#29 – Dj Billing

People who perceive me as mellow are sometimes surprised that I care about my DJ billing.  The truth is, I’ve worked hard and consistently hard for 23 years to get to where I am, and I do care about being represented properly. Like anyone who has put in the work, I...

#28 Enough with all the damned pop remixes!

It would be one thing if these tracks stood on their own but they rarely do. Here’s a good rule of thumb – if you took that familiar and oh so catchy Depeche mode vocal out of the track – would you still buy it? If the answer’s no then don’t buy it. ...

#26 – Protecting Against USB Music Theft

We all now DJing has changed a lot since the 90s.  I started in 1996 and only had my records stolen once in 99, at a place I never would have expected it – from the dj area behind the decks at a lovely party on Vancouver Island, Canada.  Of this crate of about...

#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...