Julie Oshins
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Filling the Well or How to Restore the Creative Juices

By Julie Oshins – Play It Forward The other day I found myself playing with music and feeling kind of blocked, and not in the zone . . . it just wasn’t flowing. . . I am in the process…

An American DJ in Oz: An Incredible Gig Abroad [+ Photos]

By Julie Oshins – Play It Forward As soon as I knew I would be working in Australia for five weeks (primarily for non-DJ-related work), I reached out to my community to connect me with friends here in Oz. One…

Making the Right Decisions: Passionate vs. Practical

By Julie Oshins – Play It Forward I recently had to make a pretty big choice. It involves being out of the country for an entire month! And I thought, what is your process when making choices? Particularly when one…

Selling Your DJ Service to Millennials

By Julie Oshins, “Play It Forward” I went to a concert recently to see an artist called GriZ. He is the pied piper of a festival going tribe and his loyal fans (his tribe) have an edict – P.L.U.R. Peace,…

A Contribution We DJs Make to Others

By Julie Oshins, “Play It Forward” “We Make a Living by What We Get . . . We Make a Life by What We Give.” – Winston Churchill I am in a year-long weekend course about contribution for which I…

The Benefits of Volunteering

By Julie Oshins, “Play It Forward” Vol.un.teer.ing (n.) is generally considered an altruistic activity and is intended to promote good or improve human quality of life. In return, this activity produces a feeling of self-worth and respect; however, there is…