Whether you already DJ or are a complete beginner, this course is a great place to get started. Learn how to download and organize your music collection, use Rekordbox to prepare your playlists, and mix harmonically.
Preparing your set - Learn about the different file formats and how to download and organize your music library. You will organize playlists in Rekordbox and set cue points.
Harmonic Mixing – Learn how to analyze the key of your tracks using Mixed in Key, and to plan and mix harmonically.
Become familiar with the industry standard Pioneer DJ decks and mixer. Get your hands on the controls and learn how to load your tracks. From there we will go over how the DJ equipment is set-up and go over other options so that if you decide to buy your own you'll be set to play in no time.
It is highly recommended for students to download free DJ software on their laptops before class.
Download Link: https://rekordbox.com/en/
Please also bring a USB drive with your own, fully charged laptop to class.