The Complete Disc Jockey – Stu Chisholm

Find the Fire in Your Belly!

By Stu Chisholm, “The Complete Disc Jockey” In my last installment, I spoke about a great performance winning out over even severe technical difficulties and other shortcomings. But what about that great performance? Where might that come from? By The…

Putting Your Performance First

By Stu Chisholm, “The Complete Disc Jockey” This past July I was spinning tunes at a city parade, on a street corner where the City Hall is located. I had my sound gear all up under a tent, and had…

The Importance of Preparation

By Stu Chisholm, “The Complete Disc Jockey” One of my constant refrains over the years has been that I’ve never regretted too much preparation, but have often regretted not enough. If you’re reading this and do events such as wedding…

Your DJ Vehicle and Rig

By Stu Chisholm, “The Complete Disc Jockey” Once a mobile DJ accumulates a good sized amount of gear, they often find themselves really having to consider the “mobile” part of the mobile DJ equation. How do I get my show…

Booking Cancellations

By Stu Chisholm, “The Complete Disc Jockey” Years ago, I used to take very small down payments from my wedding clients. The reason, of course, is my own overblown sense of empathy. When my wife and I were planning our…

Mashups and Mixes

By Stu Chisholm, “The Complete DJ” During a chat some years ago in an online forum, I was asked if I play mashups and mixes produced by other DJs. I was incensed! “Absolutely not,” I replied indignantly! After all, I’m…

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