The Beginner DJ Blog
James Tate got in touch with me because he was putting together an infographic that lists out the top 100 music-related blogs to follow in 2013.
BeginnerDJ made the list (#50).
I’d like to share it with you …Read This
We pretty much all have cell phones these days.
They’re great for getting in touch, browsing the Web, and doing work but our usage begins to cross the line of courtesy when they are raise over our heads at music events.
“Put the phone away” has popped up in your head at least once.
This may sound a bit cranky but I’d like to share a few opinions about the scourge of phones popping up at events that take away from the overall experience … and offer a suggestion that we, event goers, can make to better capture these amazing moments …Read This
I can guarantee that you have a solid understanding of how a blog works; if you’re reading this than you’re looking at one.
What I want to do, with this post, is to introduce the concept of blogging in order to promote yourself as a DJ and artist, in general.Read This
Apps have been a big thing since smart phones have been about but we’re also seeing a big rise in web-based applications – especially with the Chrome web browser.
I wouldn’t recommend relying on a web-based app to handle your DJ gigs but they can certainly be a lot of fun when you have some downtime (or if you’re burning away some time at work).
I did a few searches and found a variety of DJ apps on the Chrome web store so I’d like to take a moment to go through one: Digital DJ Pro.
This one wasn’t so much an app as it was basically just a link to the software site.
This DJ mixing app is fairly basic but still packs a punch when you’re comparing it to something such as Virtual DJ. Here’s the breakdown …Read This
Here on BDJ, it’s already been established that promoting yourself isn’t a sleazy activity.
Promoting is just as essential for your stint in DJing as finding good music, learning to mix, and making the right investment in the gear.
However, it’s pretty easy to see that there are a lot of DJ’s and producers getting too far ahead of themselves and that’s when oversaturation starts to kick in.
The major problem here is the fact that everyone can get into DJing/producing because of how inexpensive gear can be these days.
It’s an itch to begin making a name for yourself but if you go too fast – you end up making the same mistakes as thousands of other artists.
Here are some of the reasons why you should not be promoting.Read This
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