1. How To Get A Free Gig!

    If you’re relatively new to the music industry and gigging then doing free gigs is definitely worth your time, it’s a great way to gain experience but it can also have a bunch of other benefits. Practicing is key to growing in the industry and doing free gigs is the perfect place to practice stage presence, communication with the audience and getting used to being on stage.

    Being so new to the business means you probably won’t get a paid gig for a little while, at least until your skills improve along with your experience. But don’t be disheartened getting a gig even if it’s free is an enormous step in the right direction so if its right for you don’t turn it down. Putting effort and time into a performance when you’re not being paid shows determination and passion.

    There are so many opportunities to get free gigs, from open mic nights to small pubs and bars in your local area. Any pub owner would be happy to have a free performance as long as you show your serious a

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  2. How To: Secure A Gig

    If you’re looking to secure some more gigs then there’s no better place than on a night out. Even if you’re just enjoying a weekend out with some friends you always want to be on your game if an opportunity arises, you don’t want to lose out to someone else who so happened to have their mix track on them. We wanted to offer some tips to getting work whilst at the club.

    Firstly, always have your work to hand. Remember to bring along your tracks whether on a disc or USB, you never know when you may get the opportunity to show it to a promoter. Although you may not get a gig out of it immediately word of mouth can be a powerful thing and will at least get people listening to your sound which will result in gigs eventually.

    You want to get to know others within the industry, even if you feel you won’t connect on a friendship level its always important to have contacts. Make the effort, but don’t go pushing it on anyone as it will not get you work. Working with other DJ’s

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  3. The perfect lighting pair, the QTX Cluster Par Bar Package

    This portable lighting set made up of 2 par cans and 2 lighting effects is great for mobile performers, designed as a complete light effects solutions for parties and special events. Controlled via DMX, infra red remote control or internal auto and sound active programs selectable from a control panel. Each light fixture is angle adjustable to distribute colour washes and effects across the venue.

     Perfect for all round lighting entertainment, get your crowd going with the cluster fx par bar package. Suitable for small occasions or large parties, this lighting fixture will disperse even colour and effects in all spaces.

    The QTX cluster package is now available to order through our website, visit to get your hands on this lighting pair. 

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  4. PARS vs BARS

    Uplighting describes the effect used to light up walls and highlight features in your venue. The two most common forms of uplighting are by using LED par cans and LED light bars. These LED uplighters can be set to nearly any colour imaginable, and with DMX control the lights can be connected to a controller where the user can synchronise light shows and change the colour and speed of the uplights.

    LED bars are strips of lights that are ideal for customising your event space. These units are ideal for wide colour washes on backdrops and curtains. They can be placed in strategic points throughout a room, and when switched on they give an even c

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