[OPINION] The Politics of DJing

Life is full of politics. Whether you turn on the TV, radio or social media, there are tons of political statements and propaganda flooding us all everyday. But as a DJ, the politics that affect us the most are not taking place in our government, but in the club. As a matter of fact, the…

[WHAT DOES IT MEAN] “Hotel California” – The Eagles

“Hotel California” by The Eagles Many people think that the song is about a haunted hotel or maybe someone hallucinating on illegal drugs. Come to find out that the song has a completely different meaning altogether. “It’s basically a song about the dark underbelly of the American dream and about excess in America, which is…

[OPINION] The Original Heroes of Our Craft

Lately I have been watching some documentaries about the evolution of Hip-Hop and was thinking about how the pioneers of DJing that created the techniques we as DJs use everyday. Most DJs talk about Jazzy Jeff as the DJ that they look up to the most. I myself started back in ’88 as a result…

TOP 10 MOST ANNOYING THINGS THAT DJs EXPERIENCE AT THE CLUB

We’ve seen various versions of this list everywhere….so we polled the Mix Syndicate DJs about the most annoying things we experience at the clubs….check out our Top 10! (in no particular order) 01.) “IF YOU PLAY MY SONG, EVERYONE WILL DANCE” …okay, most likely, the dance floor is already packed if you’re asking the DJ…

[OPINION] DJs and Health Insurance

Many DJs live anything but a healthy life style. Late Nights, little sleep, poor diet, alcohol consumption and drugs are all examples of things one may partake in. All these things can contribute to not only poor health but a shorter life span.   So why are so many DJs not paying attention to their…

[OPINION] Is The DJ World Over Saturated?

Fellow DJ’s, do you think that our craft is exploited too much? I do. If you haven’t heard there is a movie about DJing coming out this year. The movie is called “We Are Your Friends” and it starts Zach Efron and that hot chick from the “Blurred Lines” video Emily Ratajkowski. The film is…