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At Pop Studio DJ, we provide you with the best resources to mold you into musicians of tomorrow.

BASIC COURSE

We have crafted the perfect introduction course for newcomers to the art of DJ mixing. All we need is your keen interest and sheer determination to learn from some of the best in the industry.

OUTLINE

Lesson 1 – 2

  • 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 sequentially

Lesson 3 – 4

  • Introduction to CDJs
  • Hardware Installation for CDJs
  • How to read Digital audio waveforms
  • Understanding CDJ functions
  • Basic Mixing on CDJs using Thumbdrives
  • 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)
  • 1 hr 30 mins each
  • Total 6 hrs (extra 2 hrs of studio time will be given, valued at $50)
  • Only during weekdays (weekends if there is an urgent make up session)
  • Weekdays – afternoon sessions at 3pm – 4:30pm, 5pm – 6:30pm
  • Weekdays – evening sessions 7pm – 8:30pm, 9pm – 10:30pm
  • Payment of fees to be done via bank transfer before lessons are confirmed

 Fees $450*

 

ADVANCE COURSE

The advanced stage caters to those who already have some basic DJ skill and would like to bring their abilities to the new level. On completion of advance level, playing an interesting DJ set while utilizing advanced functions should be at your finger tips.

OUTLINE

Lesson 5 & 6

  • 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 current EDM styles
  • 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 BMPs
  • Cross genre mixing

Lesson 7 & 8

  • 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
  • DJ Bio writting
  • Recording a mix

DETAILS

  • 1 per class
  • 1 to 2 Lessons per week (depending on student)
  • 1 hr 30 mins each
  • Total 6 hrs (extra 2 hrs of studio time will be given, valued at $40)
  • Only during weekdays (weekends if there is an urgent make up session)
  • Weekdays – afternoon sessions at 3pm – 4:30pm, 5pm – 6:30pm
  • Weekdays – evening sessions 7pm – 8:30pm, 9pm – 10:30pm
  • Payment of fees to be done via bank transfer before lessons are confirmed

Fees $550*

 

FULL TIME COURSE

A comprehensive course this is. 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 2 more hours free of studio time (valued at $50 ) – total 16 hours. Installment plans are available.

Fees $900*

WHAT’S NEXT?

Aside from attending lessons at our studio, students will be taken on guided visits to selected clubs to observe resident DJs in action and the workings behind the console. In addition, students can attend workshops conducted by DJs/Producers specializing in various dance music genres.

Upon completion of the course, students can rent the studio for practice at $15/2 hr (minimum of 2 hr blocks). Our regular rates are $50/2hrs

Our students will also receive special promotional prices for DJ equipment on sale. Subjected to the discretion of the instructors and school, selected students may be offered opportunities to receive additional training for various gigs and related events.

 non refundable*