This course comes with written notes, Rekord Box, Mixed Keys and mp3s to practice mixing techniques. Exercises and practice sessions are provided, with accompanying audio files, to enable students to improve their jogging and beat matching skills.
Course module :-
Module 1 – History of DJing and Buyer’s Guide
Gives an outline of the different DJing formats available today, explaining how they’ve changed over the years and what the most popular formats are now.
Module 2 – Fundamental Controls and Setup
Shows how to hook up a pair of vinyl decks to a mixer and amp or speakers, and then explains the basic controls in this setup, which are the fundamental ones you find in all DJing formats.
Module 3 – How to Cue a Track
Explains how to cue tracks with various DJing formats, to enable a complete understanding of the different considerations when using an entirely hardware or a software-based setup.
Module 4 – Knowing your Music
Teaches some of the musical considerations when mixing, to help students better choose the right track to play and know when to mix it. Topics covered include tempo, time signature and key, as well as swing or shuffle. There is also some information about how tracks are structured and an example of a standard song arrangement.
Module 5 – EQing and Filtering
Teaches what the EQ and Filter controls on a DJ mixer do, so students have a better understanding of how to use them to change the sound of a track and improve your mix. Musical examples are shown through a spectrum analyser to enable a visual as well as aural demonstration.
Module 6 – Beat matching and Creating a Smooth Mix
Combines all the techniques learned so far on the course, and some new tricks, to provide some mixing examples.
Module 7 – Advanced Effects
Runs through some more of the effects you commonly find in DJing setups, including reverb, delay, Roll, flanging and gating.
Module 8 – Cue Points and Looping
Continues looking at more advanced DJing techniques by introducing cue points and looping, showing how they can be useful in various mixing scenarios.
Module 9 – Summary and Exercises
Gives a summary of the main points that have been taught on the course, and then provides some exercises to help improve jogging and beat matching skills.