For those looking to embrace the skills of being a DJ, our crash course teaches you all the essentials of making your first mix without skipping any of the core concepts of being an amazing DJ. You will learn to select, synchronise and mix songs while developing your musical palette.
To learn quickly but efficiently the art of DJ’ing
Enabling you to easily beat match using the synchronisation features leaving you with ample room for great song selection
Special effects and performance on the Pioneer nexus series
Week 1 : Foundation and Beatmatching
DJ : Role / Responsibility / Ethics
Interface, functions and navigation
Importing Music into Rekordbox Library
Sync Functions and Tempo Source
Counting Music with Beats and Bars
Track Cue’ing (CDJ/Vinyl Mode)
Dropping on the 1
Week 2 : Track Structure & Mixing
Track Structure and Composition for Mixing
Frequencies and Creative Equalisation (EQ)
Fundamentals of Harmonics and Keys
Mixing Harmonically with Master Tempo
Introduction to Color FX & Beat FX
Week 3 : Free Introduction to Music Production
What is inside a track?
Overview of Ableton Live 10
Understanding the Role of a Producer
Week 4 : Group Classes
Prepping music for a gig
Recording your first mix
Using the microphone
Music appreciation (understanding genres)
Essential tools for organising music
Seeking new music
Social media strategies and artist development
Writing your biography
Pitching to promoters
Introduction to the local scene
A force to reckon with, Ashwin Baburao, our co-founder has donned various hats in the electronic music scene since 2000. Starting his solo career in 2003 has DJ Inferno, he has played possibly every venue and festival in the country, held multiple residencies, curated, programmed nightclubs, and now part of Audio Units with his brother and co-founder Ashrith. His pragmatic approach to teaching leaves ample room for self development and exploration. He’s always fun, engaging and ready to answer every question, mentor each student individually and share his best and worst moments of his career.
Block your seat by paying INR 5,000. Choose to pay the remaining fee in 2 installments
Class schedule will be provided based on your chosen preference of weekday or weekend batches with unlimited practice time.
You will be required to complete all assignments for self-assessment and post course placement.
Serving as a mixer to meet other students, exchange ideas and learn other soft skills, along with designated master classes from guest faculty.
You’re now ready to deliver your first performance, if you’re not there’s always unlimited practice time and mentoring available to help you get there.
Contact our course advisor for further assistance.
DJ & PRODUCER
Tasnneem, originally from Surat, found her ultimate calling with music, and joined our DJ Programme in 2012, while honing her skills with residencies in Mumbai and gigs all over the Country, she was back for consecutive EMP courses in 2014. She is now jet-setting across the country playing her flavor of deep house and techno in the best clubs, festivals and venues.Her music releases on Wind Horse Records have been critically acclaimed, whilst being managed by Regenerate, one of India’s top booking and music curation agency.
ROHIT GANDHI aka ARGENIL
HYBRID & LIVE ACT
In 2012 an eager Rohit Gandhi walked into our studio with his mother, his undying passion along with his past musical learning was about to open new doors for him in electronic music. Upon completing his Ableton Live Beginner and Pro courses, we helped him setup his first home studio, consequently he enrolled for the DJ course. It was at this time we could provide him valuable guidance on becoming a hybrid live act. Today he play’s packed venues as Argenil with his partner, they are a lethal combination of deck wizardry, live drums, saxophone and a plethora of music surprises. Their sound predominantly blends live Indian classical with EDM, having their music played across radio stations in America and singed up to the Prestigious Limm Entertainment in New Delhi
DJ & SOUND DESIGNER
Alok Mishra singed up for his first DJ course in 2013, it was a completely new world for him, unfettered to learn the depth of electronic music, he signed up for most of our courses over the span for the next two years. He managed to blag himself residencies and gigs without any external help. He’s an adept producer who can make and play many styles of music. Along with his brother, he’s a co-founder of Pixelonic Media, a digital content company that creates some of the most amazing animation, motion graphics and video content. Needless to say how useful our courses have been for him in this endeavor being able to produce music for these videos and also have a flouring DJ career.
DJ & PRODUCER
AMAN ANAND (DJ & PRODUCER)London, UKNothing stopped this incredible talented producer and DJ with releases on the biggest progressive house labels under his belt join our EMP program with a vision to unlearn, and re-learn the basics in 2015. It was also a means of trying to change his approach and enhance his taste. He’s played gigs across some amazing venues in India, Malaysia and Singapore. His music has been played by legends like Hernan Cattaneo.
DJ & PRODUCER
A prime example of why it’s never too late to start, Mr Suresh has been an ardent listener of electronic music for over 30 years. In 2016 he took the first step with our DJ module, in just under 3 months he was ready to play warm up gigs at top venues in Bangalore like Tao Terraces. With his ultimate dream of being able to play a hardware only set, he’s already produced over 30 tracks after finishing our EMP Beginner and Pro courses.
DJ & PRODUCER
When Sandeep enrolled for an EMP Beginner course in 2013, he was already writing a few musical ideas, having played guitar for a while, he needed guidance structuring his ideas and honing his mixing down skills. He then finished his EMP Pro course, and now has his music released on big international labels and Indian outfits like Qilla Records.