Bright Ideas/Best Practices

Can We Separate the Art from the Artist?

There is a huge debate raging within DJ circles right now.  With the new HBO documentary, “Leaving Neverland”, exposing more of the dark side of Michael Jackson DJs are left wondering.  They are wondering Should they play his music or…

DJs and Copyright. A Primer.

Intro Bars Copyright can be a very complex subject that has so many viewpoints and layers that one can get lost in a quagmire of legalese, opinion, and unanswerable questions that some just don’t want to even to begin to…

Balancing DJing and Family Life
In all my years as a mobile DJ and a DJ in general by far the hardest thing I have found is maintaining a good balance between my “work” and my home life!  While DJing is a passion and I…
The Battery Revolution and Why DJs Should be Charged Up About It!

by Neil Smith the Dandy DJ We’ve all had it happen. Walk into a nice, upscale venue that should have the best of everything, start searching for where the source of our electricity will come from and then it’s face-palm…

FDA Laser Show Annual Reports Due September 1 Each Year

High-powered laser systems produce unmatched effects and ambiance, however, we know the legal compliance side of using such systems can be intimidating. With the deadline to submit FDA annual reports approaching on Sept. 1, we’ve produced a guide to make…

Recommended Best Practices for DJ Cellphone Use at Events

By Gregg Hollman As working disc jockeys, we’ve all griped at some point about party guests who have their faces buried in their smartphone and are not truly present at the party.  It’s only fair to ask, are cellphones distracting…

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