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4 Classes (11 hours 9 minutes)

  • Materials

    DJ controller, a laptop with DJ software such as Rekordbox or Serato, headphones

  • Final Product

    Over 30 high-quality DJ mixes

  • Level


The Complete DJ Course for Beginners: A Full Step-by-Step Guide To DJing

First, start with a thorough overview of basic DJ skills. Jak will teach you how to set up your software, understand some fundamental music structures, match beats between multiple music tracks, and then dive into some guided mix tutorials.

Practice DJing: Learn How To Mix 5 EDM Tracks In 5 Minutes

Next, dive into a project focused on a specific music genre to help reinforce your new DJ skills. This ‘Mix With Me’ class is designed for you to mix along and learn the exact same 5-track EDM DJ mix that Jak is creating. You'll learn how to use your hot cues effectively when DJing, mix your tracks together smoothly, and organize and prepare your tracks correctly.

Practice DJing: Learn How To Mix 6 House Tracks In 6 Minutes

Pump up the volume and keep your momentum going in this 'Mix with Me" class in which Jak will focus on House Music, a style of high-tempo, electronic dance music that originated in Chicago in the early 1980s.

Practice DJing: Learn How To Mix 5 Deep House Tracks In 5 Minutes

Finally, bring all your new skills together in this 'Mix with Me' class focused on Deep House, which is most commonly played a little slower than House Music. By the end, you'll have a full roster of amazing custom music, ready to share or perform!

Congratulations! You’re All Done.

You did it! You’ve completed the full Learning Path. We can’t wait to see where these skills take you next.