2 Week Advanced DJ Course

In the Advanced DJ Course, friendly, expert DJs share their skills, demonstrating how to use CDs, USB and software as a musical instrument, using the full range of turntablist skills. From advanced mixing techniques to total mixer abuse, the advanced DJ course will demonstrate how beat juggling & effects can add an extra dimension to your DJ repertoire. You will record a professional mix as part of this module. The Castle academy teaches small groups on the latest Pioneer equipment with 3 separate Arena’s to play in giving you a maximum DJ’ing experience and the possibility of an open set at the end of your course.

Subjects Covered
Equipment Setup / Parts Identification / Learn how to handle equipment / The wiring process / Audio leads & signal flow / Advanced equipment use / Advanced music structure / Beat matching theory explained / Using the headphones / Monitor training / Counting bars & predicting breaks / Counting BPM’s / Extended FX and Lopping / Cut Mixing / Smooth Mixing / Keeping The Mix Going / Utilising The EQ / Output Levels / Extended Mixing Techniques & Transitions / Ample Practice Time / Track Selection advice / Avoiding Clashes (Drop Mixing / Cutting / Spinbacks) / Abusing the mixer between mixes / Building up breaks / Back 2 Back mixing with other DJ’s / Multiple deck mixing / Reading the crowd & crowd interactions / Basic sampling & looping techniques / Mixing in key / Traktor & Serato Training / Putting it all together / Final test preparation / Record & produce your own personalised Demo CD.

Need To Know
Days Friday to Monday / Hours 2pm till 5pm / Soft drink refreshments will be provided throughout the day / We encourage you to bring your own DJ headphones / Due to the height and design of DJ booths at the venue this experience does not have disabled access / This experience has limited availability / The experience content used and restrictions may vary.

What’s Included
Backstage tour of the club / Refreshments throughout the day / I.D card and lanyard allowing VIP access to Castle Club throughout the week (over 18’s only) / T-shirt, Wristbands & Stickers / Your final mix on a Printed CD / Course completion certificate.

Ayia Napa, Cyprus

How it works
Choose the course dates you wish to attend, confirm availability by emailing us here: academy@thecastleclub.com and pay for the course you wish to purchase.

Course Dates
Summer Courses: 3rd June 16th June – 1st July 14th July – 5th August 18th August
Winter Courses: Available upon request.

Payment is required 1 month prior to your desired course start date and can be made online via the purcase button here. If you wish to attend a course which is closer than 1 month, please email us here to make the necessary arrangements.