Beginner DJ Tutorial Series

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Are you wanting to learn to DJ, or just brush up on the basics? We have just uploaded a bunch of free videos covering the basics of how to DJ, and how the essential functions of DJ equipment work in this 7 part series.

How do I use a CDJ?

In this video Jay Berry explains what a CDJ is in a DJ setup, and the essential functions we need to know to start understanding how to use it.

 

How do I use a DJ Mixer?

This video explains what a Mixer is in a DJ setup, and the essential functions we need to know to start understanding how to use it.

 

What is Phrasing?

In this video Jay Berry explains why phrasing and counting beats is essential for a nice mix.

 

How do I Beatmatch?

This clip explains why beat-matching is so important and how to do it quickly and easily.

 

How do I DJ Mix?

In this video Jay Berry explains one of the most common, and most effective ways to blend 2 tracks together

 

How do I use FX in a DJ Mix?

This tutorial explains why filter, delay and reverb effects are and when you can use them.

 

How do I use loops in a DJ Mix?

The final episode explains what loops are and how to use them in a mix.

Jay Berry

Jay Berry

Founder of DJ Lab. I've been DJing, promoting and producing electronic dance music in Brisbane for the past 10 years. In my time I've taught many how to DJ and produce from beginner to pro level working with Pioneer, Logic, Abelton, Native Instruments and Xone products.
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