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DJ Beginner Course - 9 week free program

DJ Beginner Course - 9 week free program

DJ Beginner Course - 9 week free program

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Thu May 23 2024 at 06:00 pm to Thu Jul 18 2024 at 08:00 pm
(GMT+10:00)

Redfern Community Centre, 29-53 Hugo Street, Redfern, Australia

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DJ Beginner Course - 9 week free program facilitated Nick Toth

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DJ SHORT COURSE w/ Nick Toth

9 weeks / sessions / 2 hours each

Week 1:

• Introduction - course overview - learning outcomes / dream & aspirations

• Brief history of DJing & electronic music – from reggae to hip hop, house, EDM, trap & drill

• Equipment overview – from turntables to CDJs & controllers – different software options

• P.A. set up – signal flow – jargon – troubleshooting

• Intro to your equipment – basic features of DJ controller – loading tracks

• Intro to Serato DJ – file types & management – sourcing your music

• Cueing a track – how to locate the first ‘cue point’ – practice time & questions

Week 2:

• Basic beat matching techniques – cue points – jog wheel – learning to listen

• How to correct out of sync tracks – how to read waves forms

• Beat matching with 2 copies of the same instrumental – practice time

• Your first beat mix transition – using volume faders / monitors / headphones

• Serato DJ – file management on your HD – importing & analyzing files

Week 3:

• Setting BpM – beat matching using pitch tempo slider

• Jog wheel modes & techniques – practise time & feedback

• Intro to music structure – beats/bars/intro/outro – different genres of music

• Serato DJ – setting hot cue points – how to use the performance pads

Week 4:

• Beat mix transitions using intro & outro markers – practise time & feeback

• Finetune your beat matching/mixing/cueing – troubleshooting

• Sourcing your music – file types (MP3/WAV/AAC/etc) – sample/bit rate – dos & don’ts

• Planning a set – concept – dynamics

• Serato DJ – organizing your music – crates/sub-crates/track info

Week 5:

• Enhancing your performance with EQ mixing/bass transitions

• Serato DJ – how/when to use internal mode – FX basics

• Start building your set – practise time & feedback

Week 6

• Working with different genres of music / different styles of Djing

• Intro to scratching & other turntable techniques

• Build your 20min set – practise time & feedback

Week 7

• Review your recorded set & give feedback

• Serato DJ – advanced features – ‘setup’ tab – FX

• Music industry intro – roles (artist/manager/agent/booker/etc) – professional conduct

• Business admin basics – invoicing – tax

• Rehearse your 20min set – practise time & feedback

Week 8

• Review your recorded set & give feedback

• Copyright basics – composition vs master rights – licenses (APRA)

• How to create your own live remix/mash-up

• Marketing for DJs – ‘you are your brand’ – free/paid platforms – social media

• Prep for week 9 – performance tips & hacks

• One on one practical – 20min set run through – fine tuning

• Homework: rehearse your set & record/film yourself

Week 9

• LIVE Performance at external venue (Your Time To Shine)



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Date & Time

Thu May 23 2024 at 06:00 pm to Thu Jul 18 2024 at 08:00 pm
(GMT+10:00)

Location

Redfern Community Centre, 29-53 Hugo Street, Redfern, Australia

Host Details
About The Host:
Last Minute Productions Co-ordinates Studio RCC @ Redfern Community Centre. Our digital sound recording studio is an accessible and easy-to-use facility for both learning and small-scale music projects. StudioRCC is more than a low-cost recording facility – we offer exciting learning and creative workshops and courses in music and sound production for free! The courses are provided and delivered by facilitators who currently work within the Aboriginal/Australian music and film industry. Our workshops are designed for all creative levels from beginners to intermediate and advanced. We provide a welcoming environment for artists to come together to learn/ create/ rehearse/ record/ perform/ release with the opportunity to perform for a live audience at the Hip Hop music, arts and cultural events, end of term performances, Xmas Parties and family and cultural day events and at upcoming local festivals. THE 10 WEEKS COURSES PROVIDED: * Youth Singing * Singing All Levels * One on One Singing lessons * Studio Technical Production Beginner * Studio Technical Production Advance * Guitar/bass Intermediate * Logic Pro X * MPC Akaidemy * Hip Hop & Music Business * Youth Hip Hop * Creative Writing * Drumming Workshops * DJ/CDJ Workshops * Drumming Circle * Intro to studio for beginners (Fee's Apply)

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