GLOSSARY & TUTORIALS

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DJing is a way to make friends and form a musical community.

Explore its possibilities!

  • Watch all the tutorials from start to finish.
  • Write down your doubts.
  • Clarify your doubts in the session of your DJ mentor and the day of your presentation in practice.
  • Keep practicing.

 

For videos in English you can activate subtitles in Spanish, click on the icon at the bottom left and select “English (auto-generate)”, then in the “Auto-translate” menu that will appear go to the option “Spanish”. 

 

To familiarize yourself with the basic terminology of DJing, here is a glossary that will help you in your preparation.

 

1. This first video explains the basic terms of Tempo and BPM (Beat per minute) applied to some musical styles. These concepts are essential to become a DJ and will be very useful to start with your first mixes.

TEMPO Y BPM EN ESTILOS MUSICALES (CONCEPTOS BÁSICOS DE TEORÍA MUSICAL)

 

2. In this video you will learn the introductory concepts to DJing, in a professional booth environment, and you will also learn the basic functions of a mixer (Mixer).

HOW TO DJ | PART 1 | THE DJ SETUP AND MIXER

 

3. This is the continuation of the previous video, where the basics of Beatmatching (time synchronization between two tracks) are explored. Beatmatching is one of the techniques that you should practice more as it is the fundamental pillar of any DJ act. 

HOW TO DJ | PART 2 | BASIC BEAT MATCHING AND MIXING

 

4. Get to know the basic functions of the Pioneer XDJ-1000 MK2, a professional USB player that has become a standard in the DJing industry along with other more advanced equipment from the same brand.This will be the player you will use on the day of your presentation.

REVIEW AND UNBOXING ESPAÑOL PIONEER XDJ-1000 MK2

 

5. Rekordbox is the program that will help you prepare your DJ session and export it to a USB. This way your music tracks can be read and played correctly on Pioneer players (like the one you saw in the video above).

SETTING UP REKORDBOX – BE READY TO DJ IN 15 MINUTES!

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