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IMO unless you produce, you must forever adorn the DJ prefix,
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Personally I prefer the DJ Suffix, “Special.K DJ”….. Actually sounds cool!
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Yeah thats sounds pretty cool man, one of my favourite mc's is called SP:MC so yeah, similar idea
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i agree that it depends on what style you play as to whether your real name is appropriate as a DJ name... and also what your name is. my name might work for house, trance, techno and that sort of thing.. but i don't think it suits hardstyle at all. it's too sweet and girly, i'd feel like more of a douche using it than using an alias

one of the most stupid things I have read... "dj names" are not genre specific... they are individual specific





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dj names with your first name and the start of your ur surname is good ie. Adam K, try Matty N lol or something like Jerome Isma-Ae - Matt-Ae Neal haha
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one of the most stupid things I have read... "dj names" are not genre specific... they are individual specific

There arent too many hardstyle or hardcore DJs (if any at all, I cant think of any...) named after their real names. So yes, they are genre specific.
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one of the most stupid things I have read... "dj names" are not genre specific... they are individual specific

eh? i'm talking about my real name, which doesn't particularly suit me as an individual imo. if i was the sort of person that played house or trance it might work for me, and since many DJs in those genres seem to use real names (or stage names that sound like real names), it would be more appropriate.. but i like my music harder and barely anyone uses their real name as a performing name in hardstyle (i can't think of any tbh). i'd also be keen to spin industrial hardcore one day. it would be weird to go by my real name in this situation, as it's stupidly girly and thus i don't think it suits me or my music.

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There arent too many hardstyle or hardcore DJs (if any at all, I cant think of any...) named after their real names. So yes, they are genre specific.

It's because most of them grow out of the idea of using their DJ name around about the same time that they grow out of hardstyle and hardcore

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eh? i'm talking about my real name, which doesn't particularly suit me as an individual imo. if i was the sort of person that played house or trance it might work for me, and since many DJs in those genres seem to use real names (or stage names that sound like real names), it would be more appropriate.. but i like my music harder and barely anyone uses their real name as a performing name in hardstyle (i can't think of any tbh). i'd also be keen to spin industrial hardcore one day. it would be weird to go by my real name in this situation, as it's stupidly girly and thus i don't think it suits me or my music.

my point was - music does not dictate what your dj name should or should not be, it's individual.. why not try your real name - if you are the only one it might work for you





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It's because most of them grow out of the idea of using their DJ name around about the same time that they grow out of hardstyle and hardcore

What about guys like The DJ Producer or Ruffneck who have been producing and DJing that stuff for 20 years?
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my point was - music does not dictate what your dj name should or should not be, it's individual.. why not try your real name - if you are the only one it might work for you

i just said my real name doesn't suit me as an individual, nor does it suit the music i play. i also said earlier in the thread that i wanted to use a unisex name in an attempt to avoid being pre-judged for being female (because i've seen it happen often enough). and tbh, the thought of seeing my real name on flyers and such irks me

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furry muff - I was just saying that it was one of the silliest things I have heard, music doesn't dictate that kind of thing, an individual does (as you have proved above by wanting to use a unisex name)





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i dunno rod, i cant imagine a dj with the name "Nitroz" playing deep house
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dj names with your first name and the start of your ur surname is good ie. Adam K, try Matty N lol or something like Jerome Isma-Ae - Matt-Ae Neal haha

Yuck, yuck, yuck... no this is not the way to go, dj names like this sound very very cheesy and just very crap imo. reminds me of a bad NRG dj. jerome isma-ae is alright, i thought that was his full name, but adam k etc? na uh...
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i dunno rod, i cant imagine a dj with the name "Nitroz" playing deep house

maybe if they were called "Dj Deep Nitroz" i got nothing

I guess you are right though... Sideshow Rod suits the funk and jazz stuff I play more of these days but even if I did go back to house or nu skool breaks I would keep the name... Stalka served me well for years under many genre's





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Natty Meal has already been discussed and I don't think it would work. Nat sounds like a girls name and meal sounds like, well food. Natty Meal could be translated into 'girl food'.

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Yuck, yuck, yuck... no this is not the way to go, dj names like this sound very very cheesy and just very crap imo. reminds me of a bad NRG dj. jerome isma-ae is alright, i thought that was his full name, but adam k etc? na uh...

Adam K works well imo and yes i think a lot of nrg djs may use something along the lines of that
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I've got stacks of DJ names, I use a different one every time I play!

my first one was Delphic because I used it as a handle when I was battle rapping.. that stuck around for a while, lol.. then there was Notice What? as a dj name just sounded cool.. then Bangers and Mash, which was most definately already taken but since I had the idea by myself I used it a few times anyway, a mate of mine always used Josh Banger when he gets me to play, I guess that's cool cause I like to bang, I've also entertained the idea of stealing the monicker Rastas' Keeper which I thought up for my friend who lent me some vocals one time who has a dog called Rastas.. thats a cool name actually.. well, currently i'm using the name Sweaty Hectic but after writing such a lovely profile for Sweaty as an xbox live character I think it's going to be delegated to that domain.. I got it form a sweaty gurner on a boat who was sweaty hectic... ah, good times. who gives a shit
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seriously though, if you just djing, ie. not playing your own tracks, you should put "dj" somewhere in your name, otherwise i mean, who are you fooling lol
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seriously though, if you just djing, ie. not playing your own tracks, you should put "dj" somewhere in your name, otherwise i mean, who are you fooling lol

no way. it sounds like such a wank. i'm pretty sure people will be able to tell that i'm a DJ by the fact that i'm DJing, so putting "DJ" in the name is useless

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no way. it sounds like such a wank. i'm pretty sure people will be able to tell that i'm a DJ by the fact that i'm DJing, so putting "DJ" in the name is useless

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My Middle name is "Styles" and mates call me "Kid". So i went with KidStyles. Not "dj" Kidstyles.

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Yea its funny how people take it over here in aus. People buzz out. Just a name to me i guess. Even my first name, Bronson, Gets some comments.
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Yea its funny how people take it over here in aus. People buzz out. Just a name to me i guess. Even my first name, Bronson, Gets some comments.

I would have gone with “Bronson Styles” mate, sounds rather tough…

I also agree with ditching the “DJ” title, it’s a bit dickie!
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Bronson Styles sounds more hairdresser than porn

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maybe asian porn


sounds more austrian to me. obviously we're not watching the same porn..
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