Need A Second Career? Here's Our Guide To Becoming A DJ In Mumbai

Nupur posted on 09 December

Ten-Second Takeaway

As a great band once said, ‘I like to move it, move it’, we have made it our life’s agenda. If you want to too, read this guide that’ll help you become the one who moves people.

What Will I Learn?

Global DJ
Based out of Lokhandwala in Andheri, Global DJ has a short, three-month-long course, a five-month intensive program and an in-depth program that lasts about six months. You’ll get to learn music theory, mixing techniques, making DJ sets and a lot more. Check out their website here.

Fee: INR 19,800

Mumbai Music Institute
Kandivali West has Mumbai Music Institute where you can start with a basic course, eventually moving on to an advanced level. They have sessions once a week with the class size being limited to five students per batch. From the history of the profession to the business part of it, you’ll learn everything here.

Fee: INR 34,500 {they also have an EMI option}

Splinters DJ School
Based out of Mahim, Splinters DJ School will cater to your learning needs with different modules they offer. Whether you are a noob or are a pro looking to brush up your skills, you can get in touch with them. Check out their website here.

Fee: INR 25,500 for a two-month course

Point Blank Music School

One of the most coveted music schools in the city, Point Blank Music School has a specialised course in DJing. Along with techniques, they pay attention to details and will make sure you just don’t push some buttons on the console but also get your theory right. They have a partnership with True School of Music, so we’ll give this one a double thumbs up. Check it out here.

Fee: INR 1,00,000 for a two-week course

Music & Dance Academies

202, Kamdhenu Building 2, Opp. Food Inn Restaurant, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri West, Mumbai

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What Will I Earn?

Like any other profession, DJing also has its fair share of struggles and limitations. Once you have completed a course, you may need to spin at a gig or two for free, with remuneration increasing as you become popular.

Popular Names

Sandunes, Nanok, Anish Sood, Dualist Inquiry, Kohra and many more!