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  • S. Madxen

    Make sure I’ll take the tips were given seriously, and never rush into anything without being properly educated. Thanks!

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  • Ignacio Del Villar Arce

    hi, great video. i like to know which midi mapping are you using with the maschine? Thanks.

  • http://www.onelifeblog.ca Ryan Dejaegher

    I just realized I didn’t really demonstrate the benefit of using the delay as a metronome. If you’re planning to do a finger drumming solo with no other track/metronome playing, the delay can be used to give you a trail to follow that will help you stay in time. Again a more experienced drummer/finger drummer wouldn’t have an issue with this. But for a beginner, keeping good timing with nothing else playing can be a little trickier, so using the delay is a great way to keep time while also sounding pretty cool =)

    • DJ_ForcedHand

      While pressure sensitive pads can be set for dual use, it’s also nice to have a grid of knobs to control other parts of an effect. Traktor is good for this, but Deckadance 2 seems to be built for it. If you play with VSTs, you know the difference in sound quality and options available.

      Also useful: run your microphone through an effect channel in the DJ software for synchronized vocal and instrument effects.

  • Toontown

    Also, syncing to the MASTER, right? Otherwise how can you get the right delay timing on ‘OMT’?

    • http://www.onelifeblog.ca Ryan Dejaegher

      Hey Toontown, even though the track isn’t playing, as soon as you trigger a cue point the track will automatically set itself as the master. If the delay is on it will then sync to that tempo.

  • BadData

    I notice you don’t seem to have a soundcard plugged in here? You just using the built in mac soundcard?

    • http://www.onelifeblog.ca Ryan Dejaegher

      Yep, for shooting these kinds of tutorials it’s just easier for me to use the built in soundcard. I can listen to what i’m playing and I can record my voice using simple Apple headphones.

      • BadData

        And that works out in terms of latency and stuff?

        • http://www.onelifeblog.ca Ryan Dejaegher

          As far are recording the tutorials? Yeah there’s never been an issue.

  • mellonhead

    i like to replace the metronome in my headphones with a simple drum or percussion loop. way easier to listen to!

    • http://www.onelifeblog.ca Ryan Dejaegher

      Good call! Anything is better then using Traktor’s metronome haha.

  • Aken

    I don’t get it… What are we supposed to learn with this video?

    • http://www.seksjon7.com djfreesoul

      Are you speaking for every single user or just yourself?

      Remember that people that are using DJTT is everyone from newbies to professional DJs with years of experience. Even though I’m in the last cathegory I drew some tips and A LOT of inspiration from watching this!

      • Aken

        But what ? that’s what I am asking :)

    • http://www.onelifeblog.ca Ryan Dejaegher

      Hey Aken, the tutorial is aimed at beginners and it’s meant to show how some fx can be used to either help (using delay as a metronome) or enhance (using a reverb to create space) a finger drumming performance. Let me know if you have any other questions or suggestions =)

      • Aken

        Well if you fingerdrum on top of a beat, I hope you can at least use that beat as a metronome ! if you do so (thats like the basics of the basics : playing in time with your fingers) you dont need any other kind of metronome.
        But yeah, my reaction was maybe because i’m not a hardcore newbie, since I watched the 5 minutes video and I was like”what did this video added to what is written ?? did he just tell me that there is reverb and delay in Traktor and that I can use if I want some effects on my samples ??”

  • Toontown

    Can you tell me how to turn my X1 into a MF Twister like you did at :43?

    • http://www.onelifeblog.ca Ryan Dejaegher

      We’ll be going over that next week. You’re going to need a wand.

    • weR!0T

      Hold Shift + Imagination while plugging it in.

  • Kamza

    Simple and easy. Ryan may i ask, which mapping is used for Maschine in this instance?

    • http://www.onelifeblog.ca Ryan Dejaegher

      Hey Kamza, it’s my own mapping. It’s available in in the DJTT maps section (https://maps.djtechtools.com/mappings/2379).

      I’ll be posting an updated version of it soon.

      • Kamza

        Great! Thanks dude…

  • Robert Wulfman

    The DJM 900 nexus is a very common mixer in clubs and has a Filter LFO effect built in labeled as “Filter” on the effects unit (not the sound color filter, the other one)

    • J Crenshaw

      ok… and?

      • Robert Wulfman

        The article mentioned that the Filter LFO effect can be rare in DJ software, I was pointing out that there is a similar effect on a common mixer if your software doesn’t have it

    • http://www.onelifeblog.ca Ryan Dejaegher

      Good point, I should have mentioned that most mixers with FX would have these kinds of FX.

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