(Of a DJ) synchronize the tempos of (two recordings) to enable a smooth transition between them in a set of uninterrupted music: if you want to play in a club where the DJ’s expected to beat-match records, you’d better develop the skill [no object]: we know how to mix and we know how to beat-match
More example sentences
- His early days as a beat-matching hip-hop DJ led him to a lyrical complexity and rhythmic intonation that are simultaneously worthy of your admiration.
- He discussed the connection between music and dance, lamenting producers who make music solely to be beat-matched, and DJs who neglect to adjust their sets to the movements of the crowd.
- While this piece of kit would be fine for some DJs, it won't suit everyone because you can't beat-match with it.
Definition of beat-match in:
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