Learning how to dj can be very confusing. Dj Lessons can be very expensive & theres a ton of bad DJ advice out there telling you to teach yourself. This is why so many new DJs get stuck dj mixing in their bedroom and end up giving up before they discover how to be a DJ.

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DJ Lessons For New DJs

How to make your new DJ status work for you!

DJ lessons for new DJs DJ Lessons For New DJs

Whether you are 18 or 48, your choices are pretty much the same as a brand new digital DJ. You will rarely get asked to be the headliner at the best gigs in the big clubs and festivals that blow through your town. You will, however have to work your butt off just to get the DJ gigs that do come your way. One of the hardest DJ lessons to learn for newbies is that the road to DJ success is a slow uphill battle.

You know that you have to work hard to navigate your DJ equipment in the darkness of a DJ booth, hustle like crazy to get gigs and be grateful for every gig that comes your way. But many newcomers—like interns and entry level workers around the world—new DJs expect overnight success, to be treated like the genius they are to get all the gigs.

While it is awesome that you have such high expectations, the way you temper those expectations will determine how long and strong your DJ career turns out to be. Continue reading “DJ Lessons For New DJs” »

 DJ Lessons For New DJs

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5 Rules All Pro DJs Should Follow

Are you working towards building your DJ career?

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You have been living the life of a DJ. You stay up late attending gigs, networking or perfecting your latest technique. You work day and night to get mixes just right so the audience and promoters love you and want you back time and again. But you just aren’t getting the traction you were hoping for…why not?

There are plenty of reasons; you’re not networking in the right places, people aren’t looking for new talent or you aren’t a proven entity yet. Whatever the reason is, you can overcome it. Really. If you’re willing to work at being a better DJ, a better business person and a better person if your attitude sucks, you can have a long lasting career.

There are a few rules I think we should all live by as professional DJs. They will help keep you grounded, focused and positive as your DJ career experiences the inevitable ups and downs. Continue reading “5 Rules All Pro DJs Should Follow” »

 5 Rules All Pro DJs Should Follow

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How To Be A DJ Promoters Want To Book

Is your DJ style appealing to promoters?

How to DJ for promoters How To Be A DJ Promoters Want To Book

For most DJs plenty of the gigs you get booked for will be at the whim of event promoters. Whether you like it or not, they are a big part of DJing in many big cities with tons of nightclubs. After years of DJing I’ve learned a thing or two about what promoters are actually looking for, compared to what we, as DJs, think they want. Of course their main objective is to book a DJ that plays music their mostly mainstream crowds want to hear, but it also a DJ that can keep them there so money can be made.

Forget what you think you know about getting a DJ gig through an event promoter. These are just some of the things they are looking for…do you have what it takes to draw the attention of a promoter? Continue reading “How To Be A DJ Promoters Want To Book” »

 How To Be A DJ Promoters Want To Book

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Quick DJ Fixes For Basic Gig Problems

Are you cool under pressure?

How to fix DJ gig problems Quick DJ Fixes For Basic Gig Problems

No matter how much you prepare for your gigs, something will always happen. You will forget an essential piece of DJ hardware or your software will go on the fritz. If you’re really a glutton for punishment and embarrassment you might find you’ve turned up on the wrong night. Okay so some of these things are the worst possible that could happen but there are plenty of minor disasters that can (and do) happen to a DJ at the wrong moment.

The key to learning how to be a successful DJ who isn’t easily flustered is…preparation. Do you have backups of your backups? Extra equipment? A fourth of fifth backup USB filled with music? If not, keep reading to find quick fixes for your next DJ gig disaster. Continue reading “Quick DJ Fixes For Basic Gig Problems” »

 Quick DJ Fixes For Basic Gig Problems

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Quick Tips To Make You A Better Pro DJ

Are you doing everything to be a better pro DJ?

Be a better pro DJ Quick Tips To Make You A Better Pro DJ

When you wake up each day you probably do a few things to improve your skills as a DJ. You put on a few new tracks to listen to while you have your morning coffee or during your midday workout. You put in at least an hour in with your DJ equipment each day and you spend time reaching out to new venues, promoters and other professional DJs. This isn’t the glamorous part about being a DJ but each of these acts is a necessity.

The only way to continue to grow as a DJ is to make yourself grow. Work towards your professional goals but also don’t forget about the personal goals you’ve set. To help you I’ve come up with a few quick tips that will help you balance your needs to become an awesome pro DJ! Continue reading “Quick Tips To Make You A Better Pro DJ” »

 Quick Tips To Make You A Better Pro DJ

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5 Common DJ Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Are you making the same mistakes time and again?

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Let’s face it; there is so much that new DJs don’t know about DJing that learning through trial by fire is pretty much guaranteed. But there are some mistakes that can be avoided or at the very best, mitigated so as to prevent a complete disaster. Being prepared for the unexpected isn’t just a rule for Scouts the world over…it is also a necessity in the life of a professional DJ.

Whether it is unruly partygoers, a ruthless promoter or a domineering partner DJ you will have things happen that test your patience, your resolve and your desire to be a working DJ. The good news is that you can get over most of this crap. The bad news is that most DJs wait until they’ve been screwed over a time or ten before taking proactive steps to avoid those same issues.

So here are a few DJ mistakes we’ve all made…and ways to avoid them! Continue reading “5 Common DJ Mistakes And How To Avoid Them” »

 5 Common DJ Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

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How To DJ Tips – Building Your Following

What are you doing to earn more DJ fans?

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In this day and age being a digital DJ and having a significant following requires much more than setting up a Facebook page and Twitter account. Everyone, including my grandma, is on social media because it’s so easy to do. What makes all the difference in building up your following is how you tackle the issue of social media…and what else you do draw people to your DJ awesomeness.

Let’s face it, as much as we wish it were true being a good DJ isn’t enough anymore. You can be the best mixer or masher to ever walk the earth and it doesn’t matter if you can’t get bodies in the door. Winning contests and awards only goes so far in building your reputation as a DJ. If you want to learn how to DJ then you must also learn the fine art of networking and being a public personality.

So let’s talk a bit about what you can do to build a fan base, and therefore increase your DJ gigs. Continue reading “How To DJ Tips – Building Your Following” »

 How To DJ Tips – Building Your Following

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DJ Equipment Review: Akai Pro AFX

Do you have the modular control the AFX gives?

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If you’re a dedicated Serato DJ and you’ve been looking for…a little more control then you just might be in the market for the Akai Pro AFX. This is a modular controller that’s meant to be integrated into your pre-existing setup. The point of this DJ controller is to, well, give you more control over certain parts of your DJ software. You will be able to more precisely control samples, cue points, effects and more.

This is the perfect DJ equipment for DJs looking to go minimalist in their set up or those looking to add more features to a basic setup. So let’s see what the Akai Pro AFX has to offer. Continue reading “DJ Equipment Review: Akai Pro AFX” »

 DJ Equipment Review: Akai Pro AFX

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Booking A Gig – 6 Tricks That Just Might Work

Are you using everything in your arsenal when booking DJ gigs?

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If there is one thing all DJs know about booking a gig, it’s that it ain’t easy. Venue owners, promoters and club managers can be a finicky sort and most of the time their decisions have nothing to do with the caliber of the DJ. I’ve been passed over for DJ gigs because the owner’s wife’s cousin has recently decided to become a DJ or because some up and comer offered to do my gig for free. It sucks, but it is part of being a DJ.

So what can you do to reduce the number of times you don’t get a gig? Trust me when I tell you it has little to do with your DJ equipment, your musical style as a DJ or even your look. Of course those things can help but I’ve never heard anyone say to me “sorry dude, I only book DJs who use Pioneer.” It has never happened and I doubt it ever will.

So I’m going to let you know about a few tricks that I have tried or other DJs have tried and somehow…they actually worked! Continue reading “Booking A Gig – 6 Tricks That Just Might Work” »

 Booking A Gig – 6 Tricks That Just Might Work

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5 Habits To Ensure Your DJ Success

Are You Working Like A DJ Or Playing Like A Party DJ?

 5 Habits To Ensure Your DJ Success

When you take a look at the DJs that make it big and those who don’t, doesn’t it make you wonder why one and not the other? What is so special about Tiesto and Avicii and not DJ whatshisname?

The truth is that achieving DJ success is about a lot more than spinning the tracks everyone wants to hear and coming up with some amazing mixes. Those who make it live and breathe the music but they also do a lot of other things throughout each day that allow them to keep up their energy to work towards the success they seek.

Ask yourself, am I doing everything I can to be the DJ I want to be? If you aren’t…what else could you be doing and why aren’t you already doing it?

Add these habits to your day and you just might be a few steps closer to professional DJ success! Continue reading “5 Habits To Ensure Your DJ Success” »

 5 Habits To Ensure Your DJ Success

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