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Denon Beginner Intermediate
Music Management
Music Theory
Software Settings
Beat Matching
EQ Mixing
Hot Cues
Beat Jump
Transitition Techniques
Key Mixing


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What You’ll Learn

The Denon DJ Prime ecosystem provides DJs with some of the most powerful features available on the market. However, this brings with it some challenges! Knowing where to get started and learning this hardware and its accompanying software can be confusing. Our online DJ courses for Denon DJ units such as the Prime 2, Prime 4, Prime GO or even SC5000/6000s will help you master the equipment and your music! Learn everything from fundamental mixing techniques, EQ control and transitions to sophisticated blends, creative use of the effects and mash-up mixing.

We pride ourselves on not just showing you what a button does but how to use it creatively. The lessons all work in chronological order so that as you master one skill, you’ll be able to combine it with others, instantly improving your creativity. Each DJ tutorial within the course features screen grabs and overhead shots of the equipment, making it easy for you to follow along step by step.


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Why Crossfader?

Access to videos 24/7

Free music & DJ/scratching tools

Learn at home on your own equipment

Unlimited views of your lessons

Join a community of other DJs

iOS app available for offline learning


Course FAQs

Which course is right for me?

Here is a breakdown to help you choose the right course to start at:

Denon DJ Prime Beginner DJ Course

This course is the perfect starting point if you’re just getting started with your DJ equipment such as the Prime 2, Prime 4 or Prime GO. If you’re struggling to beat match by ear manually or need to master phrasing, music theory and basic mixing, this is the place to get started.

Denon DJ Prime Intermediate DJ Course

This DJ course is the perfect DJ course to start with if you already know how to beat match manually by ear and can mix intro to outro confidently. This course will help you discover all the creative tools available on your equipment. You’ll learn how to start mixing creatively, use the effects to their full potential, mix between genres and more! This is the course for you if you feel stuck mixing intro to outro and want to take your skills further.

What equipment will I need?

To make the most of this course, you will need some Denon DJ Prime equipment.

Applicable Hardware:

  • Denon DJ Prime 2
  • Denon DJ Prime 4
  • Denon DJ Prime GO
  • Denon DJ SC5000
  • Denon DJ SC5000M
  • Denon DJ SC6000
  • Denon DJ SC6000M
  • Denon DJ X1800
  • Denon DJ X1850

What music should I use?

There is a free direct download for our Crossfader Music Pack filled with exclusive music from friends of ours. You won’t be able to find these tracks anywhere else! Some of these tracks are used in our lessons so that you can follow along step by step.

All the techniques taught in our courses, however, can be applied or adapted to most music. Our aim is for you to get creative and mix confidently with your music library.

The beginner course also has Crossfader DJ Tools available to download. We develop these tools to help you master basic skills such as timing and beat-matching manually.

Who's the tutor?

Our dedicated DJ tutor Jamie Hartley started working in the industry as a full-time DJ over a decade ago at the age of 16. Since 2014 he’s worked to build Crossfader from a small UK based DJ school where he taught aspiring DJs in his studio into what you see today, a global online DJ school and community.

From working one to one for years in a studio, Jamie has developed foolproof and systematic ways of breaking down DJ skills and techniques so you can master them! Many other DJ schools will show you how things work rather than teaching you the creative skills needed to help you stand out from the crowd.

what support will I receive?

After you enrol in a course, you will instantly access all the videos and lessons to watch as many times as you like. Each lesson has a dedicated comments area for you to ask tutors any questions you may have. You can also get in touch with tutors via email if you’re having problems, and we’re there to support you every step of the way.

How Do I View My Course?

Purchased courses are instantly accessible via our student portal learning area. You can access your course and lessons 24/7 and watch each video as many times as you like. If you have an iPhone, we also have an iOS app to access our learning portal on the go! Everything in the app syncs up with the web so that you can work seamlessly between the two.

You can also take your lessons on the move by downloading them for offline viewing inside the app. Just like Netflix!

Which Languages Are The Courses Filmed In?

Our courses are all filmed in English. Unfortunately, we don’t have subtitles available in other languages. Multi-language support is something we will be adding in the future so check back for updates.


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Crossfader App

Take your learning on the go with the Crossfader iOS app. Download from the App Store and log into your account to access your courses from anywhere! Watch lessons on your commute, listen on the go and pick which videos you want to make available for offline viewing, just like Netflix!

Ask your tutor a question on the go, then pick up your conversation when you’re home as your courses progress and comments sync between devices seamlessly.