Posts tagged #Producer

Deciding to go from DJ to Music Producer: Part one

It can be both a big and daunting decision to make going from DJ to music producer. Maybe you are deciding whether or not to make the jump into music production. If you are anything like I was five years ago, you might sit on that decision; perhaps you may need to know a few more things that can help you make up your mind before making the choice.

What it takes to be a successful DJ

I am sure if you are reading this you already have a goal or a vision by now as a DJ. No matter what type of success you are striving for, whether it is your first DJ gig or you are striving to support an international DJ or become a big-name DJ yourself, what does it take to be successful at it? Here are just some of the key points I will mention.

Posted on February 25, 2016 and filed under Success.

Getting DJ gigs: Developing a brand part two - Create a website

Creating a website is essential for brand development; it is a personal storehouse for all your information and what you represent as a DJ/producer. It is a “must-have” for a professional appearance online. In this blog, I will point out your options for creating a website.

Why you need to make your own music as a DJ

Producing your own music as a DJ is starting to become more essential now to get bookings for DJ gigs. Almost gone are the days where DJs just mixed other people’s music to get their first gig. The importance of developing your own sound and brand are paramount to getting more gigs and achieving long-term success in the music industry.

Here are some major reasons why it is so important to start making your own music and developing your own sound as a DJ.

Why DJs are more entrepreneurial-like now

Gone are the days when the DJ just had to worry about selecting their favourite tunes and just showing up to play gigs. Over the course of the last ten years, there have been dramatic changes in the field of the dance music industry. With a flooded market of DJs, dance music dominating commercially, and the social media explosion, it’s fair to say DJs are not just DJs anymore.

In this blog I will explain the role of today’s DJ and what has now become required for all of us to stand out, get the gigs we want, and gain more success in our hobby or career.

Posted on October 27, 2015 and filed under DJ.

Marlo's Journey: What upcoming DJ/producers can learn from it

It’s no secret that Marlo’s journey is one of Australia’s biggest trance success stories. Marlo is taking the world by storm step-by-step with consistent releases and support on Armin Van Buuren’s record label Armada, as well as touring around the globe taking the stage at major events and festival like Tomorrowland, Ultra Music Festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, ASOT 700 in both Holland and Sydney, and so much more.

Whats that ringing in your ears?

A special blog for every DJ/Producer and week to week clubber.

I want to help raise awareness and bring up a topic I feel we can really take for granted most often and that is our hearing. First of all I want to talk about tinnitus and what it is, and the effects it has on our hearing. And secondly earplugs, why they are a “must have item” especially if you are a DJ. If you want to save your ears from permanent hearing loss and help protect them in the long run, “You must read on”.

Posted on October 1, 2015 and filed under DJ.