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COURSE OVERVIEW

Choice of CDJs or Turntables
Industry Standard Equipments


BASIC: Lessons 1 – 3 (Without Software)
– Introduction to DJing
– Introduction to CDJs or Turntables
– Introduction to mixer
– Basic setup of equipment
– Equipment and their functions
– Introduction to basic beat matching
– Basic tempo adjust and pitching

BASIC: Lessons 4 – 6 (With Serato Scratch DJ)
– Introduction to Serato Scratch Live
– Basic setup of Serato Scratch Live
– Reading the tracks on the Macbook
– Reading of the waveform
– Identification of music genre
– Practice of beat matching without Serato Scratch Live
– Practice of beat matching with Serato Scratch Live
– Recoding your own mix

INTERMEDIATE: Lessons 1 – 6 (With & Without Serato DJ)
– Advanced beat matching, blending and cutting
– Professional tips to iron out any bad habits
– Resolves any problems with your mixing
– EQ, monitoring and headphone levels
– Panning and levels
– Matching phrases and placing mixes professionally
– Performance tricks including spin backs, stops and more
– Matching rhythms and avoiding key clashes
– Advanced CD/Turntable mixing
– Using Pioneer CDJs/Technics Turntables
– Vinyl mode, pitch controls and time-stretching
– Creating cue points and loops
– Using hot cue function to trigger samples
– Adding FX and Hot Mixing (Sampling)
– Learn best places to add effects to enhance your mixes
– MP3 mixing using Serato Scratch Live through regular turntables
– Hot cues in Scratch Live
– Play with crowd simulator

ADVANCED: Lessons 1 – 5  (With and without Software)
– Doing a Transition down to drop the energy/bpm of your set
– Doing a Transition up to boost the energy/bpm of your set
– Track Arrangement according to energy level
– Track Identification (how many bars on the intro, breakdown & outro)
– Advance EQing to ensure maximum impact in the mix
– Use of Effects at the correct time
– Club Set preparation
– Using of Midi controllers (Novation Dicer)
– Reading the crowd & crowd interactions
– Track Selection Advice
– Play with crowd simulator

Production: Lessons 1-12

  • Overview: The History of Electronic Dance Music
  • The Role Of An Electronic Dance Music Producer
  • Introducing Tools Of The Trade
  • Basics of Digital Audio in Electronic Music Production
  • Basics Of MIDI
  • Plug-In Technologies Explained
  • Introduction To Ableton Live
  • A New Way Of Listening To Music
  • Production: Introduction To Ableton’s Simpler
  • Production: Make A Basic Multitrack Drum Beat
  • Production: Introduction To Synthesizers (Sylenth1)
  • Production: Recreating A Beat
  • Production: Recreating A Bassline
  • Production: Recreating A Melody
  • Engineering: Introduction to Basic EQ
  • Engineering: Introduction to Basic Compression
  • Production: Putting It All Together (from Lesson 4)
BASIC TURNTABLISM: Lessons 1-8
LESSON 1

Introduction to Turntablism
Explaining the Xfader
Explaining the importance to vinyl control
Baby scratch and scribble practice.
Practice hand control

LESSON 2

Introduce muting with the Xfader
Forward scratch
Stabs

LESSON 3

Recap of lesson 1/2
Introduce clicking of Xfader to make multiple sounds
Transform & Original Flare

LESSON 4

Combine basic scratches for simple combos

LESSON 5

Tear
Chirp

LESSON 6

Looping on beat
Preview of Intermediate Turntablism

LESSON 7

Looping on an off beat
Adding simple scratches to looping
Practice

LESSON 8

Touch up on all techniques thought in Basic Turntablism

INTERMEDIATE  TURNTABLISM: Lessons 1-8
LESSON 1

Quick recap of Basic Turntablism
Slice
Boomerang
Practice boomerang
Q&A with instructor

LESSON 2

Quick explanation of closed vs opened fader scratches
1 Click Flare
Overall practice.

LESSON 3

2 Click Flare
Practice across different BPM

LESSON 4

Crab

LESSON 5

Laser & Combos

LESSON 6

Adding an offrock to the loop
Q&A and overall practice of intermediate Turntablism
 

LESSON 7

Juggle across bars
Tap Pause Juggle

LESSON 8

Touch up on all techniques thought in Basic Turntablism


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