March 20, 2013

How Do I Get People To Listen To My Mixes?

If a music lover has never experienced being at a live DJ performance, where a DJ mixes a set for hours, they might not know how to handle a mix the first time they are asked to listen to one.  People are pressed for time these days, and any video that last more than five minutes might as well be called a movie.  Our attention spans are shorter than ever, and this means that the casual listener is more likely to flip the channel or change to the next song the minute they feel bored.  If this is all true, does that mean mix DJs will go out of style?

No.  It means that they need to find better ways to attract attention to their hobby other than saying, “Hey come listen to my mix.”  If you calculate how long the average song is, you’ll realize that in just half …