DJ Course


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VM Music Academy – Chennai’s premium intuition in Music Course, DJ Training and Electronic Music Production courses. Our teaching method of music will gives the students easy to understand and Professional teacher here to guide and teach you the magic of music in a right way. We have trained over 100’s of students every year and keep going on..
We are the only professional music school in Chennai offering lessons for children, adults and seniors. We have a special program to suit everyone’s needs and are committed to making it possible for everyone to take music lessons
DJ Course (Disc Jockey)
Complete DJ Course (CD Players & Digital DJ)
 Whether you are a hobbyist or looking to start a career as a DJ, Electronic Music or performer our aim is the same for all students to provide brief, fun and practical courses designed for fast tracked learning and quick results. VM Music Academy is pride ourselves in delivering in easy methods and techniques to our students




Equipment & Set-Up


Equipment/mixer functions
Introduction to DJ CD Players & DJ Mixers
Fade Mixing: basic transitions using the volume faders
Cueing techniques/Setting a cue point on CD Players

Counting beats and bars, 'Drop Mixing'

Beat-Matching

How to detect BPM/Tempo mixers / BPM counters
Understanding the structure of dance music / Beats, Bars and Phrasing
Beat matching different tracks
Practice phrase alignment/ synchronizing beats for mixes
Beat-Matching/Creative Mixing

Using EQ controls for subtle blends
Understanding different dance music genres
Cross-fader technique – using the cross fader to chop up beats/vocals etc
Structuring a mix

How to synchronies tracks using BPM counters (trade secrets of pro DJs)

Recording Demo Mix

Learn how to connect equipment/
Checking levels for effective recording
Record your own demo mix
Basic recording and editing techniques
Burn your mix to CD/ Save to a USB key
Harmonic Mixing/Digital DJ Skills

Understanding music formats/sound quality
Using software to prepare your music
Importing music from CD into i-tunes without losing sound quality
Analyze and detect the key of tracks for perfect harmonic mixes
Back to back mixing with other DJ Students
Loops & Hot Cues

Creating/ Adjusting loops using CD & Software’s (Traktor / Ableton)
Beat Matching with quantized loops
Creating/triggering Hot Cue points on CD’s
Learn how to use any CD to create a hot cue for repeated triggering
Using loops to create build up effects to hype the crowd

Effects/Samples

Creating a Delay effect with two identical tracks
Using the mixer's 'Delay' & 'Echo' effects to enhance your mixes
Using the 'Roll' and 'Filter' effects
Transitions between different genres using effects
Create your own samples for use in mixes/podcasts
Acapella Mixing/Digital Tricks

Using Acapellas to create live remixes
Using insert effects on DJ Players & mixers
Basic scratch techniques (Baby, Slur, Transforming)
Use external effects units
Native Instruments Traktor

Using digital systems featuring Native Instruments
Traktor DJ incorporating S2, S4, X1, F1
Tips on organizing / categorizing /  labeling your music
DVS effects, samplers, tricks and tips


Producing a Mix/Podcast

Plan and perform a DJ set
Record your demo using Ableton live software
Learn basic post production/editing techniques
Get expert advice/tips from a pro DJ
Upload your mix online
Promotion

Tips & advice on how to promote yourself
Tips on how to prepare for professional gigs
Writing a DJ Profile
Creating an online presence
Building your DJ brand / Create a DJ logo
How to Become a Club DJ

Planning a set  to perform in clubs
Test your skills in live club environment
Try out everything you have learnt
Back to back mixing with other DJs
Learn to read the crowd and improvise

DJing with Traktor Program

The definition of DJing has changed dramatically in the last decade. Laptops, controllers, and software have emerged alongside traditional turntables and CDJs, smashing the barrier to entry. In today’s digital age, anyone can become a DJ. To reflect this renaissance, VM Music Academy has created the DJ'ing course with using Traktor Pro DJ Softer for  students. You will learn how to DJ entirely with Traktor’s cutting-edge technology. An emphasis will be placed on the concepts of DJing rather than simply learning how to use the software.

What you’ll Need
A good high speed laptop with Native Instruments Traktor Pro 2 software (no additional hardware is required) 

Laptop DJ Course

Take your DJ Skills into the 21st century with the awesome pro DJ Software. Learn how to use DJ Software to mix and manipulate tracks in real time using a MIDI controller, DJ mixer or keyboard. This course will show you not only how to perform, but also how to make mash ups, Mix CDs and help you make the transition from DJ to producer.

Course Contents

Introduction and Setup
Using Controllers
Mash-ups and Remixing
Effects & Processing
Performing with Pro DJ Softwares More…
What you’ll Need
A good high speed laptop (no additional hardware is required)

Call for more details and batches: +91-9940556519
Email : vmmusicacademychennai@gmail.com


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