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  1. My DJing nightmares of late.... 1. First dance...

    My DJing nightmares of late....

    1. First dance music disappearing.. this was due to power to my controller vanishing. I panicked a bit & after trying TWO spare PSUs and a whole spare controller it...
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    Sticky: As I alluded to in another thread recently, I had...

    As I alluded to in another thread recently, I had a text from the stepdaughter of Saturday's groom to be last Thursday asking me if it'd be possible to play Yvonne Fair's It Should've Been Me when a...
  3. So yesterday I got a text from a relative of a...

    So yesterday I got a text from a relative of a groom to be whose wedding I'm DJing tomorrow, asking if there's any chance I could play
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vzj3duadvYE
    at a certain...
  4. This just in. ...

    This just in.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3Pt43NlKsA

    and this


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUhImV302rA

    The Samaritans have put me on hold..
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    I mean I 'like' 5,6,7,8 as much as the next guy...

    I mean I 'like' 5,6,7,8 as much as the next guy but that's way too many plays..
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    Ah, but Peter, how does it FOLD UP? Ohhhh wait a...

  7. Well it's better than the Cha Cha Slide. But not...

    Well it's better than the Cha Cha Slide. But not this, which has come up at a few weddings recently (twice during the gig, once a pre-request by a guest)..

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  8. Thread: NEW OWNER

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    Sticky: Excellent news, Marc cheers! :beer1::beer1:

    Excellent news, Marc cheers! :beer1::beer1:
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    A guest with an overinflated sense of important...

    A guest with an overinflated sense of important demands the mic to announce to the crowd that she & the bride do a special dance to the track you're playing. You don't allow it but later when she...
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    I've been tempted to jump on the bandwagon but...

    I've been tempted to jump on the bandwagon but I've yet to meet a customer who expressed a preference. For now I'm happy with them being content my rig isn't an eyesore full of dangling extension...
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    Hessian of course. But special, acoustically...

    Hessian of course. But special, acoustically transparent Hessian, naturally! Ha.

    I've not yet seen a rustic booth I don't like (bar one) but my issue comes from the fact it's near impossible to...
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    More power to you then. I've got ideas for...

    More power to you then.

    I've got ideas for 'different' booths which will hopefully see fruition before the end of September.
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    Rustic booths. I can kinda see the appeal to...

    Rustic booths. I can kinda see the appeal to clients but when speakers and lights don't look rustic it's kinda like putting lipstick on a pig IMHO. Come on people, bring out woodgrain effect cabs, I...
  14. I said that about glitter and Rolf Harris. Til I...

    I said that about glitter and Rolf Harris. Til I had a bride requesting The Court of King Caractacus. Oh gawd I hope I never get asked to do that again!
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    Which is why I insist on being in control of...

    Which is why I insist on being in control of their overall level. Whatever you choose it's your prerogative.

    Now then... Sax players are a slightly different story. The ones who play along to DJs...
  16. I don't think any music is really inappropriate...

    I don't think any music is really inappropriate for weddings as such. Certain types suit some customers & crowds better than others but really pretty much anything goes in my book. That said I...
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    In some cases - mine particularly - space can be...

    In some cases - mine particularly - space can be an issue & sharing PA, where possible can actually be a good idea - but it'd just be better if customers saw this & booked one or the other not both...
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    :rofl: Peter! You are indeed quite wicked. I...

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    Peter! You are indeed quite wicked. I like this idea. A LOT.
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    Last band I worked with they used that as a...

    Last band I worked with they used that as a reason but I think it was really because theirs were woefully underpowered for the venue & circumstances. No skin off my nose. Took me 5 minutes to patch...
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    You scamp! All well & good in theory until you...

    You scamp! All well & good in theory until you discover they rock Mackie Thumps or Behringer cabs. Or worse...
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    Sticky: I used to have a pair of quad phase hps. They're...

    I used to have a pair of quad phase hps. They're great in haze. Not so hot if you're not a fan of swarms of dots though. Bright as heck. Shards are similar but can't move as smoothly at slower speeds
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    Sticky: I love a good playlist. They make excellent fire...

    I love a good playlist. They make excellent fire lighters! :D

    Seriously though.. 26.5 hours long?! You can call that customer service if you like.. I call it torture! For them as well as you. ...
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    Sticky: Here's the lowdown on Sunday's wedding then.. ...

    Here's the lowdown on Sunday's wedding then..

    It started out as a classic case of.. are they gonna get in touch? Why haven't they got in touch? Then a frantic message from the venue on the day...
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    Sticky: Crossfire XP are the only ones worth considering...

    Crossfire XP are the only ones worth considering IMHO.

    As for the Micron.. I had one for a couple of years.. used it a fair bit, and grew to HATE it. I suppose what you'll think of it initially...
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    Sticky: Quite a busy week last week... Thursday saw me...

    Quite a busy week last week... Thursday saw me 'celebrate' my birthday by djing a wedding where I was included as part of a package..

    It started well but by 10pm not a soul was left in the room...
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