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05-26-2009, 12:40 PM
As a free agent, i have found it to be a struggle as i look for work. The weakness is in groups reaching out to bring in new sound. I know of a lot of DJs that just need the opportunity to get face time with a crowd. This being the way they grow and form their sound. Expanding the spectrum of music in Portland will make this city a place to visit from all over the world. We are a green, caring, and simple folk, who knows what they like bringing strength in variety. I feel that we need to allow these Djs the chance to fail. For what doesn't kill you only makes you stronger. Segue
05-26-2009, 12:47 PM
Zig Zag, Or
I wanted to know if i could open for an event. I have played for Skyway bar and gill in welches, The Ratskeller In goverment camp, The 720 club in portland, and am itching to play for a crowd. I have spent 2 1/2 years as a bedroom DJ and i have been involved with music since the 5th graded where i helped a mobile DJ run weddings. I live in Sandy Oregon at the base of hood. So its the planning that has prevented me from finding opportunities. I want to pursue this as a passion for great music that unites souls and prevents hate. Thanks again for the add and i hope to be of service to you in the future.
05-26-2009, 12:58 PM
This is best addressed in Blatant Self Promotion.
05-26-2009, 05:55 PM
You should address what styles you play and maybe post a link to a mix you have done. It really helps;)
05-26-2009, 07:11 PM
I have played for the goverment camp and am itching to play. I have spent 2 1/2 years as a 5th graded where i helped live in Sandy Oregon at the base of hood. So planning has prevented me from wanting to pursue this passion for souls and hate. Thanks again for the a.d.d. and i hope to be of service to you in the future.
nwtekno is already, by 17 posts, giving this person ADD
says so in the last line
shoot, this is just quoted :rolleyes:
05-28-2009, 09:04 AM
Not to be harsh but I'll give you a little clue as to how the scene works. The only way to get booked is to get out there and support. By which I mean...
1) go to shows
3)hand out/send out demos
4)throw shows and book other people at them (i.e. gig trades)
For better or worse its all about who you know, anyone who tells you otherwise either doesn't know the way things work or is lying ....good luck
Hukt On Wax
05-28-2009, 09:20 AM
honestly gig trades are going to be your best bet it seems to be the way that people get booked..... there is a handful of people who don't do it and i'll put it this way it's 75% harder to get a gig unless you own a production company
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