When DJ Dan started promoting indie club nights at university, he was doing everything himself (including the DJing), and working as hard as he could to fill one 200-person venue. Now, 17 years later, he sees 25,000 people through the doors of his club nights every weekend in the UK… and he still loves to DJ at his own events.
Nowadays, Dan’s organisation, Propaganda, runs events in 17 cities, and has thrown parties all over the world. His work has led him to DJing for Oasis, and he has a Glastonbury residency to boot. And all from someone who took a long time to really feel he was a “proper” DJ at all!
In this, the latest episode of our “Tales From The Dancefloor” podcast, you’ll learn what it’s like to be a DJ/promoter who focuses on guitar music rather than dance, how it feels to DJ at an event where members of many of the bands whose records you usually spin are actually on the dancefloor themselves, and what it’s like to be in charge of large-scale club nights running simultaneously in cities all over the UK… while still DJing at one of them yourself!
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