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How to DJ Using Your Laptop Computer: Techniques Anyone Can Learn to Mix & Play Psytrance Music Live

Robin Sacredfire, Author, Researcher & Lecturer

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5 Videos (1h 8m)
    • Introduction

      1:16
    • Lecture 1: How to Prepare Your Performance

      12:44
    • Lecture 2: How to Create Your Mix

      27:55
    • Demonstration: How to Simultaneously Mix 6 Tracks Live

      25:07
    • Course Credits

      0:34

About This Class

Description: In this course you will learn how anyone can DJ by simply using a laptop computer and why so many famous DJs are switching from their decks to the computers or using them altogether in their performances. This is a course for those willing to learn how to mix tracks easily and upload them to popular websites. And yet, any professional DJ can learn new techniques from this course as well as insights about how to select and play good music live.

You Will Learn:

  • What Software to Use

  • Where to Obtain Royalty-free Music

  • Where to Upload Your DJ Mixes

  • How to Choose Music for a Mix

  • How to Adjust the BPM

  • How to Use the Crossfader

  • How to Easily Mix Two Tracks

  • How to Use the Sync Button

  • When to Let Two Tracks Play Together

  • When to Adjust the Volume of a Track

  • When to Start and End a Mix

  • Tricks to Mix Quickly

Target Audience:

  • Anyone who wishes to become a DJ

  • DJs willing to learn new techniques

  • Anyone interested in mixing with a laptop computer

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Robin Sacredfire

Author, Researcher & Lecturer