If you’ve been in this business long enough you’ve no doubt run into a time where payment became an issue. Â Whether there wasn’t enough cash generated by the event for an immediate payout or a venue running out of checks (or heck, even a check bouncing later) there’s no doubt you’ve had to get the […]
Is Progress is a better motivator than money?
After reading this article over at 99% and watching the video below I started thinking about motivating factors to be a better DJ. Â As you build skill, reputation, and experience there’s no doubt that you will be able to demand a higher payrate as you go along. Â But what does that mean? Will you perform […]
How do you deal with undercutting DJs?
If you consider yourself a working dj, especially in the nightclub scene, then you already know what I’m talking about. Undercutting DJs are an unfortunate downside to this business that has become especially prevalent (and frustrating) in the dj world recently. Recently I’ve had to deal with this myself in two different residencies, one of […]