Pioneer DDJ-200 DJ Courses

Overview

What You’ll Learn

The Pioneer DJ DDJ-200 is one of the most popular controllers for aspiring new DJs! However, because it has multiple setup options, such as Bluetooth connectivity, a variety of apps such as WeDJ and DJAY Pro by Algorriddim, and it work with phones, laptops, and iPads, getting started can be highly confusing.

We’re here to simplify all that so you can focus on learning to DJ and enjoying mixing your favourite music. The entire course is filmed on all platforms, so it doesn’t matter whether you’re using an iPad, mobile or laptop. You will learn where to get music from, beat-match and perform professional mixes, use EQ’s, performance features and more!

The lessons all have screengrabs and overlays with detailed close-ups of what’s going on inside the DJ apps. All the music used throughout can be downloaded for free inside the course to follow along step by step!

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What Equipment Will I Need?

To make the most of this course, you will need to own a DDJ-200 from Pioneer DJ. You will also need to have access to a mobile phone, iPad or laptop to connect your DJ software. Please note some software such as Algoriddim DJAY Pro is free to download but has paid upgrades.

What’s inside the course?

This course contains 25+ lessons featuring 39 video tutorials. The lesson plan below outlines each of the lessons in the course.

 

Introduction To Course

  • Welcome To The Course
  • Crossfader DJ Tools & Music Pack Download

 

Connectivity and Music

  • Unboxing and Connecting Your DDJ 200
  • Accessing Music & Downloading the Crossfader Music Pack + Beat Matching Tools
  • Using Streaming Services On The DDJ 200

 

Hardware Controls + Your First Mix

  • What’s On Your DDJ 200
  • Loading a Track & Performing a Mix With Sync
  • Beat Grids

 

Beat Matching

  • Timing vs Beat Matching
  • Catching the 1
  • Using Jog Wheels
  • Timing with Different Tools
  • Timing with Different Genres
  • Beat Matching
  • Further Beat Matching With Different Loops

 

Mixing

  • Music Theory – Beats, Bars, Phrasing, Build Ups and Drops
  • Music Theory – Song structure
  • Intro & Outro Mixing – Phrasing in Practise
  • Using Headphones
  • When To Bring Faders In & Out – 30 Sec & 1 Min Intros
  • Slam Mixing vs Faded Mixing – Using Phrases To Mix In and Out
  • Phrase Sync in WeDJ

 

Seamless Mixing

  • What are EQs & Filters?
  • EQs & Filter in Practice
  • Mixing Techniques For An Extended Mix

 

Conclusion

  • Advanced DDJ 200 Features – Transition FX & Performance Pads
  • Final Word

What DJ apps or software do you use in the course?

You can take this course if you choose to use any of the following DJ apps/software:

  • WeDJ by Pioneer DJ (iPhone and Android App – Mobile)
  • DJAY by Algoriddim (iPhone & Android App – Mobile & iPad)
  • Rekordbox DJ – Laptop DJ Software (This is free and plugs and plays with the DDJ-200)

Please note* We don’t cover edjing Mix in this course.

What Music Should I Use?

Inside the course, you will learn how to access the various DJ friendly streaming services inside each DJ app. Each streaming service has access to millions of songs; however, you can follow each lesson inside the course step by step for free, thanks to our exclusive Crossfader Music Pack. You can download this pack free of charge after purchasing the course. You will learn how to import this music into your DJ app, ready to follow along step by step. We also give you access to our Crossfader DJ Tools to help you master fundamentals such as beat matching by ear.

Who's the tutor?

Our dedicated DJ tutors James Holland & Lawrence James, have over 30 years of combined DJ experience from working as resident and guest DJs while playing at some of the biggest clubs and festivals around the UK.

Each tutor has a broad knowledge of technology, mixing and the industry, ready to help you start your journey as a DJ!

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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