Money Money Money

Discussion in 'Drum & Bass' started by Dj Sway, Mar 16, 2003.

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How much do you charge for an hour set?

  1. £0 - £10

    3 vote(s)
    37.5%
  2. £11 - £15

    1 vote(s)
    12.5%
  3. £16 - £20

    1 vote(s)
    12.5%
  4. £21 - £25

    1 vote(s)
    12.5%
  5. £26 - £30

    1 vote(s)
    12.5%
  6. £31 - £35

    1 vote(s)
    12.5%
  7. £36 - £40

    2 vote(s)
    25.0%
  8. £41 - £45

    1 vote(s)
    12.5%
  9. £46 - £50

    5 vote(s)
    62.5%
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  1. Dj Sway

    Dj Sway New Member

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    Ok guys (n girls!) i wana know wheather i am gettin ripped off, how much do you charge for an hour set? and if you could tell me how long you have been dj-ing it would be helpfull. thanks.:afro:
     
  2. M-Code

    M-Code Hubbidy Hibbedy

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    me and teh sdm got paid £70 each for a solo hour each then 1hr b2b. that's the most i've ever got. other than that i generally don't get paid because alot of the sets i get are for peole i know who don't charge on the door.

    if i could command a fee, i reckon it would be about £50 for a biggish event.

    but at the end of the day i'm not in it for the money, it's just a nice bonus.

    oh yeah, i've been playing out for over a year.
     
  3. Wylie D

    Wylie D Member

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    i get a kit-kat and a ribeena if im lucky for an hour!!!
     
  4. sdm

    sdm This is Dog Fort

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    Ditto :)
     
  5. D BREAKNECK

    D BREAKNECK 7 years on top

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    And it's not just about the money, it's also about what the events' aiming at, if you're involved or just someone to fill a slot.

    A lot of the best Djs I know usually play for free.

    Others DJs (and some Producers on the strength of 1 or 2 big tracks) get signed up to an agency and start asking silly money when they just aren't worth it.

    A lot of agency DJs are sitting at home cos they've been told they deserve £x amount.

    If you're looking for money try and hype yourself up and get an agent, otherwise, just enjoy the music.

    Think about it, you have to be a pretty big name before your fee covers the cost of the records in your box.
     
  6. lokki

    lokki JUNGLIST FROM DEYA

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    i get people throwing 1p's at me but thats it , normally they throw money at me to get me to fuck off
    !!:rolleyes:
     
  7. Affliction

    Affliction thought size didnt matter

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    i usually play for free booze :tehpepsi:
     
  8. Dj Sway

    Dj Sway New Member

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    Thanks for all your feed back. i'm not solely in it for the money, it is a nice bonus, but i have done a few gigs and have only been paid £10 an hour, but all is good! thanks again!:afro:
     
  9. klusta

    klusta Pulsar

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    at least 2 or 3k an hour :pimp:




























































    for free beer suits me
     
  10. ZESTOI

    ZESTOI time for heroes.

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    £1,000,000 per hour suits me fine
     
  11. Charge

    Charge Member

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    Got £70 for an hour at the same night as M-code and Sdm, but getting free bar always goes down well!
     
  12. sdm

    sdm This is Dog Fort

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    You know!

    Myself n Triple M had the free beer when Grooverider came down, or was it Adam F :confused: One of them events anyways!
     
  13. AussieJunglist

    AussieJunglist New Member

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    i usally get 20 - 30 dollars which equals under 10 p
    but i get to play on a fat system so its all good :rinsed:
     
  14. RJM

    RJM Member

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    Never been paid anything worthwhile. Usually whatever i get paid i gamble away on the old nags or invest in the Skunk-daq stock exchange or just plain piss it up the wall!
    Thats how it should be...... cash is for livin'
     
  15. eljay

    eljay New Member

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    it all depends on the event. it ranges from absolutely nothing, to about £100 at the moment (if im lucky!)
     
  16. sampa

    sampa ShadowSniper

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    I charge the host a girl, a bed, and free beer!!!!
    oh and maybe a :spliff: or ten