You are an amazing producer! Your songs are mental! But for some reason, no one invites you to perform at clubs or other events. You begin to ask yourself: Am I really good? Where am I failing? Do I need more marketing?

One of the biggest challenges for rising DJ’s and producers is to find their place in the market and music industry, and consequently, playing in clubs, festivals, weddings, whatever your thing is. I’m not here today to tell you if your music is good enough to start playing in gigs. You need to have that acuity to understand if your music is worth playing in a good club sound system. Trust your ears!

So, how to get more DJ gigs? It’s not that your music is horrible, but maybe you are doing things the wrong way. The truth is that many amateur producers make the huge mistake of not approaching bookings as a business. They only think of themselves, their self-interests and they don’t put themselves in the role of promoters or who will hire them.

In this post, I will share with you some strategies that will help you to approach more effectively promoters, clubs, festivals and other venues. These are strategies that work perfectly with me and I believe they will be helpful to you as well. I don’t promise you that the results will be immediate but if you persist and have a little patience, eventually things will happen. (more…)