DJ schedule this week:

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Tues. – Glo Lounge – $2 2sdays

Sat. – Perle Nightclub – Hiphop & R&B/OldSchool room

Sun. – Rita & David’s Wedding @ the Stonehouse @ Sterling Ridge for @ScratchWeddings

Living Social’s 5K Dance Party – Nov. 2nd

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1st part

2nd part after Last call:


Num. Title Artist
1 Born Jamericans – Send You My Love +3.8 Left tt if Right is 0 Born Jamericans
2 gangsta lovin (lp version) Eve ft Alicia Keys
3 Mary J Blige & Smiff n Wessun – I Love You (remix) Mary J. Blige & Smiff n Wessun
4 Mary J. Blige ft. Keith Murray – Be Happy (Remix)
5 Ryan Leslie ft. Cassie, Fabolous – Addiction (remix)…(
6 Hotel – R Kelly Cassidy R Kelly Ft. Cassidy
7 Creep – TLC TLC
9 Wonderwall Vs Jockin (Dirty version) Jay Z Vs Oasis
10 LL Cool J – Doin It LL Cool J
11 Rock the Boat – Aaliyah Aaliyah
12 Only You – Ashanti Ashanti
13 Biggie Smalls – One More Chance (Remix)
14 Pretty Ricky – On The Hotline (DIRTY) Pretty Ricky
15 Head Band (Intro Outro) (Dirty) Like she do it in the mirror – Gas pedal B.o.B feat 2 Chainz
17 Finatticz – Don’t Drop That Thun Thun
18 Faded (Dirty) Tyga ft. Lil wayne Tyga ft Lil Wayne
20 Ayy Ladies Travis Porter ft Tyga
21 Throw It Up (Dirty) Tyga
22 R.I.P. (Remix) (Dirty) Young Jeezy feat. Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar & YG
23 Sage The Gemini – Gas Pedal ft. IamSu
24 Im Different (Dirty) 2 Chainz
26 Fuckin Problems (Dirty Intro) ASAP Rocky feat. Drake, 2 Chainz and Kendrick Lamar
27 Blow the Whistle – Dirty Too $hort
29 The Motto (Dirty) Drake ft Lil Wayne
30 Love More (Clean) Chris Brown ft Nicki Minaj
32 Peaches And Cream (Remix) -(dirty) censor 2 DJ CLue
33 Busta Rhymes – Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See Busta Rhymes
34 tanya stephens – goggle (remix) TANYA STEPHENS
35 Clarks – Vybz Kartel Vybz Kartel ft Popcaan & Gaza Slim
36 Red Fox & Screechie Dan – Pose Off (Hot This Year Riddim)
37 Hold Yuh – MIM, Gyptian & Nicki Minaj
38 Where The Ladyz At? – reggae dancehall Crooklyn Clan
39 If I Were A Rich Girl Lady Saw
40 Cutty Ranks – A Who Seh Me Dun (full version) Cutty Ranks
41 Pour It Up (Clean) Rihanna
42 Bandz A Make Her Dance (Remix) (Clean) Juicy J feat. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
43 Ain’t Worried About Nothin (Dirty) French Montana
44 Rich Homie Quan – Type of Way
45 I Do (Clean) Young Jeezy ft Jay Z and Andre 3000
46 Stomp The Yard – Original Soundtrack – 07 – Pop, Lock & Drop I – Huey(34)
47 Waka Flocka Flame- Grove St. Party
48 Rock Yo Hips (Dirty) Crime Mob feat. Lil Scrappy
49 Down On Me f. 50 Cent Jeremih
50 07 House Party – Dirty Version Meek Mills
51 Throw Some Ds (original) Rich Boy
52 I’m A Boss Ft. Rick Ross (Dirty) Meek Mill
53 Started From The Bottom (Intro – Dirty) Drake
54 I’m going in – Lil Wayne ft. Drake (dirty)
55 Black Rob – Like Whoa Black Rob
56 Teach Me How To Dougie (Clean) Cali Swag District
57 Blame It (On The Alcohol) Jamie Foxx ft. T-Pain
58 Drop It Like It’s Hot (Feat. Pharrel Snoop Dogg) – Dirty Snoop Dogg
59 Notorious B.I.G.Junior Mafia – Get Money (remix f Biggie Smalls) Jr. Mafia
60 Say Ahh (clean) Trey Songz ft. Fabolous
61 Strip Chris Brown ft. Kevin McCall
62 DJ Ollie Reggae Remix – Strip Chris Brown
63 No Games (Remix) Serani Feat Melanie Fiona
64 Beenie Man – Dude Beenie Man/Shawnna/Ms. Thing
65 Murder She Wrote – Chaka Demus & Pliers Chaka Demus & Pliers
66 TOK – Money 2 Burn (Just got paid) T.O.K.
67 Drinking Rum Beenie Man
68 Sean Paul – Here Comes the Boom (remix w_ DMX & Mr. Vegas) DMX
69 Up (Remix) (Clean) – Loverance Chris Brown LoveRance ft 50 Cent, Young Jeezy, T.I. and Chris Brown
71 Red Nose (Dirty) Sage The Gemini
72 Who Booty (Remix) (8- Bar Intro) Jonn Hart ft French Montana
73 Hold On, We’re Going Home (Clean) Drake feat. Majid Jordan
74 Ride that Wave NJ Bmore***
75 Dj Lil Man – Sexy Walk .wmv
76 Swing That Shit ride that wave bmore nj***
77 Baltimore Club Music – Watch Out For The Big Girls
79 Tootsie Roll 2 Live Crew
82 Make it Rain Trick Lyrics Stripper song
83 Rap&Hip-Hop top 80 – 31 – Jay Z – Big Pimpin’ (2000) Jay Z
84 Pony [Album Version] Ginuwine
85 Bitches Love Me (Dirty) Good kush alcohol*** Lil Wayne feat. Drake, Future
86 Pretty RicKy – grind on me prettie rickie & maverix
87 Pop That (Dirty) French Montana feat. Rick Ross, Drake & Lil Wayne
88 Tapout (Dirty) Birdman Presents: Rich Gang feat. Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Mack Maine & Future
89 Body Party (Remix) Ciara feat. Future & B.o.B
90 inoj – My Boo Ghost Town DJ’s
91 Shorty Swing My Way INOJ
92 Buju Banton – Boom Bye Bye-[www_flvto_com] 93 Dawn Penn – You Dont Love Me (No No No) Dawn Penn/Steely & Clevie
94 Shaggy- Mr. Boombastic shaggy
95 How Many Drinks ReFix (8-Bar Intro) (Dirty) The ReFix Kingz feat. Verse Simmonds Edley Shine Mishon & Ron Thomas
96 Bashment Party (Showtime riddim) Rayvon & Red Foxx
97 Wayne Wonder – Searching Dem Searching (SHOWTIME RIDDIM)
98 Romie Bennie Man
99 Baby Boy Beyonce feat Sean Paul
100 Lady Saw – Ease Off, Breeze Off Lady saw
101 2pac – I Get Around 2pac
102 Dr Dre ft. Snoop Dogg Nate Dogg- The Next Episode weed set
103 Quiet Storm (remix) Mobb Deep feat. Lil’ Kim
105 Cher Chez Laghost/ Ghostface killah Wu-tang clan
106 Love More (Clean) Chris Brown ft Nicki Minaj
107 Ain’t No Fun Snoop Dogg, ft. Nate Dogg, Kurupt
108 Next – Too Close (You’re Making it Hard for Me) Next
109 Tony Toni Tone & Lucy Pearl – I Wanna Dance Tonight
110 Fine China (Clean) Chris Brown
111 After Party – Koffee Brown.mp3 Koffee Brown
112 My Neck My Back (dirty Version) Khia
113 Usher – Nice and Slow Usher
114 Birthday Sex Jeremih
115 Destinys Child – Cater 2 U DESTINYS CHILD
116 slow jams-Silk – I Wanna Lick You Up and Down Silk
117 Slow Jams – Jodeci – Freakin’ You Jodeci
118 Lil Freak ft Nicki Minaj censor 5 Usher
119 Before I Let You Go BlackStreet

Old school, Grown & sexy, R&B, Reggae, Ratchet set

Tough Mudder 2013 – Englishtown Raceway Park

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Big shout out to the 14,000+ that accomplished the tough muddeer event this past weekend! It was my pleasure to provide the motivational tunes and After party music for all that attended and supported!


DJ Schedule this Week – Oct 7th-13th

Tues. 10/8/13 10pm -2am – $2 2sdays @
GLO Lounge
367 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
Sat. 10/12/13 6am-8pm – Tough Mudder @
Englishtown Raceway Park
230 Pension Road
Englishtown, NJ 07726
Sat. Night – 10pm-2am @
Perle Nightclub
13 Paterson Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
Sun.  10/13/13 8am-6pm – Tough Mudder @
Englishtown Raceway Park
230 Pension Road
Englishtown, NJ 07726

Native Instrument’s Traktor S4 – Scratching

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Freestyle scratch on my newly copped S4, checkout my other vids on how to alternate between the Jog wheels and Turntable for Scratch Control…

DJ schedule this week:

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DJ run down this week:

Tues. $2 2sdays @GloLounge

Thurs. 6-9pm GUESS In-Store event by Marciano @GardenStatePlaza

Thurs. 7pm -??? “Kickin it Ol School” – NYC (244 E. Houston st. btw Ave. A & B

Fri.- McCarthy Wedding @TheLibertyHouse in Jersey City for @ScratchWeddings

Sat. – Sue’s wedding @theRockleighCountryClub for @ScratchWeddings #djlife #scratchweddings #scratchdjs #piccollage


Scratching on Youtube – Q&A with DJ Circutcision & DJ Ollie

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Scratch session online w/ DJ Circutcision – Questioning & Answering is the best way to get better by comparing and viewing other styles… Shout to the homey Circutcision for posting the original Q&A video! His style is sick, just trying to keep up w/ him. Check his Youtube page @djcircutcision.

– Ollie


My New Traktor S4 is a beast!

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I was never really into DJ controllers because of the lack of flexibility of the Jog wheels, but after some testing and research, I decided to roll w/ Traktor’s 4 channel S4… Scratch Session & Review coming soon!Screen Shot 2013-08-30 at 11.44.59 AMDJ Ollie

3 gigs for Labor Day Weekend:

Catch me at one of my 3 events this Labor Day weekend:

  • 8/30 – Friday @ Perle Nightclub – New Brunswick, NJ
  • 8/31 – Saturday 10am – 3pm @ Newport Centre Mall in Jersey City, NJ – Grand Opening for Victoria Secret’s PINK for @ScratchEvents
  • 9/2 – Monday 9pm-12am @ Target’s Back to College Rutgers Event in South Plainfield, NJ for @ScratchEvents

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90’s HIP-HOP, REGGAE & R&B PARTY September 26 at 7:00pm

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Thursday 9.26.13




The beats start at 7PM till?

21 & OVER, NO COVER& NO DRESS CODE …just get down wit ya bad self & drink.

HH&B & DJ JDKuyaEnt90sflyer

Kiss & Smell: A White Rabbit Farewell

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Kiss & Smell: A White Rabbit Farewell — An Evening of Open Mics, Dope Beats, Acoustic Jingles, and Live Music. Performances by Dave Hall & Mike Diaz with Special Guests DJ Ollie and empanadamn.

Why So Sad?!!

Yes, White Rabbit is on its last week / farewell tour, but let’s not sit and pout — jam with us next Thursday, August 1st @ White Rabbit NYC (145 E. Houston St.) for a proper send off!

Free Traktor DJ App for iPad & iPhone for limited time – Apple’s celebrating their 5th anniversary!

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Apple’s app store is celebrating its 5th Birthday and giving away their Top 5 apps. One of them is Traktor DJ!

Get it while it’s hot in the App Store!NI_Traktor_DJ-

Guess Store In-store event – SOHO, NYC for @ScratchEvents

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Crazy fun @ the Guess Store in Soho, NYC (Broadway & Spring st.) Plenty of shoppers hearing the good music coming in off the busy street on a hot July Saturday looking to dance while they shop! Shout out to the Guess Store staff for making it a fun day! Hope to spin for them again soon!




Congrats to the new Mr. & Mrs. Eric & Erika Domagas on their wedding @ the Venetian!

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Congrats to the newlyweds Eric & Erika! I had crazy fun & I’m honored to be a part of their special day! @TheVenetian – such a nice venue! Beautiful built-in lighting, huge banister, tall ceilings and columns… I’d probably choose this spot to get married at… Venetian‎#djlife

DJ Schedule for week of July 1, 2013:

Tuesday  – GLO Lounge – $2 Tuesdays New Brunswick, NJ

Thursday – Eric & Erika’s Wedding @ The Venetian

Saturday – Guess In-Store Event SOHO, NYC (Broadway & Spring st.)GloloungeFlyer logo-guess-seul-2-2

***Traktor 2 Manual BUG FIXED*** Now Searchable!

I am pleased to announce I have fixed a small but very useful feature that slowed me down from learning Traktor… Basically Traktor’s new 2.6.1 manual was not searchable in Adobe and I’ve been waiting too long for Native Instruments to fix it so I found a workaround…

Long story short, this should help alot of fellow Traktor users in speeding up they’re learning process by searching directly for the answers in the PDF.

Definitely an unappreciated feature I didn’t realize how important the search function was… I actually use it in all my daily research – Internet, Documents, Finder, etc…

Click the image below & Enjoy!

– DJ Ollie

***Traktor 2 Manual BUG FIXED*** Now Searchable!

How to control your DJ set wirelessly from iPhone

In this edition of Beyond Basics Tech Tips, I do a live demo of using iTeleport (iPhone app) to control the DJ set wirelessly away from the set at the bar… Helpful for DJs when you need to be away from the set, like going to the bathroom, chilling at the bar, not having to rush back to switch the song…

Redbull Thre3Style DJ Battle @PerleNightclub

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*Free Admission* This Friday Perle New Brunswick is hosting the Rare Redbull Thre3style DJ Battle! You don’t want to miss out on this event!
You just have to be 21+! Battle is ooooonnnn!!!

Red Bull Thre3Style U is a DJ competition to uncover who is the best party rocking DJ on campus. The DJs will be judged on the following 4 categories:
-Track selection
-Originality & creativity
-Mixing Skills
-Stage presence & audience response
The winner will take home $1,000 and bragging rights!

Each DJ will be given 15 minutes where they have to play a minimum of 3 genres and keep the crowd hyped. Anything goes – from house anthems to old school hip hop to Top 40 remixes! BUT repeating an already played track will result in a penalty.

Competing DJs include:
DJ Akhil
DJ Rageberger
Mike Manfready
Denur Novick & Jimmy Kearns

Hosted by
DJ Zeke – Red Bull Thre3style NYC Winner

Doors Open at 10pm
First DJ Starts at 11pm


Serato Hybrid Ableton Bridge Setup w/ MPC1000 w/ TTM57SL

Here’s an oldie but goodie video rocking the hybrid set up w/ my old MPC1000 as a Midi controller to control Ableton’s Looper… I’m posting this cause I’m about to display the new & improved hybrid setup soon!

Mobile DJ Tips & Tricks – Gadgets to make your life easier – Beyond Basics

Sharing some cheap but very helpful gadgets for DJs on the go…

Ziotek ZT1212518 Power Strip Liberator Plus with Pass Through, 5-Pack

Behringer MICROMIX MX400 4-Channel Mixer

Feel free to add on any helpful tips & tricks to the DJ Community.

Check out my website – for more info, tutorials and anything DJ related…

Peace & Love,

– Ollie

Rane TTM57SL Serato Mixer – Customize Midi Mapping Groups

Some basic tips I found that not all DJs who own the TTM57SL know that you can customize the 1st 5 groups of the mixer to what ever you like.  Leaving group 6 defaulted to the built in effects.  I share my custom mappings and why I choose them.

I also show a quick tip on how to stay in one group and launch the popular “Echo” effect by using your Flex FX buttons.

I’m interested to see what other DJs map their mixers for… Please share your tips, add comments, Like & Subscribe!

This is one of many Beyond Basic Tutorials that I’m contributing to the DJ community…  Check out my website – for more info, tips & tricks, and anything DJ related…

Peace & Love,

– Ollie

iMaschine iPhone app Freestyle Scratch

iMaschine app for iPhone 4s is a must have for me… For only $5 bucks… I can get a lot of my ideas and work done right away! With the import/export functions I can take the beat and samples and continue working on it when I get home on my real Maschine! Thank you Native Instruments!

Thanks for watching… Feel free to Comment, Like, Subscribe!

Sampling into Maschine via Ableton Live & LPK25 Keyboard

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I wanted to lay down one of my favorite piano riffs from Isaac Hayes’s Ike’s Mood… it’s been sampled by many artists, like Biz Markie, Mary J. Blige, Smif n Wessun, Cormega and much more… I’m running Ableton Live 8.3 w/ Maschine 1.7 and my Akai LPK25 midi Keyboard…

I have used and sold my MPC1000…
I love my Maschine!!! Way too many possibilites!
The best way I can compare them is an Atari game system compared to a PS3…

Checkout my next vid on using the Maschine w/ Ableton Bridge and Serato!

DJ Ollie

Traktor Scratch Pro Kontrol Z2 is awesome!

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I’m officially making the switch to Traktor Scratch Pro w/ Native Instrument’s Maschine MK2 & the new Z2 mixer!  I was always curious about the “other DJ software” previously known as Stanton’s Final Scratch that failed back in the days and was jaded ever since… but not only have they learned from their mistakes, they also learned how to beat the competition – Serato… I have many reasons why Traktor is for me, but here are the main ones:

1.  Vinyl Control has more than double the rate of accuracy and less latency – Documented and personally tested.  Big + for me, cause I like to have the most accurate cuts & control when it comes to scratching and mixing – So this reason alone made me curious about Traktor…

2.  More features, options, upgrades & FX… Native Instruments really listened to the DJs who needed more out of their all in one setup and literally put it together all in one package!  W/o getting into too much technical detail… Let me break it down: Remix Decks, USB HUB, Compatibility w/ Maschine & Ableton (Sorry Serato/Ableton Bridge wasn’t cutting it and just as I thought, they Serato let that great idea get away from them…) and did I mention it comes w/ the 3 Stock Innofaders!?! Which brings me to obvious reason #3 –

3.  All this and probably 50% more features I haven’t touched on, for MORE THAN HALF of the Rane 62 mixer…  This was the killer no brainer for me to go buy the Z2!  I use the Rane 62 Z-trip every week at my weekly residency as well as I own the TTM57SL…

4.  In comparison w/ the 62 & the 57, the Z2 creators basically took a look at both mixers and made a better, efficient, roomier, not so jumbled up & can possibly hit the wrong load/cue/group button in the middle of a wicked set.  This makes me confident in knowing that this mixer was built by DJs for DJs…

DSCN1184As per usual, I don’t like being the one to talk about it… stay tuned as I demonstrate the complex cohesion of 3 separate programs and multiple pieces of DJ instruments to make that head knod goodie…  It does feel like I’m cheating on my first love, but if you gotta do it, at least it’s for a hotter, sexier chick that I want to freak!



New Beyond Basics DIY QFO Tonearm Hack

Another Beyond Basics Tutorial for you Hackers!

Qfo Vestax Tonearm Hack w/ Toothpicks, tape & rubberband.

A.S.T.S.(US patented)

Vestax’s original Anti Skipping Tone-arm System ensures high sound quality and stable playback by reducing the inner and outer force of the needle, suppressing horizontal vibrations. The entire system, from bearing parts to assembly, is performed by seasoned Japanese pros, which is why the A.S.T.S. tone arm is appraised world wide for its quality.



My Review on the new DJ Tech DIF – 1S Mixer!

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This 2ch. mixer was the talk of NAMM 2013 this year because of the High Quality and Low Cost!  It’s got a DVS solution switch and also the Mini Innofader installed for a total of $150!  Check out my videos on the DJ Tech Mixer!  Shout out to Alessio from DJ Tech for the hookup!

Valentines Day 2013 Mix – DJ Ollie’s Aphrodisiac

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1) Quincy Jones – Moody’s Mood For Love
2) Luther Vandross & Beyonce Knowles – The closer I get to you
3) Montell Jordan – What’s On Tonight
4) Ginuwine – So Anxious
5) Joe – Joe – No One Else Comes Close
6) Jagged Edge – I Gotta Be
7) Brian McKnight – Anytime
8) Playaz – Cheers to you
9) Janet Jackson – Anytime Anyplace
10) Ginuwine – Differences – (My whole life has changed….)
11) Keith Sweat – Nobody
12) R.Kelly-It Seems Like You’re Ready
13) Changing Faces & R. Kelly – Stroke You Up
14) Shai – Comforter
15) Dru Hill You Are Everything
16) Jodeci Cry For You
17) N’Sync – Gone
18) Usher – Usher – Nice and Slow
19) Silk – I Wanna Lick You Up and Down
20) Jodeci – Freakin’ You
21) Tevin Campbell – Shhh ( Break It Down )
22) Ginuwine – Pony [Album Version] 23) H-Town – Knockin’ Da Boots
24) Pretty RicKy – grind on me
25) Usher Lil Jon Ludacris – Lovers & Friends
26) Shai – If I Ever Fall In Love Again
27) Avant – Making Good Love – Avant
28) Ruff Endz – Someone to Love You
29) Tyrese – Sweet Lady
30)All The Things Your Man Won’t Do by Joe
31) Ready for the World – Let Me Love You Down
32) Sade – By your side – Sade dinner
33) Locked out of heaven Remix- Major Lazer Bruno Mars
34) Prince Royce – Stand By Me (Bachata Remix)
35) Will you still love me tomorrow – Leslie Grace (Lyrics)
36) So in love – All 4 one dinner
37) Jason Mraz And Colbie Caillat – Lucky
38) Kina Grannis-Valentine
39) Jason Mraz – If It Kills Me (From The Casa Nova Sessions)
40)Voices of Theory – Say It
41) Boyz II Men – You Make Me Feel Brand New Stylistics cover
42) BlackStreet – Before I Let You Go
43) Usher ft. Beyonce and Lil Wayne – In This Club REMIX (part II)
44) Bruno Mars – When I Was Your Man
45) New Kids on the Block – Please Dont Go Girl
46) Miguel – Sure Thing
47) Az Yet – Last Night
48) Mariah Carey feat Joe & Nas – Thank God I Found You (Remix)
49) I’ll Never Stop loving You by Charles Cameron
50) Robin Thicke – Lost Without U
51) Feels like heaven
52) R Kelly – R. Kelly – Your Body’s Calling Me
53) Tonight (Best You Ever Had) – John Legend ft. Ludacris
54) Miguel – Adorn
55)Adorn Thembi Female Cover – DJ Ollie Reggae Refix
56)DJ Ollie Crew Love Reggae Refix Dirty Version
57)DJ Ollie Crew Love (Female Cover) Chrissy – Reggae Refix Dirty Version

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Two Simple Secrets of Every Successful DJ

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I had to share this most inspiring article by Phil Morse – The Editor behind one of the few sites/people I follow –  Click on the article to read the full story.2 simple secrets of successful dj

New How to Tutorial: Sampling into Maschine using Youtube & Serato without an External Soundcard

In this tutorial, I show you how to sample into Native Instruments Maschine w/o having to buy or connect an external sound card.  Alot of videos on youtube show you how to sample into Maschine, but they don’t tell you that they’re using an external sound card.  This will show you how to sample w/ just your Mac & Maschine…

Is your DJ equipment weighing you down?

In this edition of my “Beyond the Basics” tip for mobile DJs, I’ll show you how to make your setup easier to haul.

Time it’ll take you – about 5 min. total for both tables.

What you’ll need – Phillips screwdriver (preferably a power drill to make it quicker)

Difficulty level – 1/10 (Easy Breezy)

To be honest, the hardest part of my gigs is loading/unloading my equipment, so I made it a mission to make it as efficient as possible w/o resorting to changing to CDJs, controllers, etc.

For all you djs complaining about the weight, I got a solution that can help lighten your load…

I made my 1200s at least 10lbs. lighter on each one.  What I did was remove the metal bottom that is in the inner layer of the rubber external bottom.  It’s built in there to absorb the bass when used, but since I use an Odyssey coffin w/ insulation to keep it tight, there’s no need for me to keep that extra weight.  With the MK2’s are 27.5lbs each… trust me, you’ll feel the difference and your back will thank you.

Here’s a pic of what I removed:

All you have to do is:

1.  Unscrew the dozen screws underneath your 1200, remove the outer rubber bottom, then remove those inner aluminum weights.

2.  Reattach your rubber bottom using only the 4 Long Corner screws – (which makes it putting it back together faster & easier).

Side note – I tried them outside of the coffin too… and unless they’re mounted on a sketchy non-solid surface and/or on top of a subwoofer… they should be fine… Try it out and let me know if this helps!

Pimped my TTM57SL!

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Decided to get the silver cover to match my custom vinyl stickers… Shout to 12inchskinz for the hookup! You can view their custom labels @ for virtually any kind of DJ gear, and if they don’t got it, talk to my man Kartel… He’ll hook it up!


Four Weddings on TLC

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James & Kara’s Wedding @ the Rockleigh Me and my MC @djchrisatwood are waiting for this season’s episode of Four Weddings where we brought out the “Big Setup” @ the beautiful Rockleigh venue… The show air on Jan.31st… Hopefully we’ll get our shine on National TV!

Wake up! We’re living in a real life Matrix!

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I’m not usually known as a conspiracist… but more of a I believe it when I see it… I keep coming back to these fascinating documentaries and watching them over and over.  After doing my own research, unbiased to these films, I found that alot of their claims are 100% true.  Keep an open mind and don’t take everything at face value.  Do your own research and see how far the rabbit hole goes…

Here’s the original movie that started it for me…

Ultra Life Fridays 2nite @Perle Night Club

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DJOlliePerlePERLE NIGHT CLUB & LOUNGE 13 Paterson Street.  New Brunswick, NJ 08901.
Ultra Life Fridays
Ladies Free before 11pm, $12 after
Guys $15
Dress: Trendy Casual. No hats, baggy clothing, athletic apparel
21 & over
Main Room:  DJ Ollie playing Top 40, Dance, House, Latin, Reggae, Hiphop
Lounge:  DJ Naz (The Elite Camp) playing Old School Hip-Hop & Classics.
Complimentary bottle of champagne for Birthday parties!
Contact DJ Ollie – for Reduced Admission Guest List, Birthday Parties, VIP, and Bottle Specials

Scratch’s 10 year Anniversary Event

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Scratch10yearTo celebrate the amazing milestone of Scratch DJ Academy’s ten year anniversary and honoring the legacy of co-founder Jam Master Jay, we are hosting an event to honor three influential DJs who have each made a significant contribution to the DJ artform, culture and community: DJ A-Trak, DJ Kool Herc, and DJ Q-Bert.

This star-studded event was an exclusive event for only the Scratch staff and some students.  I felt really special to attend this once in a lifetime event.  Shout to Scratch Academy on their 10 year anniversary!

It was really dope to see all the DJs I looked up to growing up in person.  I was star struck!  Got talk to Qbert back stage for a couple of mins… He’s really down to earth despite his status as the Best DJ on the planet.  I also got to meet DJ Revolution, YogaFrog and DJ Immortal just to name a few…

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WTF is a Trap Beat!?! Hopefully this will clear that up…

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I had a general idea of where “Trap beats” came from (the South) and…what kind of sound they had (slow 60-70bpm), but I wanted to know the origin and what makes up a “Trap” beat…  So I copped this off of Listen & Learn

Trap music is a form of Dirty south music or in other words southern music that is either rap or hip hop but instead its in its own league . When the dirty south first broke loose it was very popular in Southern cities that include Houston, New Orleans, Atlanta, and Texas. Often times, hip hop and rap music was deemed as having two different sides to the genre (east and west). I guess you could sum it up say that those in the southern states started to feel a little left out and that is why this type of music emerged around the early 90’s like Outkast, Lil Troy, Ugk, Scarface and many more.


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One of the Cool facts that you might find interesting is that (also according to Wikipedia) many Dirty south rappers and hip hop artists all released their music independently without a major label. This had to do with the fact that most of the attention was focused on music on the east coast or the west coast. With Contribution from Artists like Mike Jones,Rick Ross,LiL Wayne,Bun b,Gucci mane,Shawtty Redd,Keri Hilson,T pain,Ciara,Plies,Gorilla Zoe, 2 Chainz, Young Jeezzy and many more the Dirty dirty South came to be the genre that has been topping the Radio Charts with catchy beats in the last decade. Many different sub-genres are embedded in the dirty south genre like Trap beats, club beats and even some R&b artists have added their own twist to the ever growing genre.
As a whole Dirty South beats Are becoming more and more popular by the day as Rappers have easier access to them unlike years ago thanks to a Program Called Fruity Loops.Many Radio Ready Beats in the industry have been created with this piece of software alone.Over the years the Dirty South beat genre has had many phases with everything from Trap Street Bangers to catchy happy tunes. Many pioneers of the genre are still in the music scene paving the way for other dirty south artist in the region making it possible for the genre to prosper.One of the biggest hits the Dirty South has seen was T.I 24’s the song was recognized by many as the hottest song out of the dirty south at the time.Over the years the Dirty South got their Signature sound by reinventing the 808 Drum Machines and adding heavy brass, catchy leads, synthesis,Strings,Sharp Snares and super fast hi-hats and created what is known to us today as Dirty South/ Trap music.

Where Did Trap Beats come from?

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Definition of Trap Beats

Originated from the term “trap houses” with the underground drug trade, “trap music” is a style of Hip-Hop formally made by decent individuals as a means incorporating “traps” for bad people to fall into in reality;a means of tracking down who’s who in society.

Trap beats are technically the new way of describing dirty south beats. Most artist that have pioneered trap are that of Rick Ross, Lex Luger , Waka Flocka , Gucci Mane ,and O da juice man. These type of Trap instrumental have gain serious air play in recent years. They mainly are constructed using the 808 sub kick that acts like the main base line of the song.

Playing the chord structure of which the rest of the instrumental is made. Trap beats like that “BMF” by Rick Ross a Lex Luger instrumental which gained major recognition and pushed Lex Luger up to one of Hip Hop’s sought after music producers. Also during that Time is when Waka Flocka Flame broke with “Hard in the paint” which was also a Lex Luger Beat.

His Signature has even caught the the attention of that of Jay Z and Kanye West as he created the instrumental for “H.A.M” which featured on the “Watch The Throne”. Some of my favorite Trap Beats is that of “Yella Diamonds” By Rick Ross produced by Beat Billionaire. I just like the tricks and the sound used in the instrumental. The orchestra shots really give great energy for Rick Ross. I like the way you can hear the hard 808 kick more than the sub 808 too.

What defines Trap Beats?

Most Trap beats are constructed at 140bpm and tend to a have repetitive structure. Most the instrumentation is minimal. Most of the changes in the instrumental comes from the drums where the drums change over and over again.

Most trap beat makers look for changes in the snare rolls where the change the snare to 16/1 notes to 32/1 notes and use this effect for the high hats. This might create weird rake kind of sound that is heard many time in Trap Beats  . There is a lot of brass sound used in the instrumental’s that tend to follow the bass note’s of the beat.

The drums tend to change if a verse is 16 bars long. Having a different drum pattern In the first 8 bars and may drop out the kick or change the kick for the second 8 bars and have a different more busy with percussion for the chorus. One sound that I can hear regularly in trap music is that of the low crowd chant that can be heard under the snare sound.

Trap producers tend to use a high sound like that of whistle that creates a melody in the track. Some elements of trap music can be heard by listening to the rim shot sound that is trigger at the end of each fourth bar. Trap Beats to have a lot of sound effect’s to show the listener that there is a different pattern in the song structure. This can be heard by shuffling effect or a rising sfx made by the turning the cut-off on the synthesizer.

This will rise up the chorus or show a change in the verse.A Trap Beats producer like Lex Luger’s is well know for the using this effect and is seen with his signature in the trap instrumentals that are made by him.

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Goodbye 2012… Hello 2013!

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Perle Nightclub’s 2012 NYE Bash was Awesome!  Had a great Year @PerleNightclub & GLOLounge.  Big Shout goes out to the whole Perle & GLO fam!  Check me out every Friday night!

Just got the Limited Edition QFO!!!

This was the most anticipated turntable around for turntablist and Scratch DJs… The one & only legend DJ Qbert (voted best DJ in the world – DJ Times) got together with Vestax in the late 90’s to make this all in one, one-of-a-kind invention…

As a teen, I didn’t dream about a cool car or fancy clothes, I dreamed about “THE QFO” the portable scratch turntable and mixer that you can take anywhere…and now it’s finally mine! Ask around, they discontinued these awhile back and to even think about buying them used, some sell for almost double the price of $2300!!! Good thing I ran into this cool cat from Cali – shout out to Rodell for the sweet hookup!

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Technics 1200s repair cheap and fast!

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Finally got the Turntables @ Perle fully tuned up and modded out w/ Ice blue bright LED’s!  Compliments of HotRod!  Had a chance to rockem tonight and all ready to go for New Year’s Eve!  Starting out 2013 right!  HotRod also got tables for sale and provides quick and cheap repair service on Technics 1200s… Contact me if interested…

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