What's wrong with SYNC!

The advantages of sync are difficult to overlook: firstly it can take the pressure off new DJs big time, as beat matching by ear gives you more to do and remember and if you don't have to worry about beat matching by ear...

What's wrong with SYNC!

THE ADVANTAGES OF USING SYNC!

The advantages of sync are difficult to overlook: firstly it can take the pressure off new DJs big time, as beat matching by ear gives you more to do and remember and if you don't have to worry about beat matching by ear, it then opens up the door to doing more complex routines, using acappellas, mixing in where you want, instead of giving yourself time to beat match, which means faster mixing and a bigger chance of making advanced routines easier to accomplish, which honestly I hear you, sync can be great, but you should also know there is a shadow side to sync.

What's wrong with SYNC 1

THINGS THAT CAN GO WRONG

To sync successfully, the beat grids have to be perfectly aligned with the beats and if the beatgrid is slightly off the beat you are syncing, sync will sync the beat grids, so in no way is sync perfect and your ears once trained are 100% more accurate.

Also if you don't hit play close enough to the right beat it may even sync to the wrong beat.

If you are loading tracks and not watching the BPMs, it can automatically move the original BPM too far from it's original speed making the tracks sound weird and this also automatically puts your tempo fader into wide mode, and hence you lose subtle control of your tempo fader.

What's wrong with SYNC 2

OMG THE CLUB GEAR DIDN'T HAVE SYNC!!

Quite often I do follow up lessons with students and many of them come back and to me with horror stories saying they should have followed my advice about sync as they turned up to play at events, be it club events pre covid, or boat parties, and even warehouse parties and the gear was old and they regretted not practising there beat matching more because the gear at the events didn't have sync nor very good visuals, and they felt un prepared and this effected their confidence.

What's wrong with SYNC 3

EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW HOW TO BEAT MATCH BY EAR

Personally my goal is to teach you based on my experience and share the passion and joys that come from mixing and I want to get you all to a point where sure you can use sync by choice with no shame, but you don't need to, as let's face it, if you ever plan to play at club events the chances are, unless you are a big time DJ with influence or you are actually running the event, that the venue or promoter will expect you to use their equipment and I'll be honest some of the older club gear doesn't have sync.

What's wrong with SYNC 4

TAKE YOUR DJ SKILLS TO THE NEXT LEVEL!

Here's the good news, mixing by ear, and not relying on visuals so much, once you get used to it, is so much fun, as I feel it forces you to listen more and in turn you then gel more with the music as you learn to feel where the changes in the song are and this can be really liberating as opposed to watching your computer the whole time.

If you want to transform your DJ skills in a very short period of time check out my courses here: https://www.clubreadydjschool.com/club-ready-dj-course/

100% satisfaction guaranteed or full refund - no questions asked.


RELATED POSTS

How to Prepare for Longer DJ Sets for Clubs, House Parties and Private Functions Image

A tonne of students have reached out to me in recent weeks letting me know they have scored sets at venues and some of the venues have requested that the DJs play all night, so in this video I will talk about the difference between preparing shorter vs longer sets, the different types of longer sets you may encounter and how to prepare for them so you can potentially make marathon sets a huge success.

5 Ways to Practice DJing to Get Results Fast Image

Let's face it there really are so many different ways you can practise and from teaching literally thousands of people I feel the majority only do 1 or 2 ways at most and they wonder why they get bored or reach a plateau, so keep reading as this article gives you a fresh outlook on ways to assure your DJ sessions are successful to assure you build unstoppable momentum.

Can you Double Drop! Image

The concept of double dropping is you play both chorus's together at the same time. Now I'll be honest this is risky as quite often the chorus is the most intense part of the track so putting big bit on big bit can often sound messy...

DDJ 400 to Club Gear - here's how Image

I know for a fact, as far as entry level controllers go, a tonne of people are choosing the DDJ400 and why not, it has the same basic operations as the club gear, it reads Rekordbox, the same software used to prepare music to play in clubs, and it's very affordable and I personally know a tonne of people that have started on this controller and have honed their skills to a club standard.

5 Ways to Practice DJing to Get Results Fast

Let's face it there really are so many different ways you can practise and from teaching literally thousands of people I feel the majority only do 1 or 2 ways at most and they wonder why they get bored or reach a plateau, so keep reading as this article gives you a fresh outlook on ways to assure your DJ sessions are successful to assure you build unstoppable momentum.

CLUB READY DJ COURSE - THE COMPLETE PACKAGE

The Complete Package Image

Sign up now and get 5 free bonus courses FREE!

  • CLUB READY DJ COURSE: Value: $295
  • ADVANCED DJ COURSE: Value: $195
  • PERFORMANCE PLUS COURSE: Value: $195
  • CLUB PACK: Value: $195
  • FEEDBACK ON MIXES: Value: $45
  • MEMBER ACCESS TO CLUB READY TRIBE
  • PERSONAL SUPPORT
BUY NOW: $925 $245
   Secure Order Form - 100% Protected and Safe

All information is encrypted and transmitted without risk using a Secure Sockets Layer Protocol.

Payment Methods
Search
Club Ready Tribe
Club Ready Tribe Facebook Group Image
Free Mini Course
Mini DL Lessons Image

16 MINI DJ LESSONS FOR FREE!

Not sure where to start? In this mini series I answer many of the questions beginners have about learning to DJ.

Social Media

Find us on Facebook

Follow us on Instagram

Instagram Club Ready DJ School Image

CHECK OUT MY COURSES
Club Ready DJ Course Image

CLUB READY DJ COURSE -
ORIGINAL COURSE

BUY NOW: $295 $145
Advanced Course Package Image

3 x GENRE SPECIFIC
ADVANCED COURSES

BUY NOW: $195 $145
Performance Plus Image

PERFORMANCE PLUS -
CREATIVE MIXING MASTER CLASS,
3 DECK CHALLENGES,
ADVANCED FX COMBINATIONS

BUY NOW: $195 $145
Club Pack Package Image

CLUB PACK -
INDUSTRY INSIGHTS,
MARKETING BATTLE PLAN,
TACTICS THAT WORK

BUY NOW: $195 $115
The Complete Package Image

THE COMPLETE PACKAGE

Get all of my courses for life!

BUY NOW: $925 $245
Mini DL Lessons Image

16 MINI DJ LESSONS FOR FREE!

Not sure where to start? In this mini series I answer many of the questions beginners have about learning to DJ.

Privacy Policy

BOOK NOW BOOK NOW GIVE ME ACCESS