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UniqueSquared

UniqueSquared
May 6, 2013

5 Music Biz Myths Debunked

Is the music industry as dirty and low as the entertainment industry?  Many will have no problem lumping them into the same category, where stereotypes remain prevalent and where image sells rather than talent.  I won’t say that the two are one in the same but they do share some similarities and differences.  One of the biggest differences is that music artists are not readily judged by their looks as much as they are their skills.  When you put the radio on you could be dead wrong about how a singer or DJ look – judging only by what you have heard with your ears.  At a certain point we could care less about their personal life or their habits, so long as their music is great.

On the other side, there have been dirty dealings in the business, and it continues today.  Many DJs are tricked out of hard …

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UniqueSquared

UniqueSquared
February 6, 2013

5 Ways To Tell If Your Crowd Has Had A Good Time

I remember my first gig as a novice DJ.  I was hired because I knew the person throwing the party, and I also charged half of what a DJ should be charged for an event that long.  I won’t lie and tell you that it was a success, because I can tell you for sure that I was nervous and it was pretty obvious.  I wasn’t as confident in my skills as I am today, and I failed to take notice to the crowd and their reactions to my music.  A common mistake among all beginning DJs is forgetting that is about the crowd, rather than you – so it pays to take notice of how the crowd responds.

First off, if you seem nervous about the moves you are making at the booth, the crowd will sense this too, and likewise if you are having fun, the crowd …