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DJ Booth Etiquette 101

DJ Booth Etiquette 101

DJ booths have been glamorized by music videos to be the ultimate party spot. In reality, the booth is filled with a lot of wires and electrical connections, making it hazardous for those who don't know their way around a booth. For a DJ, a booth is their temporary...

Simple Ways to Get More Bookings

Simple Ways to Get More Bookings

Are you a DJ (new or seasoned) who wants to get more bookings? Getting gigs is one of the toughest parts of starting out as a DJ. Here are some tips that will help you to get more bookings, whether you’re new to DJing or not. Network  The best way to get gigs as a DJ...

Top  DJ Software Applications

Top DJ Software Applications

When starting a career in DJing, it’s important to set yourself up for success. It isn’t enough to just have a passion for music or talent in DJing. You also have to have the right equipment and software to have your best shot in the industry. It’s important to use...

Is a Career as a DJ Right For You?

Is a Career as a DJ Right For You?

Are you considering a career as a DJ but you aren’t sure if it’s the right path for you? It can be tough to know if DJing is for you, but here are some signs that it might be: You Love Music This point might seem obvious, but every great DJ loves music and they get...

Do’s and Don’ts of DJing

Do’s and Don’ts of DJing

On this blog, we’ve already covered the basics of DJing and some of the mistakes that rookies make. Today, we’re doing another advice blog where we’re going over some of the do’s and don’ts of DJing. DJing has been around for decades but, all things considered, is...

DJs Explain Why Ear Safety Takes Priority

DJs Explain Why Ear Safety Takes Priority

The career of a DJ can be fun, rewarding, and very successful. Like any other career path, especially ones in the entertainment industry, being a DJ can come with certain risks. When it comes to DJing, every entertainer has to take their ear safety very seriously....

Tips for DJ’s Booking Their First Gigs

Tips for DJ’s Booking Their First Gigs

If you want to become a successful DJ in the music industry, playing gigs is necessary to get both your name and music out there. DJing is not an art that was made for playing by yourself at home; it’s a passion to share with anyone who loves dance music all over the...

Qualities That Make A Good DJ Great

Qualities That Make A Good DJ Great

With technology as advanced as it is today, it is easier than ever to be a DJ. However, with a large number of DJs out there, you need to know what to do in order to stand out of the crowd. It’s important to learn the different qualities it takes to make a good DJ...

DJs and Producers: What’s the Difference

DJs and Producers: What’s the Difference

The terms DJ and producer are often used synonymously. But while these two occupations have a lot of things in common, they're fundamentally different fields. Both require a strong ear, an understanding of their audience, and a passion for music, but the way they...

Producer Success with Focus and Productivity

Producer Success with Focus and Productivity

It can be challenging to begin a career as a producer. In the beginning, not everyone will know the style of music they want to create or even how to create it. For some people, this can cause a lot of frustration. However, in order to become successful as a producer,...