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  1. Thread: Bassline?

    by Nakatomi
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    Interesting the variation in dance music tastes...

    Interesting the variation in dance music tastes across the regions of the UK. Way up here we have 'monta' & 'mc'. Both are equally awful IMHO with the added rub that you can't actually buy the...
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    The wiring in every cloth I've ever seen is the...

    The wiring in every cloth I've ever seen is the primary reason I refuse to buy into the starcloth thing. All the equinox ones are Jerry rigged. Soldered connections instead of crimped (you don't...
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    Contact prolight. They should be able to sell you...

    Contact prolight. They should be able to sell you some LEDs. Careful though, they charge a flat tenner plus VAT shipping if I remember right.

    If you don't fancy paying those extortionate carriage...
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    Sticky: My first all-day wedding & a big (for me)...

    My first all-day wedding & a big (for me) lighting job.. with challenging acoustics...

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    A former psychiatric hospital chapel was the venue.. I took one look at the place & saw...
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    I found this ages ago & still use it quite a lot....

    I found this ages ago & still use it quite a lot. It's generally right up to date too. Well, was last time I checked.

    http://umdmusic.com/default.asp?Lang=English&Chart=A
  6. Thread: Themed disco

    by Nakatomi
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    Red Right Hand.. one to play during background or...

    Red Right Hand.. one to play during background or whenever I want to murder the mood. Duly noted, though I'd already figured on doing that.
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    I think if you've seen one crowd cha cha slide or...

    I think if you've seen one crowd cha cha slide or roll down the river you've seen them all. Normally people looking like they're concentrating rather than enjoying themselves in the case of the...
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    Now if I counted total enquiries i.e. every lead...

    Now if I counted total enquiries i.e. every lead I get.. my conversion rate might be more like 10% or less. I don't currently track leads that are dead when they come in. Maybe I should. It isn't...
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    What, 75% of all website visitors & enquirers...

    What, 75% of all website visitors & enquirers total? Get thineself on the mobile DJ conference circuit immediately! Or write a book! ;) If you're saying 75% of people who land on your website or...
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    I sometimes wonder if I'm missing a trick by...

    I sometimes wonder if I'm missing a trick by posting vids of those songs so rarely... I dunno if I dare put a cha cha slide up though :lol:
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    Do you not occasionally take videos at your gigs?...

    Do you not occasionally take videos at your gigs? I try to as much as possible & I've been lucky to catch some amazing dancefloor happenings. My standard contract states that customers give...
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    Oops sorry if I was preaching to a convert there...

    Oops sorry if I was preaching to a convert there ;)

    I generally put the bug on its own layer if I bother at all now, then I can render 2 copies - one with bug for online videos & one without for...
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    What I sometimes do on vids I publish online is...

    What I sometimes do on vids I publish online is show a 'bug' in one corner that hopefully isn't obtrusive or small enough to be cropped out. It means I have to pass any clip through a proper video...
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    I ask all my clients & everyone says Google. My...

    I ask all my clients & everyone says Google. My site stats disagree so it's telling me that isn't where they FIRST heard of me. Indeed it sometimes transpires in later conversations that a friend...
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    Brilliant! Ask him if he'll help promote other...

    Brilliant! Ask him if he'll help promote other businesses on his website too.
  16. Thread: Themed disco

    by Nakatomi
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    I've never watched peaky blinders but the...

    I've never watched peaky blinders but the impression I've got of pb themed parties so far is they tend to be roaring 20s leaning so maybe raid PMJ etc for mood setting music.
  17. Thread: Themed disco

    by Nakatomi
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    One thing I'll say is don't go looking for...

    One thing I'll say is don't go looking for bangers in the series' soundtrack albums. You won't find any!

    I've got a PB themed party coming up in December & I've no idea how I'm going to play it...
  18. Thread: BPM 2018

    by Nakatomi
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    Once again on Saturday & Sunday. It's often said...

    Once again on Saturday & Sunday. It's often said that they can't get Monday & besides Saturday works better for DJs. Er.. WHICH DJs? Bedroom ones? Even the Pro Mobile conference starts on a Sunday...
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    My 400 quid a pair Alto Ts115A stood me in...

    My 400 quid a pair Alto Ts115A stood me in reasonably good stead for ages. Were they brilliant? NO. Did they do the job? Hmmmmmmm maybe just for crowds of up to 100 adults. Thing is, they were only...
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    I dunno about srm450 mk3 having never used or...

    I dunno about srm450 mk3 having never used or known anyone who's used them, so be wary. Mackie started changing stuff (allegedly moving everything to cheap as chips production) after the mk1. That...
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    Good press about Mackie Thumps?! Where?! ...

    Good press about Mackie Thumps?! Where?! Seriously. Those things really aren't what they say they are. I know, I've had to fix a few. They're not terribly made, but they struggle to cope with...
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    Now then .. PLAYOUT. If you're planning to...

    Now then .. PLAYOUT.

    If you're planning to use a laptop bear this in mind. While many laptop DJs plug their laptop directly into a mixer, DON'T.

    Minijack plugs can easily break in sockets and...
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    My first rig for coming back to DJing was as...

    My first rig for coming back to DJing was as follows:

    2nd hand Mackie Srm450 320 the pair
    Equinox GIGBAR.. 250 b stock
    Speaker stands 30 the pair new
    6 metre XLR cables X2.. about 10 new...
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    Speakers wise, my first set were second hand...

    Speakers wise, my first set were second hand actives. If you can't afford to buy decent speakers new (not alto TX, not Mackie Thump & definitely nothing cheaper than those) look for second hand deals...
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    I take issue over the use of the word 'hobbyist'...

    I take issue over the use of the word 'hobbyist' here Wayne. You're implying that all these unreliable cowboy operators/wastes of space are as such because they're part-timers, and some very hard...
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