Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. Birthdays, Company Events, Weddings, Receptions, Private, Fitness places, and club/bars.
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. Check their equiptment out,....ask them about it. Have they ever had to give out a refund? What type of music do they play, and for how long?
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. How much everything costed....its expensive!!!
Q. What important information should buyers have thought through before seeking you out?
A. Hours, Location, Times, Dates, Music wanted, Do Not Play List, Equiptment wanted, and if they are working with a budget...be upfront about it. If you have something your wanting to trade, it better be really cool, otherwise its partial money and partial trade.
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. I use Serato which intergrades your Laptop, Serato, Mixer, and Turntables. In other words it emulates your MP3's as if you had them on real vinyl, but without the hissing and poping noise. I also have a Kaos Pad for sound efx for music or mic. I'm skilled at scratching too!!! Alot of other dj's play on cd players, or maybe they have turntables but they dont have any skills other than pressing play and stop on their turntables. That is not me, I was on vinyl before serato, but I can use a cd you may have and emulate what it would be like on vinyl. Maybe you dont sound good on the mic???? I have a special efx Kaos pad to help you in that area. It can make you sound like lil wayne or the transformers :)
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. Pays well, I also barter with people to help everyone out!! Getting paid for something you love doing is always a plus!!!!
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. Ummmm, what do you charge? Whats your budget and i'll work with you hahahhaha
Q. Do you have a favorite story from your work?
A. I once djed in Rocky Point and wasnt even hired or booked to dj at this paticular venue, ...the dj there had equiptment ...I just brought records and he gave me $40, unlimted drinks and food!!! He was an awsome dude, his name was Dj Gorilla.
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. The needles on the turntables are about $45 for just the tips, and the whole headshell is over $100 "Dont touch"!!!! Oh and Djing is alot harder than it looks, especially if your vinyl, anyone can press play and stop on a cd player, hahahaha
Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?
A. I had a friend I met at the Mall, he came from Chicago...I was the first person he met here in Arizona. He was a dj and got me into it. Good Times :)
Q. Tell us about a recent job you did that you are particularly proud of.
A. I like all the Jobs I have done, I once djed at the Phx Zoo for a wedding of a girl I went to High School with, hahaha
Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?
A. I went to school for electronics so yes, I can even fix my own equiptment if something breaks. Keep the latest Software for Serato too!!
Q. What are the latest developments in your field? Are there any exciting things coming in the next few years or decade that will change your line of business?
A. Well its basicly new music that I have to keep up to date, the equiptment will last for years to come, especially because I have good equiptment.
Q. Describe your most recent project, what it involved, how much it cost, and how long it took.
A. Well I once made a turntable biz card holder out of clay because I do custom ceramics, took me a week to make, and didnt cost me much because I have my own kiln.
Q. If you have a complicated pricing system for your service, please give all the details here.
A. Not unless I have to travel outside of Arizona, or if its on the Rez.
Q. If you were advising someone who wanted to get into your profession, what would you suggest?
A. Read my pamplet or my website, I also have an email system setup for questions you may have for me. Or you can setup some type of lessons with me!!!
Q. Write your own question and answer it.
A. Why Adidas? All Day I Dream About Spinning!!!!!