|c o u r s e - s t r u c t u r e *(introductory)|
Equipment explained (Controllers/ CDJs/ Turntables)
|WEEK 2||Cueing techniqies (Vinyl / Digital)
Counting bars and predicting breaks
Ear Training exercise
Evaluating tempo differences
Applying the pitch control
Counting BPM (Beats Per Minute)
|WEEK 4||Utilising the EQ
Smooth mixing/ Cut mixing
Mixing techniques and transitions
Programming and energy levels
Advance Programming Exercise
Loops, effects and applications
Revision and Assesments
Induvudual Practice times
* This course is offered in small groups at Public Schools, Colledges, and Community Centres FREE of charge (*to disadvantage youth). Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info on eligibility, locations, dates and how to apply.
|c o u r s e - s t r u c t u r e (comprehensive)|
and Music Structure.
The wiring process and hooking it all up.
P.A Systems, Basic sound acoustics.
Learn how to handle the equipment.
Basic knowledge on how the dj equipment works.
Controllers Vs CDJs Vs Turntables
Working in live environment and troubleshooting.
Basic music structure.
Counting bars and predicting breaks.
B.P.M. (Beats per minute.)
The Beat Mix.
Ear Training Exercise.
Using the headphones.
Executing the mix.
Pitch control, Keeping the mix going.
The Beat Mix (cont.)
Mixing In key
Smooth mixing / cut mix.
Mixing techniques and transitions.
Breaking down the mix.
Applications in new technology.
Advance Mixing and Effects.
Digital DJ, Production, Remixing.
Marketing & Promotion.
Self Promotion, Getting work.
Promoting Clubs/ Parties.
Understanding how the music industry works.
Business Basics, Copyrights.
Putting it all together.
Final Test Preparation.
For full info on the popular comprehensive courses submit your details here.
|c o u r s e - s t r u c t u r e (comprehensive club course)|
of equipment and parts.
Turntables, CD Players, Mixers, Mics, Headphones.
Home Setup vs Club Setup.
Wiring process, signal flow, etc.
|WEEK 2|| P.A
Powering up and down.
Leads, Connectors, Insulators.
Setting of EQs and acoustics for live venues.
Basic Knowledge on lighting consoles and software
|WEEK 3|| Intro
to basic music structure.
Counting bars to apply the mix.
Beats Per Minute.
Record handling techniques
|WEEK 4|| Ear
Applying the pitch control.
Handling records in the mix
|WEEK 5|| Intros
Mapping out the mix.
Applying Eq’s and effects
|WEEK 6|| Cut
Mixing/ Smooth Mixing.
Working in club environment.
|c o u r s e - s t r u c t u r e (advanced)|
Pitch control (Fine Tuning).
Extending the mix.
Smooth transition Techniques.
Chopping the mix and advance cut mix.
Mapping out the mix (Pre Programming).
Energy Levels (short set vs long sets)
Mixing with different genres & double time.
Scratching Part 1.
Scratch Drills #1 (Stabs, Transform, Crabs)
Home Work #1
Scratching Part 2.
Extensive training in advance scratching.
Scratch Drills #2 (Chirps, Flare, 2-3 Click Flare, Orbits, Tears, Combos)
Combining digital effects with the scratch.
Home Work #2
Visualising and notating
Making melodies combining scratch with juggle.
other battling and showcasing techniques.
Home Work #3
Live Sampling and Remixing.
Promotion and Event Management
Creating a unique style.
Networking, Social media.
Identifying and programming to diverse crowds.
Being selective with promoters.
Marketing yourself and contracts.
Promoting you own night
Budgeting and Advertising
Home Work #3 due and tested.
|WEEK 8.||Revision and Final
Arranging and composing a short trick set for a battle
Originality and developing your strengths
Students are required to complete a demo CD
A promo pack and personal web site will be created for each student.
4 week break then Final test at a Night Club (10 Minute set).
|course - structure (music production)|
to MIDI and how it can be applied to a basic home studio.
Common home studio set up (eg. wiring, patching, hardware, software)
Recommended hardware and software for your personal needs.
Sound properties explained for recording and insulation.
|WEEK 2.|| Basic
understanding of multi tracking.
Setting up the midi sequencer and patching instruments.
intro to interface of commonly used software.
The fundamental features of all sequencing software.
Plug Ins vs real instruments.
|WEEK 3.|| Sampling concepts and methods
sampling methods explained.
Manipulating the sampled sound.
Identifying the key and harmonics.
loops and time stretching.
|WEEK 4.|| Composition
notations and harmonies.
Live sound vs Quantised sound.
External and internal Effects explained.
|WEEK 5.|| Arrangement of the compositions
Layering sounds and overdubs.
common arrangements of different genres.
Different arrangements for different Audiences.
working 1 on 1 with each student for their final arrangement.
|WEEK 6.|| Mastering.
Mixing down your arranged piece.
Levels, eq's, effects and compression.
|WEEK 7.||Copyright laws.
Legalities concerning sampling.
Protecting your Interlectual property.
APRA and it's role in the industry.
and Cons of Major record companies
Tips before approaching Record Companies.
maintaining your style and direction of your music
and balancing with the record company's marketing strategies.
Commonly used contracts and deals by the Majors.
|WEEK 9.||Setting up your own Record label.
Business laws and contracts.
Vinyl pressing and CD Manufacturing.
Marketing your product and networking essentials.
The money flow chart from the artist to the consumer.
|WEEK 10.||Final written test.
Demonstration of all studet's pieces, Marked by a panel of establihed producers.
for further info and commencement dates in your state, submit your details
at the enrollment link and we will contact you with full details.
| © 2017 United DJ Mixing School |