In this week’s Friday Five we’re leading with a list from Mixmag of the best practices and things to avoid when it comes to DJ residencies. We’ve also got pieces from Thrillist and Decoded Magazine. Have a good weekend!
- The Dos & Don’ts Of DJ Residencies – Playing at the same spot week in and week out is a responsibility to both your audience and the club or bar. Check out this deep dive on how to make the most of your time behind their decks. Mixmag has it Read the article
- Crazy Cruise Ship DJ Stories – Read some tantalising tales of hijinks that happen in the high seas as told by a holiday cruise DJ. Thrillist has it Read the article
- Pete Tong On Avicii’s Untimely Death – The superstar selector opened this year’s International Music Summit with a speech dedicated to the EDM wunderkind. Decoded Magazine has the full transcript Read the article
- “Put Out Songs That Buck The Trend” – Dirtybird label boss Claude Von Stroke chats with Mixmag and gives tips on standing out as a DJ/producer in today’s saturated dance music market Read the article
- You Need More Than Music To Succeed – The internet and social media have given us so much opportunities and power, but that also means that they’re accessible to almost anyone. Baime lays out what you need to break through today in this interview with Decoded Magazine Read the article
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