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DJ Longshanks

Instructor: DJ Longshanks

Chris Longshanks a.k.a. Monolithium is child of hip-hop and a student of contemporary electronic music. Having been the DJ at Lucky Bar, Victoria's longest running club for the better part of the last decade, he's maneuvered from indie rock & new wave through to bass music & hip-hop. Behind the decks Longshanks is an established performer, rocking a diverse swath of crowds. Performing as Monolithium hetweaks his own diced-up tracks and exclusives hammering out rhythms on his Ohm64 midi controller yielding a fluid mix of the best of what the global underground dance has to offer. Monolithium has played alongside Dabrye, Girl UNIT, FaltyDL, Flying Lotus, Gaslamp Killer, dEbruit, Salva & Bok Bok. In 2011, he played MUTEK to a rapturous reception & opened for the Night Slugs crew at Decibel Festival in Seattle.

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Understanding Volume and Gain – Part 5

by DJ Longshanks 0:58

Having a solid understanding of gain is absolutely crucial to being a good DJ. These lessons will teach you how to master gain on all levels, from your software to your mixer and more. Your transitions will sound smother, you won’t damage your gear or your ears and more with by fully understanding how to use gain properly.

Understanding Volume and Gain – Part 1

by DJ Longshanks 3:11

Having a solid understanding of gain is absolutely crucial to being a good DJ. These lessons will teach you how to master gain on all levels, from your software to your mixer and more. Your transitions will sound smother, you won’t damage your gear or your ears and more with by fully understanding how to use gain properly.

Understanding Volume and Gain – Part 2

by DJ Longshanks 3:11

Having a solid understanding of gain is absolutely crucial to being a good DJ. These lessons will teach you how to master gain on all levels, from your software to your mixer and more. Your transitions will sound smother, you won’t damage your gear or your ears and more with by fully understanding how to use gain properly.

Understanding Volume and Gain – Part 3

by DJ Longshanks 4:12

Having a solid understanding of gain is absolutely crucial to being a good DJ. These lessons will teach you how to master gain on all levels, from your software to your mixer and more. Your transitions will sound smother, you won’t damage your gear or your ears and more with by fully understanding how to use gain properly.

Understanding Volume and Gain – Part 4

by DJ Longshanks 3:03

Having a solid understanding of gain is absolutely crucial to being a good DJ. These lessons will teach you how to master gain on all levels, from your software to your mixer and more. Your transitions will sound smother, you won’t damage your gear or your ears and more with by fully understanding how to use gain properly.

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