Promoting /// A rough guide on how to do it..

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  1. RocksteadyUK

    RocksteadyUK SkimoBeats

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    This is taken from this thread where Kenyon asked about booking clubs in London.

    Thought id post it up as it may be usefull to other people aswell.....

    I dont really want to post it in General because far too many leachers view that area and i only really want the true forum heads to read it...

    By all means this isnt a guide to being the best promoter in the world but im speaking from my personal experience... hopefully it will help some of you guys who are thinking about starting your own night get some idea of how to do it.

    But... its on one condition... you book The Mutant DJs to play at the event you eventually organise!! hahahaha... if you dont.... then id expect you shall not be visiting the pearly gates and will be summoned to the fires of satan instead!! haha..


    Mr Fes or any other lovely Mods... if you want to Sticky it then by all means do so... im sure it will be usefull to alot of people trying to start out on the promotions front.


     
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  2. [Politrix]

    [Politrix] Peace & fucking, believe!

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    nice little rough guide that rocko cheers man!

    now i can spam HC's agent woop!
     
  3. Dj Dirty Pimp

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    DJ_Akro GO BIG OR GO HOME!

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    solid information
     
  5. DJNoize

    DJNoize Your Mom Rates Me

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    needs more noize imo
     
  6. RocksteadyUK

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    haha!! its freely available of their website.... spam away!!

    all good... hope it might help you guys in the future..

    yeh thats what i thought when i was writting it... sorry man....
     
  7. RocksteadyUK

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  8. Textbook

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    nice little guide there mate. i was thinking about getting into something like that, not really enough demand down in these parts though!
     
  9. muzzadj

    muzzadj POW!

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    Thanks mate, solid info right there
     
  10. RocksteadyUK

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    Remember peeps!! if you do end up doing a night.... book The Mutant DJs.... will be a guarenteed sell out!! hahaha...
     
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    EWOKS POTATOES GONNA POTATE

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    i hate promoting. did it for three years, and had both successful and failed events. I felt like a pimp, and not the good kind...
    i was coming up to people with a beaming smile and asking them to come to my events. the dumb ones followed me, the smart ones realised i was full of shit.
    on the way i fell out with the 3 best friends i had, in a pretty bad way. I dont even want to see them right now, and im pretty sure they feel the same.
    so yeah, i dont want to offend any active promoters, but thats a very dirty game, and im staying the fuck out of it. Id rather i never play another gig than having to kiss punters arses, and fall out with people i hold dear.
     
  13. shadow_sniper

    shadow_sniper BURCHY!!!

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    wicked information bruva...looking to get a little night set up locally any help is much appreciated
     
  14. Ch4ndler

    Ch4ndler I've been naughty, I'm banned

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    Some nice info there, any chance of doing a thread on DJs starting out, i.e. how to ask for a slot on a night etc?
     
  15. RocksteadyUK

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    well book The Mutant DJs up bro.... hit me up on PM..... if you need any help promoting it just give me a shout and ill try and help you.....



    Yeh i could do.... but seeming as i havent quite "made it" yet myself... i dont really think i can do a credible thread about it..... i mean i can do if you want.... not a problem.... can at least give some tips on how to get where i am now....
     
  16. perspective

    perspective Sex Drugs & Sausage Rolls

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    yea that would be useful, some tips on the right things to say to promoters would also go a long way Rock :)

    Solid info there fella, good stuff.
     
  17. kenyon

    kenyon @ The Crack Spot

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    thanks again mate big up