DJ Shiftee – ‘Let It Be Known’ Pt. 1: The Routine w/ Native Instruments Traktor and Maschine

In part one of this new two part video, Dubspot Instructor, DMC World Champ, and America’s Best DJ nominee DJ Shiftee demonstrates an impressive new routine he has been showcasing at recent performances using his custom Native Instruments Maschine and Traktor mapping. Make sure to vote for Shiftee as America’s Best DJ here!

Our very own DJ Shiftee is nominated as America’s Best DJ! Show your support for the Shiftee by voting here.

This is a simple and fun routine that has been effective at my shows.  It’s meant to illustrate a straightforward and accessible way to use the Remix Decks in Traktor.  Plus, Old Man Shiftee finally gets some shine after all these years searching for the perfect soup. -Shiftee

The track used in this video is 040 (Swindle & Joker) – Let It Be Known, Out Now On Butterz Records.

Dubspot DJ Extensive Program

DJing with Traktor Program

The definition of DJing has changed dramatically in the last decade. Laptops, controllers, and software have emerged alongside traditional turntables and CDJs, smashing the barrier to entry. In today’s digital age, anyone can become a DJ. To reflect this renaissance, Dubspot has created the DJing with Traktor Program. In both our physical and online schools, students will learn how to DJ entirely with Traktor’s cutting-edge technology. An emphasis will be placed on the concepts of DJing rather than simply learning how to use the software.

Dubspot DJ Extensive Program

DJ Extensive Program

Upcoming Course Start Dates. Register today!
7/14, 7/29 (NYC) 

7/28, 7/29, 8/1 (LA)
and Online!

Immerse yourself in the complete art of DJing: from the fundamentals of beatmatching and mixing to using effects and programming extended club sets. Whether you’re a beginner wanting to learn fundamentals or a seasoned pro looking to take your talent to the next level, our curriculum is designed to accommodate all skill levels and styles of music. This comprehensive DJ program covers everything from basic mixing to advanced digital DJing with both Serato and Traktor.

What’s Included

  • DJ Level 1: Rookie Sessions | Essentials I
  • DJ Level 2: Phrase Mixing | Essentials II
  • DJ Level 3: Beyond The Blend | Intermediate Skills
  • DJ Level 4: Preparation | DJ Psychology
  • DJ Level 5: Classroom to the Club | Advanced Techniques I
  • DJ Level 6: Club to the World | Advanced Techniques II

Start dates and information about payment plans can be found here.

Or if you have questions, please call 877.DUBSPOT or send us a message.

Open House: Sundays 11:00am and 12:00pm

Ask questions. Watch demos. Test drive workstations.

Anyone who comes by will have the opportunity to ask our instructors in-depth questions about our programs, curriculum and philosophy, and watch live music production and DJ demos. You can even sit down at one of our workstations and take it for a test drive. If you are still trying to decide what you are looking for, we suggest you stop by one of our Open Houses to learn more about the school, understand what the learning process at Dubspot entails and help you decide what is best for you. We can also help with scheduling details and payment options.