Gel to get your audience grooving
A DJ Anupam Raj says a DJ's life at the console lasts only till when the crowd enjoys the music. Spinning the discs since the past 13 years, he gives...
A DJ Anupam Raj says a DJ's life at the console lasts only till when the crowd enjoys the music. Spinning the discs since the past 13 years, he gives an insight into his profession A Yuvraj Akula H ow long you been into the field of DJing? I have been a DJ since 2000. That's a 13 long years of playing hip-hop, club house, Bollywood music. Was it your ambition to become a DJ or you strayed into it? Passion for music drove me to into this field. I was inspired by DJ Harish and DJ Amit. How do you catch pulse of the audience? I never pre-decide the songs to be played for an event. I play music looking at the mood of the audience. As long as crowd is delighted to the songs, so will be the person on the console. What is a Dj's typical week like? Well most of the time, week days passes in recording studios. During the weekends, DJs make people groove to the songs. What do you do apart from DJing? I run a DJ school in Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad, which offers various courses in DJing. Besides running DJ school, I have a recording studio, where I work on different kinds of music to generate new blend. Any tips to aspiring DJs? One should have passion for music. Also, have good knowledge about the latest tracks. Never show attitude to the crowd you are playing the music for. A DJ's job is to gel with the audience.