Live Electronic Performance and DJ Skills

MTI-310
Credits: 
2
Prerequisites: 
MTEC-111
Electable by: 
All
Required of: 
None
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring
Location: 
Valencia (Spain) Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

An introduction to live electronic music performance and DJ skills, beginning with the use of the turntable as a musical instrument. Students will explore the culture and aesthetics of Hip-hop, turntablism, club DJs, radio, and mash-up DJs, and will master the following techniques: cueing, mixing, beat matching, beat extending, mash-ups, blending, and scratching (basic, scribble, laser, uzi, stab, cut, transformer, crab, chirp and flare). Students will create their own live mixes and present them as midterm and final performances.

Department: 
ATVL
Course chair: 
Liz Teutsch
Taught By