13 07, 2019

‘Let’s blow up this black music!’: The ugliness and unrest of 1979’s Disco Demolition Night

By |2019-07-13T13:48:40+00:00July 13th, 2019|Chicago, Classics, Disco, Entertaiment, Interviews, mistakes, producer|0 Comments

https://www.facebook.com/boilerroom.tv/videos/223659578458779/?t=0  Forty years ago, on July 12, 1979, what was supposed to be a wacky promotional stunt by shock-rock DJ Steve Dahl to sell tickets to a double-header White Sox baseball game at Chicago’s Comiskey Park turned ugly — when piles of vinyl records, many by artists of color, were destroyed as thousands of anti-disco [...]

29 04, 2018

Your Questions: Is Using Sync When Making A Mixtape Cheating? (Digital Dj Tips)

By |2018-07-26T16:21:57+00:00April 29th, 2018|advice, Digital Dj Tips, Joey Santos, mistakes, My House Radio, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your Questions: Is Using Sync When Making A Mixtape Cheating? (Digital Dj Tips)

Digital DJ Tips reader Sam asks: “When I DJ, I take pride in being able to beatmatch manually. However, when listening to professional, pre-recorded mixes online they always sound absolutely spot on. I feel that during a performance tiny mistakes add to the ‘live feel’, but when doing a mix recording it should sound absolutely perfect. “I’ve [...]

28 12, 2017

The Smart DJ’s Guide To Planning A Successful 2018

By |2018-07-26T16:22:16+00:00December 28th, 2017|advice, DJ, DJ Equipment Tools Software, mistakes, My House Radio, news, Tips|Comments Off on The Smart DJ’s Guide To Planning A Successful 2018

    The Smart DJ’s Guide To Planning A Successful 2018 Successful people from all walks of life realize that goal setting is the vital first step to achieving them – but super-successful people pick goals only after they’ve assessed where they are today. It’s a simple exercise that can reveal a lot about your [...]

4 12, 2017

Your Questions: How Do I Deal With Burnout? (DIgital Dj Tips)

By |2018-07-26T16:22:18+00:00December 4th, 2017|advice, DJ, House, mistakes, Music News, My House Radio, news, Spirituality, Tips|Comments Off on Your Questions: How Do I Deal With Burnout? (DIgital Dj Tips)

Burnout Digital DJ Tips member Michael says: “I’m working through a bit of burnout while simultaneously being buried under work (both DJing and day job), as well as the general hectic madness of the holidays. I’m being a trooper, but would appreciate some tips on how to manage my DJ / work schedule to keep [...]

16 11, 2017

How to record your Mixcloud shows like a pro (MixCloud)

By |2018-07-26T16:22:20+00:00November 16th, 2017|advice, DJ, DJ Equipment Tools Software, mistakes, Music, Tips|0 Comments

How to record your Mixcloud shows like a pro by BEN POOK  People all over the world are now using budget setups to create professional-sounding shows, whether it’s a radio show, mix for a DJ series or a podcast. You’ll even find cutting-edge radio stations launching in someone’s spare bedroom. The best thing about all of this? [...]

15 11, 2017

10 Technical Errors You May Not Know You’re Making (Digital DJ Tips)

By |2018-07-26T16:22:20+00:00November 15th, 2017|advice, christian yates, DJ, DJ Equipment Tools Software, mistakes, Music News, My House Radio, Tips|0 Comments

We all make mistakes. However, some of the technical mistakes that DJs make are completely avoidable. Because such errors may well cost you bookings (and a whole load of embarrassment), and because they’re so easy to avoid, it’s worthwhile nipping them in the bud as soon as possible. So in this article, we’ll give you [...]