by Eric Vernier
Simply put, a DJ is that person who skillfully selects and plays recorded music of any genre, on multiple turntables or CD players for an audience at a DJ entertainment. The DJs can either perform live at functions such as clubs or do their thing on radio. Most often than not, DJs gets their expertise by attending formal decaying schools for a period of time. However other lucky few learn on the job. No matter the case, it is of absolute importance that the DJ entertainment being provided is as captivating as possible.
The simple tips below can be useful by all means in sharpening the proficiency of any disk-jockey master who is desirous of having a successful and lively DJ entertainment.
Know Your Crowd
There is always that urge if any DJ to want to play their own favorite music tunes at a DJ entertainment. These set of music might not be appropriate for that given audience. The DJ should therefore prepare before-hand the DJ entertainment playlist to use in building the atmosphere of the crowd present. For instance, it is best to try and read the crowd and work at playing the songs they enjoy most.
Enjoy the Music
It is very difficult and rare to find a DJ who is not in love with music. That notwithstanding, there are those few exceptional ones. Truth be told, a DJ who wants to be well celebrated at any DJ entertainment must love music; there is no way around it. When a Deejay mixes at his DJ entertainment, the positive energy that he exudes is more likely to have a direct impact on how well he plays his music. This then will result to a more elated audience at the DJ entertainment.
Practice Some More
DJ entertainment like any other craft, gets better over time with lots of practicing and due diligence. To be more proficient in providing DJ entertainment to the masses, a Deejay must create quality time for practice and growth. This will enable the DJ to be familiar with distinct aspects of a song such as the style, version and tempo control. A well-practiced deejay is confident and on top of his game at his DJ entertainment.
Know Your Equipment
Most Deejays use a pair of turntables or double deck CD player in their field of providing DJ entertainment. In the markets today, there are new and high performance equipments and software that are constantly being introduced and have been designed especially for mixing at DJ entertainments. Whatever the size or type of the machine at your disposal to use, it’s paramount for you to be well conversant with your tools of trade for optimum results at all your DJ entertainment.