Accademia 2.0

Ableton Live on stage “The Live Set” | Traktor presentation and analysis | “The art of Scratch” and Cutting | Music Management “and Promotion | Podcast creation

Mastering | Creating your Home Studio | Synth Programming | Drum Machines | Native Instruments Maschine configuration and capabilities


The Academy 2.0 are a group of special courses for a deeper and personalized knowledge of specific subjects. The courses, with a limited number, are reserved to the Accademia students, external students are subject to an admission  exam.

In the new 2016/2017 edition, ACCADEMA ITALIANA DJ™ presents the new Accademia 2.0 series to propose the best choice for  the real and modern needs of the musicians.
Discover below the various types of workshops and choose the city closest to you.


A.01 ABLETON LIVE on stage “The Live Set”.
Using the Ableton Live software, the Live precisely.
Setting, integration and stage potential.
Duration: 16 hours (2 days)
Maximum students: 5

A.02 TRAKTOR presentation and insights of the software.
One of the most popular consolle emulation, how to fully use the potentiality, midi/usb controller and timecodes.
Duration: 8 hours (1 day)
Maximum students: 5

A.03 The art of SCRATCH and Cutting.
Practical demonstration of the art of creating serious sounds and melodies scratching the vinyl and make beats by two turntables. The manipulation of the turntable and the Screw.
Duration: 8 hours (1 day)
Maximum students: 5

A.04 MANAGEMENT and Promotion in the Music Business.
Introduction in to the business of electronic music and clubbing. The importance of management the own image and productions. Reflections on the music market and comparisons with other countries.
Duration: 8 hours (1 day)
Maximum students: 9

A.05 Creating the PODCAST.
Selecting, editing, packaging, platforms and upload of one of the main instruments of artist promotion of the last years.
Duration: 8 hours (1 day)

Maximum students: 7

ACCADEMIA 2.0 for Producers

B.01 Mastering.
The advantages of the correct equalization in the phase of a track composition. The “perfect” Audio Mastering. The different techniques used either with stand-alone software like O Zone and T-Racks both standards such as Cubase and Logic. Principles of Acoustics and Sound Engeniering. The theme of “War of Loudness”. The different types of mastering depending on the style and genre.
Duration: 16 hours (2 days)
Maximum students: 5

B.02 Creating Your Home Studio.
Guidelines for creating your own home studio and/or the listening environment. The sound traps. The correct size of the room. How to arrange the speakers. How to use the home-furnishing to limit the escape routes.
Duration: 8 hours (1 day)
Maximum students: 7

B.03 Programming Synth.
Using a synthesizer starting from the waveform passing through the modulators and filters, the envellops and LFO. Using the arpeggiator and effects, with a comparison of a traditional synthesizer, and the VST instruments on the market.
Duration: 12 hours (2 days)
Maximum students: 5

B.04 Drum Machine.
Creation, programming and tuning of a sound, developing a rhythmic sequence,
Use of the internal sequencer, management through a Daw, acquisition and processing.
Duration: 8 hours (1 day)

B.05 Mash Up.
The realization of a Mash Up finding key and bpm of the song and “a cappella”, voice edit, mixing, and mastering effects.

Duration: ND
Maximum students: 5

Participans and Fees

All the courses have a limited number of participans and at least 3 students are admitted. Priority in registration in all the courses will be given to the former students of ACCADEMIA ITALIANA DJ™. The membership fees are very cheap and they vary depending on the choosen course and, above all, they can be seen on the website.