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Meet the Teacher: Justin Timmers

Meet the Teacher: Justin Timmers

MEET THE TEACHER Get into the studio with Justin Timmers, a veteran coach at DJ School Amsterdam and in demand Techno DJ in the vibrant Dutch scene. Justin shares his best experiences as a teacher.  To book 1-on-1 lessons with Justin and other renowned DJ's go to...

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Get Your Dream Gig: Our Tips

Get Your Dream Gig: Our Tips

TIPS & TUTORIALS These are the essentials to get the stage of your dreams There are more DJ’s than ever, but good ones are still hard to find. So for every new DJ there is a place. But getting gigs is harder for some than for others. Follow these steps and your...

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Female DJ’s; Put in the extra effort!

Female DJ’s; Put in the extra effort!

TIPS & TUTORIALS By Olivier Meijs (Founder of DJ School Amsterdam)One of our quickly developing talents, Dina van Diest, linked us to this Dutch video about the lack of female DJ's. Very aware of this sad status, we as DJ School are proud to show the percentages...

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Mixing classics with house

Mixing classics with house

TIPS & TUTORIALS Watch why and how to mix a 70's/80's track in to a House set.  As our coach and founder Olivier explains in this video, it is important to be able to mix older and harder to mix tracks in your sets for numerous reasons. It makes you stand out as a...

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What makes a top DJ?

What makes a top DJ?

TIPS & TUTORIALS This list of skills is based on our BIG FOUR learning strategy. The BIG FOUR is created from the experiences of our coaches and their colleagues, combined with the input of hundreds of talents visiting our school.The BIG FOUR and this list answer...

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EPIC DJ USB-STICK FAILES

EPIC DJ USB-STICK FAILES

TIPS & TUTORIALS Going to your DJ-gig with one single USB stick, from a popular brand and without anything attached to it, is recipe for disaster! Here are our tips to save your whole performance before, during and after getting on stage!DJ's used to polish their...

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Have you got what it takes?

Have you got what it takes?

TIPS & TUTORIALS Find out about the six essential elements that make you become a succesful professional DJ. The good thing is that talent is not one of them, so that means with the right attitude and focus you can become a professional!

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What is the best DJ name?

What is the best DJ name?

TIPS & TUTORIALS Many starting DJ’s struggle in finding a DJ name that fits them. One that sounds a bit cool, feels familiar and holds up between the famous names that you like to share the bill with, one day. We see that a lot of our students choose names that we...

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