There are so many reasons to hire a party djs djs, they can read the crowd, mix tracks seamlessly and help keep the energy levels up at any event. They are also able to add the extra element of master of ceremonies duties that can make any party even more fun.
It’s important that you establish ahead of time with the organiser what kind of gear you need to bring. You may need to bring your own turntables and mixers, or you might be expected to have surround sound speakers. It’s also a good idea to have extra power cords with you in case your equipment needs to be recharged.
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DJs need to have a very good understanding of how a song is constructed and have a strong knowledge of their own track library. They also have to be able to beat match – this is where they can transition between songs by matching the tempo of the incoming song with the tempo of the outgoing song. This avoids the horrible beat clashes that can stop people dancing.
Another thing that DJs have to be able to do is control the volume levels of the music they play. They can do this by twisting different knobs on their DJ mixer. They can also use EQ to adjust the sounds and beats of two songs to match up with each other.
You should also find out what sort of audience you are going to be playing for, as this will affect the type of music you play. For example, if you are playing for a group of fraternity and sorority boys, then you might need to be more upbeat with the songs that you choose.