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The World’s first DJ dance party was thrown by Jimmy Savile in 1943, who played jazz records for his guests. A few years later, Savile became the first man to use turntables to keep the music in continuous play.

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the roots of DJing.
  • Understand the DJing equipment.
  • Understand the various genres and sub-genres of Dance music.
  • Understand the concept of beats and bars.
  • Understand the beat matching / bar matching.
  • Creatively use looping.
  • Creatively use equalization techniques.
  • Creatively use effect parameters.
  • Build a set.
  • Understand the infrastructure.

Area of expertise

  • To be able to mix two or more tracks seamlessly.
  • To be able to creatively use mixing techniques on the set.
  • To be able to handle an equipment with ease.
  • To be able to build a set on given stream of genre’s.
  • To be able to creatively infuse effects processing on the mix.
  • To be able to build a harmonic set.

Scope in the industry

DJ works most frequently with Promoters, Booking agents, Talent Buyers, Club Managers, other DJs and his or her Personal Managers. With knowledge of understand the vibe off the crowd and execute a set would comfortably place a DJ on to the spot of a Resident DJ at a club. Independent DJ would usually have a fan base to support the artist and the DJ would have to regularly promote him / herself with broadcasts / cloud casts of their mixes. With increase in opportunities across various segments a DJ would be required like Radio, Cloudiest, Clubs, Lounges and Special events, put the DJ’s right at the door to enter the industry.

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the Platform Ableton live.
  • Understand various devices to control the platform.
  • Understand mapping procedures.
  • Understand channels and inputs.
  • Understand Warping.
  • Matching beats.
  • Using samplers and loopers.

Area of expertise

  • To be able to handle a live remix session.
  • To be able to set up electronic / MIDI gets in sync with the digital DJing equipment.
  • To be able to use keys and drum pads to create counter patterns.
  • To be able to warp any song into the structure of the project.

Scope in the industry

With the added advantage and leverage over the DJ’s having the knowledge to infuse the platform of remixing with Ableton live would place the DJ’s at a different level altogether. With the capability to remix a session live or in-studio, would impose uniqueness to the artist as he / she would have the signatures on their mixes resulting in better enhanced sets. Also this puts the DJ’s in a crossover lane of a producer and hence a better chance of collaboration and hence resulting in better promotion of oneself into the industry.