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Scratch DJ Academy presents: Intermediate/Advanced DJ Strategy

with DJ Hapa

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About The Class

step up your DJ skills.

Ramp up your skills in the booth and in business with training from DJ Hapa. Intermediate/Advanced DJ Strategy will teach you the business of DJing and give you some essential technical skills for backing it up, no matter which genre or style you prefer.

Intermediate/Advanced DJ Strategy is Business 101 for DJs who want to know more about creating a company, building a brand, and marketing their skills. In this class, you’ll learn accounting essentials and how to get more gigs using press kits, social media, and basic marketing principles.

Hapa will also give you tips on improving your live performance – with training on everything from using the microphone as a tool to tempo changes and effects. You’ll also learn a little more about Serato and Traktor and intermediate techniques and strategy to optimize the software.

If you’ve mastered the basics and you are ready to do something more with your DJing skills - don’t miss your chance to learn from Scratch DJ Academy veteran, DJ Hapa.


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Serato Basics

    28:21
  2. 02

    Cue Points and Loops Part 1

    24:03
  3. 03

    Cue Points and Loops Part 2

    11:49
  4. 04

    Digital Effects

    27:31
  5. 05

    Using a Microphone: Technical Aspects

    00:08
  6. 06

    Using a Microphone: Stylistic Aspects

    27:04
  7. 07

    Transitioning with Effects and Tempo

    13:35
  8. 08

    Backing Up and File Management

    21:31
  9. 09

    File Compression

    13:07
  10. 10

    Organizing with Crates and Playlists Part 1

    21:35
  11. 11

    Organizing with Crates and Playlists Part 2

    21:54
  12. 12

    Traktor Basics

    10:06
  13. 13

    Setting Goals

    24:04
  14. 14

    Branding and Marketing Part 1

    27:13
  15. 15

    Branding and Marketing Part 2

    35:58

Meet Your Expert

DJ Hapa

After nearly two decades of performing throughout the world, Hapa continues to leave his mark and legacy in the DJ community and beyond. His list of accomplishments is extensive and varied from numerous residencies in the Hollywood circuit, to his ... read more

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75% of students recommend this class.
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  • Creativelive Student

    October 2014

    This was a great class. I am an up and coming DJ. I have been teaching myself for the most part. This was the first actual class that I have taken and it was very good to know and hear that I have been teaching myself properly. It was good to hear that I am on the right path. I was also able to pick up some tips on what I can improve and change about how I proceed in my journey. Would like to have more classes like these. Thanks.

  • user-d71345

    December 2014

    This was a great class with a great teacher. I just started working for a DJ company and wanted to learn about the craft. It was a great class to learn the basics to really get started. I highly recommend to anyone that wants to learn about DJing.

  • Anatolijs Tolstihs

    June 2017

    Not the best class - almost all info can be found online for free. In the videos Hapa is using someone else laptop, so he cannot fully show how he organizing his music library. Last two videos can be considered as most useful, but there is mostly common recommendations and, again, ti all can be find online (DJ TLM TV, for example, or digitaldjtips...). Not worth the money.

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