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The Laptop DJ Handbook: Setups and Techniques of the Modern Performer by Jason Emsley

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Chapter 7. Traktor Pro: Loading, Playing, Mixing, and Syncing

At this point, you should have an understanding of Traktor’s foundations: setup configuration, the GUI, layouts, playlists, preparation, collection maintenance, and so on. It’s fairly easy to see how the DJ culture’s proliferation influenced Traktor’s appearance and workflow patterns. As soon as you load and start mixing some tracks, you will see just how digital software lets DJs expand beyond hardware limitations.

Hopefully, you’ve been breaking up the reading with a bit of your own Traktor noodling. If not, it’s that time.…

Intro to Loading Tracks

Traktor provides several straightforward methods to load music into the four Decks. Select a track within the Browser List using your mouse ...

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