Spin Academy

Spin Academy allows users to learn from the world’s best DJ’s in the comfort of your own home. Whether you’ve never used a turntable, or are just looking to brush up your skills, we’ve got you covered.
Spin Academy has a very wide array of lessons on DJ’ing producing music and lessons are constantly being added; therefore this list is constantly growing. Listed below is some of our lesson categories.

  • What DJ Gear to Buy
    • Novation Dicers
    • Pioneers DDJ-S1 Review
    • Beginner Setup Reviews
    • Pioneer DDJ-ERGO Review
    • Vestax VCI-400 Review
    • Vestax VCI-300 Review
    • Numark NS-7 Review
    • Traktor S4 Review
    • Rane TTM-57 Review
    • DJ Software Options
  • Software Basics and Tricks
    • Getting to Know Your Serato Itch Interface
    • Getting to Know Your Traktor Interface
    • Beatmatching Tricks in Serato
    • Beatmatching Tricks in Traktor
    • Phrasing Tricks in Serato and Traktor
  • Cueing
  • Beatmatching
  • Understanding Volume and Gain
  • 4 Essential Transitions
    • Cutting
    • Fading
    • Spin Backs
    • Rewinds
  • Preparing Your DJ Set
  • Beatmatching Tricks in Serato
  • Beatmatching Tricks in Traktor
  • Looping
  • Mixing in Key with Mixed in Key in Key
  • Scratching
    • Introduction to Scratching
    • Beat Juggling
    • Drum Scratching
    • Two Click Orbit
    • Advanced Tricks for Scratching
    • The Chirp Scratch
    • The Crab Scratch
    • Practicing Scratching
    • Baby Scratch
    • Stab Scratch
    • Transform Scratch
  • DJ Tricks
    • How to Loop a Vocal at the End of a Track
    • How to Use a Fader Over a Sweeper
    • How to Mix from the Buildup of a Song
    • How to Use an Acapella on Top of an Instrumental
    • How to Use an Acapella to Transition in BPM’s
    • How to Mix on the Half Time
    • How to Switch Beats Under an Acapella
  • Using Effects
    • High pass filter
    • Low pass filter
    • Delay effect
    • Flanger
  • How to Make a Professional Demo Mix
  • Opening vs. Headliner vs Closing DJ’s
  • Setting Up for your DJ Gig
  • How to Get Gigs
  • Crazy things DJ’s do
  • How to Transition from a high BPM to a Low BPM
  • How to Live Remix a Track
  • Introduction to the Ableton Live Interface
  • DJ’ing in Ableton
  • How to Make a House Track in Ableton
  • How to make a Dubstep Track in Ableton
  • How to make a Electro house Track in Ableton
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