Beatmasking: 5 Ways To Get Out Of A Terrible Mix
Trainwrecking a DJ set is the equivalent of crashing two trains together on a single railroad track – but instead of death and destruction, you get the equivalent of a sledge hammer to the ear. Much like grinding a gear in a stick shift car, even the best and most practiced DJs occasionally wreck a mix, and struggle to find ways to control the damage they have created.
Luckily, having a nice effects panel or an effects unit such as the KP3 can offer you a few ways to clean up a mess. Clever use of the filter or delay/echo’s on the outgoing track can essentially mask your error. A skillful backspin or “meltdown” can also help you make your transform your abrupt transition into to something more deliberate.