Published December 27, 2022

On Tuesdays we offer open practice sessions in our Red Box. After Claudia’s session (with nice support from her husband Carlos) we had a small chat.

For how long have you been DJing?

I’m just starting, in fact today was my first practice with a CDJ. Before, I used the DDJ400, and when I was a teenager, I mixed only with a computer and a software called “Virtual DJ”.

What did you practice today?

I’ve been doing a selection of techno songs mainly by female DJs such as Indira Paganotto, Amelie Lens, Charlotte de Witte and Lilly Palmer. In today’s practice I fully focused on getting to know the CDJ better and letting myself go with the music.

What worked well for you today?

I had the opportunity to spend an extra hour practicing, and that turned this practice into an intensive one, I also felt super familiar with the CDJ and that’s great news for me!

What do you need to practice more?

I need to practice more with the CDJ itself and improve my auditory way of synchronizing the songs.

Based on today’s practice do you have any other notes to yourself?

Yes, CLAUDIA: keep going, persevere, focus and do your best.


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