This past week, I registered my DJ business on Thumbtack, Wedding Wire, The Knot, and GigMasters. They all have different styles of advertising, but I ended up paying for two services at this time: Thumbtack and GigMasters.
Last year, I wrote a blog post detailing my accomplishments of 2017 and what I hoped to accomplish in 2018. I didn’t meet all of my goals, but most notably what I did accomplish was introducing video into my repertoire. Here are well-defined goals that I’ve set up for myself for 2019.
I will be going to Cuba this upcoming week. Those are words I though I’d never type or say out loud. For a long time, I asked my dad “when are we going to Cuba?” with his response being “Not sure – it’s not a good time.” It looks like it’s finally a good time.
According to Spotify, I listened to 30 hours worth of Lil Skies in 2018. Skies, Juice WRLD, and Post Malone will continue to be on rotation in the new year.
This past Saturday I hosted “Fire & Ice” at The Engine Room in White River Junction. For the first time, I DJed using music videos on MixEmergency alongside a text-to-screen app called JammText.
I’m looking forward to DJing once again at The Engine Room on December 1st, 2018. I will be DJing the entire night which means that I can set the vibe … Continue reading Get Ready for December 1st
Last Saturday I was the DJ at the Geisel School of Medicine Semi-Formal. This year we decided to host it at a home in Norwich where seven of my classmates live as opposed to the typical venue at Dartmouth College, the DOC house. I was very excited to DJ at this home because I appreciate changes in setting from time to time and because I wanted to put on a party for my friends in the comfort of their own home.
If you haven’t already, you’ll soon find out that collecting music is one of the jobs that DJs do behind the scenes. Apart from select software that allow music streaming, … Continue reading Your Guide to Becoming a DJ, Music Sources
The role of the DJ is to gain the trust of the party-goers with his or her music selection and mixing techniques. DJs typically have a sense of the type … Continue reading Your Guide to Becoming a DJ, Song Requests
Maybe it’s the fact that you go to nightclubs and think you can outperform the DJ. Maybe you tried playing on the Pioneer DDJ-SZ at Guitar Center and were able … Continue reading Your Guide to Becoming a DJ, the Basics
I just came across DigitalDJTips’s new article called “The Smart DJ’s Guide to Planning A Successful 2018”. The author, Joey Santos, goes into how insightful and motivational it could be … Continue reading Looking Forward to 2018
Originally posted on my friend’s blog: http://whitecoatthings.blogspot.com/2017/06/dont-stop-music.html Contrary to popular belief, there is time during medical school for extracurricular activities and relationships with friends, family, and significant others. You won’t … Continue reading Don’t Stop The Music