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Welcome to Final Scratch

Welcome to FinalScratch.com – the best place for complete beginners to learn the art of DJing.

Whether you’re interested in traditional vinyl/analog DJing or something more digital and streamlined, we’ve got the information you need to thrive.

No matter what skill level you’re currently at, we’ve got something for you.

Browse our guides or blog today!

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It’s important to understand that becoming a successful DJ is a difficult goal to achieve, but it’s not impossible. In order to succeed, you will need to have a passion for DJing to carry you through the rough spots. And you’ve got to put in work.

Otherwise, you will fizzle out before really achieving what you want to. Becoming a DJ is easy – especially with tools like Serato and Traktor. But becoming a professional DJ who can make a living off his work is significantly harder.

You’ve got to love it. If you have a passion for music, you’re in the right place.

Here are some places to begin, if you’re just starting your journey:

And make no mistake, it can be an expensive habit, hobby, passion and profession. In the beginning you’re going to spend a lot of money, and not make a ton. But you have to be willing to invest in yourself. There’s just one thing you have to remember:

Only Invest in the Equipment & Tools You Actually Need

Because high-quality DJ equipment is expensive, you should consider holding off on making any large purchases until you are certain that DJing is for you.

If you have a friend willing to let you barrow his/her equipment for practice, or can rent from a musical instrument store in your area, take advantage of the opportunity.

Here are our best Gear Guides for anyone looking to dive right in:

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