Plan the perfect DJ set

Plan the perfect DJ set

Yes, gang! Lawrence here! Summer is well and truly active, which means a few changes to my working DJ lifestyle and mindset. First of all, my ‘student’ gigs have come to an end for the season. In the UK, the student season lasts around nine months, and...
How to know what genre a song is?

How to know what genre a song is?

Hey everyone, Jamie here! This week it’s my turn to involve you in everything going on in my world, and to start things off lets talk about music management. Sub Genre Headaches!  Often at Crossfader we get asked questions like: ‘How do I know what...
My First DJ Setup

My First DJ Setup

I have always been into music as far back as I can remember. I started listening to genres such as Rock and Metal when I was younger.\ Then one day was introduced to The Prodigy, who opened up my eyes to the world of dance music. This band led me to find out about...
Plan the perfect DJ set

How To Get A DJ Set In Ibiza

The Life of a DJ In Ibiza: I mean, what a place. The no1 destination for any DJ. I tell everyone, if you’ve got the opportunity to go, GO! It took me far too long to get there, I grew up on Hip-Hop and had always associated it with House music, (which I guess is...
How I Got My First Club Gig

How I Got My First Club Gig

Hey! My name is Jamie Hartley, the founder here at Crossfader, and I want you to hear this story about how I became a full-time club DJ. When I first started, there was a massive challenge to getting my first club gig… I was too young to play in clubs! How it...