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G'Day.

So, I am trying to learn to DJ and am told that I should be recordin my mixes so I can listen to them and work out what's right and what's wrong.

Any suggestions on the best way of doing this? Best products etc? I have Pioneer CDJ 100's and a Pioneer DJM 300s Mixer.

Is it possible to simply plug an output into a Laptop and record it on that?

Thanks for any advice.

Jason
 

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a minidisc recorder or a tapedeck should do fine if you just want to listen to your mixes afterwards.
 

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Yep, just get yourself a nice wave editor and an audio interface, your laptop is better for this than anything else really!
 

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Yeah - it is with laptops, at any rate.

It's kind of useful 'cos you can easily see what your volume/gain control's like (should be fairly constant) through the duration of the set - plus, if you want to, splitting it up and burning to CD becomes a piece of piss.

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G'Day Jo, and thanks Jack for info.

Jo, so this lil piece of kit comes bundled with nice software package that does all this easily?
 

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psylent said:
Jo, so this lil piece of kit comes bundled with nice software package that does all this easily?
If you *really* wanted, you can use Windows' built-in Sound Recorder, and there are a few very good freeware audio editors, but as an alternative... *COUGH*checkyourPMs*COUGHSPLUTTERHACK!*.

J.
 
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