Chapter 29 of 33 from Armin van Buuren

Performance Tips

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A live performer has to do more than just play great music. Learn how to handle yourself on stage, how to connect with your crowd, and how to be respectful of your fellow DJs.

Topics include: Connect With Your Audience • Reading the Room • Using the Microphone • Know How to Seduce the Crowd • The "One On, One Off" Rule • Mind Your DJ Manners • Be Ready for Anything • Bring Exclusives and Rarities • The Dance Floor Always Comes First • If You Have Fun, They'll Have Fun

Armin van Buuren

Armin van Buuren Teaches Dance Music

Learn how to make dance music from the platinum-selling producer voted No. 1 DJ in the world five times by DJ Magazine.

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Every week, Armin van Buuren puts 41 million listeners into A State of Trance on his radio show. In his first-ever online class, the platinum-selling DJ breaks down his hits—and builds a track from scratch—to show you how he produces, performs, and promotes dance music. You’ll learn his technical process for using samples and plug-ins, mixing, recording vocals, and building a DJ set. Your crowd is waiting.

Join Armin in his studio to learn how he layers sounds, produces tracks, and prepares for his live sets.

A downloadable workbook accompanies the class, along with exclusive audio stems from Armin's projects.

Upload videos to get feedback from the class. Armin and his label will also give feedback on select student work.

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Armin van Buuren

Armin van Buuren Teaches Dance Music