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DJ101 Free Course - Lessons 9 & 10

Thanks for signing up to our FREE DJing 101 course! In these lessons, you’ll learn about MIDI controllers, DJ philosophy, managing your career and getting paid! As always, either move on to the next lessons OR book a mentorship session to get live 1-1 training from our DJ experts in residence!

Lesson 9: MIDI Controllers

In this lesson, you’ll learn about integrating MIDI controllers to your set:

  • 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 (part I): From Spinning to Performing

In this lesson, you’ll learn about Will’s philosophy on DJing performances:

  • 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