix & Christian

  • Guilhem Vuillier

    Hey guys, here’s an entry from France for you: 

    It’s a mashup of Coco SHaker and Technologic, well.. it’s Techno Shaker!
    By Mr NooN

  • Lefko015

    I actually made this mix before reading this contest so i thought i’d submit it!  Just a basic electro mix, focusing on cutting between tracks clearly.  Enjoy!  And I’d love your feedback!

  • http://twitter.com/eklectic1zm eklectic1zm

    here’s my entry

    hope you guys like it

  • http://www.thelhk.com/ Ivytron

    Here is my entry to the contest.. I took the visuals a bit farther, hope i didn’t break any rules…

    • Luc_ass

      you already uploaded this video 24 may that means you were supposed to make a video based on the article but how can you do that when the article didn’t excist

      • http://twitter.com/Kiss_Kong Kiss Kong

         Wow I think this guy can see the future ! :O

        lol

  • http://www.thelhk.com/ Ivytron

    Here’s my entry, Took it a step further with the visuals, hope i didn’t break any rules…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XCHFIYJZ5UWQF45RWRLEFCAFJQ berrys

    Another entry

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XCHFIYJZ5UWQF45RWRLEFCAFJQ berrys

    Most of the vids in this contest have as much dislikes as likes lol

    WTF!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XCHFIYJZ5UWQF45RWRLEFCAFJQ berrys

    Most of the vids in this contest have as much dislikes as likes lol

    WTF!

    • http://twitter.com/DJFroto DJ Froto

      Haters gonna hate. Just got to develop a thick skin.

    • Lauti

       well, because they suck, basically. really, i don’t want to watch to some teenager press play 3 times with his brand new controller laying on bed

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/XCHFIYJZ5UWQF45RWRLEFCAFJQ berrys

        I didnt see anyone laying in bed pushing three buttons. And if they suck so bad, maybe you can show us the way

  • Amendoza7705

    Here is my entry it is a mashup of Somebody That I Used To Know, sorry because in some parts the video and the song are not in order, but tray to listen to it all please it is good music. Algo try to listen it with headphones it sounds way better. Supports to DjTechTools from Mexico!

  • Amendoza7705

    Here is my entry it is a mashup of Somebody That I Used To Know, sorry because in some parts the video and the song are not in order, but tray to listen to it all please it is good music. Algo try to listen it with headphones it sounds way better. Supports to DjTechTools from Mexico!

  • http://twitter.com/DJFroto DJ Froto

    Hey guys! This is my entry for the contest!  It is kinda gimmicky with the making sushi but that is kinda my usual style for my videos. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6DNBgmdPdw

    • http://twitter.com/DJFroto DJ Froto

      Unfortunately the video has be muted. Alternative link:  http://vimeo.com/djfroto/sushi

  • http://twitter.com/DJFroto DJ Froto

    Hey guys! This is my entry for the contest!  It is kinda gimmicky with the making sushi but that is kinda my usual style for my videos. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6DNBgmdPdw

  • Plainview

    Hey guys, here is an entry for you all…..

    36 Tracks in 3 Mins mashup, using APC40, Midifighter 3D, Ableton and Max MSP.

    Let me know what everyone thinks…

  • Stewe

    Hey guys, here is my entry to contest http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQrMbhIg_HQ.

  • Calkutta

    great article,as always man…but one thing ive noticed is video editing ‘hype’ over true sonic ‘skills’…dj’s with a room full of video editors or a few buddies that ‘know’ the programs have a billion hits,…while a way way better dj will still have an ok video,an even better routine/song,blowing peoples minds,yet he has 46 views…strange world…lo-tech can be cool too,the less is more sentence…jus remember,a million hits dont mean youre an ‘awesome DJ’…even super wack pop stars ‘i wont name names’ have a trillion hits,yet dj shadow or dj q-bert wouldnt work onna project with them inna million years…just outta ‘personal respect’.,…you guys know what im saying…jus keep your skills up,and the video good quality.but you dont need 3-D or ILM or PIXAR doing your eye-candy…unless you got it like that and you really need it to win…jus try and understand the balance…funny-lo-tech robot chicken stuff can destroy ‘Tron-like graphics’ if witty enough…just a thought fella’s.i do video and sound,and even in my world,this crap still applies….its up to us to hold up the ‘skills’ torch…before it goes out…forever.

  • Sam Alderson

    DJ Video Contest Entry:

    Enjoy.

  • theohowarth

    whens the deadline???

    • Theohowarth

       oh didnt see that bit

  • Jdreau

    Did no one get the, ideal “2 minutes” part?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/XCHFIYJZ5UWQF45RWRLEFCAFJQ berrys

      unless you are doing a midi routine or something from ableton, 2 minutes is just not possible

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/XCHFIYJZ5UWQF45RWRLEFCAFJQ berrys

      unless you are doing a midi routine or something from ableton, 2 minutes is just not possible

  • Sepluk1

    My Entry as a Tutorial about using Tempo and the key. (in Traktor)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILEQ8nrvHdE 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XCHFIYJZ5UWQF45RWRLEFCAFJQ berrys

    Entry for ze contextjust let the music fill your souls and dancehope you enjoy

  • Stewe

    Hey Ean, can you sometime film a tutorial on how did you create “Your First Controllerism Routine: Basic Cue Point Juggling” video? I would like to create that based video to explain my Traktor mapping, but, kinda rookie when it come to video editing. I managed to capture screen, camera and sound but don’t know how to arrange it to final stage with audio-video sync.

  • http://twitter.com/zaquerie zaquerie applepress

    Hope you guys have fun with this one.. 
    Ean, this write up got my juices flowin’. Super timely.It compelled me to write you a hefty response.It wouldn’t fit in the description but I posted it here.. https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=246759612102584&id=206713736076090 Hope you guys think it’s as fun(ny) as we did making it :)

    • Anonymous

      Ok. Who or what are you making fun of?

      • http://twitter.com/zaquerie zaquerie applepress

        Not so much making fun as it was a kind of inside joke for us. The full description link might help break it down a little bit. It was primarily a video exercise. 

        • Anonymous

           The video itself is (was, private?) pretty good too. But are you all also controllerists? Or are you making fun of controllerism (which it seems you are)? I can take a joke, but some can’t.:) Hope your video isn’t now private due to someone complaining. That wasn’t my intention either.

          scamo

    • http://twitter.com/Kiss_Kong Kiss Kong

       Your video is private, we can’t watch it !

  • Sebastian_gonzato

    Can you post 2 routines / tutorials?

  • http://www.dariomaffia.com/ Dario Maffia

    Hi, Dario Maffia here
    I’m going to record the season finale of my “Live from The Bunker” internet dj show this Sunday at 5.00/5.30 PM (Italy time). The show is visible live on Ustream. I found this article so helpfull and i will try to follow all of this tips in the next shows.
    In the meantime you can watch all previous episodes (here is one of my favourite http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKyg4itCIws). The show is a little more complex than a typical dj routine cuz it is live with multiple hd cams and realtime directing.
    I hope you will enjoy it. If you have technical questions just ask :-)

    PS: this is my entry for the contest

    • Lauti

      don’t want to sound hateful but…1 hour 44 minutes? filmed all in the dark? did you even read the article?

      • http://www.dariomaffia.com/ Dario Maffia

        I thought it was clear that my “entry” is pretty far from a dj routine. Don’t want to be rude answering with a question but…did you even read my comment?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XCHFIYJZ5UWQF45RWRLEFCAFJQ berrys

    Babylon, Im coming home

    • http://twitter.com/koningwoning Eric Woning

      Have you read the article?

      You obviously want to demonstrate your skills…go the extra mile: record it well, show yourself, show what you are doing.
      You CAN do it if you put your mind to it and spend a bit of extra time. Otherwise I’m afraid that your entry will not live up to some others here….

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/XCHFIYJZ5UWQF45RWRLEFCAFJQ berrys

        yep, im just trying to share my vids, not trying to win

  • http://www.facebook.com/igorbielenki Igor Bielenki

     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3I4ImE-8OFM&feature=plcp

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ryan-McGinley/6831792 Ryan McGinley

    here is my first DJ video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pa4PqHloUU&feature=plcp
    Its a remix I did of Delta Spirit’s California for a chance to play at set at lollapalooza!

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ryan-McGinley/6831792 Ryan McGinley

      vote for me here if u dig it too, thx! http://do312.com/remix/rythmc-2

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XCHFIYJZ5UWQF45RWRLEFCAFJQ berrys

    Here’s my entry, its an old video but I think its cool enough

  • http://twitter.com/paubala Pau Balagué

    Here’s my entry for the video contest.

    Hope you enjoy!

  • Mistermr

    Honestly, this article, while decent, could use some work. That’s not an insult – this is a DJ website. I went to school for film and though that doesn’t mean I’m the end all be all of video knowledge I can definitely help anyone make a solid video. Feel free to email at

    misterfaust1@gmail.com

    BUT – to just help without self advertising – make sure to record QUALITY sound if you’re doing any talking. By that I mean talk – anything personal you can inject will only help you. Set dressing with items that help highlight you as a person and musician are also great tools. So if you’re making a video of some crazy EDM Ableton routine but you want people to know you’re not just strictly all about EDM – make sure you throw that baller Tupac vinyl album in the background.

    • Mistermr

      Make sure to also do RESEARCH into whatever camera you’re using and make sure to know the conditions under which the footage you ate witnessing was filmed. Dont buy a crappy camera when it only looks good with $5000 worth of lights and/or makeup helping it out, in addition to a pro camera operator.

      My opinion on home video is stick to a Canon 5d or 7d or a T2i. They go from highest to lowest quality in that order but all get relatively good image quality. Only real issue is sound capture is entirely independent so make sure to keep on top of that.

  • iamspencerbaird

    Hey! Here is my entry! Its a live mashup or Levels(Skrillex Remix) and Ni**as in Paris! Check it Out! 

  • Rutger Willems

    Hey Ean great article, one question though. I own one of the first 1000 MF 3D, when i enter the contest with a vid of the MF 3D and it gets watched over 50000 times, am i still gonna get a white MF 3D?

  • Fooshead

    my opinion that the cleanest, simplest, cheapest way to capture the audio is to split the main out (Y-cables) use a 2nd computer to capture that.  the computer can be old, ugly, and slow as hell yet still capture fine, running audacity recording a line-in to WAV.   how many DJs reading this don’t have a 2nd laptop or desktop running?  the only extra work would be syncing it up to your camera video using Virtualdubmod or whatever, but that’s a one-time 3-minute trial-and-error hassle.

  • Frederik braad

    Hey you are guys i hope you like it :)

    • Recklesscb

      That’s a great routine, and I really enjoyed it, but it was supposed to be a tutorial, and it wasn’t very informative. If you payed very close attention you could figure it out, but next time more teaching how to do it.

      • Djjaz

        It says routine or tutorial

  • Lauti

    Good article. My two cents:
    Video editing software: I use kdenlive, which is free, gnu, and you get pretty solid results

    Video recording: If it wasn’t so expensive to import from my country, I would buy a Gopro camera (http://gopro.com/cameras/hd-hero-naked-camera/).

    • Owen

      Gopro’s are sick little cameras man, highly recommend them! 

    • benr

      GoPros are awesome cameras. I have one, but the fish-eye lens isn’t exactly “practical” for DJing videos. I’ve tried it. 

  • http://twitter.com/WolframBoelte Wolfram Bölte

    Great article Ean, but maybe you could have had mentioned, that Cameras with the Micro Four Thirds Standard are a good mid-price option too. 
    Even though i use my Olympus Pen for DJ-videoblogging (in german, sorry ;-)) purposes, i can say, it is a very decent device and it would be definitely a good cam for DJ-performance videos, too.  

  • Stewe

    GREAT PRICES!!! Now I really need to get myself a camera :D

  • Owen

    Great article 

  • DJ Max D.

    One of the best and most useful articles here! Thanks a bunch :)

  • Steven Krome

    Great article! Definitely stands out compared to many other ones. Great timing as well as I just started taking a look into how to stream performances :) 

  • Inax

    Nice Guide, thanks
    But how i become the video and the Sound in sync ?

    • Jonathan Schaub

      You could maybe clap in your hand, like this you can sync the sound and the motion just in time.
      In order to sync your Screencapture with the recordeded sound, you could play a hit hat sound or something similiar…

      • http://mrtunes.ca/ Mr. Tunes

        also do a clap when you’re finished

    • jprime

         In tool like Adobe premiere, the audio track is visible as a waveform that you can drag around in the timeline to the correct frame in your video.
        Simply watching the video, pausing it, moving the waveform closer to its spot, and repeating this process will get your audio synched up nicely.

    • http://twitter.com/DJWORXHQ DJWORXHQ

      Another tip is to not have music playing when you start the camera and your sound recording device. When both are recording, start the music and that’s your cue point. 

  • Ryan Dejaegher

    Holy crap what an article Ean! I’d almost say this is your best article to date! +1000

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=678451856 Lars Behrenroth

    Great.. thanks for the tips Ean .. always great quality in your videos ..
    I’ve been recording the mixes for my radio show ‘Deeper Shades Of House’ live on Ustream and have recently added screen captures of my Traktor screen, added w/ a cam view of my DJing ..
    it’s not much action since I’m def. a blender as opposed to being a controller but the feedback has been positive overall since people can view what they usually just hear on my show .. 
    You can check my Ustream channel here > http://www.ustream.tv/channel/deeper-shades-of-house