Complete VDL / DJ Course (CD Players, Digital DJ & Video DJ)

Whether you are a hobbyist or looking to start a career as a DJ, Electronic Music or performer our aim is the same for all students to provide brief, fun and practical courses designed for fast tracked learning and quick results. VM DJ Academy is pride ourselves in delivering in easy methods and techniques to our students We believe that DJs are the musicians of the future. These artists must have a unique vision to take individual tracks and mix them into one, seamless flow. Dance music is a huge part of the music industry today, and DJs take centre-stage at all kinds of events from clubs to fashion shows to live performances to weddings. As the business itself is developing, the avenues for DJs are quickly expanding. Whether they choose to specialize in one part of the technique or the process as a whole, professional DJs now have many potential avenues within this fresh and exciting industry. In this course, students are taught how to mix on CD Players, and Digital Software, and are also shown how to make a name for themselves and really stand out in the scene. The business of music, marketing, and events make up an integral part of this program.

Choose your suitable level of courses:

  • 1. DJ Crash Course
  • 2. DJ Intermediate Course
  • 3. DJ Professional Course
  • 4. DJ Advance Course

VM DJ Academy

VM DJ Academy has a very wide array of lessons on DJ & Music Production courses. Listed below is some of our lesson categories. Being a DJ requires you to do a lot more than just play songs. Learning to structure a set, mix on the fly, and get a crowd moving all starts with your music and your dj'ing skill

Equipment & Set-Up

  • Equipment/mixer functions
  • Introduction to DJ
  • CD Players, DJ Mixers & Controllers
  • Fade Mixing: basic transitions using the volume faders
  • Cueing techniques/Setting a cue point on CD Players / Controllers
  • Counting beats and bars, 'Drop Mixing'


  • How to detect BPM/Tempo mixers / BPM counters
  • Understanding the structure of dance music / Beats, Bars and Phrasing
  • Beat matching different tracks
  • Practice phrase alignment/ synchronizing beats for mixes

Beat-Matching/Creative Mixing

  • Using EQ controls for subtle blends
  • Understanding different dance music genres
  • Cross-fader technique – using the cross fader to chop up beats/vocals etc
  • Structuring a mix
  • How to synchronies tracks using BPM counters (trade secrets of pro DJs)

Harmonic Mixing/Digital DJ Skills

  • Understanding music formats/sound quality
  • Using software to prepare your music
  • Importing music from CD into i-tunes without losing sound quality
  • Analyze and detect the key of tracks for perfect harmonic mixes
  • Back to back mixing with other DJ Students
  • Loops & Hot Cues

Creating/ Adjusting loops using CD & Software’s

  • Beat Matching with quantized loops
  • Creating/triggering Hot Cue points on CD’s
  • Learn how to use any CD to create a hot cue for repeated triggering
  • Using loops to create build up effects to hype the crowd
  • Effects/Samples

Creating a Delay effect with two identical tracks

  • Using the mixer's 'Delay' & 'Echo' effects to enhance your mixes
  • Using the 'Roll' and 'Filter' effects
  • Transitions between different genres using effects
  • Create your own samples for use in mixes/podcasts
  • Acapella Mixing/Digital Tricks

Using Acapellas to create live remixes

  • Using insert effects on DJ Players & mixers
  • Basic scratch techniques (Baby, Slur, Transforming)
  • Use external effects units
  • Native Instruments Traktor

Using digital systems

  • Traktor DJ incorporating S2, S4, X1, F1
  • Tips on organizing / categorizing / labeling your music
  • rekordbox dj DVS effects, samplers, tricks and tips

Producing a Mix/Podcast

  • Plan and perform a DJ set
  • Record your demo using Ableton live software
  • Learn basic post production/editing techniques
  • Get expert advice/tips from a pro DJ
  • Upload your mix online
  • Promotion

Recording Demo Mix

  • Learn how to connect equipment/
  • Checking levels for effective recording
  • Record your own demo mix
  • Basic recording and editing techniques
  • Burn your mix to CD/ Save to a USB key

Tips & advice on how to promote yourself

  • Tips on how to prepare for professional gigs
  • Writing a DJ Profile
  • Creating an online presence
  • Building your DJ brand / Create a DJ logo
  • How to Become a Club DJ

Planning a set to perform in clubs

  • Test your skills in live club environment
  • Try out everything you have learnt
  • Back to back mixing with other DJs
  • Learn to read the crowd and improvise

VDJ / DJ'ing with Software (Traktor / Serato / Rekordbox DJ / Ableton)

The definition of DJing has changed dramatically in the last decade. Laptops, controllers, and software have emerged alongside traditional turntables and CDJs, smashing the barrier to entry. In today’s digital age, anyone can become a DJ. To reflect this renaissance, VM DJ Academy has specieal course in digital DJ'ing with using Pro DJ Software only or with controller. You will learn how to DJ entirely with softwares cutting-edge technology. An emphasis will be placed on the concepts of DJing rather than simply learning how to use the software.

What you’ll Need for class To start all you need is good positive confidence to become a DJ and a good high speed laptop (no additional hardware is required*)

DJ/Producer Course:

Take your DJ Skills into next level with the awesome pro DJ Software. Learn how to use DJ Software to mix and manipulate tracks in real time using a MIDI controller, DJ mixer or keyboard. This course will show you not only how to perform, but also how to make mash ups, Mix CDs and help you make the transition from DJ to producer.

Quick Start DJ Course at Rs.7,700 Only*/- Call for Details :+91-73581 85335