DJ Tom, Author at DJ Music Geek
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DJ Tom has over 20 years of experience in the Disc Jockey profession. Living and breathing mixing culture, Tom is an expert in everything DJ. Music is the heart and soul of any good party and when DJ's do their job properly, they can make any night feel magical. When it comes to DJ equipment, Tom has tried almost all of it and has an in-depth music and staging knowledge.

How To Publish Your Music and Get Paid for It?

As there has been an influx of music producer readers on this blog lately, I thought I’d give a bit of an insight on how to sell your music across different platforms and channels. Selling Your Music Online I have previously written about selling your music online, on platforms like BeatStars, but that is not […]

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How To Push Your DJ SoundCloud in 2019

SoundCloud is a wonderful platform for independent producers, artists, and DJs, as it allows you to put your music out there for everyone to listen and download. However, the ‘check out my soundcloud 🔥🔥🔥’ thing has been so overused on social media in the past years that the name itself has become some sort of meme […]

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3 Tips For Selling Your Music Online

Whether you’re making hip hop or R&B beats, ambient, or any kind of music that could be used by other artists/creators in the industry, selling your tunes online is a great source of income. Not only that, it’s also an excellent way of putting yourself out there and building your own brand. The best part of […]

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5 Things That Make a Professional DJ

As the new year is finally upon us, I’d like to take this moment to congratulate all of you, thank everyone who has stuck around and supported this blog in the past year, and wish you an amazing 2019. To start the year, I was thinking of pointing out a few things that differentiate an […]

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How to Handle Requests as a DJ

Every DJ in this world has probably dealt with crowd requests at least once in their life. If you haven’t had the honour yet, picture the following: you’re behind the table, minding your own business at the decks, maybe sipping on a cocktail. Before you know it, you see a pair of arms reach over […]

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Tips for the Perfect Warm-Up Set

I think I won’t be too far from the truth when saying every DJ in the world has started off with warm-up sets for someone else’s main performance. Much like bands and singers will play as opening acts for someone better known to make a name for themselves (while still being paid, mind you), beginner […]

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How to Discover New Music for DJing

There’s a few details no one tells you about this whole DJ thing – and one of them is that you have to keep your style and your mixes as fresh as possible, and the only way to do that is by constantly mixing new tunes. I already feel a few disapproving looks as I’m […]

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Vinyl 101: How To Care for Your Records

As a DJ, your most important tool is your hearing. However, your music is the second most important thing – and you want to make sure you always offer the best quality sound at your gigs. And if you’re an old-school DJ who prefers vinyl over anything else, you need to know how to care […]

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Should You DJ For Free?

In this time and age when everything is moving so fast and there are so many newbies looking to get into the DJ scene, it’s becoming harder and harder to make a name for yourself in this industry. With too many DJs for the current market demand, it’s quite natural that the wages and prices […]

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Are Wireless Headphones Good For DJs?

Headphones are probably the #1 most important tool for a DJ. They help you queue and sync the tracks when mixing live, and can be a pretty good help for honing your mixing skills at home without annoying your roommate. However, there’s one thing about DJ headphones I’ve always taken for granted – the fact […]

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