When Davi-D brings his set to a bar, nightclub, or private party, the crowd can't help but dance! He is a skilled and versatile DJ, often melding many styles of music at once. As a solo artist, he loves to spin house, dub step, trans, EDM, hip hop, classics and world music, alongside a sprinkling of the latest pop hits. Able to mix nearly any genre of music, Davi-D is willing to adapt his style to meet the needs of any venue or crowd. Davi-D has been spinning records in Los Angeles, California and Boulder, Colorado since 2003.
Davi-D is available for parties and events throughout the Denver Metro Area. Please inquire for rates and availability by emailing DaviDevine@gmail.com.
David DeVine (Davi-D) is an accomplished drummer, having been featured on seven recorded albums, as well as his solo project, a musical interpretation of the five Chinese elements. Davi-D began drumming at age 14, and while his style and capability have evolved to be diverse, he is a rock and roll drummer by training. Davi-D received most of his formal training from world renowned drum master, Gil Sharone, with whom he continues to study the intricacies of drum technique. To inquire about studio sessions with Davi-D, please email DaviDevine@gmail.com.
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About David DeVine
David DeVine (Davi-D) holds a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from Naropa University, where he focused on music, art, and Buddhism. He is an accomplished drummer, having been featured on seven recorded albums, and a professional DJ who actively plays popular venues and private events. Using diverse musical genres, David translates his conceptual ideas into rhythmic visions as a solo-producer. In addition to continuing to develop his artistry, David currently works as Media Manager at Naropa University. Previously, he worked as a successful production assistant for the Naropa Performing Arts Center as well as for numerous television networks, including MTV, VH1, CBS, Speed Channel, and FOX, and has served as an assistant audio engineer at Immersive Studios. He is also passionate about martial arts, which he began practicing at age seven, sustainable living, and the environment. David lives in Boulder, Colorado where he enjoys gardening, cooking and creating art.
Private DJ Lessons in Boulder
Learn to dj from a skilled and experienced electronic musician in downtown Boulder, Colorado. Lessons with me will start with the very basics, or build upon your current competency, and will focus on evolving your skill set to become highly technical and creative. Sessions include theory, experimentation with dj tools, and time practicing dropping the beat.
The Basics of DJing
- Understanding the dj mixer
- Software navigation (Traktor, Serato, or Virtual DJ)
- Counting music, bars and beats
- Controllerism (Choosing a controller & understanding its functionality)
- Learning and applying music mixing techniques
- Cue-pointing music
- Looping and looping concepts
- Loop rolling
- Dj efx's and application (hi-pass, low-pass, reverb, flanger, phaser, etc)
- Triggering samples (designing personal triggers)
- Turntablism, scratching and turntable techniques
- Making playlists
- Creating a live set
- Understanding styles and genres
Advanced DJ Techniques
- Mixing on the fly
- Custom midi mapping your controller
- Recording and editing mixes
- Playing to the crowd
Whether you want to just have fun or you seek to be on stage, DJ lessons with me will build your creativity, skills and confidence!
Each lesson is $45 for one hour. 5 lessons for $200.
No previous experience necessary. Children and teens are welcome!