Wanna know what it’s like to be on the other side of the room in a club?
1. E-TracX DJ Skool & Studios
Cited as one of the most established DJ schools in Singapore and Asia, this DJ academy trains aspiring and amateur DJs with carefully outlined curriculum guided by experienced and professional instructors. It’s also THE place to go to learn turntablism in Singapore.
2. Ministry of DJs
Learn from experienced instructors who are actively spinning at prominent clubs in Singapore. You’ll learn how to arrange, programme and mix your music on the DJ software and equipment. Have a feel of what it’s like to play in a club while you’re learning with an awesome crowd simulator!
3. Pop Trash
Besides learning the tools of the trade, this DJ mixing course also includes an introduction to the lifestyles and cultures of the DJ scene. It’s not just for the clubs and dance floor — find out the different kind of events you can spin at.
4. Thunder Rock School
This all-round music school offers drums, guitar, bass, piano/keyboard, ukulele, and yes, DJing lessons to aspiring musicians as young as 5 years old. You can start with a beginners’ course for three months before moving to the advanced level.
5. Le Sens’ Music School
Whether it’s schools, corporate clients or individuals, Le Sens’ believes in providing digital music education with techniques and equipment that are on par with the ever-changing standards in the industry.
Besides offering dance classes, DANCEnMUSIC also offers DJ lessons where students will learn the different forms of audio formats, basic hardware requirements, beat-matching, bar-mixing, song selection and cueing. And you can also get in touch with them to hire DJs and dancers for your event.
7. Radio Academy 101
For a different type of DJ altogether, the Radio Academy 101 is an introductory workshop conducted by professionals in the industry which teaches you the basic skills and techniques to create your a radio show. You will learn how to produce a content trailer, use Pro Tools, as well as interviewing techniques and scriptwriting.
By Muneerah Bee, August 2016