How Many Venues Have I Worked At?

I’ve been a DJ for a long time now (28+ years) although I’ve had a love of music for as long as I can remember.

I started out in my teens at the Youth club in March 1987 doing the weekly disco on a Friday evening.

The record decks I first used at the youth centre looked like this.

Old Record decks

It’s been a fun ride along the way over the last 28 or so years even if it hasn’t always been plain sailing…

How many venues have I worked at? Now there’s a damn good question!

This is a list of some of the places I’ve been a DJ at in my time.

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Hey Mr DJ Can You Play…

In all the years I’ve been a DJ I’ve worked in some great places & I’ve lost count of the amount of requests I’ve taken from people for songs at some special event such as birthday or wedding.

Although requests were usually OK, Some nights you would get that one person who constantly kept coming up to the booth or stage demanding you played the song(s) they wanted to hear.

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At one venue in Scunthorpe in 2008 I ended up quitting the Friday night DJ position after someone threatened me with violence for not playing the songs he wanted to hear… Thankfully that venue has long since been demolished to make way for housing.

What these IDIOTS need to remember is DJ’s are creative people & they’re paid to entertain a crowd!

DJ’s are NOT a Jukebox! You don’t dictate the playlist.

 
It takes a lot of skill and thought to get the playlist/set just right for the audience you are entertaining.

Next time you’re at a party and there’s a DJ playing the party tunes leave him to it he knows what he’s doing.

Although If you do feel the need to ask a DJ for a request at a party/pub etc…

Don’t start threatening them it will only get your song request put to the very bottom of the DJ’s playlist!

Stability? RadioDJ has that in Spades

I’ve been into Internet radio for a long time now. In all those years I’ve learnt a lot of things about streaming on the Internet.

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It’s been a fun thing to learn about. Other times it’s been hard work because software wasn’t doing the job it was designed for.

“The biggest issue we’ve encountered when it came to the Internet radio automation software offerings has always been the lack of stability or reliability, We could never get a stream to hold up for longer than 2 days with certain software”

 
We don’t appear to have that problem with *RadioDJ FREE radio automation software.

We began using RadioDJ v1.3.7.0 about 5 and a half years ago now and that worked like a Trojan running our stream.

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The newer versions of RadioDJ are far more powerful than 1.3.7.0 was.

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RadioDJ just sits quietly in the background automating my local music stream. (Gave up running an online stream ages ago)

“We know of one user who has gone 234 days (Roughly 7.5 months) without having to restart RadioDJ”

 
So if you’re looking for a stable & reliable DJ program for use on Internet radio then RadioDJ is what you need.

RadioDJ Free radio automation download

(Click on the logo to download RadioDJ or right click and “Save Link As” to download it to your PC)

Once you get past the Installation of RadioDJ the program just runs and runs without the need for a restart.

Usually the only reason RadioDJ needs a restart is because of Windows updates.

We’ve tried nearly all the available software for Internet radio and nothing comes close to RadioDJ.

Stability? RadioDJ has that in “Spades” – Try it for yourself today, It’s 100% FREE so you have nothing to lose by trying it…

*RadioDJ free radio automation really is FREE (NOT Misleading)

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