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.
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Here is everything you will learn during this Traktor 2 course..
Enjoy the course and feel free to message me with any questions you may have.
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.
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.
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.
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!)
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).
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!
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.
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.
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!
Learn the technicalities of one of, if not possibly the BEST controllers available for Traktor 2.
Learn the technicalities of one of, if not possibly the BEST hands-on DJ controllers available for Traktor 2.
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!