#34 – Leaving Town for Gigs

This is one of my personal weak points and It’s a good week for me to post this since I have to leave town for Seattle tomorrow, and need to remind myself of best practices too! We DJs want to crack out on music right to the last minute but that’s not much fun...

#33 – Agents!

Now this is a hot topic, and I have some useful perspective in my experience with agents which includes sometimes being totally annoyed with them as an organizer, and hiring one to represent me as a DJ. So that does seem a bit ironic. What can be annoying about agents...

#32 – Staying Relevant

There are a lot of threads going around from DJs who are upset about not getting booked more, and especially, as much as they used to. I’ve covered related topics but not specifically the idea of dj relevance.  To stay relevant is a constant hustle and I’ve had some...

# 31 – Sober October for Djs

Like many, I am taking the month of October off from drinking alcohol, and maybe beyond that too.  Sober October is an extra challenge for busy djs, so we got to have each other’s backs 🙂 Why is Sober October scary for djs?  Many reasons. First of all, alcohol is...

#30 – Flow Between Djs

One thing that bugs me nowadays is when djs don’t mix out of me at all.  Sometimes they make a big show about giving me props, but you’ll get more props from me by showing me you know how to mix out of a track that you’ve never heard before, and blessing the dance...