From Bedroom DJ to Livestreamer: The complete Livestreaming course

Learn the tools required to startup a live stream, grow a fanbase and build your career as a DJ.

From Bedroom DJ to Livestreamer: The Complete Livestreaming Course for DJs

Discover how to go from DJing from your bedroom, to livestreaming it to the world’s biggest stage. With easy to follow steps, clear examples and quality instruction, this course will get you live in the next few hours.

*With a one month free Skillshare Trial.
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You will learn:

  • Go from setup to live in a few hours
  • Set up hardware such as cameras, lights and mics
  • Get music from your decks into your DJ live stream using hardware or software audio interfaces
  • Understand and configure OBS for streaming
  • How to create your first DJ scene in OBS
  • How to avoid common beginner mistakes

Discover the tools needed to livestream

This course will put you in front of a live audience in no time and you’ll never have to worry about the technical aspect of livestreaming.

  • Suitable for Beginner and Seasoned DJs
  • Controller and Standalone DJ setups
  • Mac and PC

90 mins

Of tutition and live demos


In-depth Lessons



Rob Rightmyer

Detailed Course Outline

The course is designed to be simple and comprehensive—it covers everything you need to know about livestreaming as a DJ, from setting up your equipment to making sure your audience has a great time. It also includes a several projects so you can practice what you’ve learned.

  • Introduction
  • 1.1 – Introduction
  • 1.2 – What You’ll Learn
  • Section 1: Why should you livestream?
  • 1.3 – Why You Should DJ In Front of Strangers
  • Section 2: What equipment do you need and how do you set it up?
  • 2.1 – What Equipment Do You Need To Get Started
  • 2.2 – What Camera Should You Choose
  • 2.3 – Lighting For Streaming – The Basics
  • 2.4 – Microphones For Livestreaming
  • 2.5 – Using a Hardware Audio Interface
  • 2.6 – Software Audio Interfaces
  • 2.7 – Computer Setups for DJing
  • Section 3: How do you set up your live stream platform?
  • 3.1 – Streaming Platforms Intro
  • 3.2 – How To Use The Twitch Creator Dashboard
  • 3.3 – How To Stream On Youtube Live
  • 3.4 – How To Stream On Mixcloud
  • Section 4: How do you set up OBS?
  • 4.1 – Getting Started With OBS
  • 4.2 – Setting up your first DJ Scene in OBS
  • 4.3 – OBS Settings & Bitrates
  • 4.4 – How To Add An Overlay To OBS
  • 4.5 – OBS Audio Filters
  • Section 5: Tips & Advice for better Livestreams
  • 5.1 – Tips for Going Live
  • 5.2 – Top Lessons I’ve Learned From Being A Streamer
  • What we covered
  • 6.1 – Wrap up and Thankyou
Chris Mears avatar

Your Tutor

Hi! I’m Chris, and I’ve been a DJ for 20 years and have logged over 450 hours live-streaming on Twitch. I’ve also lived through all kinds of technical problems: freezing computers, dropped connections, lost audio—you name it! I want to help you avoid these pitfalls and stream with confidence.

Why you should take this livestreaming course

  • Get confident by knowing what equipment and software you need to livestream
  • Learn all that’s needed to broadcast your DJ sets effectively
  • Learn how to share your music with a global audience
  • Save countless hours setting up equipment with quick and easy to understand lessons
  • Created in collaboration with Twitch partners and streamers
  • Based on over 450 hours of streaming experience

So, are you in?

*With a one month free Skillshare Trial.
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I’ve been streaming a while, will I learn anything new?

Even the most seasoned DJs can benefit from this course because we’ve designed it with both beginners and more experienced DJs in mind.

Even if you feel like you have it all figured out, we’ve got tips from other DJ streamers in our course that will help you take your livestreaming game to the next level.

What is Skillshare?

Skillshare is an established learning platform with thousands of courses covering everything from music production to DJing.

It has high quality learning tools built in for students to ensure they get the most out of the content.

By using this link* you can try it for a month (including taking this course) for free!

*we earn a small commission if you decided to take up a full Skillshare membership after the trial

Do you cover both Mac and PC?

We cover both Mac and PC setups in our course. The general principles for hardware and software interfaces that we teach can be applied to both.

What DJ software do you cover?

The course is designed to be software-agnostic, so you can use it no matter which DJ software you’re using.

You’ll learn the principles of livestreaming and how to apply them to any DJ software, and we’ll cover all the basics of streaming, from setting up your stream to optimizing your audio.