Welcome to DJ 101 with CDJ's, Traktor & Controllers | Lessons 9-10

 

DJ 101 with Will Marshall | Pyramind | CDJ's Traktor and Controllers

Course Overview: Will Marshall is an in-demand DJ, consultant and coder who's worked with a who's who of top-tier talent and manufacturers. During his time as artist-in-residence at Pyramind, he not only taught the on-campus DJing class but also found time to develop this online class, write new drivers for the QuNeo (Keith McMillen Instruments), produce new tracks and consult with a dozen international DJs and producers.

This ground-up look at the art of DJ'ing begins with the basic fundamentals of beat matching, followed by more advanced techniques such as 4 deck mixing, Traktor, effects, EQ, levels, stage presence and psychology, track selection, setup and more.

This page goes through Lessons 7 & 8

 


Lesson 9: MIDI Controllers

  • Controller Manager - 1:17
  • Slip/Flux Mode - 3:05
  • Flux Mode Custom Mapping - 5:49
  • Mapping Filter Controls to Knobs/Buttons - 13:00
  • Setting Up FX Presets - 15:09
  • Conclusion - 17:40

Lesson 10: DJ Philosophy (part 1)

  • Track Selection - 0:52
  • Genre - 2:57
  • Creating a DJ Set - 5:35
  • Your Audience - 7:38
  • Genre and Community - 9:10
  • Crowd Reading - 11:09
  • More Crowd Reading Tips - 18:20
  • Stage Presence - 21:47
  • The Art of the Opening DJ - 28:26
  • Proper Opening DJ Ettiquete - 33:21
  • Promotion and Booking - 36:03

Lesson 10:  DJ Philosophy (part 2)

  • Be Prepared - 0:00
  • Choose a Narrative - 4:25
  • Represent - 6:05
  • Online Promotion - 7:26
  • Websites - 11:43
  • When to Post - 12:13
  • Getting Paid - 13:52
  • How Much to Charge - 18:48
  • Watch Yourself - 29:28

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