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The Complete Guide To Intermediate DJ Mixing With A Serato Controller, Part 1: Vocal-Based Music

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    Introduction

    In this video, DJ Shortee introduces the course in which she teaches how to break down your Vocal-Based music's song structure and use it to find all your possible mix points, so that you can quickly and easily create your DJ sets, both planned and improvised on the fly. She also explains the two most important song structure categories for DJs: Vocal-Based and Instrumental Based; and identifies the key differences between them.

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    Vocal Structure: Intro

    DJ Shortee explains the characteristics of a Vocal-Based song's Intro. She shows you how to identify the Intros in all your songs and how the Intro of a song relates to DJ mixing.
    Songs:
    Trilyon “The Grand Intro” ft. Yung Smuv and Faust & Shortee (Epic Album - Ownership Recordings)—93 bpm
    MC Repete “Sundown” ft. Faust & Shortee—98 bpm

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    Vocal Structure: Chorus

    DJ Shortee explains the characteristics of a Vocal-Based song's Chorus. She shows you how to identify the Chorus in all your songs and explains how to use a Chorus in the mix.
    Songs:
    Supastition “Soul Control” ft. Little Brother and Faust & Shortee (Chain Letters Album - Reform School Music)—95 bpm
    Supastition “Don’t Stop” ft.Faust & Shortee (Chain Letters Album - Reform School Music)—90 bpm

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    Vocal Structure: Verse

    DJ Shortee explains the characteristics of a Vocal-Based song's Verse. She teaches you how to identify the Verse in all your songs and explains how to use a Verse in the mix.
    Songs:
    Supastition “Don’t Stop” ft.Faust & Shortee (Chain Letters Album - Reform School Music)—90 bpm
    Supastition “Nickled Needles” ft.Faust & Shortee (Chain Letters Album - Reform School Music)—92 bpm

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    Vocal Structure: Bridge

    DJ Shortee explains the characteristics of a Vocal-Based song's Bridge. She shows you how to identify the Bridge in your Vocal-Based songs and explains how to use a Bridge in the mix.
    Songs:
    Supastition “Don’t Stop” ft.Faust & Shortee (Chain Letters Album - Reform School Music)—90 bpm
    Supastition “Nickled Needles” ft.Faust & Shortee (Chain Letters Album - Reform School Music)—92 bpm

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    Vocal Structure: Outro

    DJ Shortee explains the characteristics of a Vocal-Based song's Outro. She shows you how to identify a Outro in all of your Vocal-Based songs and explains how to use a Outro in the mix.
    Songs:
    Supastition “Nickled Needles” ft.Faust & Shortee (Chain Letters Album - Reform School Music)—92 bpm
    Supastition “Soul Control” ft. Little Brother and Faust & Shortee (Chain Letters Album - Reform School Music)—95 bpm

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    Vocal Structure: Short Codes

    DJ Shortee teaches you her personal shorthand coding system for Vocal-Based music. This code will help to speed up your mix process for both prepared and improvised sets.
    Songs:
    Supastition “Nickled Needles” ft.Faust & Shortee (Chain Letters Album - Reform School Music)—92 bpm

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    Vocal Song Breakdown

    DJ Shortee teaches you how to break down an entire Vocal-Based song structure step-by-step using her own Vocal-Based short code system and her downloadable Mix Set Worksheet.
    Songs:
    Supastition “Nickled Needles” ft.Faust & Shortee (Chain Letters Album - Reform School Music)—92 bpm

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    Vocal Song Mix Points

    DJ Shortee teaches you how to find all your possible mix points in your Vocal-Based songs using her Mix Set Worksheet and demonstrates how to use them in the mix.
    Songs:
    Supastition “Don’t Stop” ft.Faust & Shortee (Chain Letters Album - Reform School Music)—90 bpm
    Supastition “Soul Control” ft. Little Brother and Faust & Shortee (Chain Letters Album - Reform School Music)—95 bpm
    Supastition “Nickled Needles” ft.Faust & Shortee (Chain Letters Album - Reform School Music)—92 bpm

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    Short Codes In Serato DJ

    DJ Shortee teaches you how to transfer all your Vocal-Based and Instrumental-Based Song structure info that you've discovered using her Mix Set Worksheet over to your Serato DJ Software. She teaches you multiple ways to apply your short codes using the software's description tagging and cue point features. Shortee finishes the course off with a fun homework assignment to help you to practice your set creating skills.

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    Numark NS6II Overview (Bonus Lesson!)

    In this bonus video, DJ Shortee give you a quick overview of Numark's NS6II Controller. She walks you through every new feature on the NS6II and breaks down the differences between the NS6II and the original NS6. She also notes the similarities between the NS6II and Numark's NVII Controller that is featured in her previous Serato Controller courses.

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In this video course, world-renowned DJ Shortee teaches you how to find all your possible mix points in your vocal-based music so that you can quickly create your DJ sets, both planned and improvised on the fly. She shows you how to dissect your vocal-based song structures, step by step and in multiple ways, so that you can easily identify all the ways you can mix your songs together and ultimately speed up your entire mix creation process. Every lesson is taught clearly, making it easy for anyone to understand.

You’ll start off by learning the two most important song structure categories for DJs, vocal-based and instrumental-based, and how to identify the key differences between them. You’ll discover the five main elements that make up the vocal-based song structure, all their characteristics and how to use them for DJ mixing. Shortee demonstrates how to break down an entire vocal-based song structure step by step using her very own vocal-based short code system and her original Mix Set Worksheet that you can reuse over and over to create your DJ sets. She also shows you how to transfer all your short code info over to your Serato DJ software so that you can quickly and easily identify all your song info at a glance and ultimately speed up your mix process.

“The Complete Guide to Intermediate DJ Mixing with A Serato Controller—Part 1: Vocal-Based Music” is an excellent course for an intermediate DJ who already knows how to beatmatch and mix their music or have taken Shortee’s prerequisite course “The Complete Guide to Beginner DJ Mixing with A Serato Controller.” This course is also Part 1 of two intermediate mixing courses which cover both vocal-based and instrumental-based song structure mix points, and set you up perfectly for the next course, “The Complete Guide to Advanced DJ Mixing with A Serato Controller.” This information-packed course is part of the Serato Controller Series of Shortee's Complete DJ Method and is essential for building a solid foundation to take your skills to the next level.

*All the songs used in this course have been “cleaned” of expletives, however, the songs listed below are the original versions.

Trilyon “The Grand Intro” ft. Yung Smuv and Faust & Shortee (Epic Album—Ownership Recordings)—93 bpm (Explicit Version)

Supastition “Soul Control” ft. Little Brother and Faust & Shortee (Chain Letters Album—Reform School Music)—95 bpm (Explicit Version)

Supastition “Don’t Stop” ft. Faust & Shortee (Chain Letters Album—Reform School Music)—90 bpm (Explicit Version)

Supastition “Nickled Needles” ft. Faust & Shortee (Chain Letters Album—Reform School Music)—92 bpm (Explicit Version)


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