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  1. Thread: RCF V ALTO !!

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    RCF V ALTO !!

    So the time has come to replace my trusty but damaged db tech 402's. I've gigged these for the last 7 years together with a pair of db sub 12s and they've done a great job. However, I've talked...
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    I did a 30th birthday back in April and despite...

    I did a 30th birthday back in April and despite the lady only having been born in 1983 it was an 80's fancy dress and she was very insistent that I ONLY play songs from that decade and on no account...
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    900 for a disco, background music, mc'ing, etc is truly truly remarkable, well done.
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    The hotel at no time asked me to make an...

    The hotel at no time asked me to make an announcement about no drinks etc, it was my decision to call for someone to mop up and several times asked them to keep drinks off the dancefloor, the hotel...
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    What would you do ?

    I've mentioned this before on here but anyway.
    Nearly two years ago I did a wedding where a guest slipped on the dance floor and badly gashed his shin on the alu minimum staging, dance floor and...
  6. Thread: the 5000 question

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    Yes I agree get into the kids disco stuff, loads...

    Yes I agree get into the kids disco stuff, loads of work.
    Stay away from this years fashion whatever it may be, weddings are where the money is but brides don't want what their friend had at her...
  7. Thread: Vinyl Revival

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    I went to a rockabilly,surf, fifties/sixties...

    I went to a rockabilly,surf, fifties/sixties type of night recently and the dj only had one deck and it wasn't a technics it was a Dansette ! an old record player from around the time of the...
  8. Thread: Vinyl Revival

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    Warrington :rolleyes:

    Warrington :rolleyes:
  9. Thread: Vinyl Revival

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    The "dj's" were in no rush, there did seem to be...

    The "dj's" were in no rush, there did seem to be a real relaxed atmosphere and I got the impression that the gaps in the music were what the audience wanted something similar to how a live band...
  10. Thread: Vinyl Revival

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    Vinyl Revival

    There's a real surge of popularity in a lot of the upmarket cafe bars around here for vinyl only Dj's. There's a cultural quarter, ( more of an eighth really), that has a handful of trendy bars and a...
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    It wouldn't confuse anyone around here, there are...

    It wouldn't confuse anyone around here, there are at least 5 discos I know of with very similar set ups that go out for less than 180.
  12. Thread: Tradesman v Dj

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    To the general public the cost of hiring a DJ is...

    To the general public the cost of hiring a DJ is a lot and in many ways it is hard to justify.
    All other members of what we call the Entertainment business have a distinct and obvious talent,...
  13. Thread: Full time job?

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    In my experience the only way to do this as your...

    In my experience the only way to do this as your only source of income is residencies. You have to have regular week in week out work because the days of working every Friday and Saturday doing...
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    I'd have probably quoted 400, followed by a thud as the bride collapses.
    Sound like a Gypsy wedding to me :eek:
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    I must do about 25 weddings a year and have never...

    I must do about 25 weddings a year and have never seen one before, mustn't have reached oop north yet. The operator said they were based in coventry and the work is very London centric and mainly...
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    Chocolate fountains !?

    Whatever happened to them ?
    I did a wedding last night, yes on a Thursday !, and they had this years chocolate fountain and its called....................... a photo booth...
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    In my experience all "trades" are working for...

    In my experience all "trades" are working for cheaper than they have in the past, times are hard, I have friends who are builders, sparks, plumbers and they are all going out "for wages".
    Quote a...
  18. I pass work on to a couple of local DJ's who I...

    I pass work on to a couple of local DJ's who I know will do a good job and more importantly turn up, they're happy to take the jobs as they are better paid gigs than they normally get.
    Conversely ...
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    If I were you I'd take it on you can't lose, as...

    If I were you I'd take it on you can't lose, as long as you've been paid upfront, if the police tell you to stop the music then pack up and enjoy an early night.
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    I doubt though,even at a wedding, everybody knows...

    I doubt though,even at a wedding, everybody knows everybody.
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    Just to clear a few things up, the guy wasnt a...

    Just to clear a few things up, the guy wasnt a "pikey" (traveller/gypsy) and 17 stitches is more than a few.
    However, was the guy who slipped to blame, probably not, are the hotel to blame,...
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    Had this numerous times at a wedding at the...

    Had this numerous times at a wedding at the weekend, drink, glass all over the dancefloor, must have made the announcement a dozen times :confused:
    currently I'm a witness in a claim against a...
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    There was a lot more gear though in the olden (?)...

    There was a lot more gear though in the olden (?) days, around 1988 I had a twin wheel transit for all the gear and 10, yes ten, lightboxes was de riquer
    :eek:
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    They're of no use to me so that would be the best...

    They're of no use to me so that would be the best place for them, .......for me :)
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