Guest Post by Greg Davis
In 2012 a number of well-known DJs were “kicked off the decks” at a couple different high class night clubs.
Big names like DJ Shadow, Tommie Sunshine, Dennis Ferrer, and Mark Farina to name a few were all asked to leave for one reason or another but the main theme was that someone didn’t think their music fit the venue. Although the vast majority of us would side with the DJs in each of these cases their experiences bring up the opportunity to learn a good lesson. While the main job of a DJ is typically defined as playing music or running the decks, an equally important responsibly is to play music in such a way that you enhance the club atmosphere. Here are a few tips I’ve come up with to help any aspiring DJ better fit their set to the club or venue they intend to play.