Modern Day Choir
The term DJ (Disk Jockey) has evolved a lot in the last century, changing with the change in music equipment. The disc in Disc Jockey traditionally referred to shellac and vinyl records, but today, there is no such thing, a DJ is a person who plays recorded music for an audience.
Night clubs, radio DJs, hip-hop DJs, turntablists, mobile DJ, the possibilities are endless today with the wide range of music instruments.
DJs play two sources of recorded music, combining and mixing beats creating new rhythms and tempos, aligning the beats, and much more.
Bet You Didn’t Know This About DJs
The equipment available today makes DJing a lot of big deal than it was ever before. There is a lot of equipment involved, turntables, media players, DJ mixers, headphones, software, time code, DJ controllers, and a lot more.
A lot of techniques are also involved in the process, cueing, equalization, and audio mixing. Being a DJ means having control over the crowd, when that beat is aligned with the heartbeat of the dancers at a club, it creates a different kind of magic, a thrilling charm, a mystic delight, new sensations burgeoning all over the body, a DJ is an art himself.
A Brief History
The term DJ appeared in the mainstream media in 1941 but it didn’t gain its true meaning until later when playing recorded music at parties became increasingly common in the late 19th century. With time, this art grew and gained its position in mainstream culture.
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