There’s now a school for aspiring DJs

The Scratch Academy will put you path to superstardom behind the decks

If you’re dream is to be a DJ, there’s now a school for you. In this exclusive Q&A, Rock it Out! Blog host Sami Jarroush heads to Scratch DJ Academy in Chicago to learn more about the institution that’s training students to become the next batch of superstar DJs.

Instructor DJ Scend discusses the basics that students will learn when they first arrive to the academy and explains why the academy stresses teaching actual DJ skills instead of simply pressing play on a laptop. He also gives a quick tutorial on scratching and beat matching

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