Always wanted to feel what it’s like to create your own mixes and be the next Carl Cox, Tiesto, or Basement Jaxx of the local music scene, then we have just the experience for you! Our Make Me a Disc Jockey experience is perfectly designed for those who are looking for an intensive course to realise your dream at being a professional deejay. This course is also ideal for upcoming artistes and music enthusiasts alike to enable them to produce a distinctive and unique sound to their music.
During your deejay-ing course you will have the opportunity to practise at the DJ workstation even outside of class hours to ensure plenty of hands-on experience during the duration of your 20-session course. To top it off, you will also have the guidance of a professional DJ that has been in the industry for over a decade with countless local DJs under his wings. We greatly encourage participants to have an idea of their musical preference whether it is Hip Hop, Dance, House, Electro or Drum and Bass, so that our professional tutor will be able to teach you accordingly.
At the start of your course, you will first learn the basics of beatmatching. Your tutor will guide you step-by-step through the equipment and techniques you need to keep the dance floor rocking. Your class will be conducted in small groups to ensure plenty of one-to-one coaching and every student has their own decks and mixer in class to gain essential hands-on experience.
You will learn these DJ skills exclusively on vinyl records then CDJ. After all, mixing was invented on vinyl and you can only truly understand the fundamentals by means of using it, without any digital read-outs to distract or guide you! Knowledge and skills gained while spinning vinyls can then be easily be shifted to digital media.
Later in the course, our expert DJ will demonstrate the how to’s of using a turntable as a musical instrument. From simple scratches to complex routines and battle techniques, the course will demonstrate how scratching and beat juggling can add an extra dimension to your DJ repertoire. You can expect everything from teasers, drops, fills, spin backs, basic fader scratches including the forward cut and transform and even learning the ultimate skill of hyping up the crowd!
This is definitely an experience that you wouldn’t want to miss, well at least not in this lifetime! Depending on your progress, those who are born a natural will probably be booked up by clubs in no time!
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