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DJ camp with DJ Mini (Montreal) @ The Silver Mill

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The Silver Mill: Transdisciplinary Art Centre

10 Dawes Road

Toronto, ON M4C 5A7

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Ever dreamed of becoming a DJ but don’t know where to start?

This is your chance to join an intimate group of turntable enthusiasts who will be put through the paces of digital dj’ing by renown DJ and electronic artist, DJ Mini (Montreal). This POP-UP Camp will focus on digital dj’ing and softwares where you will acquire all the basic skills needed for an eventual live performance. https://youtu.be/WM17ZzpZRc0

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When does the camp take place?

  • Sat Sept 16 from 1-4pm
  • Sun Sept 17 from 1-4pm
  • Special post camp event on Sun Sept 17 from 5-8pm

Who should participate?

This camp is addressed to beginner to intermediate participants of 15 years of age or older. We limit the group to to 12 participants for 2 facilitators.

What can I expect from this camp?

This intensive weekend camp will initiate novices and intermediate level participants to diverse techniques in digital dj’ing. Although dj’ing is an ongoing learning process, participants will leave the camp with the fundamentals tools and skills to pursue independently their dj’ing endeavours.

What will I learn?

During this weekend you will:

  • Familiarize yourself on different systems and DJ solutions

  • Learn the fundamental theory on dj’ing including different styles, song structure and beat matching

  • Get hands on experience on diverse DJ controllers (Mixtour, WeGo, Traktor X1, Traktor S4)

  • Overview of different software solutions from freeware to pro softwares to better assess your DJ needs. Here you will figure out what you would like to have in your DJ toolkit! (Traktor , Djay, Virtual DJ, apps etc).

  • Explore the DJ's "gig bag":

    • Source file management and logistics

    • Preparation of sound banks to your musical tastes

    • Overview of what to expect at a live gig

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Bonus : Participants will get a chance to record their own DJ routine and receive a recording of their performance following the POP UP DJ Camp. Paricipants are also invited to perform live during a post camp 5-8 event open to friends and family on Sunday evening hosted @ The Silver Mill.

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10 Dawes Road

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