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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 2020

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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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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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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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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