Resources for Schools.

On this page are links to tips, tricks and tutorials from a number of sites.

Some are youtube playlists we have designed. There are many more on our Youtube.

These are intended to help teachers and students at all levels.

Especially popular is our JARGON BUSTING Glossary and our CPD videos.

If you have a specific query feel free to send us a direct message.

Jargon Busting: Our dictionary of terms can be found by clicking here – to help you understand all those terms and words used in the DJ world.

Tutorials for teachers and staff:

Printable quiz booklet for students.

Shown here is our cross-curricular resource booklet for students. The booklet contains literacy, numeracy, geography, history and music curriculum learning outcomes all based on the theme of DJing.

It is not age or ability-specific and teachers are advised to choose specific pages which suit their class.

You can click on the image or here to name your own price for a downloadable copy.

You can click here for an online interactive version for smart boards.

How loudspeakers work:

Technical tips

Turntablism Tutorials by DJ Angelo

Why vinyl is amazing!

Scratching on controllers - the truth!

This Link takes you straight to the fantastic history of HIPHOP shared by Google on the 44th Anniversary of the Birth of Hip-Hop.

Click here to have a go at the Google celebration of the 44th Anniversary HipHop.

It includes a free interactive app which demonstrates how to mix breaks in records – so much fun!

This amazing resource shows you how to make your own audio cables.

http://www.doctormix.com/blog/how-to-make-audio-cables

Some favourite sites and most-trusted software:

 

Serato DJ – Our partner and sponsor and easily the most trouble-free digital DJ software for beginner to professional.

https://serato.com

Ableton – Our partner and sponsor and easily the most trouble-free music production software for beginner to professional.

https://www.ableton.com

Digital DJ Tips site – excellent reviews of current DJ equipment.

https://www.digitaldjtips.com/reviews-all/dj-gear

DJ Tech Tools – Forward thinking pioneers of DJ technology.

http://djtechtools.com

Scratch technique refreshers

How Scratch DJs work as a live band

Ask us a question:

 

 

Links to some other DJ Schools in the UK

London:

Grooveschool – Non-Profit

Staffordshire:

Gifted Workshops – Non-Profit

Doncaster:

Breaking Beats – Non-Profit

Sheffield:

Want2DJ

Various (ages 14 + only):

DJ Academy Organisation

Please note – these organisations are listed as possible options only. They are not affiliated wth DJ School UK. We cannot vouch for their quality and any arrangements made with them must be considered entirely separate from any arrangements made with us.

How Vinyl records work:

Special Treat - some of our favourite (non-explicit) turntablist routines

Musical Bunnies - Just because...

MixButton advice and tips:

https://mixbutton.com/music-studio-advice-and-articles

MixButton offer online mixing and mastering and have a really valuable advice and tips page. Click the logo to view their pages.

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