mixing and scratching/
recording and config)
Mixing and Scratching
After you hit the "Power" button the sound will start playing. Now we
want to use our mouse to control the sound, so we're going to hit the
button labeled "Mouse Grab" to start scratching. Once the mouse is
grabbed we use the mouse motion and keyboard commands to scratch
To switch between turntables click the right mouse button. To start
scratching click the left mouse button and move the mouse back and forth.
You can combine this basic movement with a set of keys.
Where the real emulation of vinyl turntablism comes from
is the combination of those expressions, scrubbing, scratching,
stuttering, recueing. When you want to use the mouse for the GUI again hit
the "Esc" key on your keyboard to regain mouse-GUI control. Now we can
take a look at how to record our efforts.
- Do the same movement with the mouse click and hit the "f" key with
your left hand, this will allow you to scrub through the track very
- Click the "w" key: the turntable mutes and you are able to silently
move to any point of the file for a needle-drop style recueing.
- Hit the "m" key to mute the turntable.
- Hitting the "f" key by itself creates a stuttering effect.
- Hold down the space bar while you scratch to get an even more vinyl