How to DJ with Traktor Pro

Sonic Academy's How to DJ with Traktor Pro video tutorials break down all of the most useful features of Traktor Pro in to manageable chances. We look at everything you need to get you started mixing quickly, then move on to the more advanced features including custom FX setups, iTunes Playlists, hot cues, loops and much more.

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How to DJ with Traktor Pro

Sonic Academy's How to DJ with Traktor Pro video tutorials break down all of the most useful features of Traktor Pro in to manageable chances. We look at everything you need to get you started mixing quickly, then move on to the more advanced features including custom FX setups, iTunes Playlists, hot cues, loops and much more.

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Learn to use Traktor Pro online, in your own time and at your own pace;

Learn quickly from our high quality video tutorials, presented by industry professionals;

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Videos Overview

Tutorial 1 - Quick Start Guide

This lesson gets you mixing in minutes with all the basics in one video.

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 2 - File Browser Part 1

Learn the basics of the Traktor Pro file browser and how to manage your library

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing, User Interface,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 3 - Playlists

Traktor Pro makes it super easy to find and organise your DJ sets using playlists - this video shows you how.

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 4 - iTunes Playlist

Want to use your current iTunes playlists in Traktor Pro? Watch this video‚ done!

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 5 - Metadata

Meta data sounds boring? It’s not! Ok, it is a bit… but it’s incredibly useful for naming and organising those thousands of tunes you bought!

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 6 - Preview Player

Want to have a quick listen to a track mid-mix? We show you how!

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 7 - Decks Part 1

A look around the decks in Traktor - sort your pitch and nudge from your start and your stop.

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 8 - Decks Part 2

Learn the difference between Sync and Master and how temporary cue points work.

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 9 - Mixer

Check out Traktors in built mixer and EQ section, how to assign headphone cues, FX and kill switches.

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 10 - Hot Cues

Want to jump anywhere in your track without losing a beat or remix tracks on the fly? That’s what hot cues do... innit!

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 11 - Looping

If you’re playing a long set and need to take a unplanned toilet break mid set? we show you how to set up and get creative with the loop function.

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 12 - Preferences Part 1

A step by step detailed look at all the the audio setup and output routings in Traktor Pro including external mixer setup. We also look at setting up time code mode.

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 13 - Preferences Part 2

Some more exciting preferences including pitch range and pitch bend, auto loop detect, track count, beat counter, mouse control, EQ settings, auto gain, FX and file management.

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 14 - Preferences Part 3

Layout manager, deck details, browser details, global view options and controller manager.

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 15 - T3 Pitch Delay FX

We start off our look at the effects in traktor with an effect you've probably heard on a few top mixes or on a big night out. This distinctive “robot” sounding delay will quickly find its way onto your “go to” FX list.

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing, Delay,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 16 - T3 White Noise Reverb

Big white noise reverb! Need we say any more?

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing, Risers & Sweeps,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 17 - Reverse Grain FX

Reverse your grains with this loop based effect great for dropping out of a break down.

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing, Risers & Sweeps,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 18 - Reverse Pitch Shift

Learn how to setup a cool echo effect using FX chains in advanced mode

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing, Delay,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 19 - Gate Verb

My computer is out of battery? Oh wait! It’s just the reverse pitch effect. BAAMM!

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 20 - Echo FX

A tasty sounding gated white noise effect technique that works great over most styles of dance track. Great for creating builds!

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing, Reverb,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 21 - Triple Beatmasher

Chop and loop your beats to bits - another effect great for a breakdown.

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



Tutorial 22 - Beatgrids

Topics Covered - Virtual Djing,

Software - NI Traktor Pro,



PLATFORM
Traktor Pro
DURATION
01h 23m
LEVEL
Beginner
TUTOR
Paul Hamil
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