What to learn from a real pro?
Freddy Fresh will be teaching DJ skills and techniques this coming summer, classes starting June 15 th - running weekly until August.
Teens & Adults
Small groups separated by ages, limit 5 people per class
Basic DJ Techniques : 2 hour class - 5 days (Monday - Friday) Hours * 11am -1:00 pm * 4:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Instruction on Pioneer CDJ 900's Learning the equipment basic functions.
Mixing techniques Tempo Matching transitions.
Various styles explored: Hip Hop, Trap, Dubstep, House, Electro, Techno, Breaks, Drum & Bass.
Basic Scratching, Transforming use of effects.
Reading a crowd and music Selection.
Price $300 per week session email email@example.com to hold your spot.
There will be a competition at end of class and possibility to spin in a private warehouse in August as well.
Sampling & the art of Digging for Beats: 2 hour class - 5 days (Monday - Friday ) Hours *1:30pm -3:30pm*
Instruction on how to find Beats from existing vinyl sources and programs that can be used to loop, truncate samples for production.
some legality issues on sample clearance will be discussed.
Ableton will be used for the looping of the beats but MPC's will also be explained during this class.
Price $300 per week session email firstname.lastname@example.org to hold your spot,
Location: Cheapo Records (Basement)
About Play The Music
"Play The Music" is the long awaited release of new music from Freddy Fresh! Meticulously crafted, Play The Music is the culmination of a three year collaboration between Freddy and a group of incredibly talented artists from the US, UK, Canada, and Jamaica.
Freddy Fresh bends, breaks, and reshapes the rules while fusing styles and genres such as: Big Beat, Breakbeat mixed with Ragga vocals, Opera singing with Funky House, Jazzy funky breaks mixed with contemporary vocals, Drum and Bass mixed with western style guitar licks and acoustic instruments along with Rap, Soul and Hip Hop.
A blend of alternative styles reflecting Freddy's musical tastes along the path of his over 30 years of professional Djing and Producing. Vocals mixed with electronic beats, making for an eclectic and tastefully created release. Lots of electric guitars, acoustic instruments mixed with drum machines, analog synthesizers and field recordings to bring out the dynamic vocal
ranges of the talented featured Vocalists.
Born in Minneapolis USA, The legendary Freddy Fresh is one of most respected DJs and music producers in the global electronic music scene.
Ranked as one of the world's best DJs by DJ Magazine UK, he has performed in more than 35 countries in clubs and festivals such us: Glastonbury, Creamfields, Reading-Leeds Fest, T- in The Park, Bennicassim, Festimad, Tourquay Festival, Moscow Olympic Stadium, Jazz and Groove Germany, Shijinku-Liquid Room Japan, Trans Musicales France and many more.
Freddy has shared stages with artist such as Bjork, Daft Punk, Bob Dylan, Eminem, Metallica, Blink 182, Violent Femmes, Grandmaster Flash, Blink 182 and has remixed songs for Delakota, Tito Puente, Gus Gus, KRS1, Eminem, Heaven 17 among others.
As a producer Freddy has recorded on over 100 independent labels worldwide and for major labels such as Sony, Virgin, BMG and Harthouse. scoring two International hits "Badder Badder Schwing" featuring Fatboy Slim and "What It Is"
Freddy Fresh has performed over 200 radio shows worldwide, has appeared on over 25 worldwide music television programs, has produced the famed
Essential Mix for BBC1 , as well as several Ministry of Sound sessions , hosted the late John Peel's sessions twice on BBC as well as Annie Nightingale's program.
Freddy is also Faculty member at McNally-Smith College of Music in USA where he started The DJ & Dance Music Production programs.
A vast variety of Freddy’s songs have been played in TV Shows, commercials & films around the globe such as:
• The Little Rascals • Bravo Networks • Fox Television • Madagascar • Jackie Chan's Tuxedo • Austin Powers - Goldmember • Anatomie • BET Network • You Think You Can Dance • Queer Eye for the Straight Guy • MTV TV - Making the Grade • Pimpin' My Ride • Punk'd • Coors Light • Michelob • Adidas • Ritz Crackers • Ribena Juice • Renault • Agrisure • Brail Watches • American Express...