4th Street Sound - Live Sound/Professional DJ Services

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  • Michelle P.

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    Scott and his wife were amazing and had us on the dance floor most of the night. We had to make some last minute changes and they were great to move things around. During the ceremony our Recessional song was too long and we didn't even have to say anything to him about fading the song out and they did. Our wedding was perfect!

    Sep 29, 2015Verified
  • Jessica L.

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    Scott and his wife did an amazing job for my oarents 25th anniversary party! Would definately recommend him to people and if we need a dj again we will be hiring him again. Thank you scott for making my parents day special!!!!

    Sep 14, 2015Verified

About this pro

Having performed live or DJ'd at countless events has really put me in tune with what the people want from a DJ, and I have become very adept at reading a crowd and adjusting my song selections to fit. DJ work is so much more than just playing music, it can be a real art form. Having been a working musician for over 30 years I understand what the person on stage needs to feel comfortable. Playing live music for so long has also has given me a very well trained ear necessary for successfully mixing live music. When I'm doing live sound I love when the client expresses that they are not just satisfied but truly impressed with the quality of our work. When I'm doing DJ work, nothing makes me smile more than knowing the dance floor is full because of the song selections I've made. I take great joy in knowing that I have helped made an event a success.

Years in business

5

Times hired on Thumbtack

9

Number of employees

2
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    Q & A

    • What types of customers have you worked with?
      Our work load is pretty much even divided between 3 types of jobs: live sound for bands; wedding DJ work, providing sound system for weddings w/o providing actual DJ services (clients use iPods, laptops, etc)
    • What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
      Don't be afraid to ask a lot of questions before hiring someone and be prepared to answer a lot of questions. A good provider is going to want to know a lot about your event and what you need to make it a success. We especially want to know the size and layout of the room and a lot of particulars about set-up times and access. These items are important for correctly sizing the sound system we need. Try to think of everything you might need. People often hire us for weddings and forget to tell us they need a microphone for the wedding officiant, or a sound system for the wedding ceremony itself. With the wrong provider that could ruin the event.
    • What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
      Live sound - Having big stacks of speakers and high watt amps means nothing. Speaker efficiency and frequency response are the only things a true professional looks at when purchasing equipment. While we often advertise the wattage and such because that's what clients think is important, in the real world it is meaningless. There is no audible difference between an amp that puts out 500 watts and one that puts out 1000. DJ work - There are really two types of DJs: Club DJs and Wedding Djs. They require two completely different skill sets and are not interchangeable. If you want non-stop dance music with little crowd interaction hire a club DJ. If you want someone who can read a crowd, change up the music to suit and has good skills behind the microphone as an MC, hire a wedding DJ. I consider myself a wedding DJ.
    Coverage Area for 4th Street Sound - Live Sound/Professional DJ Services is about 60+ miles of Mount Wolf, PA.