its way much more then just playing music. you also have many different types of DJ's like the club DJ
well versed in mixing music to motivate the club goers to dance and drink. Club DJs have historically been on the leading edge innovation when it come to leveraging the equipment they have for the best new sounds and memorable effects. They incorporate beat matching and juggling, effects processing, sampling and sequencing, scratching etc.
Turntablist performs by touching and moving the records, stylus and mixer to manipulate sound produces sounds which are unique and not reproduced—the record player becomes a musical instrument. good club DJ's can also incorporate turntablism.
Mobile DJ's provide musical entertainment at weddings, parties and other social events.
Remixing is definitely an art perfected by DJ's today a lot of remixes are done via DAWs but a good DJ can remix on the fly live with DJ equipment,
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that's not a DJ anyone can do that. reading the crowd and playing what they want is way different from playing the wrong music then changing it.
Originally Posted by Jixxi