Personal Development

Don’t Be a Button Pusher DJ

There are plenty of true DJ’s out here, spinnin’ and grinnin’ but if there is one thing I’ve learned about DJ’ing over the years, it’s that you must stay true to the art form if you truly want to master…

Being True To Yourself

As a Mobile DJ I from time to time have to remind myself to be true to myself and who I am. It isn’t about the software I use, it isn’t about the fancy DJ gear I have, the awesome…

And God Spoke: History That Every DJ Should Know

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of seeing a rough-cut preview of the new documentary, “God Said Give ‘Em Drum Machines,” a history of Detroit techno and the birth of the billion-dollar electronic dance music industry.  While Chicago has…

Be Unique, Like Everybody Else!

Back in the ‘70s, I had a button that read, “Lead, follow, or get out of the way.”  That sprang to mind recently when I was viewing some online discussion boards.  As much as I write in this newsletter, in…

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…