If you’re dedicated to your music then it’s pretty inevitable that it will begin to reach those further afield and you will start to land gigs outside of your home town. But what if you want to take things global; if you truly want to make music your main focus then you will want it to reach those across the pond. But how exactly can you make that happen, here are a few things to consider if you’re trying to establish yourself on a global scale.
Now the first may not be achievable for everyone but it’s worth noting for those who are up for it. Touring is a great way to get your music out there; it’s not an easy task, going on the road in your own country is difficult, so it’s going to be a lot of hard work touring abroad but that’s not to say it’s impossible. You may not be able to book headlining gigs but if you’re able to land small performances then you’re on the right track.
If you’re thinking of taking your music abroad then you probably already have a good teamSeptember 15, 2018
American DJ Chauncey Graves also known as DJ Colossus has broken the Guinness World Record for longest non-stop DJ set.
DJ Colossus made history at 1:00PM Sunday30th April after DJing for 10 straight days. He began his set on Thursday April 20th at Spinelli's on Baxter Avenue
He was allowed a five minute break for every hour he completed, drinking plenty of water alongside eating pizza and oranges.
Colossus finished his DJ set 3 hours, 56 seconds longer than the previous record that was held by DJ Obi, of Nigeria whose set lasted 240 hours back in 2016.
Chauncey Graves, known as DJ Colossus, broke the record at 1 p.m. on Sunday, after DJing for 10 straight days at Spinelli's on Baxter Avenue. He began his set on Thursday, April 20.
Guinness World Records will verify the results in the upcoMay 04, 2017
A Nigerian DJ has broken the world record for the longest ever DJ set. DJ Obi completed a 240-hour marathon on the decks at a Sao cafe Lagos. He started his record breaking set on 22nd June and continued non-stop until 11.30pm on 2nd July.
Obi smashed the previous record of 200 hours which was set at Dublin’s underground temple bar back in November 2014 by Polish DJ Norbert Selmaj.
According to the BBC he was allowed a five-minute break every hour, had to have at least one person dancing at all times, and could not repeat a song within four hours of playing it. The rules set by the Guinness world records allowed him a one-hour break every 12 hours, daily medical checks and vitamin doses and massages.
Described as courageous and resilient Obi said he fought sleep deprivation by taking “disco naps” – closing his eyes for five seconds whilst standing up – but couldn’t sleep because he would have been dJuly 15, 2016