How do you get good at scratching?

How do you get good at scratching?

How to Become a Better Scratch DJ

  1. 1.1 1) STRETCH AND WARM UP.
  2. 1.2 2) GET IN THE FLOW.
  4. 1.4 4) CHANGE HANDS!
  5. 1.5 5) JAM & Have A FUN TIME.
  6. 1.6 6) RINSE AND REPEAT.

Can you scratch with a controller?

You can’t scratch on cheap gear and/or small jogwheels As we saw when we busted myth #2, small jogs, like those on the S2 and S4, are no barrier to being able to scratch like a demon. If you’ve got a controller with jogwheels, you can scratch with it – period.

What’s the easiest way to learn to scratch?

The most simple scratch to learn is a baby scratch. Whether you’re using CD’s, a controller, or vinyl the principles will be the same. If using vinyl you will stick a marker on the centre of the vinyl. This marker will be a reference point to where the sound begins.

What do you need to make a scratch record?

Adjust the curve so just a millimetre of movement will fully open the fader. You’ll also need some decent scratch sounds. If you’re scratching using vinyl you can get a scratch record which will be full of samples. If you’re using CDJ’s or digital software you should be able to download all of the samples you need.

What’s the best way to make a scratch sound?

Half way through the sound use the fader and cut the sound in half with a simple click of the crossfader. This makes 2 sounds out of the one. Drag the sound backwards and cut the sound in half again. So in all you have 4 sounds, this makes a fairly simple scratch sound complex.

What’s the point of scratching on a DJ?

Scratching is like the DJs vocal over an instrumental. You can use it just like talking to the crowd to hype them up. It’s also a great way of showing off and showing the crowd what you’re made of. When we scratch words we tend to make them stutter.