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The Complete DJ Gear Guide To CDJs And A Mixer

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    Tutorial 1

    Introduction

    0:31

    In this video, DJ Shortee introduces the course, which covers all the gear you need to DJ on CDJs and a mixer and how to hook it up.

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    Tutorial 2

    Basic DJ Gear

    6:48

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you all the gear you need to DJ with CDJs and a mixer and how to hook it up.

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    Tutorial 3

    CDJ Hardware Features

    23:34

    In this video, DJ Shortee walks you through all the key features of the Pioneer CDJ and how to use it.

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    Tutorial 4

    CDJ Display Part 1

    12:22

    This video is the first of two videos in which DJ Shortee walks you through all the features of the Pioneer CDJ's digital display on CDJ and how to use them.

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    Tutorial 5

    CDJ Display Part 2

    18:35

    This video is the second of two videos in which, DJ Shortee shows you all the features of the Pioneer CDJ's digital display. This video goes in depth about the displays browsing section.

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    Tutorial 6

    Cues & Loops

    11:42

    In this video, DJ Shortee teaches you all about the Loop, Cue, and Auto Loop functions of the CDJ.

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    Tutorial 7

    Hot Cues & Hot Cue Loops

    8:27

    DJ Shortee covers the hot cue section, including hot cues and hot cue loops.

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    Tutorial 8

    Mixer Basics

    21:24

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you all about the DJ mixer and its basic features.

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    Tutorial 9

    Serato Hardware

    8:10

    This video is all about a digital DJ setup with CDJs and a mixer, specifically for use with Serato Software. She details all the hardware you need and how to hook it up for Serato Scratch Live and Serato DJ.

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    Tutorial 10

    TRAKTOR Hardware

    5:16

    This video is all about a digital DJ setup with CDJs and a mixer, specifically for use with Native Instruments Traktor software. She details all the hardware you need and how to hook it up for Traktor Scratch Pro and Traktor Scratch Pro 2.

In this video course, world-renowned DJ Shortee shows you all the gear you need for a basic DJ setup using CDJs and a mixer. She explains how to assemble the equipment and how to integrate it with digital audio interfaces for both Serato and TRAKTOR DJrelated software platforms.

DJ Shortee walks you through each piece of gear step by step, explaining every feature in detail. These lessons are taught in a clear and concise way thats easy for anyone to understand. This information-packed course is the first in the CDJ Series of Shortees Complete DJ Method and is essential for building a strong foundation to take your skills to the next level.

3deejay
Submitted 7 months ago

DJ Shortee's method y very thorough

I'm just beginning the CDJ tutorial and even after years of using CDJs I learned of a feature I haven't been taking advantage of. Very thorough and really worth your time and money.

I am a: Semi-Pro

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DJ SHORTEE, described as the “World’s Premier Female DJ” by the Grammy Foundation, is a multi-genre DJ, turntablist, music producer, record label CEO (Heavy Artillery Recordings, Arkade Records, 5 Star Records), DJ instructor, actor, and published author.

Named “Queen of the Scratch World” by DJ Times, Shortee’s unique contribution to the art of turntablism earned her a spot as the only female DJ featured in the critically acclaimed movie Scratch. With over two decades of experience, she is recognized as one of the most diverse and technically skilled DJs in the world.

Shortee is one of the few DJs who are respected globally in a wide variety of genres. Spinning genres such as House, Drum ’n’ Bass, Electro, Dubstep, Drumstep, Glitch Hop, Trap, Breaks, Techno, Hip Hop, Top40, Mash Up, Funk, Soul, Rock, Jazz, and more, she has rocked everything from the hottest nightclubs, massive raves, and b-boy battles to huge festivals and celebrity parties. Her fast-paced mixing style, expert scratching skills, and energetic stage presence have made her one of the most in-demand DJs touring worldwide.

As a DJ instructor, Shortee has taught classes, private lessons, workshops, and online tutorials for the esteemed Grammy Foundation, Dubspot, Scratch DJ Academy, Turntable U, Rane, Serato, SAE Institute, and more. She has also produced her own DJ instructional DVD series and has written a critically acclaimed instructional book, Spin Now! The DJ Starter Handbook (Hal Leonard Books), which includes an accompanying DVD-ROM and is currently available worldwide in paperback and kindle editions.

In regard to her teaching style, Shortee is well known for simplifying those intimidating, confusing topics and making them accessible and easy for anyone to understand. Her lessons are extremely thorough and packed with tons of information yet her quirky, easygoing personality keeps everything relatable, approachable, and fun. She breaks everything down into simple step-by-step techniques that you can easily put into action and also gives you the clarity and confidence you need to take your skills to the next level!

For more information, visit her websites:

www.djshortee.com | www.urbanassaultmusic.com | www.heavyartilleryrecordings.com | www.shannonames.com | www.shorteescompletedjmethod.com

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The Complete DJ Gear Guide To CDJs And A Mixer is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from DJ Shortee's method y very thorough I'm just beginning the CDJ tutorial and even after years of using CDJs I learned of a feature I haven't been taking advantage of. Very thorough and really worth your time and money.
Date published: 2016-08-28