Turntablism

Turntablism

Turntablism is the art of manipulating sound samples and loops to enhance a mix or creative elaborate showcase routines thus turning regular DJ equipment into instruments of diverse creativity. Students will be introduced to the necessary turntabling hardware, and learn about the aspects of scratching, scratch notation, beat juggling to full blown turntablist sets from our experienced deck maestroes.

Basic

  • Hardware Introduction and set up for Scratching (Turntables, CDJs & Controllers)
  • What sounds Can I Scratch?
  • Introduction to Baby Scratching, Transforming & Chirps
  • Core Scratch Techniques( Baby Scratches, Cutting, Release Scratches, Drags,
  • Transforms,Chirps, Stabs etc)
  • Manipulating the Crossfader
  • Simple beat juggling
  • Sourcing for Scratch Samples
  • Efficient Hand Positioning
  • Developing Your Flow
  • Beat Juggling Fundamentals (Spinbacks and looping)

Details

  • Minimum 1, Maximum 3 per class
  • 1 Lessons per Day
  • 2 hrs each
  • extra 2 hours of self practic studio time (worth $50)
  • Total 10 hrs
  • Age limit, 15 and above.
  • Those below 15 years of age require parental approval
  • Payment of fees to be done via bank transfer before lessons are confirmed

Fees $700*

Advanced

  • Intermediate Scratch Techniques(tears and intermediate fadeless scratches, twiddles, crabs, flares, orbits etc)
  • Developing an efficient Practice Regime
  • Intermediate Beat juggling( basic Trick mixing techniques and loop juggles)
  • Scratching with FX
  • Developing an efficient practice regime
  • Developing your speed and flow
  • How to incorporate your techniques into routine

Details

  • Minimum 1, Maximum 3 per class
  • 1 Lessons per Day
  • 2 hrs each
  • extra 2 hours of studio time (worth $50)
  • Total 14 hrs
  • Conducted over two extended sessions
  • Age limit, 15 and above.
  • Those below 15 years of age require parental approval
  • Payment of fees to be done via bank transfer before lessons are confirmed

Fees $1000*