Vinyl DJ Mixing Course
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Learn How To DJ With Vinyl Records.Vinyl DJ Mixing Course
The Original DJ Artform. In 6 Sessions You Will Be Able To Elevate Your Skills & Become A Proficient Vinyl DJ. Join The Best Vinyl DJ Mixing Course
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The Vinyl DJ course starts on the 18th of May (EVERY Saturday)
18th of May 7PM-10PM: Session 1
25th of May 7PM-10PM: Session 2
01st of June 7PM-10PM: Session 3
*08th of June 7PM-10PM: Session 4
*15th of June 7PM-10PM: Session 5
22nd of June 7PM-10PM: Session 6
*classes may be rescheduled to a weekday due to Ramadan & Eid Break, participants decide.
Offer valid only on the above dates, classes held in Dubai. Attending/missing class is your responsibility.
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Dance Music is the focus.
Also, we do not cover scratching, that’s an art on its own.
A Brief History Of DJing & Vinyl
In 1943, radio DJ Jimmy Savile launched the world’s first DJ dance party by playing jazz records in the upstairs function room of the Loyal Order of Ancient Shepherds in Otley, England. In 1947, he claims to have become the first DJ to use twin turntables for continuous play, and in 1958 became a radio DJ at Radio Luxembourg. Also in 1947, the Whiskey à Go-Go nightclub opened in Paris, France, considered to be the world’s first commercial discothèque, or disco (deriving its name from the French word meaning a nightclub where the featured entertainment is recorded music rather than an on-stage band).
In the 1950s, American radio DJs would appear live at sock hops and “platter parties” and assume the role of a human jukebox. They would usually play 45-rpm records, featuring hit singles on one turntable while talking between songs.
In the late 1950s, sound systems, a new form of public entertainment, were developed in the ghettos of Kingston, Jamaica. Promoters, who called themselves DJs, would throw large parties in the streets that centered on the disc jockey, called the “selector,” who played dance music from large, loud PA systems and bantered over the music with a boastful, rhythmic chanting style called “toasting”.
In the mid-1960s, nightclubs and discothèques continued to grow in Europe and the United States. Specialized DJ equipment, such as Rudy Bozak’s classic CMA-10-2DL mixer, began to appear on the market.
In the mid-1970s, the soul-funk blend of dance pop known as disco took off in the mainstream pop charts in the United States and Europe, causing discothèques to experience a rebirth.
In the early 1980s, NYC disco DJ Larry Levan, known for his electric mixes, gained a cult following, and the Paradise Garage, the nightclub at which he spun, became the prototype for the modern dance club where the music and the DJ were showcased. Around
During the early 1990s, the rave scene built on the acid house scene. The rave scene changed dance music, the image of DJs, and the nature of promoting.
2000s: The proliferation of Internet technologies have also created a culture of disc jockey enthusiast groups. DJ battles imitating the events on the game gave the DJ industry a more competitive phase. The DJ industry has become increasingly about the atmosphere that goes along with a performance. Now not only does the DJ show deal with music and mixing but also lights and effect go along with it.