One of the funniest (yet frustrating) things about many DJs is their incessant ability to invent things that they think make someone a “real”, or “better” DJ.
It seems like we would have a whole lot more good DJs in the world if we spent more time focusing on things that matter. Things like observation, intuition, crowd-reading, programming, moods, empathy, music theory, marketability, and so on.
Yet, most people spend their time complaining about the myths listed below. Here’s a list of things that don’t inherently make you a better DJ.