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...

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),...

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...

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...

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.”...

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...

Leave Your Baggage at the Door

By Julie Oshins, "Play It Forward" “Life is 10% What Happens to You, and 90% How You Respond to It” Charles R. Swindoll Life happens. Your...

Music As a Motivator

By Julie Oshins, "Play It Forward" You know how there are different types of intelligence? For example, emotional intelligence, street smarts, etc. A friend of...

A Tribute to the Victims of the Pulse Nightclub Massacre

By Julie Oshins, "Play It Forward" I had planned to write about something else, and normally I offer you tips to apply to your DJ...

The Universal Language of Music

By Julie Oshins, "Play It Forward" “Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand- with an equal opportunity for all to...

Gaining Momentum

By Julie Oshins, "Play It Forward" In addition to owning my DJ business, I also hang my virtual “shingle” with a network marketing company that...

What's Your Relationship with Money?

By Julie Oshins, "Play It Forward" I’m interested in money - not just in acquiring money, but also in the relationship to money. It’s tax time. I own two businesses and...

Latest articles

QSC KS Series Subwoofers: A Review

                I have used a variety of equipment in my history as a mobile DJ and audio technician.  I will say out of all...

The Power You Possess (and probably don’t even know it)

By Jessica McKelvey Have you ever caught someone looking at you? Or, has someone caught you looking at them? I'm referring to that time you were...

Having Great Parties Outside in the Summertime

Summer is just around the corner. In the summertime, use the opportunity to make a difference between a good time and a great time...

The Post-COVID World: DJ Recovery

In my previous article (“Post-Pandemic Rebuilding”), our beloved DJ industry is in recovery mode.  Many have chosen to retire; many were forced to close. ...
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