Overview

Whether you already dabble or are musically challenged, this course is the best place to start.

Four Lessons (2 hours each) taught 1-2-1 so you’ll never be in a group and you can learn at your own pace. You can choose your own lesson times when you buy the course.

Learn In Person

Lessons are all taught one-on-one from our studios. You’ll never be in a group, and you can learn at your own pace, with your favorite genre.

Taught By the Pros

As a team of seasoned professionals and international artists, we’ve worked tirelessly to craft a course that quickly teaches the fundamental skills and theory you need to DJ in a club.

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Academy of Wedding Planner (AWP) has 300+ 5 star reviews, celebrity alumni and accolades from across the industry.

 

 

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What Will I Learn?

  • How to download and organize your music collection
  • How to use Rekordbox to prepare your playlists
  • How to mix harmonically
  • How to use the industry standard decks
  • How to beat match with the jog wheel
  • How to use the mixer and blend your tracks together with the EQs
  • All about phrasing, track structures and the timing of your mixes
  • How to use the color FX
  • How to record your set

Requirements

No prior DJing or music knowledge required.

Equipment & Software

You’ll start learning on industry standard DJ equipment including the Pioneer CDJ 2000 Nexus and DJM mixer set up used in the majority of clubs alongside Rekordbox and Mixed in Key.

 

Lesson Plan

1

Preparing Your Set

Learn all about the different formats and how to download and organize your music library. Learn how to organize playlists in Rekordbox and set cue points.

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Harmonic Mixing

Learn how to analyses the key of your tracks using Mixed In Key and how to plan and mix harmonically.

3

Getting Started

Learn about the industry standard Pioneer DJ decks and mixer. Get your hands on the controls and load your tracks.

4

Beat matching

Get to grips with cueing up your record and beat matching by ear. Use the Jog wheel, monitors and headphones to lock in the perfect mix.

 

 

5

Seamless Mixing

Learn how to blend your mix seamlessly with the channel faders and the EQs.

6

Phrasing

Learn all about the phrasing structure of your tracks and how they are produced to be mixed together. Practice mixing your tracks on the phrase.

7

Impact Mixing

Learn how to create more impactful mixes using your EQ’s alongside your musical phrasing. Broaden your mixing abilities and be able to mix quicker, with more accuracy.

8

Filters & FX

Learn how to use the Filter and other Color FX to make your transitions even smoother.

9

Prepare You First Recording

Prepare your playlist on Rekordbox for your first recording while making use of the advanced functions of the program.

10

Improve Your Mix

Recap your previous lessons and improve on your basics with more in-depth mentorship and one-to-one mixing with your tutor.

11

Record Your First Mix

Learn how to plan and record your first mix with your tutor by your side.

12

Course Report

Receive your course report with notes from your tutor.