Questlove Teaches Music Curation and DJing
The iconic DJ and Roots drummer Questlove teaches you how to be a better DJ, deepen your love of music, and make a perfect playlist.
Questlove Masterclass – Music Curation and DJing Masterclass Outline:
1. Meet Your Instructor: Questlove
Meet Questlove, the four-time Grammy Award–winning musician, DJ, drummer for the Roots, and late-night TV star. He shares what he’ll be teaching you in his class.
2. A Questlove Setup: Equipment
Find out about Questlove’s DJ setup and his equipment preferences.
3. Gathering Music: Organizing and Pruning
Deepen your music appreciation by learning how Questlove listens to and absorbs music.
4. A Questlove Flow: Technology
Learn how to increase your artistry with Questlove’s favorite technology.
5. Hey Mr. DJ: DJ 101
Questlove teaches you the fundamental skills of DJing.
6. DJing at the White House: Surviving Failure
Questlove explains the value of failure and encourages you to take chances as a DJ.
7. Planning Your Set: Sequencing and Vibe Checking
Explore Questlove’s approach to curating a playlist and building a musical experience for an audience.
8. Training Your Ears to Listen
Questlove shows you how to listen to and search for music to find remarkable moments.
9. Advanced DJ Techniques
Learn Questlove’s more advanced techniques for DJing.
10. Knowing Your Roots: The Art of Crate Digging
Expand your catalog and explore different music with tips from Questlove.
11. Finding Inspiration in Other DJs
Questlove pays tribute to pioneer DJs and highlights their unique techniques.
12. Musicology: Questlove’s Playlist
Watch as Questlove breaks down the music in his playlist and explains the intricacy of his transitions.
13. Questlove’s MasterClass Mix (Bonus)
Watch as Questlove performs his exclusive MasterClass playlist in an unedited DJ set.
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- Timbaland – Producing and Beatmaking
- St. Vincent | Creativity and Songwriting
- Herbie-Hancock | Jazz
- Armin van Buuren | Dance Music
- Carlos Santana | Art and Soul of Guitar
- Hans Zimmer | Film Scoring
- Danny Elfman | Music For Film
- Elaine Welteroth | Designing Your Career
- Malcolm Gladwell | Writing
- Robin Arzón | Mental Strength
- Corey Damen Jenkins | Interior Design
- Itzhak Perlman | Violin
- Christina Aguilera | Singing
- deadmau5 | Electronic Music Production
- Reba McEntire | Country Music
- Questlove | Music Curation and DJing
- Sheila E. | Drumming and Percussion
- Tom Morello | Electric Guitar
- Usher | The Art of Performance
- Wayne Gretzky | Athlete’s Mindset
- N. K. Jemisin | Fantasy and Science Fiction Writing
- Futura Teaches Spray-Painting and Abstract Art
- Gabriela Camara| Mexican Cooking
- Mashama Bailey | Southern Cooking
- Gordon Ramsay | Cooking 1 & 2