If God is a DJ , Life is dance floor!
DJing is an art of keeping the audience on their toes, and the one who masters this art is a DJ. HaHa
If you can’t live without music for a day, have always had a hip playlist, know the latest trends in music, and obviously know the beats, this career is for you!
DJing began with the advent of radio shows where RJs were supposed to play songs according to the fondness of their audience.Today from local house parties to summer fun fests everywhere DJs are required. In fact, with the growing night-culture DJs are in a requirement in not only metropolitan cities but also in many major cities of India.
So to all of you out there who loves to see the crowd dancing on your tracks, read on!
1.The Radio DJ
3.The Mobile DJ
4.The Club DJ
DJs can play in a party, an event, a club etc. Basically, DJs have to perform long blends between songs. He/She has to be very observant as to on what the audience is reacting. One can not play metal tracks for a crowd that enjoys Bollywood numbers.
Moreover, there is switching from one track to another and that is done by counting beats.There are technical terms like mixing, EQing, beatmatching etc that one needs to learn.
Despite the love for music remaining a constant factor, learning and experimenting is a key here in this profession too.
Although there is no special exam the road ahead remains tough.
A few schools in Delhi and places like Mumbai do offer some courses on DJing. There are a few youtube channels also which does the work for you like
1.Digital DJ Tips
3. DJ TLMtv
So besides learning the art one needs to build their confidence and work on their communication skills. Your looks are also important in this profession, so work on the look you want to carry while performing.
This profession gives you a lot of fame. It lets you live a life people only dream.No denying of the fact that it is extremely difficult to make it to that point but then, as they say, it is totally worth it.
DJs perform at various places and because of their shows they have to travel a lot. There are shows all over the world.Hence travelling comes as big bonus.
Once you are a successful DJ, money starts coming in. The net worth of DeadMau is estimated at $53 million and that of DJ Snake is around $8 million. So, don’t worry about money just stay focused.
DJ Suketu, DJ Nucleya are names which have recently picked up fame in India. DJ Nucleya will be judging on some reality show also. Obviously, this profession earns you much more than money.
There is a lot of competition in this field these days so survival here is dependent on your hard work and consistency. Besides this, it is very difficult to please the entire audience.
Until you make it big the pay is lousy, you will have to face a lot of rejection. In showbiz patience and networking is the key.
Always be ready and keep experimenting. Record and release your music online. Ask for people’s honest opinions. Don’t be sad on your rejections instead learn from them and then energise events like never before.
Keep up your energy high always.
Salary and growth perspective
There is no fixed salary that we can talk about but yes one can earn from 3lpa to 8lpa if he/she is working regularly and keeping their swag. After being famous in the industry there is no upper cap on the earnings.
Some Indian DJs
3.Nikhil Chinappa etc..
Everybody loves music, DJs make it a little more crunchy and hip. 🙂