How to be a DJ
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How to be a DJ

How to be a DJ
4.5 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
9 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Apply the techniques they learned to expertly perform the responsibilities of a professional DJ.
  • Learn the gear and the workspace that a DJ uses.
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Requirements
  • There are no prerequisites or previous knowledge needed for in order to take this course.
Description

David Pezza, an accredited DJ and Music producer with over 15 years of experience in both fields, will instruct you on the fundamentals of being a disc jockey in this instructional “How to be a DJ” course. 
David will first talk about what a DJ is and go in depth into the gear and workspace that a DJ uses in their career. He will then go into the technique of mixing, beat matching, looping, and effects. This course will also feature Scratching, also known as scrubbing, Mobile DJ, and using a microphone as a MC. David will bring in three different experts to introduce and demonstrate these techniques. The type of music you play will also be essential as you determine what kind of DJ you want to be; this will also play into the type of gigs you can perform at and the importance of engaging your audience. 
How to be a DJ is a great way to learn the tools and trade of the DJ industry and find out if this is the right career for you! 

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in learning about the techniques and qualities needed to be a successful DJ
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Curriculum For This Course
23 Lectures
03:13:11
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How to Be A DJ
23 Lectures 03:13:11


1.3 Gear Part 2
02:31

1.4 Workspace
04:30

1.5 What Music to Play
10:03

1.6 Mixer and Beatmatching Part 1
06:55

1.7 Mixer and Beatmatching Part 2
08:31

1.8 Mixer and Beatmatching Part 3
13:54

1.9 Looping and Effects Part 1
20:33

1.10 Looping and Effects Part 2
11:35

1.11 Scratch DJ Introduction
02:03

1.12 Scratch DJ Part 1
08:14

1.13 Scratch DJ Part 2
04:10

1.14 Scratch DJ Demo
01:10

1.15 Playing to an Audience
05:02

1.16 Mobile DJ Introduction
02:58

1.17 Mobile DJ Part 1
17:45

1.18 Mobile DJ Part 2
07:17

1.19 Using a Microphone Part 1
17:44

1.20 Using a Microphone Part 2
19:18

1.21 Troubleshooting
06:33

1.22 Recap
03:35

1.23 Course Conclusion
02:27
About the Instructor
Film, Fashion and Design John Anderson
4.6 Average rating
31 Reviews
154 Students
21 Courses
Provider of Creative, Online courses

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