Musings from Behind the Board
So, what goes into The Trust Factor? There are a few things; things that I considered when it was my turn to choose a DJ for my own wedding nearly nine years ago.read more
When people ask how I came to be a DJ, I tell everyone that I literally became a DJ because I love to dance. It’s a somewhat simplified version of the actual events, but that’s the gist of how I began this journey. When I’m behind the board, I literally can’t stand still.read more
Usually, this is the first true interaction that I get to have with the crowd as a whole that night; as such, it’s the ice breaker that will set the tone for the rest of the evening. Not only does the crowd get an introduction of the wedding party, they also get the first glimpse of who I am as an entertainer.read more
Simply put, being a DJ has allowed me to keep some semblance of sanity. When things have been their bleakest or their most harrowing, getting behind the board has helped ground me. No matter the mood, there’s ALWAYS a song (or a set) that can be played that fits it; that can be shared with others who may or may not be able to connect with the vibe that I’m putting out into the world.read more
We hear all of the time how you should try to work at something that you love. They say that, if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life. It’s why there are painters, musicians, athletes.
But I have a slight problem with the notion that you’ll never work a day in your life if you love what you do. You see, in order to get good at something, MOST things, it takes practice, which IS work. It takes dedication and focus. It takes drive, desire. I actually work, despite the fact that what I do is considered by many to be play.read more