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DJ Course in Traktor & Virtual DJ

Learn DJing skills from a real DJ! This course uses Traktor & Virtual DJ; the skills can be used with any DJ Software.
Instructor:
Mark Cochrane
184 students enrolled
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This course builds up knowledge of everything you need to know to DJ using DJing software. There are around 1.4 hours of video which show the essential skills required to compete with the best DJs in the world. The focus of this course is in Traktor and Virtual DJ, although the skills are applicable to any DJ software.

Requirements: PC or Mac running DJ software.

Traktor Pro, is available from all good stores. Demos versions are also available from the Native Instruments website

1
Course Induction

Welcome to this course, please watch this short video for orientation. 

DJing in Virtual DJ

1
Introduction to Virtual DJ

This video guides you through some of the important controls and settings in Virtual DJ. The HOME edition of this is available free from: http://www.virtualdj.com/download/free.html

2
Introduction to Beat Matching in Virtual DJ

This video shows the fundamental processes behind beat matching. Manual beat matching is achieveable with DJ software as well as CD or Vinyl Decks. This videos shows you how.

3
Beat Matching Brea Beats with Virtual DJ

This video shows techniques used by professional DJs to beat match more complex drum formations. Virtual DJ's unique display acts as the perfect teaching aid to show you exactly how the professionals do it.

4
Using the Loop Player In Virtual DJ

Gone are the days when a DJ plays tracks without using effects or samplers. This video shows how you can use Virtual DJ's Loop Player to manipulate tracks to put your stamp on your own mixes.

DJing in Traktor Pro

1
Introduction to Traktor Pro

This video shows you around the popular Traktor Pro DJ software.

2
Beat Matching with Traktor Pro

This video shows you how to manually beat match with Native Instruments Traktor Pro (everything is applicable to Traktor Pro 2).

3
EQing - The DJ's Master Skill

A must see video! This is at the heart of the DJ's mixing skill, watch this video to find out how you can use the EQ controls more effectly in your mixes.

4
Setting Traktor's Beat Grid

This video shows how to access Traktor Pro's beat grid controls. Set these to perfectly automate every track in your collection.

The Next Steps to Learn

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The Next Steps to Continue Learning

It's all about learning! Now you have the technical know-how you must practice and develop your skills. This video explains new areas to explore to help with you learning and development as a DJ.

You can view and review the lecture materials indefinitely, like an on-demand channel.
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2 hours on-demand video
Full lifetime access
Access on mobile and TV
Certificate of Completion