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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.

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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How To Build Your Brand as a DJ: Tips and Tricks

Any DJ – and, for that matter, any artist will tell you that putting yourself out there is the most challenging part of it all. We all like making music and rocking the dancefloor in clubs on weekends – but building a brand and marketing yourself sounds a bit too serious and complicated. However, you […]

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Protect Your Hearing as a DJ: 5 Essential Tips

Hearing is the most important tool for a DJ. Ironically enough, it’s also the thing that’s most prone to damage while we’re at work – as clubs are pretty loud environments, and a DJing career means you have to be in those loud environments for hours on end, several days a week. Whether you’re serious […]

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Start DJing with No Money: 4 Essential Tips

DJing is a fairly expensive hobby – or at least that’s what the vast majority of beginners and casuals and to think. The truth is that you can pick up DJing as a hobby without putting too much money down at once – and by that, I mean no more than a couple hundred dollars. […]

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Can you DJ from Spotify?

Spotify has quickly become the number one music streaming service in the world. And while its library is not exhaustive (at the top of my head, I can already think of at least 10 artists I usually use in my mixes that cannot be found on Spotify), you can’t really deny that’s it’s a great […]

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CD vs Vinyl – Which is Better?

Nowadays, most DJs tend to stir themselves towards the digital end of the spectrum, both in terms of music and technique. Without a doubt, digital is much cheaper and much easier to master for a beginner – but there are still die-hard fans of analog music and mixing devices. Today, we’re going to tackle the […]

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Best DJ Earplugs to Buy in 2021

Constant exposure to loud music is one of the most dangerous aspects of being a DJ. Being in a loud environment (80dB+) for hours on end can cause serious problems: from temporary discomfort to tinnitus and even permanent hearing loss. That’s why every DJ needs to have a pair of good quality earplugs in their […]

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3 DJ Stage Effects You Should Know and Use

DJ-ing has always been about putting on a show rather than just playing music. If you imagine a Saturday night party at your local venue, you’re probably not thinking of people dancing in a brightly lit room, or, on the contrary, a pitch-black one. Stage effects are part of the club experience, and if you’re […]

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