Crossfader Workshop: Learn How To DJ

We have teamed up with Crossfader to host a DJ workshop at Pirate Leeds on Wednesday 23 August from 6-8pm. Sign up now to learn how to DJ from scratch.

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The workshop will be held at Pirate Leeds on Wednesday 23 August from 6-8pm. 

Jamie Hartley, Crossfader’s founder and DJ tutor, will offer an introduction to using CDJs, suitable for complete beginners.

After a demo, small breakout groups will be formed to allow you to practice these drills in small teams. Jamie will be on hand for one-to-one tuition to help you get familiar with the gear.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is tailored towards those who are completely new to DJing on CDJs. If you already know how to mix, this workshop will likely be too basic for you.

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Crossfader is an online learning platform for DJs. They have taught over 10,000 DJs worldwide through online courses, and thanks to our new partnership, they will be bringing their education to Pirate with fun and interactive in-person workshops.

This experience is perfect for any DJs wanting to learn some new skills, level up their transitions, and receive one-to-one feedback.

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We will have USBs loaded with the music used in the group demonstration within each studio. However, please bring your own USB if you wish to play your own music.

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We are asking for a £5 donation from each attendee to secure your spot. All donations will go to Leeds-based charity MAP, offering alternative education in the arts.

There will also be a videographer capturing parts of the session. We may share the footage taken on Pirate & Crossfader social media channels. By attending, you agree to be part of any shared video content.