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Serato DJ Tutorial

The Complete Guide To Serato DJ

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    Introduction

    In this video, DJ Shortee introduces the course, which teaches all about the Serato DJ software.

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    Activate

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to activate your Serato DJ software.

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    Turntable & CDJ Calibration

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to calibrate your turntables and CDJs with Serato DJ.

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    Layout & Display Modes

    In this video, DJ Shortee walks you through an overview of the software’s layout and its display modes.

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    Import & Analyze

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to import and analyze files.

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    Virtual Decks

    In this video, DJ Shortee walks you through an overview of the Virtual Decks and how to play music in Serato DJ.

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    Crates, CDs & Playlists

    In this video, DJ Shortee walks you through an overview of the Crates, Subcrates, Audio CDs, and iTunes playlist section.

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    Track List View

    In this video, DJ Shortee walks you through the Track List View.

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    Smart Crates

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to create Smart Crates.

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    Browse Filter

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to use the Browse feature in Serato DJ.

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    Prepare

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to use the Prepare feature in Serato DJ.

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    History

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to use History in Serato DJ.

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    Cue Points

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to use Cue Points.

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    Auto Loops

    This video is the first of three videos in which DJ Shortee shows you how to create loops in Serato DJ. This video is all about Auto Loops.

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    Auto Loop Rolls

    This video is the second of three videos in which DJ Shortee shows you how to create loops in Serato DJ. This video is all about Auto Loop Rolls.

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    Manual Loops

    This video is the third of three videos in which DJ Shortee shows you how to create loops in Serato DJ. This video is all about Manual Loops.

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    Beat Jump

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to use Beat Jump in Serato DJ.

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    Beatgrid: Overview & Transition BPM

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to set and adjust your Beatgrids in Serato DJ.

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    Beatgrid: Constant BPM

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to set up a manual Beatgrid in Serato DJ for a track that stays the same bpm the entire time.

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    Simple Sync

    This video is the first of two videos in which DJ Shortee shows you how to use the Sync features in Serato DJ. This video is all about Simple Sync.

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    Smart Sync & Tempo Sync

    This video is the second of two videos in which DJ Shortee shows you how to use the Sync features in Serato DJ. This video is all about Smart Sync and Tempo Sync.

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    Offline Player

    In this video, DJ Shortee digs deeper into the Offline Player.

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    Slip Mode

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to use Slip Mode in Serato DJ.

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    Single FX Mode

    This video is the first of two videos in which DJ Shortee walks you through a basic overview of the Effects, powered by iZotope, in Serato DJ. This video is all about Single FX mode.

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    Multi FX Mode

    This video is the second of two videos in which DJ Shortee walks you through a basic overview of the Effects, powered by iZotope, in Serato DJ. This video is all about Multi FX mode.

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    SP-6 Sample Player

    In this video, DJ Shortee walks you through an overview of the SP-6 Sample Player in Serato DJ.

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    Recording

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to use the Record function in Serato DJ.

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    MIDI

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to assign the features in Serato DJ to your hardware controls via MIDI.

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    Slicer

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to use the Slicer function in Serato DJ.

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    Settings & Preferences

    In this video, DJ Shortee walks you through the preferences and hardware settings in Serato DJ.

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    Language Support

    In this video, DJ Shortee shows you how to choose your language preference in Serato DJ.

Product Overview


In this video course, world-renowned DJ Shortee thoroughly walks you through Serato DJ software and all its essential features. You’ll learn to easily navigate the software, including how to create Crates and Smart Crates, import and analyze tracks, and create set lists.

Discover how to create Cue Points and various types of loops, adjust your Beatgrids, and work with Serato DJ’s FX modes. Master features like Simple Sync, Smart Sync, Beat Jump, Slip Mode, and so much more!

This course also provides a bonus lesson on Serato DJ’s Slicer feature for use with either a Serato DJ controller or Serato Remote app.

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 second in the Software Series as well as an integral part of the Turntable Series, CDJ Series, and Serato DJ Controller Series of Shortee’s Complete DJ Method.

Power up your Serato software skills today!


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hybridchildren
Submitted 8 months ago

this is why I love Groove3 because they know what people can improve on. DJ Shortee is so easy to listen to. I'm now a fan too.

She's easy to explain things, you'll understand the software. Practice at the same time..


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PRIEST
Submitted 10 months ago

Awesome Lessons

Trying to learn this on your own can be a very daunting task. To where many give up and maybe never use the software or program to its full potential. This course gives it to you in small bites that are easily digestible. Thank you

I am a: Student, Hobbyist, Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker


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BigBugsy
Submitted 2 years ago

Glad I bought it!

This was a quick & easy way to get up to speed on Serato. It's nice it was taught by a well know & experienced touring DJ. A+

I am a: Hobbyist


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Floridablack
Submitted 2 years ago

pretty good

this is great stuff thx

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Ableton Live


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CharlesEdward
Submitted 3 years ago

Awesome indepth tutorial

Explains all the ins and outs of serato dj and then some!!!

I am a: Game Designer, Mastering Facility, Producer, Professional, Audio Engineer, Musician, Sound Designer, Beat Maker, Sound for Film/TV, Student


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hybridchildren
Submitted 8 months ago

this is why I love Groove3 because they know what people can improve on. DJ Shortee is so easy to listen to. I'm now a fan too.

She's easy to explain things, you'll understand the software. Practice at the same time..

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

PRIEST
Submitted 10 months ago

Awesome Lessons

Trying to learn this on your own can be a very daunting task. To where many give up and maybe never use the software or program to its full potential. This course gives it to you in small bites that are easily digestible. Thank you

I am a: Student, Hobbyist, Semi-Pro, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

BigBugsy
Submitted 2 years ago

Glad I bought it!

This was a quick & easy way to get up to speed on Serato. It's nice it was taught by a well know & experienced touring DJ. A+

I am a: Hobbyist

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Floridablack
Submitted 2 years ago

pretty good

this is great stuff thx

I am a: Hobbyist, Musician, Ableton Live

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

CharlesEdward
Submitted 3 years ago

Awesome indepth tutorial

Explains all the ins and outs of serato dj and then some!!!

I am a: Game Designer, Mastering Facility, Producer, Professional, Audio Engineer, Musician, Sound Designer, Beat Maker, Sound for Film/TV, Student

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
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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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    In this video tutorial 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 DJ–related software platforms.

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    The Complete DJ Gear Guide To Turntables And A Mixer

    In this video course, world-renowned DJ Shortee shows you all the gear you need for a basic DJ setup using turntables and a mixer, as well as how to assemble and integrate it with digital audio interfaces for both Serato and Traktor DJ–related software platforms.

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    The Complete Guide To Beginner DJ Mixing With A Serato DJ Controller

    In this video course, world-renowned DJ Shortee teaches you the essential DJ skills that you need to beatmatch and mix your music using a Serato DJ controller. These skills include manual adjustments, tuning your ears, manual beatmatching, auto beatmatching using sync, and beginner mixing techniques. She breaks down the entire beatmatching and mixing process slowly and clearly, step by step and in multiple ways so that you can fully grasp the concepts, while also giving you specific exercises that you can practice repeatedly to hone your beatmatching skills. Every lesson is taught in a clear and concise way that is easy for anyone to understand.

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The Complete Guide To Serato DJ is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 5 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from this is why I love Groove3 because they know what people can improve on. DJ Shortee is so easy to listen to. I'm now a fan too. She's easy to explain things, you'll understand the software. Practice at the same time..
Date published: 2018-12-30
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Awesome Lessons Trying to learn this on your own can be a very daunting task. To where many give up and maybe never use the software or program to its full potential. This course gives it to you in small bites that are easily digestible. Thank you
Date published: 2018-10-09
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Glad I bought it! This was a quick & easy way to get up to speed on Serato. It's nice it was taught by a well know & experienced touring DJ. A+
Date published: 2017-11-03
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from pretty good this is great stuff thx
Date published: 2017-08-21
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Awesome indepth tutorial Explains all the ins and outs of serato dj and then some!!!
Date published: 2016-09-09
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