How to DJ: Episode 2 – The Next Level With Phil K (Part 5 of 9)

Sun 10.05.2009

Want to know when to cut the bass or boost the treble? Then click on as Phil K demonstrates how he creates dancefloor drama by manipulating the low, midrange and high frequencies in a mix… In this clip the house and breaks master continues to expand on the basics covered in Episode 1. Phil explains more about bass, midrange and treble – and how controlling each can impact on your delivery. He also discusses swapping basslines, enhancing or killing specific frequencies and developing your own style of EQing. This, of course, depends on whether you want your flow to be rough and raw or smooth and seamless. Here Phil’s using a DJM-700 mixer with a 3-band equaliser, which offers a range of –26 to +6 decibels (db). 0db (12 o’clock) being the ‘standard’ default setting for any mixer’s EQ knobs. How to DJ is produced by and Ministry of Sound TV. Words: LRC