ALL MODULES

Beginner
Module 0
INTRODUCTION MODULE

History of techno culture in Berlin
Basic concepts of the art of DJing
Beat synchronisation
Basic application of sound effects
Recording your DJ Set

Module 1
THE DJ

History of the DJ
Understanding and respecting the music
Really listening to music
Knowing music
Electronic music genres
DJ Terminology

Module 2
DJ MIXER

Types of connections
Balanced and unbalanced cable
Analog vs. digital mixer
Functions and controls

Module 3
DIGITAL AUDIO PLAYER (CDJ / XDJ)

History
Single player and dual player
Common connectors
General Functions
MIDI & HID
Rekordbox & Engine
Personal advice

Intermediate
Module 4
TURNTABLE

Operation
Elements and controls
Turntable calibration
Choice of needle type
Vinyl handling
Timecode Vinyls

Module 5
MIDI CONTROLLER (DIGITAL DJ)

DJ Software
Common functions
DJ Audio Interface
Timecode vinyl
DJ Controller
MIDI & HID
Differences between MIDI controllers

Module 6
STRUCTURE AND SYNCHRONIZATION OF A TRACK

4/4 Bar
Musical phrase
Arrangement of the track elements
Phrase synchronisation
Beat synchronisation
Harmonic mix

Module 7
MUSIC LIBRARY (REKORDBOX)

Buy and download music
Organisation of your music library
Rekordbox basics
CUE points and loops configuration
Adjusting the grid
Creating Playlists
Rekordbox 6.0

Professional
Module 8
AUDIO EFFECTS (FX)

Types of audio effects
Panning
Echo and Delay
Reverb
Chorus
Equalizer
Flanger
Filter
Applying FX to your mixes

Module 9
SETTING UP YOUR DJ SETUP

Vinyl DJ: pros and cons
Choosing your turntable
Choosing your needles for turntables
Choosing a DJ mixer for turntables
Digital DJ: pros and cons
Choosing DJ software & Midi controller
Choosing a digital player (CDJ /XDJ)

Module 10
DJ PSYCHOLOGY & ARTIST PROMOTION

Planning Vs. Improvising
How to read the dance floor
Tonality and emotions
Live Recording of your DJ Set
Create and manage your artist profile
Personal conclusions

Module 11
LIVE STREAM YOUR DJ-SET

Choice of video cameras and audio interface
Open Broadcaster Software (OBS)
Basic OBS configuration
Advanced OBS configuration
OBS Audio Configuration
Streaming platforms and copyrights
Multi-platform streaming
Live-streaming from your phone

Module 12
VINYL MIXING (100% PRACTICAL)

2x Turntables (Technics SL-1200 MK5)
1x DJ Mixer (Pioneer DJM 750MK2)
2x Speakers (KRK Rokit RP6 G3)
1x Audio Recorder (HN4 Zoom)

Module 13
XDJ MIXING (100% PRACTICAL)

2x Audio Players (Pioneer XDJ 750MK2)
1x DJ Mixer (Pioneer DJM 750MK2)
2x Speakers (KRK Rokit RP6 G3)
1x Audio Recorder (HN4 Zoom)

Module 14
PROFESSIONAL DJ SET IN A BAR/CLUB

3h DJ Set in a Bar/Club of Berlin
Live audio recording of your DJ set
Earning your first fee as an artist
Delivery of the official diploma of the academy

Only redeemable by booking “Master Pack” or “Full Pack”

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