Music Technology and Performance

DJ Skills

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Red Tape Central

Course Description

This course is suitable for beginners and proficient DJs alike. Classes are taught in small groups about all aspects of DJ technology, including relevant software such as Ableton Live and Serato.

Develop the DJ/production skills required to succeed in the modern dance music industry. Students are trained by an experienced instructor to learn the art of vinyl/CD and digital mixing. This course focuses on the student becoming an all-round DJ which includes an introduction to the necessary music production skills you need to stand out.

This portfolio based course starts with the basics of how the equipment works and how to set it up, before covering the finer points of DJ mixing such as cueing, beat matching, EQing,  and harmonic DJing. Alongside traditional DJ techniques; you will also learn how to manipulate audio and MIDI in Ableton Live using a Push controller. 

Students use industry standard equipment such as Technics turntables, Pioneer CDJ's and Serato, to make a mix demo that can be used for self-promotion. Students will also learn self-development skills and relevant music business knowledge to pursue a career in the DJ industry.



No prior knowledge needed.


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Next start Date: April 2019

Course Length: A 6-hour day time session each week for thirteen weeks. 


Course cost: This course will incur a small administration fee, the complete cost of the course will depend on your individual circumstances. More details are available on enquiry.


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