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link people to a mix set which sucks balls!


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I like to play dirty electro, electro house, funky house and been dabbling with a little bit of trance and DnB (only because those records came with my turntables but i don't mind them so much now!)

If this is the case then you will DEFINITELY need to be a promoter / DJ

There is no other route to getting gigs other than starting your own night.
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so much knowledge in this thread on so many things.
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also, dont get down if you can't seem to get any gigs. you're probaly rushing it too fast. if youre really serious about djing, then be prepared for a long journey. when you're ready, you'll know it and your confidence will see to it that you get yourself some gigs.

dont sell yourself short. play what you wanna play and what you find a true passion for. this is all probaly basic advice, but it couldnt be more true. just let it be a fun experience, alot of djs quit early because they cant get gigs, or because they used to play a lot and dont anymore. once a dj always a dj, stay true.
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or because they used to play a lot and dont anymore. once a dj always a dj, stay true.

I closed for Nick Warren and Steve Lawler on GU CD Release tours back home...doesn't mean jack from shit here...hardly ever play out here, once every few months at best...but to be fair, I'm not pushing for it like I used to, getting a bit old for being out week in week out like I used to, got a mortgage to pay, too, so spending long hours in clubs paying bar prices just isn't all that justifiable to me anymore.

Still got decks, laptop, and play at home/mates parties whenever I can, just can't be bothered with the fuss that much...wouldn't mind some hours in a cruisy bar playing downbeat/funk stuff, more laid back than the full on clubbing sounds, but too lazy get out there and find it!
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i'm not too fussed anymore for playing out, like i love it and all and im still very young, but i take gigs as they come. i have a few friends that were chasing gigs so much, and once they stopped getting them or werent getting prime times, they just burnt out and gave it all up. sold all their equipment and stuff. i'll always keep my equipment to rock out for a little house party, even to kill sometime when im bored. some people just get so hung up on the
superstar status of djing. take a step back and have fun with it hey
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Hear hear man!
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take a step back and have fun with it hey

What's to say Im not having fun? I been a bedroom bandit for about a year and enjoy challenging myself, with the next logical step being to perform to a crowd and enjoy the challenge of entertaining people who are out to have a good time. I can understand it could get a bit stale if you were playing music you didn't like but I will try not to do that!!
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What's to say Im not having fun? I been a bedroom bandit for about a year and enjoy challenging myself, with the next logical step being to perform to a crowd and enjoy the challenge of entertaining people who are out to have a good time. I can understand it could get a bit stale if you were playing music you didn't like but I will try not to do that!!

haha nah dude i'm not pointing the finger at you lol im just saying in general (and to everyone else on here who wants advice) dont forget to have fun with it. sometimes some clubs and its promoters can be really fucked. dont let them jade you, keep at it
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here here?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hear,_hear
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dont forget to have fun with it. sometimes some clubs and its promoters can be really fucked. dont let them jade you, keep at it

And sometimes playing a gig isn't as fun as you'd think it's going to be...nothing like DJing at a small place which is having a dead night, playing to no one
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And sometimes playing a gig isn't as fun as you'd think it's going to be...nothing like DJing at a small place which is having a dead night, playing to no one

hahaha agreed. i dj'd at a club once on a thursday night i think it was, not one person walked through the doors. i just looped an intro drum beat and pulled out my korg kaoscilator and just made random tunes to kill the time haha. i guess you jus gotta
make the most of gigs.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hear,_hear

popular usage vs wiki

1. "hear hear" = 1,740,000 hits

2. "here here" = 3,880,000 hits

3. "hear here" = 307,000 hits

4. "here hear" = 334,000 hits

I'm going with google on this one
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You go with that all you like, it just proves you're as stupid as the people using Google

http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/178100.html

Wanna question the brittish on the origines or spelling of "Hear hear", coz you can be rest assured they came up with the saying and know how it's spelt
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This is not Britain, Australian historical slang is the default language hear
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ok which gurner saw themselves in the sea of gurn and asked for the pic to be removed?

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Surfinbird spun some bullshit about being there even though he was 16 at the time. He got called on it so i am assuming he deleted the thread before he looked a bigger fucktard than usual.

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yeah but he could jiggle a muffin top on a billylid, that's the main thing
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Random_Kiwi couldn't mix a cake

Who the fuck are you and what's your problem?
Pete Gordon - Deep and Low

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This is not Britain, Australian historical slang is the default language hear

http://www.ftw.com.au/English_Langua...Here_Here.html

From an Aussie site about cars...you don't get more aussie slangy than that, stop arguing when you're clearly wrong and you know it
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So anyway back to the fuckn topic at hand.

I played at a place a while ago during close for an extra like 4 hours, got free booze rocked out all the tunes I loved, went from deep techno to dub to progressive and everywhere in between. The staff loved it, everyone was just chilling getting drunk. Played a shit load of my own material, always nice to hear it on a club system.

One of the best gigs I've played to be honest, just enough people to get down to it and free booze all night. Doing shots with the bar tenders and getting loose, putting on 12 minute tracks and going out for random ciggie breaks. Good times.

But then I was fucked over by the very same place. So take each gig as it is and don't look too far into the future or try and predict too much what will happen. Just have fun and be passionate about what you're doing.
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