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POWERUPS: ADVANCED CDJ 2000 WORKFLOW

CDJ's are quickly becoming the standard among many club DJ's setup, an extremely versatile platform with a ton of power and jam packed full of amazing features. The basic principles and functionality has remained the same, but if you're jumping into the 2000 nexus from an older model, you might be a bit lost. This course is taught by an industry great and all around knowledgable fellow, Jon Delirious has been plugging away and fueling Calgary's underground music scene for years now! Come join him as he walks through these powerful machines. 

Description:

Get to know the hidden features inside of Pioneer’s CDJ’s while learning workflow tips and tricks from veteran producer and DJ Jon Delirous.

Topics covered:

  • working with Rekordbox 
  • advanced looping
  • navigation and workflow

 Who it’s for?:

  • Bedroom, Mobile and Club DJs

Powerup:

  • $75 credit  towards any DJ or Production certificate
  • $10 shop gift card (on purchases over $100)

Teacher Info: 

Jon Delerious has been a staple in the West coast House music scene since 1992. His production has lead to him being regarded internationally as a Producer as well as a DJ. Jon has performed across North America and Europe, include headlining gigs with 'Little' Louie Vega, Carl Cox, Mark Farina, Kaskade, & Ben Watt among others. Jon's productions have received acclaim in such publications as XLR8, DJ mag, exclaim


This Powerup is available on the following date:
May 15 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
 

 

POWERUPS: SCRATCHING FUNDAMENTALS

You play around on the good ol 1's & 2's? Tired of rigid Beat Matching? Maybe you want to add some flare to your current sets, if we've sparked some sort of interest then this class was made for you! Our instructor and award winning selector, DJ C-SIK has an amazing class prepared for the DJ looking to expand on their game. We have all the gear you would need and we're sure you'll walk away excited! 

Description:

Learn basic scratching techniques and methods to include into your DJ repertoire. All equipment is provided. Limited spots.

Topics covered:

  • Introductory scratching techniques
  • The Baby Scratch, The Transformer, Tears, Chirps and the crab
  • Combining scratches into combo chains
  • Practice exercises and drills

Who it’s for?: 

  • Bedroom, Mobile and Club DJs

Powerup:

  • includes a copy of Super Seal Breaks, the best selling scratch record of all time.
  • $75 credit  towards any DJ or Production certificate
  • $10 shop gift card (on purchases over $100)

Teacher Info:

DJ C-Sik is the current Redbull Thre3style Regional Champ, a 3-time Calgary DMC champ and is one of Alberta's most sought after hip-hop, R&B and party rockin' DJs. With over 15 years of experience behind the decks, he's your guy if you are looking to get into hip-hop, turntablism or funk.

This Powerup is available on the following two dates: 
May 22 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
May 24 - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm