Learn how to DJ with Vinyl!
In this Vinyl DJ Course, you will learn the original artform of mixing with records, and more, in just 4 short weeks.
What’re these sessions about?
Based on historical trends we know its here to stay and grow, advance… maybe even transform into a hybrid technology, coupling analogue and digital together for next level creative use on stage and behind the booth. The content is specifically prepared and structured to give you the fundamentals and beyond, the knowledge, experience, confidence, understanding and the ability to DJ.
What will I learn?
The ability to mix two records together is one of the toughest challenges a DJ can overcome, in these 4 weeks we will put aside all the digital tech, displays, sync buttons and go all manual; practice and develop our skills, train our ears, listen, touch and engaging music.
What equipment will I be learning about?
This is a traditional hardware course, where attendees will develop, hone and master their skills on the industry standard Pioneer PLX setup. We got the latest installation from our education partners at Pioneer 2 X PLX1000 and a 1 X DJM900NS2.
What are some of the topics?
Cueing Tracks, Count Beats And Bars, Reading Vinyl Records, Pioneer PLX-1000 Features, DJM900NXS2 Features, Phrase Mixing
Why should I take these sessions?
Djing has transformed the entertainment industry since the 1960s, with the advent of technology blew it up, Djing is a global creative force. Learning the skills to DJ, is an art form in it self. Djing is both technical and creative, by far the most enjoyable hobby, and for those that are dedicated a fulfilling career. There are way too many reasons why you should take these sessions, but we like to know that from you.
Will I be able to mix?
Yes. We will first get you acquainted with the technology, the gear involved, the mindset, the music trends and training your brain to beat match songs. With time, practice and repetition you will be able to mix 2 or more tracks together.
About your instructor?
During the DJ sessions, your primary contact will be Costas Papa and his team of experts, a Dubai based sonic artist, music producer and consultant. He’s an expert educator with more than 10 years of experience and the founder of Granular Academy. Costas has designed and conducted courses and creative sessions since 2007.