This is a 3 section course with 27 lessons that will walk you through becoming a DJ as well as advanced DJ methods and techniques. We will walk you through:
Fundamentals of DJ’ing
Advanced FX and controls
Understanding the music
Preparing your DJ Set
Booking your first gig and more!
DJ Level I
Brief Introduction to the course and introduction to your instructor.
Brief intro to the course and overview.
This lecture discusses the various cables used in DJ'ing and the importance of knowing each cable inside and out!
Christo will show you what a professional DJ set up looks like and its functions. This is the club standard set up and it good to familiarize yourself with regardless of what equipment you will be learning on.
Step by step instruction on how to connect your DJ gear.
Let's dive in to some of the essential controls and functions you will be using while you DJ.
Instruction on how to utilize your headphones effectively while you DJ.
In this lesson we will cover how to understand the music you are mixing. This is an essential part of becoming a superior DJ. This will allow you to fully understand how music works in relation to mixing as a DJ.
In this lesson we will be showing you techniques to blend with volume as well as utilizing EQ.
This is all about how to view your music and how to work with it!
DJ Level II
PT. 1.2 we will be going more in depth on advanced controls.
Loops and Hot Cues and how to use them effectively during your DJ Set.
Setting up and preparing your set.
DJ Level III
How to mix multiple tracks
Reading the crowd and managing your emotions or nerves is paramount to becoming a successful DJ. In this lesson we will be discussing how to read the crowd and keeping your nerves in check!
Lets take a look at how to get started in becoming a DJ.
Brief lesson on using microphones as a DJ.
You are ready for your first gig! Now lets discuss what this looks like and things you need to know!