Latest Tip for WCS DJ's
I get many questions about organizing music libraries and it’s a good one, because it touches on how much a set should be “planned” and how much should be spontaneous.
Firstly, I recommend you pack a “Bucket”, if you will, for every gig. This means having a playlist where you carefully comb through your collection, moving across songs you’d like to play on the night. You’re aiming for about double the number of tunes here than you’ll actually play. This helps you to focus and gets you thinking in advance about the set structure, the crowd and so on.
This kind of preparation is different to rigidly planning your whole set…
On the night, you’ll find it much easier to play from such a “Bucket’ while at the same time be able to be “spontaneous” in your tune choice, especially if you practice DJing using that folder for the few weeks building up to the set – you’ll start spotting good tunes with transitions you can use. This kind of preparation is different to rigidly planning your whole set, and means you’re unlikely to miss playing any of those “must-play” tunes.
Current Top 10
• SEPTEMBER 2017 •
Generous – Olivia Holt
Can’t Get You Out Of My Head (Acoustic) – Kaiak
Sad Story (Clean) – Merk Kremont
Hot Damn! – The Shadowboxers
Words – Jasmine Thompson
Find You – Nick Jonas
Phases – Alma, French Montana
Say It To My Face – Maty Noyes
If You’re Hearing This – Hook n Sling
Peel Me A Grape – Ariana Savalas