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How to Manage Your Social Media as a DJ in 2020

In a world seemingly ruled by social media, for a DJ, properly marketing your material online has now become almost as important as producing it. There are many budding DJs out there, however, who are not 100% certain on how…

Top 20 Things a DJ Should Have

Hello all, this is Greggie C here, an Advisory board member for NAME, and The Owner/head teacher of the DJ Entertainment School. I want to share with you in the future some tips, tricks, and advise dealing with the mobile…

Personal Safety for the On-The-Job DJ: The Last Resort

In my book, “The Complete Disc Jockey,” I included a section on safety and security tips for the mobile DJ based on a series of articles I wrote for another publication.  It included everything from truck packing to prevent damage…

Contracts & Negotiations

As so often happens when I’m preparing an article, an interesting conversation made me set aside what I originally had planned to discuss something entirely different.  A long-term friend and fellow DJ called me to bemoan the weather report.  He’s…

Free At Last: The Birth of the Stand-Alone DJ System

From the very first time I dragged my old turntables, mixer and record crates out to a gig back in the ‘70s, it has long been my dream, and the dream of many working DJs, to have a rig that…

DIG IT! Time To Break Out The Shovel.

People who have known me a long time may find this month’s topic ironic, as I am still quite well known for the audacious, gigantic DJ system I used to tour around with during the ‘80s and ‘90s, yet what’s…