Tag Archives: Creative

7 Things DJ Companies DON’T Want You to Know! Tips on how not to hire a wedding DJ with problems

Looking for tips on how to hire a wedding DJ, and want to know what potential problems and issues await? Read on: When shopping for a wedding DJ, you'll come to realize that there are two major categories: Single Operator and Multi Operator companies. Single-Ops have one owner, and the company name is usually the DJ's alias, while Multi-Ops have a more vague name and might have multiple owners, one owner with multiple DJs under their wing, or multiple owners with multiple apprentice DJs. For the scope of this article, we will focus … Continue Reading ››

To Do or Don’t? Song Requests on RSVP

There's been a trend of couples asking their guest to send in a song request along with their RSVPs. Is this helpful? Should you do it? With a little planning, the song request (suggestion) thing can be a great idea. It would be wise to put a disclaimer on the invitation card that their song might not make the list, but that they are helping to create one. Say you have 120 guests with 120 different selections, and they expect to hear their songs for 3 minutes. That would be a program of 360 minutes or … Continue Reading ››

Dove Canyon Country Club Wedding – Dove Canyon, CA [HD VIDEO]

This is a video on a well produced Latino wedding reception I did at the Dove Canyon Country Club in Dove Canyon (adjacent to Coto de Caza / Rancho San Margarita) neighborhood in Orange County, CA

The couple had an awesome vision for the wedding, and I was honored to bring it all to life. They used Blended Uplighting, Monogram Lighting (often referred to as GoBO; Go Between Optical), Cake Spotlighting, Sweetheart Table Spotlighting & an Area Wash for the Dessert Table.

Once the sun went down, the room was perfect! … Continue Reading ››

Yorba Linda Community Center Wedding – Yorba Linda, CA [HD VIDEO]

This is a video from a wedding I DJed at the Yorba Linda Community Center with uplights and wireless satellite speakers (6 total).

The bride and groom were very down to earth, and very community oriented. They had most of their decorations made by family members who apparently have quite a bit of experience in theatrical work (always nice to have resources like that!) but they were clear from the get-go that having a wild dance party was their most important desire for the reception. I'm glad that they showed their satisfaction … Continue Reading ››