We can’t wait to get you mixing; the joy of your first successful beat match, finding those two perfect records which go together seamlessly, recording your first demo, your first gig – your first international gig. We get it. We’ve been there. The path to DJing is truly exciting – and addictive!

By the end of your course you’ll have the technical skills and knowledge to achieve your goals. You don’t need DJ gear to start learning; we have industry standard equipment in our East London studio. You’ll become part of the hub family, be the first to know about gig opportunities and have access to our global network of music industry contacts.

Book one of our courses below and get mixing today.

 

DJ ESSENTIALS

A hands-on crash course in what it takes to be a career or hobby DJ. There is a lot to learn in our crash course, but it’s also a really fun practical day session working with the music you love. Taught in up to groups of three, from music analysis to beat matching and performance tips this is a great day of developing new technical skills, meeting other DJ’s, and a natural stepping stone into the Club DJ course.

1 DAY DJ ESSENTIALS £199

CLUB DJ COURSE

From zero to Club DJ, you will work hard as you learn to mix and develop your style. The end goal is to record a mix prepared during your sessions and book a warm up gig at an event or to play to your friends. You’ll cover the core topics and have homework assigned each week, setting you up with good practice habits. This course includes an introduction to marketing yourself as a DJ, pointers on negotiating bookings and taking yourself on the road including troubleshooting, radio, guest mixes and networking.

6 WEEK CLUB DJ COURSE £449

Meet other DJ’s at the hub, connect online and get gigs through your new community

Book practice sessions in the studio

We can advise which DJ set up would suit your lifestyle, space and budget

Launch your DJ career with confidence and the skills to match

 
 

PRO DJ COURSE

Our DJ PRO course is designed to launch your new DJ career and acheive paid bookings. We’ll be there every step of the way as you learn each topic in-depth and develop your technical and performance skills, cultivating your DJ style and becoming a new voice on the scene. In addition to learning about bookings, the DJ PRO course includes an DJ photoshoot, introduction to Ableton for creating edits of your favourite tracks, and a step-by-step process in developing your identity and unique sound. We will break down the business side and introduce you to the DJ scene, share our contacts with you, and introduce you to relevant promoters.

12 WEEK PRO DJ COURSE £849

PRO DJ CONSULT

The PRO Consult is a bespoke service for intermediate and advanced DJ’s. You could be looking to up your mixing skills, go through gig troubleshooting, learn new equipment, or simply develop a strategy to broaden your career and upgrade those bookings. We can help DJ’s develop a live set up, or propose new ways of collaborating and developing your brand. A consult can be one or a few sessions, depending on your brief and we work towards specific goals. Very much like a business coach – but with technical insights.

PRO DJ CONSULT £185

Weekday, evenings + weekend slots available

Each lesson is 2hrs (DJ day is 5hrs)

Flexible payment plans for students on a budget 

 

Check out DJ course content >>

  • History and development of DJing
  • The role and responsibilities of the DJ
  • Principals of working with sound
  • Researching and analysing music
  • Programming and selecting your music
  • Overview of DJ equipment and related software
  • In-depth workings of Rekordbox music management software
  • Analysing tempo, energy and musicality of tracks
  • Cuing, beat matching and phrasing
  • Managing bass and EQ mixing techniques
  • Alternative Mixing techniques (drop, blending, FX)
  • Using hot cues, memory markers and loops
  • Performance techniques and managing energy of a crowd
  • Developing creative ideas and practice techniques
  • Recording mixes and analysing progress
  • DJing as a business

1-2-1 focused learning on the latest gear in the heart of Dalston

Pioneer USB and vinyl players, Serato, Traktor and Ableton

Learn in your genre of choice, better yet bring your tunes with you.

hello@hub16.com / 07554952914