Episode 10: Reviewing the year 2019 and what changed in the DJ industry!

This week we look back over the year 2019, what it’s meant for Crossfader personally and how the wider industry has changed. The full Crossfader team features on this podcast, including Jamie Hartley, Danny James, DJ Holland, Lawrence James and Katie Riddoch.

This year has brought about many changes for Crossfader, from building a new website to moving into a new office and growing to a team of 5! And in the DJ industry we’ve seen a whole host of new products and innovations that have changed the way we play! We’ve loved 2019 and want to say a huge thanks to everyone who’s decided to be part of the journey so far! Have a great Christmas and from all of us at Crossfader, Happy New Year!  

Episode 9: What Promoters Look For In DJ’s (with guest Dave Gardner-Chan)

In this episode, we speak to Dave Gardner-Chan who has over 13 years running one of the most successful events companies in UK. With his knowledge and experience, we learn exactly what promoters look for when employing new DJ’s and how good DJ’s keep their residencies.

Episode 8: From Bedroom to Ibiza & Dubai! Talking to Hip Hop DJ Joe Lobel

In this weeks episode of Off The Record, the DJ podcast we have a guest stop by that nearly every DJ will be able to relate to. Joe Lobel started out as a bedroom DJ like most, then moved to playing small parties for friends. After building a strong following with his social circle he found himself being recommend to promoters. Soon he started getting booked for his first residencies but he still had to hold down a 9-5 job during the week. After grafting away working both days and nights for months he finally was able to quit his day job. Now he’s playing for some of the biggest Hip Hop brands that book DJs such as Jazzy Jeff and tours the world playing as a guest DJ in Ibiza, Marbella, Dubai and more! Find out more about his journey and his tips for any DJs looking to move from resident to guest DJ.

Episode 7: ADE Special Part 2 with DJ TLM!

Completing our podcasts filmed at Amsterdam Dance Event, this week the team are joined this week by legendary DJ YouTuber DJ TLM! Sharing stories and advice built up from over 25 years as a touring scratch DJ, TLM is a well known face with beginners and experienced DJ’s alike! 

Episode SIX – ADE Special with DJCity’s Mojaxx!

This week was recorded live from Amsterdam Dance Event! The regular team of Jamie Hartley, Danny James and DJ Holland are joined this week by specialist product reviewer and face of DJCity YouTube, Mojaxx! Mojaxx takes us through his back story and gives us his best advice with over 20 years working as a professional DJ!


In this weeks episode of Off The Record, the team answer some of your questions! From how we set up playlists, to our thoughts on switching equipment. Answering your questions in this episode are DJ’s: Danny James, Jamie Hartley, Lawrence James and Holland.

Episode Four – DJ Music, Streaming & Record Pools

In this episode of the DJ podcast, Off The Record we talk about where to get music to DJ with, wether its buying it, using DJ record pools or the all new streaming integrations. Did you know you can now link Soundcloud Go, Spotify, Tidal and Beatport Link into various DJ softwares. Listen to find out more!

Episode Three – Level Up!

In this weeks episode of the podcast, Off The Record, we talk about how to level up as a DJ. Are you a working resident DJ that wants to get to that next level? Playing festivals? Warming up for bigger acts? Becoming an act yourself? Playing in other countries? Listen to find out about some of our career highlights and how we got there!

Episode Two – Beginner DJ Equipment

In this weeks episode we discuss how we started, getting DJ gigs, advice to help you get your own DJ gigs and much more!

Episode one – Beginner DJ Equipment

Introducing ‘Off The Record’. A brand new DJ podcast hosted & brought to you by Crossfader the online DJ school.

In this weeks episode we discuss beginner DJ equipment, stories from our DJ experiences, and how the technology has changed the industry!