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COURSE BENEFITS

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Hardware Training

Learn the art of mixing on the world’s leading Pioneer DJ Mixing console. Learn how to set it up, wire and unwire, player and mixer functions and application, basic and advance beat matching and equalisation techniques amongst many other things.

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Social Media and branding

This is your opportunity to learn more about image building and branding through the power of social media. Learn the importance of stage presence, networking, camera-facing skills and other such tools to grow their audience and accelerate their career in the right direction.

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Lost Stories Pep Talk

At Lost Stories Pep Talk, students get a chance to meet and learn from Prayag Mehta, who will share his experiences as a renowned DJ. He will also throw light on the do's and don'ts as a DJ. Most importantly, he will share the mindset of being on world's biggest to smallest stages that will help our students to gain insider insights into the field.

SYLLABUS (COURSE MODULES)

1. The Next Big DJ COURSE
  • Session 1

    SET UP & ROUTING

  • Session 2

    UNDERSTANDING TEMPO & GENRES

  • Session 3

    SONG STRUCTURE & TRACK ARRANGEMENT

  • Session 4

    COUNTING BEATS, BARS & PHRASES

  • Session 5

    RECORDBOX MUSIC MANAGEMENT

  • Session 6

    UNDERSTANDING CUE, PLAY/PAUSE ETC

  • Session 7

    FOUNDATION OF MIXING

  • Session 8

    CUE & RELEASE

  • Session 9

    BEAT MATCHING

  • Session 10

    PHRASE MIXING

  • Session 11

    HARMONIC MIXING

  • Session 12

    UNDERSTANDING EQ

  • Session 13

    EQ METHODS

  • Session 14

    LOOP & SAMPLE

  • Session 15

    USING SAMPLES ON FLY

  • Session 16

    CROSSFADER TECHNIQUES

  • Session 17

    BEAT EFFECTS/COLOR EFFECTS

  • Session 18

    USING ACAPELLA

  • Session 19

    GENRE RECORDING CHALLENGE

  • Session 20

    RECORDING YOUR FIRST MIX TAPE

  • Session 21

    BRAND BUILDING

  • Session 22

    SOCIAL MEDIA DOs AND DONTs

  • Session 23

    ADVANCE MIX TECHNIQUES

  • Session 24

    CARRER GUIDANCE &PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT WITH LOST STORIES

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

A student who aspires to become a DJ, who wants to learn the latest industry equipment, and different types of gear required for a DJ performance. This course is for those who wish to begin their career as a DJ from scratch and get a step-by-step approach that includes learning fundamentals and creative techniques of mixing, how to record, upload and share mixtapes, learn stage presence and personality development. Learn how to use basic & advanced loops & samples in your sets & using samples on the fly. Understand the Beat &Color Effects along with their applications. UseAcapellas on the fly, with a dedicated genres session highlighting how to mix different genres. Learn how to brand yourself as a Disc Jockey across various digital platforms, and learn what it takes to get your performance out there for promoters, venue owners and festival programmers to witness

WHAT IS THE MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY?

There’s no minimum age requirement to join the courses we offer.

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ADMISSION PROCESS

Music Production to Music Marketing, we have it all covered in detail in our offline courses conducted in Mumbai.

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1. Course Enrolment

The course is conducted at our academy in Chembur, Mumbai.The student receives a confirmation email about the course enrolment as soon as we successfully receive the fees.

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2. In the Studio

Every batch consist of maximum 15 students. To attend the sessions, students are requested to carry their laptop to take important notes during the sessions.

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3. Support Program

Once all the modules are successfully completed, the students keep in touch for continuous feedback on their work from our faculty.

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4. Artist Promotion

Once students have tracks ready for audience consumption, we offer free promotions across all LSA social media platforms.

WHY CHOOSE US

One-Stop Shop For Music Education

Lost stories are a name synonymous to Dance Music in India and South Asia. Ranked #52 on Dj mag 2016 and labelled the “Scene Starters” by DJ Mag, Rishab and Prayag began their journey in dance music in 2008 earlier producing Trance and Progressive House and garnering support from heavyweights like Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, BT, Markus Schulz etc. They then evolved their sound with their debut album – Music for the # Generation (Universal Music) in 2012 which was the no 3 Album on Top 100 Dance Albums iTunes Charts.

Ever since, they’ve had 3 #1 singles on iTunes and remixed the likes of One Republic, Afrojack, Alan Walker with releases on Universal Music, Interscope Records, Sony Music and Spinnin’ Records.

Lost Stories are the biggest Dance Music exports with Performances at Tomorrowland (2015-2019), Global Citizen Festival, Mysteryland, New Horizons Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, Sunburn, VH1 Supersonic etc.

They’ve done extensive club and local festivals tours in India, UAE, China, Europe, Mexico and multiple South Asian countries.

Lost Stories Academy, an initiative by Lost Stories has been a pioneer in electronic music education since 2015. Lost Stories are India’s most renowned export from India to the world in the field of electronic music production. From representating India at world’s largest festival, Tomorrowland for five times to working with world renowned artists such as KSHMR, Marshmello, U2, One Republic, Alan Walker, etc. They have steadily raised India’s flag on world stages for over a decade.

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OFFLINE COURSE

The Next Big DJ

2 Months

  • Understanding Track Structure
  • Basic Player Function
  • Beat matching & Jog Wheel Function
  • Equalizing & Harmonic Mixing Techniques
  • Looping & Sampling & Understanding Acapellas
  • Beat &Colour Effects & their application
  • Importance of Digital Presence & Branding
  • Dedicated Genre Session
  • Recording your own Mixtape
  • Sit down sessions with Prayag Mehta (LS)

Our DJing classes come with the following set of advantages​

  • Hardware training
  • Record your Mixtape
  • Social Media & Branding
  • Lost Stories Pep Talk
  • Convenient Mode of Payment

    Rs. 70,000

  • 50 training hrs
  • 24 studio sessions
  • Advance level - 30hrs
  • Beginner level - 20hrs

Frequently Ask Questions

You do not require your own equipment for the course. The course will be taught on the Pioneer CDJ-2000 NXS2 and DJM-900 NXS2 console at the Academy, which will be made available for you through the duration of the course

The course will cover mixing on only the CDJs. However, the course includes a detailed insight into Rekordbox Music Management, and how to better manage and arrange your music using Rekordbox

Upon course completion, every student will receive a certificate stating he/she has completed the course from the Lost Stories Academy in Mumbai

There will be a maximum of 6 students in each batch

In addition to the training hours, students will be given specific practice & recording sessions. Subject to availability of the console, students can schedule practice hours at the Academy

The Lost Stories Academy will not provide guaranteed placements to students upon completion of the course. That being said, we do provide our DJ course students with regular performance opportunities from time to time. A large number of our past DJ students have gotten opportunities to perform at various Clubs & Festivals through a network of promoters we are in touch with. This, however, is subject to your performance through the duration of the course.

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