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Creating, Following, Ignoring or Staying Up On Trends in Music

There has always been a common discussion on the artists who create vs follow or stay up on trends. You might be questioning what I am talking about. Lets use an example, back in 2007 when the so called “EDM Bubble” burst onto the scene, some DJs stayed on the same path that they did, […]

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Amsterdam Dance Event Edition

Amsterdam Dance Event – ADE I’m sure everyone of you out there has heard about ADE. This is one of those trips / conferences that should be on everyone’s agenda that is in the electronic music industry. I myself put off attending it for one reason or another throughout the years but I will never […]

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What Is Your 2018 Game Plan?

We all know the saying, “new year, new me.” As we are in full swing into the new year, it might be best to start coming up with a game plan to make 2018 the best year yet! Whether you are an agent or an artist, consider these things to help get your year off […]

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Are CDs Still Relevant In the DJ World?

In the world of USB sticks, and SD Cards, many may think the CD has now become somewhat irrelevant in the DJ world. However, there are a select few DJs that still hang onto the history of the CD as a valuable tool. Here are a few reasons why some DJs continue to use or […]

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Social Media: Which Platforms To Utilize

When it comes to social media, there are many questions, but only one indisputable answer. Social media is a necessity and can’t be ignored. Whether you are an entertainment booking agency, or a musician, or even a small business, social media is the quickest way and reach your fans and/or consumers. With an ever changing […]

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What To Look For In A Lawyer

One of the most important things I would stress when dealing with legal matters is talking to a professional lawyer. Although lawyers may be expensive they really can save you from major complications down the road. We were lucky enough years ago to find a solid entertainment lawyer that was willing to work with us […]

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Live Event Safety & Security

In the wake of the tragedies at BPM Festival as well as other recent incidents at various nightclubs and events in 2016, I wanted to take a look at the topic of safety and security at events and briefly outline a few key suggestions to make sure the events you are traveling to are safe. […]

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DJs, Are You Prepared For Disaster?

Accidents do happen and all DJs should take the necessary steps to make sure you avoid all unexpected issues. Having your music and files on an external hard drive could be the key to getting back up and running if you’re having technical issues. Also, having spare USBs ready to play can be essential when […]

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From DJ, to Agent. A Peek Behind the Curtains

So, you’re a DJ or music producer and you think you have the “industry” alllll figured out, or you might just be frustrated with where you’re at in your career, or don’t understand why certain things are not happening for you that you feel you’ve earned, and maybe even, you’re not getting the attention you […]

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What an Agent Looks For In an Up and Coming Artist

This is a question that a lot of agents have received on a regular basis. How can I be on your roster? Every up and coming producer / DJ wants to be given a chance, wants to be on an agency, wants to play the great venues, and of course, have those nice fees that […]

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