Unit Award Scheme

105554 DIGITAL DJING: BASICS (UNIT 3)

In successfully completing this unit, the Learner will have

Evidence needed

shown knowledge of

1 at least four elements of the structure of a song, eg verse, chorus, intro, break, drop, outro, bridge Summary sheet
2 how the structure of a song contains suitable places to start or end DJ mixes Summary sheet
3 at least four genres of music Summary sheet
4 three key differences between two of the chosen genres in step 3 Summary sheet

experienced

5 at least two DJ mixes which include beat-matched songs blended with respect to their structure and phrasing Summary sheet
6 taking part in a discussion about a) installing and maintaining digital DJ software, b) the need for user manuals and c) the usefulness of internet forums and tutorials in assistance with this Summary sheet

demonstrated the ability to

7 attach a speaker system to the digital DJ equipment so playback can be heard Summary sheet
8 use the headphones to prepare all elements of a mix without the audience hearing it Summary sheet
9 plan and record a three song mix which respects the musical structure of all the songs, including at least two of the following styles of mix: beatmatch, scratch/stutter in fx, eq mix/cut loop, hot cue edit, drop ins, scratch or stutter out. Summary sheet and student recording

All outcomes recorded on an AQA Summary Sheet

Approved 3 February 2017Level - Level Two