Rekordbox Tutorial

The Complete Guide To Rekordbox

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    Introduction (4:03)


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    Tree View (7:44)


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    Import & Analyze (3:11)


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    Creating Playlists (1:37)


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    Track List View (10:26)


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    My Tag (6:29)


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    Related Tracks List (11:29)


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    Information Window (4:00)


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    Sub Browser (1:00)


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    Tag List & Playlist Palette (4:45)


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    Player View Overviews (2:29)


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    Single-Player Mode (13:51)


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    Beatgrid (13:20)


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    Cue Points (3:48)


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    Loops (5:52)


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    Active Loops (2:57)


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    Hot Cues & Hot Cue Loops (2:24)


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    2-Player Mode (9:26)


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    Auditioning Mixes (12:11)


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    Intelligent Playlists (8:24)


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    Main Menu (4:54)


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    Importing Playlists (2:00)


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    Exporting (3:18)


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    Preferences (11:33)


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    Mobile Sync (7:49)


In this video course, world-renowned DJ Shortee thoroughly walks you through Pioneer DJs Rekordbox preparation software* and all its essential features. You'll learn to create playlists and Intelligent Playlists, import and export tracks and playlists, and produce audition mixes on the fly.

The Complete Guide to Rekordbox also teaches how to adjust your Beatgrids, how to create cues, loops, Active Loops, Hot Cues, and Hot Cue Loops; and utilize the Related Tracks List to help you come up with mix ideas quickly and easily, speeding up your workflow.

Additionally, this course includes a bonus lesson on how to sync Rekordbox with your mobile device and an overview of the mobile app itself! The lessons are taught in a clear way that is easy for anyone to understand and include practical examples on how to use many of the software’s features and functions.

This information-packed course is the first in the Software Series as well as an integral part of the CDJ Series of Shortee’s Complete DJ Method and is essential for building a strong foundation to up your DJ game.

*This course thoroughly teaches the free Rekordbox music management & preparation software. It does not teach the paid Rekordbox DJ performance software, which is considered a different program.


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Zavier
Submitted 3 weeks ago

Pretty Cool

Simply put and to the point

I am a: Beginner, Student, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Pro Tools

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Brunades
Submitted 3 months ago

Best guide out there!

For a beginner starting out with rekordbox this is the best guide out there. And for the bit more advanced user it’s packed with absolutely everything you need to know about this software. I made the transition from Traktor to rekordbox a couple of months ago and was eager to learn how to do certain things within the software. So went searching and came out on to this faboulous course. Great tutor as well with a good voice. Groove 3 is the place to be. Thnx guys!

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chrisew
Submitted 7 months ago

Perfect teaching skills destroyed by obnoxious background music.

As the title suggests, the background music is distracting and enraging in my personal opinion. It's such a shame because everything else is done amazingly. you really are the best dj teacher i've seen around, but sometimes less is more.

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer

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Jaxson
Submitted 1 year ago

uesless

if you lazy to read the manual, this is what you want. If you want to know how to use rekordbox djing, this is useless.

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Tim Deckgeneral
Submitted 2 years ago

thorough lessons on rekordboxbox

well presented walk through tutorial of rekordbox software

I am a: Producer, Professional, Musician

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The fuzzmachine
Submitted 2 years ago

Good for basics

I bought this as trying to find a decent tutorial for Rekordbox is nigh on impossible. As this is my first time using a digital software DJ programme,I needed a good easy to understand tutorial. This is very good if you only want to learn the basics about track analysis & beatgridding etc. If like me you use the performance DJ function in Rekordbox,it's pretty useless. To be fair it doesn't say it's for performance mode,although looking at the menu that's pretty obvious. For mastering the basics in export mode,you won't get much better & easier to follow instructions. Clear & concise it's very easy to follow & I would highly recommend this for anyone starting out into the world of digital dj'ing. For myself I'd like it to have tutorials for using the performance mode,using the effects,sampler & the other tools in rekordbox.

I am a: Professional

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snugs
Submitted 2 years ago

SOLID and then some

Rekordbox is a great program but comes with little to no instruction or answers. Shortee fills in the blanks.

I am a: Professional

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Mister Daniel
Submitted 2 years ago

Very useful course.

Really unlocks Rekordbox (DJ) for me to use it to full potential. DJ Shortee is a delight.

I am a: Hobbyist

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Caveman
Submitted 2 years ago

I love it!!! Very helpful!

I loved how it breaks down relevent information on the software! I learned alot of about importing, exporting, cue points, active loops, etc. Things that I use! The only thing I wish the tutorial had was examples of how to use the hot cues and loops in a pioneer cdj. Because sometimes I import my hot cues when I play at a club or different venue, but my hot cues played from previous songs or the hot cues didnt recall properly. Other then that, great tutorial.

I am a: Producer, Professional, Audio Engineer, Musician, Beat Maker

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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 Guide To Rekordbox is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 9 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Pretty Cool Simply put and to the point
Date published: 2018-08-30
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Best guide out there! For a beginner starting out with rekordbox this is the best guide out there. And for the bit more advanced user it’s packed with absolutely everything you need to know about this software. I made the transition from Traktor to rekordbox a couple of months ago and was eager to learn how to do certain things within the software. So went searching and came out on to this faboulous course. Great tutor as well with a good voice. Groove 3 is the place to be. Thnx guys!
Date published: 2018-06-13
Rated 0.5 out of 5 by from uesless if you lazy to read the manual, this is what you want. If you want to know how to use rekordbox djing, this is useless.
Date published: 2017-09-13
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from thorough lessons on rekordboxbox well presented walk through tutorial of rekordbox software
Date published: 2016-11-28
Rated 3.0 out of 5 by from Good for basics I bought this as trying to find a decent tutorial for Rekordbox is nigh on impossible. As this is my first time using a digital software DJ programme,I needed a good easy to understand tutorial. This is very good if you only want to learn the basics about track analysis & beatgridding etc. If like me you use the performance DJ function in Rekordbox,it's pretty useless. To be fair it doesn't say it's for performance mode,although looking at the menu that's pretty obvious. For mastering the basics in export mode,you won't get much better & easier to follow instructions. Clear & concise it's very easy to follow & I would highly recommend this for anyone starting out into the world of digital dj'ing. For myself I'd like it to have tutorials for using the performance mode,using the effects,sampler & the other tools in rekordbox.
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from SOLID and then some Rekordbox is a great program but comes with little to no instruction or answers. Shortee fills in the blanks.
Date published: 2016-11-01
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Very useful course. Really unlocks Rekordbox (DJ) for me to use it to full potential. DJ Shortee is a delight.
Date published: 2016-10-08
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from I love it!!! Very helpful! I loved how it breaks down relevent information on the software! I learned alot of about importing, exporting, cue points, active loops, etc. Things that I use! The only thing I wish the tutorial had was examples of how to use the hot cues and loops in a pioneer cdj. Because sometimes I import my hot cues when I play at a club or different venue, but my hot cues played from previous songs or the hot cues didnt recall properly. Other then that, great tutorial.
Date published: 2016-09-26
Rated 3.0 out of 5 by from Perfect teaching skills destroyed by obnoxious background music. As the title suggests, the background music is distracting and enraging in my personal opinion. It's such a shame because everything else is done amazingly. you really are the best dj teacher i've seen around, but sometimes less is more.
Date published: 1969-12-31
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