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The Business of Being in the DJ Business

By Alan Dodson, “Wedding Wizard” We are all in the entertainment business: its 99% business, and 1% entertainment. We must understand our business, our suppliers’ businesses, and our customers’ businesses. The reality is, as musicians, […]

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Let’s Talk Safety

By Stu Chisholm, “The Complete Disc Jockey” It’s 2:30 AM as I head out to my van, a 24” cube with my logo and phone number on the side. It’s been a long night, spinning […]

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Well Played, Miley Cyrus!

Miley Cyrus’ twerked, we judged and now she is laughing all the way to the bank. Confession time: I love Miley Cyrus’s music. Her music blasts merrily through my earbuds, and I’ve been thoroughly entertained […]

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Unconventional Income: Conventions

By Stu Chisholm, “The Complete Disc Jockey” In my book, “The Complete Disc Jockey,” I outline the many different opportunities for DJs that lie beyond the confines of the usual trifecta of Clubs, Mobiles/weddings and […]

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DJ Karma

By Shayn Satten, “Teen Entertainment Specialist” I have worked with many people over the years in this business. I, like everyone, have had both good and bad experiences. In recent years though, the majority of […]

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Paying it Back, Forwards

By Ben Stowe, “Sound & Lighting Guru” Some time ago I took to putting birthdays of family into my calendar. This is helpful because, well, to be completely honest, I just don’t remember them sometimes. […]