#24: Be Nice and Help Each Other!

I’ve veered towards the organization side in my first two musings of 2019, and I want to bring it back to Djing. No dj is going to make it alone.  There’s a heavy social component of keeping in touch with organizers, fans, and fellow djs.  There’s plenty of...

#23: Promoter Responsibility

Last night I posted a simple observation on my home wall which got a lot of reaction. “Something I’ve noticed in 23 years doing events….It’s easier to criticize them than to organize them” I really just meant it like that, its easier to criticize...

#22 – Avoiding Fyres

Okay so it’s super easy to take potshots at the Fyre Fest from the 2 documentaries released in the last week, but what are the takeaways for djs and event promoters? Well first of all this should be required watching for anyone doing events of any kind, especially...

#21 Have Some Class Getting Booked

Have some class when trying to get booked.  I know it’s a competitive field, I’m in it too. But a lot of strategies come off as more than a little desperate What does it mean to have some class? It means to approach things professionally. Here are some common mistakes...

#20 Self-Criticism in Balance

Ever notice that Djs who tell everyone about how they blew things last night are never that talented or innovative? It’s because truly talented artists are typically more in their heads than that – without self-critique, amazing things do not happen If you...