DJing 101 with Luen Jacobs

Learn the basics of DJing Luen Jacobs in this FREE Women in Electronic Music workshop, supported by APRA AMCOS.

Luen will teach you the concepts, techniques and equipment vital for getting started with DJing. No matter what genre you’re into or your level of experience, this workshop will give you the confidence you need to know your way around the decks and kickstart your DJing career!

When: Saturday 5 May, from 6-7:30pm
Where: The Saloon Bar, 191 Charles Street Launceston


About Luen Jacobs

DJ, triple j presenter, and the creative driving force between TAXX (& prev Hand Games), Luen Jacobs is a familiar face in Australia's music family.  DJing at a stack of club venues and festivals, Luen has recently returned from presenting and selecting on main stages across Groovin’ the Moo’s National Festival tour, playing at Splendour in The Grass festival and has previously played Strawberry Fields, Secret Garden Festival, Tasmania’s Dark MOFO and more. 

Luen’s likewise known to many as one of triple’s j’s lively hosts – a long-time member of the jjj’s family; she’s currently a weekly late night presenter, and has filled in for the station heavyweights on Good Nights, House Party and Weekend Arvos. Luen is digs deep to source fresh talent; her consistent finds have built her a reputation of being a woman with great taste and found her throwing parties for companies such as VICE and Ableton. Founding the online mixtape series and management company Hand Games, Luen hand-sourced over 300 of Australia’s most forward-thinking bands and producers for monthly compilations. To this day Hand Games remains a widely recognised project, along with Luen’s more recent work developing the brand TAXX, which includes mixtapes, parties, a residency at FBi Radio and forthcoming vinyl and zine releases. She digs sonic inspiration from dance, experimental and traditional music worldwide.

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