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2 minutes | Mar 12, 2021
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66 minutes | Oct 25, 2020
#43: Deniz Everling - Build your artist profile on Beatport
BOOK YOUR SEAT FOR MIXMASTERS LIVE: https://mixmasters.liveThis episode is part 1 of my interviews with the team over at Beatport in Berlin. Deniz Everling is head of label relations at Beatport and in this interview, she gives you guys loads of top tips on how to grow your network and get the best out of your Beatport account. She also answers questions that you guys in the DJ Growth Lab Facebook group submitted a few weeks back. Beatport will be hosting various workshops at Mixmasters Live, our new virtual summit.BOOK YOUR SEAT FOR MIXMASTERS LIVE: https://mixmasters.live
96 minutes | Oct 24, 2020
#42: Dan Stephenson - How to launch an online radio station during COVID-19
BOOK YOUR SEAT FOR MIXMASTERS LIVE SUMMIT: https://mixmasters.liveToday I chat with one of my good friends, dan Stephenson who is a digital marketing expert and a DJ himself. He uses his skills to market himself, specifically on Instagram and he’s used the COVID 19 lockdown as an opportunity to launch a brand new, digital radio station, Vibesolate FM. We talk about marketing, working from home, reading books and loads of other cool stuff that you can take tips from. Dan is also hosting a workshop at Mixmasters Live, our upcoming virtual summit to help electronic artists build a career in the music industry.
76 minutes | Oct 23, 2020
#41: Marshall Jefferson - Eat the mushroom 🍄
BOOK YOUR SEAT FOR MIXMASTERS LIVE SUMMIT: https://mixmasters.liveWe have a true HOUSE MUSIC LEGEND on the show today! Marshall Jefferson is one of THE pioneers of our scene and you're lucky enough to get the inside scoop on Marshall's top tips to help electronic artists. This interview was more like a laid-back chat, Marshall is one of the most humble guys I know.We talked about Barbara Streisand porno movies 😂 and how Marshall accidentally recorded the vocals for his mushroom track.
58 minutes | Oct 16, 2020
#40: Rebecca Smart-Bakken - How to go from 0 - 1000 Instagram followers
BOOK YOUR SEAT FOR MIXMASTERS LIVE: https://mixmasters.liveRebecca Smart-Bakken is a digital marketing expert in the music industry. She helps electronic artists build a loyal tribe of fans that will support you and buy your music. We discuss many ways to grow your audience using social media tools and tactics, that you can use right now to get ahead in your own music career. You will get a great strategy to boost your Instagram followers from 0 - 1000 and also how you can then get to 10,000 followers by attending her workshop at Mixmasters Live Virtual Summit on 30th October.
202 minutes | Oct 13, 2020
#39: Ibiza Mastermind with Roger Sanchez, DJ Mag, Neil Evans, London Sound Academy + more
BOOK YOUR SEAT FOR MIXMASTERS LIVE: https://mixmasters.liveThis podcast was recorded at our last Ibiza villa retreat in September 2019. We invited Roger Sanchez, DJ Mag, London Sound Academy to take part in a live, round-table mastermind session to discuss career questions with our 10 retreat students. There is over 3 hours of absolute golden knowledge packed into this episode and will help any DJ or producer or anyone who works in the electronic music industry. We had beers & food and had an open discussion about all things music industry. Or was it grilling & bullshit? Enjoy
70 minutes | Oct 12, 2020
#38: Huxley - Life after Lockdown
Mixmasters Live (Virtual Summit): Book Your Seat HereIn my first interview after the COVID-19 lockdown, I spoke with our Mixmasters production teacher, Huxley about how he has dealt with the loss of his livelihood during the pandemic and what he's done to keep busy and occupied. Huxley talks about finding his passion for producing his own style again and why he's launching his new label.
100 minutes | Oct 12, 2020
#37: Nightmares On Wax - The truth behind the world record DJ set at the top of a volcano
Mixmasters Live (Virtual Summit): Book Your Seat HereThis was one of my favourite interviews with my Ibiza neighbour, George Everlyn, AKA DJ Ease, AKA Nightmares on Wax. We talked about the time we climbed Kilimanjaro and broke the world record for the highest DJ set and how I ruined the world record mix. George explains how Set For Love was born and how we made it a global event during the COVID-19 lockdown and raised over £80,000 for families in need around the world. We get deep and have some great banter. You may need a Yorkshire translator...
76 minutes | Oct 12, 2020
#36: Saeed Younan - Why you should start your own record label
Mixmasters Live (Virtual Summit): Book Your Seat HereWe are back for season 3 of the podcast, and have I missed you guys! This episode with Saeed Younan, the owner of Younan records was recorded back in March before the COVID-19 pandemic had properly hit. We talk about the U.S club scene, how he left Iraq to start a new life in the USA, the struggles of making a career in music and he gives his top tips for longevity. You can also submit your tracks to Saeed who is looking for fresh new talent, get the instructions from the podcast.
67 minutes | Apr 11, 2020
#035: Mr. C - Why big data fucked the tech-house scene
Mr C has been in the music industry since the ‘80s. Starting out by handing out flyers for a friend’s party, he went on to become one of the best known faces of the ‘90s dance acts as the frontman for The Shamen.He created his own brand, Superfreq as both a club night and record label. Having held residencies in London and Ibiza, the night still runs regularly in the UK and USA.Danny talks to Mr C about the journey through his musical career, his opinion about music genres (especially tech house!) and how he became established as a mindfulness and meditation professional in LA.Join the world's #1 virtual summit for electronic artists. Mixmasters Live 2020. Book your seat here!
89 minutes | Apr 11, 2020
#034: John Gold - Fan building strategies with the Hypeddit founder
Hypeddit founder John Gold has helped hundreds of DJs and producers to build their fan base quickly. In the process, he’s identified and developed strategies that are key to accelerating an artist’s profile.In this episode of the DJ Growth Lab podcast, he and Danny go over those strategies and how you can apply them to your own career for the speedy expansion that you’re after.Tracklists are assets.The price of a fan.Writing copy and good ads. Fan bases and Paris Hilton.Email is king.Soundcloud or Spotify? Join the world's #1 virtual summit for electronic artists. Mixmasters Live 2020. Book your seat here!
39 minutes | Mar 5, 2020
#032: Val Rose - Mint Club RIP, the woman behind the iconic Leeds nightclub
In this episode, I talk to the founder & former owner, Val Rose about how she went from being a waitress at Peter Stringfellow's club and how an idea to buy a coffee shop, turned into buying a nightclub.Val talks about her original ideas and concept for Mint club and after being approached by Dave Beer who was looking for a new home for world-famous Back To Basics, how themes and ideas for the club developed further. If you want to join our free community of DJ's & Producers from around the world that can help and support you, apply to join the DJ Growth Lab group Here.
20 minutes | Mar 5, 2020
#033: Digital Mafia - How to run a pirate radio station
David Jackson, aka Digital Mafia about how he went from an avid listener of a Yorkshire based pirate radio station to being a DJ on it and eventually part of the management team running it.Leeds based Frequency FM was one of the country’s biggest pirate stations outside of London, running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Due to its popularity and good business management, it was able to bring in revenue through selling advertising to local small businesses.Primarily a drum and bass station, it helped to launch the careers of many of the scene’s rising stars, one of whom being Alex Simmons who has since gone on to be a TV and radio sports presenter, best known for his appearances on Rugby FM.Digital Mafia talks about the Ofcom approved FM station he’s about to launch, and Danny reflects on his own radio show appearances, (not with Legion of Doom). Setting up a pirate radio station, equipment needed, the cost and upkeep. The benefits of doing your own radio show. How to get a show on the right station for your style. Opportunities for career progression in the music industry.Get a free trial of Mixmasters herePirates of the Airwaves, the documentary on West Yorkshire’s Calendar News, referred to in the podcast.Download the DJ Goals Book.Join the DJ Growth Lab free community here.
64 minutes | Feb 24, 2020
#031: Amadeus Mozart - Building a brand with longevity (25 Years of Tidy Trax)
In this episode, I speak with Amadeus Motzart who is one half of the Tidy Boys and founder of the legendary Tidy Trax label that is celebrating its 25th year as this biggest brand in hard dance music. Ama discusses the key to their success of building a global brand with longevity which is more like a family than a business. Community is key for any long term brands in the electronic music industry. If you want to join our free community of DJs & Producers from around the world that can help and support you, apply to join the DJ Growth Lab group here
38 minutes | Feb 17, 2020
#030: The Maltese Music Scene with Carl Bee & IMS College team
In this episode, I speak with the team behind IMS College in Malta on why they decided to host the annual music conference in Malta and all about the rise of the Maltese music scene. This was filmed at IMS College 2019 on the rooftop of the intercontinental hotel. I was joined by international DJ/Producer and promoter, Carl Bee who is probably the biggest success story to come out of Malta in recent years. If you're an aspiring DJ you should definitely add this event to your calendar in 2020. If you want to join our free community of DJs & Producers from around the world that can help and support you, apply to join the DJ Growth Lab group here
50 minutes | Feb 13, 2020
#029: Aidan Mozejko - How to make a living in the music industry whilst travelling the world
In this episode, I speak with my good friend Aidan Mozejko about how he built a career in the music industry as a Leeds University student, using his student loans to run a club night, then launching a label and progressing to running his own DJ agency which he now runs whilst living on the road, travelling. If you want to join our free community of DJs & Producers from around the world that can help and support you, apply to join the DJ Growth Lab group here
46 minutes | Feb 10, 2020
#028: Donnie Keys - Immerse yourself in the culture if you want to be a part of it
In this episode, I speak with my good friend Donnie Keys about managing Distrikt bar in Leeds, and how he’s brought in some of house music's biggest names without charging a door entry fee. He discusses his label, Albion Records, and encourages DJs to get immersed in the scene. This is great advice for anyone wanting to work in the electronic music industry. If you want to join our free community of DJs & Producers from around the world that can help and support you, apply to join the DJ Growth Lab group here
49 minutes | Feb 2, 2020
#027: Jacky - How to turn your dinner break into your big break
In this episode, we speak with International DJ, Producer, label owner and club promoter, Jacky on how he manages his international touring schedule and how he managed his time to make a career in the music industry. Jacky is living proof that to make it, you need to put the work in and use your time efficiently. The Career Academy is now open to new members. The deadline to join is Tuesday 4th February 2020. If you're serious about your career, join here now!
28 minutes | Feb 2, 2020
#026: Seb Jones - Why you need the support of your partner to further your music career
In this episode, we speak with Academy member Seb Jones who was bought his first decks by his partner who fully supports him in his music career. This has helped him quickly progress and achieve the goals he sets. Having a healthy relationship involves sharing the same vision and goals for your future. The Career Academy is now open to new members. The deadline to join is Tuesday 4th February 2020. If you're serious about your career, join here now!
173 minutes | Jan 31, 2020
#025: Top 5 Strategies to get ahead in 2020 with Roger Sanchez
This is the replay from our live webinar with Roger Sanchez To view the video with slides do to djcareeracademy.comIf you would like to join our new Career Academy and get help & support from leading industry experts inside our members-only platform, you have until Tuesday 4th February at midnight to join here
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