Intermediate DJ

Only £329
  • London's Top DJ School
  • 1-2-1 tuition with your music
  • Book your own lessons
  • Lessons available every day
  • Save £££'s on DJ equipment
  • Pass in 4 lessons (2 hours each)

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Overview

Four Lessons (2 hours each) taught 1-2-1 so you'll never be in a group and you can learn at your own pace. You can choose your own lesson times when you buy the course.

The intermediate DJ course is designed to improve and build your confidence. You'll get dedicated attention from your tutor on all aspects of DJing.

In this course, you’ll take your beginner skills to the next level and learn all the tricks and special transitions relevant to your genre of music.

As a more creative DJ with knowledge of the advanced effects and functions you'll stand out as an artist.

Learn In Person

Lessons are all taught one-on-one from our London studios. You'll never be in a group, and you can learn at your own pace, with your favourite genre.

Taught By The Pros

As a team of seasoned professionals and international artists, we've worked tirelessly to craft a course that quickly builds on your fundamentals.

Rated #1

London Sound Academy has 260+ 5 star reviews, celebrity alumni and accolades from across the industry.

Flexible Scheduling

There are four two-hour lessons that you can book any day of the week at any of our studios. All equipment is provided and lesson times are 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm or 8pm. Once booked you can reschedule when needed.

What Will I Learn?

  • Advanced use of Rekordbox for preparing playlists
  • How to set up your decks
  • How to switch between DJs at gigs and how to mix into other genres
  • How to use the Beat FX
  • How to use the Hot Cue functions
  • How to use the Vinyl mode functions
  • how to use Acapella
  • About specialist mixing techniques suited to your genre like cutting

Requirements

A firm grasp of the fundamentals outlined in our Beginner DJ course.

Equipment & Software

PioneerRekordboxMixed In Key

You'll continue learning on industry standard DJ equipment including the Pioneer CDJ 2000 Nexus and DJM mixer set up used in the majority of clubs alongside Rekordbox and Mixed In Key.

Lesson Plan

1

Advanced Rekordbox

Learn how to use all the advanced features of Rekordbox including the Hot Cues and Loops. You’ll also be shown how to fix difficult beatgrids.

Setup, Warmup & Recap

Be tested on setting up your decks and mixer and complete your warm up exercises. Recap your previous module and make sure you’ve ticked everything off.

2

Beat FX

Learn how to use all the Beat FX, the best ways to use them with your chosen style of music and how to use them to make mix transitions even smoother.

3

Loops & Loop Rolls

Learn how to create loops and perform various loop tricks in the mix.

4

Vinyl Mode

Learn how to use Vinyl mode on the CDJ so you can make use of the platter while performing some dramatic tricks.

5

How It Works In A Club

Learn how to transition between DJ’s in a club, how to mix into their music and how to avoid all the common problems you may encounter when playing out.

6

Setup, Warmup & Recap

Be tested on setting up your decks and mixer and complete your warm up exercises. We’ll continue to coach you while incorporating the Beat FX, Loops and Vinyl Mode.

7

Cut Like A Pro

Learn how to add some theatre to your movements and how to cut like a pro. We’ll teach you all the common cutting routines and focus on those suitable for your genre of music.

8

Advanced Cutting

We’ll show you how to spice up your more complicated mix routines with the FX, combing your cuts with FX like Echo and Reverb for an even more attention grabbing mix.

9

Switch Between DJs

We’ll now test you on your ability to deal with common issues when switching between DJs in a club including using the linked USBs, different genres of music and the general settings of your equipment.

10

Setup, Warmup & Recap

Be tested on setting up your decks and mixer and complete your warm up exercises. We’ll continue to coach you while incorporating your new cutting skills into the mix.

11

Hot Cues

Learn how to use the Hot Cues for various mix tricks including skipping from one part of the song to the next and drumming in a new rhythm.

12

Acapella Mixing

Learn how to use Acapella in your mix, integrating a whole vocal or just chopping it up into smaller samples with the Hot Cues.

13

Know Your Decks Inside Out

Go through every single button and function of the CDJs and Mixer with your tutor. We’ll make sure that you know everything!

14

Switch Between DJs

We’ll now test you again on your ability to deal with common issues when switching between DJs in a club including using the linked USBs, different genres of music and the general settings of your equipment.

15

Warmup & Coaching

Complete your warm up exercises. We’ll continue to coach you while incorporating your new Hot Cue and Acappella skills into the mix.

16

Recording A Creative Mix

Record your mix to showcase all your new skills and then go through a final report with your tutor to see what areas you may need to improve on and which areas you excel at.

17

Tutors

You'll be taught 1-to-1 by international artists and professionals that are some of the best instructors in London. A full list can be found on our tutors page.

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