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Discussion in 'Music' started by Spec, Jan 27, 2009.
Whats your setup?
2x Pioneer CDJ 800 MKII's
1x Pioneer DJM 400
2 x Pioneer 1000s
1 x Pioneer 800
1 x Pioneer 100
2 x Vestax PDX 2000s
1 x KAM something or other mixer
1 x DJM 600
Ableton & traktor but hate laptop djs
1 x CDJ 1000 mk2
1 x CDJ 1000 mk3
1 x CDJ 400
1 x DJM 800
1 x EFX 1000
2 x 1210 (never used)
1 x HD25
Ableton Live with an X-Session and a Behringer BCD3000.
Never got on with CDJ's after 1210's but starting to like what can be done with Ableton.
Its all about Serato.
2 x Technics 1210mk2
2 x Pioneer CDJ1000mk1
1 x DJM800 (picture shows DJM600 but I upgraded it )
Apple MacBook Pro running Ableton Live5
Bespoke deck stand made by my neighbour
now that is just porn!
its one thing having the gear but having it laid out like that is wheres its at.
good work, shame about the madonna track!
cheers mate :icon_thumright:
i originally saw a similar design to the deck stand on a website that makes the stands but then i saw how much they were charging and nearly fell off my chair!!! so i had a chat with my neighbour who is a chippy and we knocked it together in a weekend for about £50 and a slab of beer!
oh, and nothing wrong with madonna mate
Ahhh man when I saw that I bolted a load, lmao, that is pure vinyl porn man, trackmasters & all thats nice
lol! yeah, only the best for my vinyl
I also hate laptop DJ's.. No real skill imo!
ye cant beat some real live mixing, shows if they're any good or not, I always thought from the early days that Carl Cox was a fantastic mixer, his choice of tunes went bit spacey sometimes but the mixing was so precise to say the least
Canna beat a bit of Coxy! Mixing without headphones, and his Latin Theme tune is a cracker!
I always loved seeing Sasha and Digweed, when they are on form they are really on form, they really understand mixing in key as well, which so many people just don't get, and it is so important.
And the way Sasha gets tunes bouncing off each other to the point where you're not sure which is which, even when you know them both, is superb.
I used to think like that but the way things have evolved its very difficult to get stuff on vinyl now-a-days. I can remember when the first CDJ decks came out and Graeme Park was testing them in Mixmag and me and my mates were like, 'but theres no real skill, and that'll never catch on!' but in the end I have bought a pair of them because I could download music and play it out.
I have had my 1210's since I was 16 and I'm now 32 and I would never, ever sell them or any of my vinyl but sometimes you just have to go with the flow, plus Ableton is one immensely powerful bit of kit :icon_thumright:
can't argue with that, but don't you think sasha has lost his mojo with the minimal bleepy stuff that he is playing now? proper sasha to me is uplifting house like what he was playing in the early 90's
Sasha/MC Joe Peng - Universe 19.6.92 Newport
Sasha - Magic Carpet Tapes Down Under 1992
Part 1: http://www.megaupload.com/?d=3PUM96TR
Part 2: http://www.megaupload.com/?d=SEV1O6C5
Sasha - Chuff Chuffs Glorious Jubilee Summer Ball 1993
Part 1: http://www.divshare.com/download/1509742-f1b
Part 2: http://www.divshare.com/download/1509743-99c
Yeah, totally agree, as much I respect what he is doing now and what he does with a tune, especially in live sets, I don't like the tunes much any more.
Sasha in 1991 was dropping in almost chart stuff with early house and hardcore, and you were getting the odd techno tune coming in too, but he blended it in a way that always worked.
He always seemed like the DJ's DJ to me, his mixing was tight and he understands how two tunes work together.
His mid 90's sets got a lot of people I know into dance for the first time.
I'm 35 now and like stuff that's diffferent, I like 20:20 soundsystem and more progessive stuff, I am also alot less anal about mixing quality these days which is nice as some stuff with great tunes used to get thrown to one side because the quality of mixing would annoy me!
One mix set I love and has got a few people who say they don't like "that sort of music" into it is a set by Neil Nice.
His mixing isn't much but his choice of tunes just makes me smile, it has actually got me into some other types of music I wouldn't normally listen too.
It is a real summer, BBQ on type of mix, everyone I know has really loved it, has a real 80's feel to it and just makes you smile.
Worth a download.....
Man, that Sasha and Joe Peng is off the hook! I had a load of Sasha tapes when I were at school, and dreamt of clubbing! Illegal raves for me until I was 18 though, looked too young to go clubbing. Soon as I hit 18, I toured the UK clubs.
Club music nowadays is *****, has to be said.
Easygroove, Sasha, Rat Pack, Coxy, Lennie Dee, Loftgroover, 3DOM, Producer, to name but a few which still get listened to.
yeah, the illegal nights was were it was at
get ya laughing gear round these...
AMNESIA HOUSE NYE 1993
JUMPING JACK FROST
RATTY Part 1
RATTY Part 2
Grooverider @ Fantazia Adelaide - Side A
Grooverider@ Fantazia Adelaide - Side B
Sasha & John Digweed - Temple of Love, Jan 93
Part 1: http://www.divshare.com/download/2468584-531
Part 2: http://www.divshare.com/download/2468556-fc5
Sasha - Renaissance 08.01.92
Part 1: http://www.mediafire.com/?bxycgozmhbd
Part 2: http://www.mediafire.com/?elzmdlczd1m
Grooverider - Organic Leeds Poly Feb '92
Part 1: http://www.mediafire.com/?npynxmofd3j
Part 2: http://www.mediafire.com/?eyzv5iggwtm
John Digweed - Renaissance Demo Mix
Part 1: http://www.mediafire.com/?zcx1zpeiyvu
Part 2: http://www.mediafire.com/?w71bqdqwztg
Grooverider & Sasha - Energy Eclipse 1989
Part 1: http://www.4shared.com/file/62775032/5dd2b...e_1989-001.html
Part 2: http://www.4shared.com/file/62775723/3681a...e_1989-002.html
the best hardcore dj.....ever!
Ellis Dee Mix CD - 1993
I was at that Eclipse in 89, or maybe it was 90, but saw them two, although Grooverider was on very early and I was a little messy by then.
Those bloody speckled doves and black and red caps!!
Ohhhh yes, speckled doves lol! Brown ones were pretty pokey too. Suprising I still have my faculties!
Actually was '89 coventry?? I think it was '90 which was some field in Cambridgeshire.
I seriously lost 5 years of my life from 16 through to 21, but wouldn't change it for the world.
Grooverider - Eclipse, T2 Aircraft Hanger '91
Micky Finn at the Eclipse - 1992
Grooverider - Fibre Optic @ Quest (Easter 93)
tell me about it! oh to be young again, it takes me at least a week to recover from a night out these days and i certainly couldn't do a friday, saturday & sunday like i used to too!!!
yeah baby, and don't forget a dab of pink champagne!
couple of pics of my setup
2x technics mk3 1210 turntables with modified blue lights (fitted by me )
vestax pcv 175 blue chrome 3 channel mixer
denon dns 3500 cd deck
krk rp6 powered monitors
korg kaoss pad ii
dell m1710 17"laptop
serato scratch live
seinheisser hd25 headphones
untold amount of vinyl + mp3's lol
Thats a heavy set up you got there mate, need to get back into my tunes again when i get time.
pioneer djm 300s mixer
kam cdj 300 cd deck
Jbl amp + speakers
sony mdrv-500 headphones.
Mitzy Turbo... woooohooooo!
foodjunky ya setup sounds good to! wat music u into?
I like most stuff, baseline,4x4,funky house and drum n bass, wot bout u, u into force where you live
mainly deep/tech and electro house, but got a nice collection of oldskool garage and 4x4, into drum n bass too! yh i do listen to force fm occasionally on way home from work haha play some good house sets on there sometimes
Do you get your vinyl online mate, hard 2 find is gud
yea i used to use hard to find all the time, but ever since i got serato i kinda stopped buying vinyl and now buy the mp3 versions from beatport
Il have to look into that!!
Guys check these two mixes out (excuse the samples on the megamix, so people dont copy them)
One is RnB, HipHop, Funky + Bashment
The other is Funky..
Please send feedback to info@Ess-Ess.co.uk
like both of those especially r'n'b one, they local to you?
foodjunky, its www.beatport.com great site been using it since its been running,it started more for house releases but theres now hundreds if not thousands of drum n bass etc etc new releases added everyday! starts getting out of hand cos i do tend to check out all the new tunes everyday! obsessed! haha go have a look you'll love it trust me