How to DJ – The Professional Guide
If you have ever dreamed of being a DJ with people dancing to your music and all whilst having the time of your life then this course will show you how.
From the bedroom to the hottest clubs, events and mainstage festivals.
Whether you’re a seasoned pro looking to enhance your current skills or a new aspiring DJ looking to get started.
Whatever your level of experience, the wisdom in this course is explosive and it is an absolute must to skyrocketing your success as a DJ.
This easy to understand guide will enable you to master the essentials of DJing.
Including, gear, music, techniques, business, and the industry as a whole. You’ll learn how to research and purchase the best DJ equipment, on your budget.
Where to find music, how to smoothly mix music and create solid playlists to rock any dance floor.
Plus you will learn how to get paid gigs at parties, clubs, events and so much more!
Anybody can be a DJ and if you’ve ever wanted a single book that gives you all the secrets to a successful career as a DJ, then this is that course.
In The Mix:
Discover The Secrets
to Becoming a Successful DJ
A lot of people have the misconception that DJing is really hard to get into but it's actually really simple. All you need is the passion and you can start out with something as simple as a smartphone, or a DJ controller. anybody can be a DJ as long as they work hard and are motivated to achieve their goals
Beginner's Guide To DJ Equipment Setups
The Pioneer CDJ 2000 Nexus and Nexus 2 are currently the club standard for CDJ’s and will likely stay that way for the next five years.
The DJM900 Nexus is an industry standard mixer that will probably be around for the next five years. It is easy to understand and very reliable.
Some DJ’s prefer working with a laptop when mixing
Nowadays the majority of DJ’s are playing from USB. It’s possible to also use SD cards with newer CDJ’s but for the majority USB is more popular in addition to being quicker and handling larger sizes for a more affordable price.
Where you find music depends on what you need it for. For example if you are playing a wedding, you will get music from a different place than if your playing at a club.
Live Mash Up
Rekordbox is a software for organizing your music library in preparation for use with Pioneer CDJ’s.
Serato is a DJ software that enables you to organize and playback music with CDJ’s or a controller.
The Serato box links your software to DJ hardware.
How to Mix
Fundamentals of Mixing theory
A standard DJ Mix
Using bass cuts when mixing
Mixing with filters.
Using delays when mixing.
Mixing with flangers.
Using the loop feature.
How To Get Bookings
Strategies to getting booked.
DJ agents and agencies
how to brand yourself
producing and promotion and how it can help you get booked more
Electronic Press Kit
Preparing For a Show
Pre show rituals
Tips on reading a crowd
Tips on working with an MC
Tips on dealing with nerves