DJ Mixing Course

DJ Mixing Course

Our mixing course will give you a solid grounding in Djing on both digital and vinyl platforms, including an introduction to Pioneer Rekordbox. Our advanced phase features an introduction to Serato programs, including Serato DJ and Control Vinyl and more. Once the Basic classes are completed, students will have a better understanding of DJing and the field of Djing that they would like to specialize in during the Advance classes.

BASIC

  • Introduction to DJing
  • Hardware Installation for turntables
  • Introduction to Vinyl
  • Mixing on Turntables with vinyl
  • Reading vinyl grooves
  • Understanding BPMs
  • Understanding Tempo Adjust and Pitching on Vinyl
  • Basic Beat matching and bar mixing
  • Mixing by pure hearing alone
  • Basic EQ mixing
  • Mixing records sequentiallyIntroduction to CDJs
  • Hardware Installation for CDJs
  • How to read Digital audio waveforms
  • Understanding CDJ functions
  • Basic Mixing on CDJs using Thumb drives
  • Basic Tempo Adjust and Pitching on CDJs
  • Studying of basic track structure
  • Introduction to the Rekordbox music management program
  • Mixing with Rekordbox memory and cue points
  • Introduction  to basic layer mixing
  • Intro to basic mixer effects

DETAILS

  • 1 per class
  • 1 to 2 Lessons per week (depending on student)
  • 3 hours each session
  • Total 6 hrs (extra 2 hrs of studio time will be given, valued at $50)
  • Payment of fees to be done via bank transfer before lessons are confirmed

Fees $450*

 

Our Advances classes cater to those who would like to continue after completing the Basic course as well as those who already have some experience in Djing but would like to enhance their abilities and skill sets.  We will tailor made a lesson plan to suit your requirements.

ADVANCE

  • Introduction to Serato DJ
  • Setting up of Serato Hardware
  • Introduction to the Serato HID Mode configuration
  • Planning your crates and playlists on Serato DJ
  • Playing with Serato DJ effects
  • Introduction to music genres
  • Intro to the various forms of dance music genres
  • Sourcing for music
  • Utilizing advance mixer effects
  • Identify energy levels and elements of tracks.
  • Intro to key and melodic mixing
  • Building up a set based on BPMs
  • Open format mixing
  • Mixing with Serato Control Vinyl
  • Basic hip hop mixing
  • Dropping samples
  • Understanding energy levels
  • Introduction to DJ controllers functions
  • Customizing mixes for promotional purposes
  • Personalizing your music sorting methods
  • Understanding styles and cultures of commercial and underground audiences
  • Planning sets based on event variables
  • Understanding your target audience
  • Personal Branding and Marketing
  • How to achieve bookings
  • Recording a mix

 DETAILS

  • 1 per class
  • 1 to 2 Lessons per week (depending on student)
  • 3 hours each session
  • Total 6 hrs (extra 2 hrs of studio time will be given, valued at $50)
  • Payment of fees to be done via bank transfer before lessons are confirmedD

Fees $550*

FULL COURSE

This package is a combination of the Basic and Advance courses. A special discount has been applied to the price of the full time course which also includes 6 hours free of studio time (valued at $100 ) – total 18 hours.

Installment plans are available.

Fees $900*