How to Mix
It is all about technique. That is what separates the players from the posers in the world of DJ mixing. Check out the essential scratches every mix master should know.
Creator: Grandwizard Theodore
Style: Push and pull the record back and forth in a rhythmic motion at a slow speed. This is the foundation for all scratching.
Creator: DJ Flare
Style: Turn on the fader, move the sound forward, then turn the fader off and on. Continue moving the record forward and back while turning the sound off and on quickly.
Style: Move the record forward or backwards while creating pauses. Keep your hand placed on the record at all times.
Style: Move the crossfader to a rhythm while dragging the record back and forth.
Style: Start with your fader open, pull the sound backward, close the fader, open the fader and push the sound forward. Your hands should move together at the same time.