dj lesson 3

DJ Lesson #3

Today I had a private lesson from DJ Mike Lewis. In this third lesson a lot of techniques from lesson one and two have been repeated and combined.

Mike gave me homework: I have to practise a lot with beatmatchen and using effects.
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its you time - IKEA

IKEA day-winner with DJ Booth

IKEA has a website where you can upload a picture with your IKEA moment. I sent a picture of my DJ booth to IKEA’s website IKEA.nl/youtime. Everyday IKEA chooses a daywinner. And yes, today I received a mail from Public Relations that I am the daywinner. A 50 euro gift! Thanks IKEA!

More about my booth: https://djbastiq.com/2014/09/ikea-dj-booth-for-less-than-100-euro/

IKEA DJ Booth close-up

IKEA DJ Booth for less than 100 euro

You like to stand when you are behind your mixer and decks, so you need a table. You can buy a DJ-booth or table in a DJ-shop, or you can make your own with IKEA parts. In this post I describe my IKEA DJ booth.
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dj-booth djm 900 nexus

DJ Lesson #2

On friday september 12, 2014 I had my second DJ lesson. It was again great. What we did? Well, we started with finding out why my Rekordbox database on my USB sticks did not worked in the CDJ 2000 Nexus. Unfortunately we could not found the problem. Never the less, the music was on the stick (without the database), so the lesson could start!
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PlayDay Pioneer DJ

Playday on september 6, 2014

Playday was a nice opportunity to show my parents and sister the Pro DJ school. And it was also a good opportunity to play some music. Fortunately I had my headphone and USB sticks with me. Thanks for the Playday!

First DJ lesson

The First DJ Lesson

For weeks I looked forward to this moment! Today I had my first official DJ lesson at the Pioneer Pro DJ school, location Amersfoort. It was awesome! My teacher, DJ Mike Lewis, taught me a lot during my the first lesson. He’s a really great DJ teacher. I have luck to have him!

I’ve had lessons on a big professional Pioneer DJ set (CDJ-2000 Nexus and DJM-900). Wauw! Check the video to see me in action.

XDJ-R1

Practicing on my Pioneer XDJ-R1

I am practicing on my Pioneer XDJ-R1 DJ console. Great piece of DJ technology!

New website

Launch of my brand new website

Hello everyone! I’m very excited at the moment. Tonight (August 19, 2014) is the official launch of my brand new responsive website. In the future there will be tons of info about DJ BastiQ.

Please check it out & let me know your thoughts!

My Name: BastiQ

DJ BastiQ is born

The name DJ BastiQ is born on 16 august 2014 in Alicante (Spain). The first part of BastiQ is my name: Bastiaan, where “aan” is replaced for the letter: “Q”.

Lettertype: Blippo Becker Stencil Regular