February 14, 2013

Productivity Hacks and Time Management Tips For DJs and Producers

To be a successful DJ in the modern era, you need to be more than just a good DJ.  It sounds rough, but being able to mix a few sets on stage doesn’t make you the DJ that it used to be – you need to be exceptionally good and creative if you want audiences to remember your name.  In this day and age, it’s harder to promote yourself, even though it may seem like the opposite.  A DJ has to divide their time between practicing their technique and promoting themselves, and some may do a half assed job at each.  Nobody can do everything well, so sometimes it pays to just focus on one aspect of the art at a time, rather than trying to be a jack of all trades.

Ideally, it would be nice if we all had booking managers – but we don’t.  Therefore, it …