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Dj Academy

Posted by root On February - 17 - 2010

Beginner DJ Course (6 WKS)

Whether you’re taking your first steps as a DJ or are a professional looking to further your skills, this intensive course is designed to provide long-lasting results in a short time. The sessions are mostly practical mixing & basic theory. Particular attention is given to those critical elements that make the difference between just mixing and being a great DJ: the importance of the play list, the role of the DJ, the relationship with audience, career opportunities and more.

Our courses:-

  1. Basic DJ
  2. Advance DJ Digital DJ
  1. Basic DJ Course:

This is the ideal course for a beginner who wants to explore his / her creativity in this field.

  • Equipment
  • CD’s
  • Basic music theory
  • Mixing Tools
  • Monitoring
  • Mixing & Blending music
  • DJ decisions
  • Business
  • Mp3s

This course is designed to leave graduates with all the foundation, technical, physical and musical skills necessary to become competent DJs.

Modules

  1. Safety  The importance of a clean and efficient working area, tidy, organized cabling and common safety procedures.
  2. Equipment & Setup  What components are needed in a basic DJ setup. Understanding the turntable and mixer and its various components.
  3. Track Structure  Introduction to beats, bars and phrases. How dance music is structured and the different sound elements. Track structures and the affect on the mix.
  4. Headphone Handling  Cueing up with headphones. Split cueing and setting the correct volumes. Headphone referencing.
  5. Beat Matching & Mixing  Phrase and drop mixing including cutting. The use of EQs. Line level mixing. Cross fader and mixer functions.
  6. Set Construction  Picking appropriate music for a venue or audience. Artistry and how to best represent your chosen sound.
  7. Mixing Assessment / Performance

Advance DJ Digital DJ (4WKS)

Course Overview

  • Learn to DJ from digital mp3s using software like Rane Serato, Torq (Industry Standard).
  • Tips & tricks with using your laptop & CD decks. (A blend between Hardware & Software.)
  • Make crates & play lists in Serato.
  • Make Sets for your gig / show.
  • Song library management.
  • Using various samples & effects in Serato.

Overview

This course covers all the essential scratch techniques needed to take your skills and performance to the next level.

Modules

  1. History  Basic history of scratching and hip-hop elements.
  2. Equipment Introduction & Setup â?? Quick rundown on the equipment and best ways for setting up for scratching.
  3. Basic Scratch Techniques  Chirp, transformer, up fade, stabs and baby scratching.
  4. Cross Fader Training â?? Basic fader techniques and scratching over beats.
  5. Mixing  Basic hip-hop beat mixing and beat juggling.
  6. (Advanced Scratch Techniques  Learn flare, orbit, crab and drumming scratch techniques.) STUDENTS LEARN ON THEIR OWN



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