Scratch DJ Academy presents: DJ Fundamentals
with DJ Hapa
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01 Introduction and Basic Music Theory19:34
04 The Crossfader26:08
About The Class
get your start as a DJ.
Learn how to DJ with DJ Hapa of Scratch DJ Academy. This class will set you up with everything you need to know to get your start as a DJ.
DJing is more than counting beats and waving your hands in the air, it is about skillfully bringing together songs to create an experience. In DJ Fundamentals you’ll learn about the theory behind music and the basics of manual beatmatching and scratching. Hapa will introduce you to the gear essential to a DJ set including hardware, software and the functions and features to look for. You’ll learn about breaking down music and analyzing arrangement – skills you can use for DJing and producing remixes or original work.
If you are brand new to DJing or you’ve been at it for a while, this course will give you a solid foundation you can build on no matter which genre or style you prefer.
Introduction and Basic Music Theory19:34
Scratching 101 Part 119:04
Scratching 101 Part 218:14
Mixing Based on BPM23:30
Mixing Based on Song Structure27:46
Song Breakdown Demo25:16
Segment 8 - Mixer Overview and EQ25:43
Inputs and Outputs18:21
Manual Beatmatching Techniques18:41
Beatmatching Practice Part 133:17
Beatmatching Practice Part 232:38
DJ Hapa - Syllabus.pdf
100% of students recommend this class.
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I’ve always wanted to be a DJ and dabbled with gear and software since I was a kid. But as a result I never got really good at it. So I finally decided to give the subject it’s proper respect and study it. Boy am I glad I did. This guy is a terrific instructor. Just enough theory to give you a solid foundation, just enough practice to get you to work on your skills. I’m half way through the material and I’m loving every minute of it. I learned in one video more than I had learned my entire life watching random YouTube videos and talking to others. I would definitely recommend it to any DJ, new or experienced that want to get their fundamentals down cold.
It's great to learn from a master such as DJ Hapa, the course content is the perfect blend of comprehensive content and practical demonstrations. I've learnt a wealth of valuable information! Thank you Creativelive and DJ Hapa for an excellent course
DJ Hapa is awesome, very knowledgeable, and a great teacher! Great class for beginners, would highly recommend.
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