Learn How To DJ Fast Using Traktor Pro 2 (And Really Own It)

Learn how to DJ using Traktor Pro in 2014 & be 'gig ready' in no time at all - taught by top Pro tour DJs.
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  • Lectures 14
  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 7/2014 English

Course Description

Traktor 2 is arguably the ultimate DJ software to learn how to DJ. The great thing being, for this amazing tutorial series all you will need is:

1) A copy of Traktor 2 (even the demo version will be cool for this)

2) Some speakers or headphones

3) A laptop, tablet or desktop

4) An internet connection

...and in seconds you can be taking this incredibly extensive course which covers a whopping 2 hours of HD video tutorials and will easily take you from beginner DJ to 'gig ready' in a matter of weeks.

Even if you are a seasoned veteran and wish to expand your skill set, you will still benefit greatly from the course. The course does not mess around like many others - it gets straight to the point in an easy to understand manner, unlike other DJ courses.

Check out Ultimate DJ Academy for more video tutorials.

Here is everything you will learn during this Traktor 2 course..

  • An essential 'over the shoulder' introduction and overview on how Traktor 2 works
  • An in-depth review of the top Traktor DJ Controllers of 2014
  • How to use the Traktor decks and mixer in just a few steps
  • How to create beat grids to automatically 'sync' your track for easy mixing
  • Properly organizing your tracks so you can find anything in seconds
  • How to easily loop in Traktor Pro 2 (Including some top secret tips)
  • Setting cue points and recalling them easily each and every time
  • Using FX in Traktor Pro 2 to maximize your DJ sets
  • How to perform a DJ mix in Traktor Pro 2 easily and seamlessly
  • How to record your DJ sets so you can listen back to them

Enjoy the course and feel free to message me with any questions you may have.

What are the requirements?

  • A Copy of Traktor Pro 2
  • A PC or Mac
  • A Pair of Speakers or Headphones
  • An Enthusiasm For Music

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 1 hour or HD video content by a well-known international DJ
  • To easily be able to navigate around Traktor 2
  • Some top tips and tricks you won't find anywhere else
  • How to perform your first mix easily
  • The best Traktor 2 DJ controllers to take your DJing to the next level

What is the target audience?

  • DJs of all skill levels
  • Those just starting out with no experience
  • Enthusiastic music junkies

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started
09:40

This video contains a very easy to understand, yet comprehensive overview on Traktor Pro 2 - by the end of this tutorial, you won't be so worried about the initial complexity of the Traktor interface.

Section 2: An Overview of The Traktor 2 Deck Functionality
08:09

In this video, you will be walked through all the functionality of the Traktor 2 decks and will be able to understand some things about 'pitch', 'synch' and how the 'wave display' works. It's not as hard as it sounds in this easy to understand tutorial.

01:41

By the end of this tutorial, you will understand what Traktor 2's amazing 'flux mode' is and how incredible it can be in implementing this in your DJ sets.

02:38

You will learn how to easily scroll through tracks, moving the loop, how to set up cue points and point references, how to start to create a beat grid. This leads nicely on to some of the later content in the UDJ Traktor Pro 2 course.

Section 3: Easy Looping In Traktor Pro 2
02:15

In this amazing tutorial, you will learn what looping is.. and how to loop your tracks easily and seamlessly like a pro. You can rescue 'bad' mixes using looping and it is a very important function to grasp.

Section 4: Music & Playlist Browsing In Traktor 2
10:49

These lessons are often missed by other DJ tutors, but they are critical. I will show you how to never get lost in a 'sea' of music and how to easily navigate from menu to menu (the easy way!)

04:59

You will easily learn how to prepare playlists in Traktor 2. Like different genres of one style? Then you will easily be able to know the top secrets to preparing your DJ sets ready so that you will never lose your way! (Like a lot of DJs do).

Section 5: Beat Grids In Traktor Pro 2 - What They Are & How To Use Them Effectively
04:05

Learn the easiest ways to set up beat grids. Learn the 'tap' and 'auto' methods so by the end of this tutorial you will very nearly be on your way to your first mix!

Section 6: Cueing In Traktor Pro 2 (How The Pros Do It)
18:28

We could have easily split this into 4-5 tutorials in itself, but the best way to learn how to Cue in every way possible is to immerse yourself into it. This easy to get tutorial will have you cueing on point and easily... every time.

Section 7: Using FX In Traktor Pro 2
03:58

How to use FX in your DJ sets to really spice up your mixes.. and more importantly, how to assign the FX whether you use 2 or 4 decks!

Section 8: Performing Your First DJ Mix In Traktor Pro 2
06:14

How to use the faders, crossfaders and all the tricks you have learnt so far to perform your very own DJ mix in Traktor Pro 2. This is your turning point! Enjoy.

05:40

How to easily record your slick DJ mixes in Traktor Pro 2 so you can burn them onto CD for your friends, promoters to book you, or to simply listen back to your mixes to scrutinise!

Section 9: Traktor 2 Compatible DJ Controller Reviews (If You Decide To 'Up' Your Game!)
03:03

Learn the technicalities of one of, if not possibly the BEST controllers available for Traktor 2.

03:13

Learn the technicalities of one of, if not possibly the BEST hands-on DJ controllers available for Traktor 2.

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Instructor Biography

Dan Castro, Professional DJ & Music Producer

My name is Dan Castro. I am an international DJ and producer by trade, having played for Ministry of Sound internationally and I have also been teaching people just like you to learn to DJ and to become music producers for a very long time! The great thing is, I know exactly what it takes and have seen a lot of success from teaching students.

I am also the founder of Ultimate DJ Academy.

I really enjoy teaching people how to DJ, get gigs and also promote their own material so their music is heard and I have over 15 years of collective DJing experience!

I aim to help each and every one of my students on Udemy, whether you have no experience whatsoever to if you are a seasoned pro looking to expand your skill set and take your DJing or music production to another level you never thought was possible!

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