Learn How to DJ (using Serato)
Learn how to DJ using Serato, no experience necessary.
Learn from Colin Warn, a touring DJ with seven years of experience under his belt playing everything from wedding seminars to high school dances. While not writing about himself in the third person, he also is an accomplished dance music ghost producer: Allowing him to give you insider secrets on where to get quality, free, unreleased tracks from up and coming artists.
In addition to this you will learn:
- What the job of the DJ is
- How to install and configure your Serato DJ equipment/software
- How to navigate your DJ controller
- How to understand music in beats, bars and phrases
- The best pieces of equipment to accentuate your DJing gigs
- How to navigate your Serato software
…and much more!
The first 1/4 of the course is open as a preview to anyone interested: So go ahead and try it before you buy it.
Hope to see you in the classroom.
A little bit about myself, in addition to some tips/tricks for getting the most from this course.
So everyone knows they play music, but to what end?
Learn which controller is right for you based on your budget and goals.
A quick video on how to get Serato on your computer.
Learn which pair of headphones is right for you, depending on your budget/goals.
Optional piece of gear, but if you're looking for a microphone, here are my suggestions depending on your budget.
Note: I misspoke about which microphone I had. I have a Shure PGA48-XLR, very close to the model I mentioned I had in the video. Best part, this model is $14 cheaper.
Some insider secrets from yours truly on where to find quality, free, unreleased music from up and coming music producers.
Learning How to DJ
In this video, I share with you my favorite video for learning some essential DJ terminology. Be sure to check out the resources page!
In this video, we go over Serato and the corresponding features on a typical DJ controller.
What that last video's description said.
A bit more of an intermediate concept, but for those who don't want to rely on the sync button here's a great video on what you can do to start practicing your beatmatching.
Also check out the rest of this guys' YouTube channel. Definitely my favorite hands down for learning the craft of DJing.
Putting everything we learned together into a basic DJ mix, with yours truly narrating over the top.
My tips/resource suggestions on how to continue improving as a DJ.
Congrats on making it through the full course! Here's to a great DJ career for you :D