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DJ ABO replied to the topic 'Fozbee & Cooz / Matchstick Man double pack' in the forum. 6 hours 49 minutes ago

Rich, the next couple of releases are new stuff but I'm trying to get some old stuff repressed too later on,not got anything 100% confirmed yet but I'm on the offensive :)

Like the Peace On Wax Facebook page for further info :

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DJ Chance replied to the topic 'When do you call it a day as a DJ?' in the forum. 8 hours 17 minutes ago

Restless1 wrote:

DJ Chance wrote:

Restless1 wrote:

DJ Chance wrote: Not sure age is a barrier.

Try telling those young 18 year olds that go mad to Andy C every week that he shouldn't be there a she is all but (or is) 40

If the tunes you play still make people dance, why should it matter how old you are.


I've just always saw clubbing as a young mans game, always has and always will be.

To be say 52 years old, looking fat and haggard, playing music to a bunch of teenagers in some dive is embarrassing, IMHO.



But is it always teenagers in the club?

Older people do still go out? I DJ'ed every week in a club for 6 years until recently playing 70s-00s Funk, Soul, Hip Hop and Reggae and most of the people there were around my age.

Carl Cox is 55 this year, should he stop? People love him.


1) I'm talking about PROPER clubbing. Sounds like a disco you was doing, no offence.

2) Carl earns like TWENTY THOUSAND POUNDS PER GIG, and he gets BETTER year by year. Oh, and he plays THE BEST GIGS IN THE WORLD. He is a one-off for having all of that.

But someone like say Vibes, who has to catch a COACH to every gig, get paid buttons, doesn't get better every year, and plays the likes of "shooting star" to a bunch of chavs? I'd have called it a day years ago.

I think my problem is I hate seeing people outstay their welcome. People who cling on and can't let go.


Fair comment re proper clubbing!

Still not convinced though.

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Richruffcut replied to the topic 'Fozbee & Cooz / Matchstick Man double pack' in the forum. 8 hours 54 minutes ago

Like the sound of that ABO. Is it going to be new or old stuff?

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Richruffcut thanked MNS in topic Tango Project or not??? 9 hours 5 minutes ago
Restless1 replied to the topic 'When do you call it a day as a DJ?' in the forum. 9 hours 5 minutes ago

Richruffcut wrote: The thing with Vibes is he loves it so much. Ive talked to him many times and his passion for it is unbelievable. He played the last set at the manor once and he was basically crying when they told him to get off/time up and got quite angry with some security guy.

I know alot of people on here hate on vibes n bunter and co with all that trolling nonsense but he is a top bloke. I don't like the music he plays but that's up to him.

But I do get your point. I just hope at that age (not long now) ive still got the same passion for it as like him i love are music almost to an obsession.


Exactly.

I'm not digging him out specifically, but there comes a time when it's embarrassing to be 15 years older than THE REST OF THE CLUB.

I've actually seen it myself when I first started going out and I remember thinking "that won't be me, in 15 years time I'd have done a lifetimes with of going out" and it was true.

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Richruffcut replied to the topic 'Tango Project or not???' in the forum. 9 hours 5 minutes ago

Ah nice, looks like it was by him then... Im surprised about that. Thanks for the post.

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Richruffcut replied to the topic 'When do you call it a day as a DJ?' in the forum. 9 hours 11 minutes ago

The thing with Vibes is he loves it so much. Ive talked to him many times and his passion for it is unbelievable. He played the last set at the manor once and he was basically crying when they told him to get off/time up and got quite angry with some security guy.

I know alot of people on here hate on vibes n bunter and co with all that trolling nonsense but he is a top bloke. I don't like the music he plays but that's up to him.

But I do get your point. I just hope at that age (not long now) ive still got the same passion for it as like him i love are music almost to an obsession.

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Restless1 replied to the topic 'When do you call it a day as a DJ?' in the forum. 10 hours 5 minutes ago

DJ Chance wrote:

Restless1 wrote:

DJ Chance wrote: Not sure age is a barrier.

Try telling those young 18 year olds that go mad to Andy C every week that he shouldn't be there a she is all but (or is) 40

If the tunes you play still make people dance, why should it matter how old you are.


I've just always saw clubbing as a young mans game, always has and always will be.

To be say 52 years old, looking fat and haggard, playing music to a bunch of teenagers in some dive is embarrassing, IMHO.


But is it always teenagers in the club?

Older people do still go out? I DJ'ed every week in a club for 6 years until recently playing 70s-00s Funk, Soul, Hip Hop and Reggae and most of the people there were around my age.

Carl Cox is 55 this year, should he stop? People love him.


1) I'm talking about PROPER clubbing. Sounds like a disco you was doing, no offence.

2) Carl earns like TWENTY THOUSAND POUNDS PER GIG, and he gets BETTER year by year. Oh, and he plays THE BEST GIGS IN THE WORLD. He is a one-off for having all of that.

But someone like say Vibes, who has to catch a COACH to every gig, get paid buttons, doesn't get better every year, and plays the likes of "shooting star" to a bunch of chavs? I'd have called it a day years ago.

I think my problem is I hate seeing people outstay their welcome. People who cling on and can't let go.

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MNS replied to the topic 'Tango Project or not???' in the forum. 16 hours 56 minutes ago

No idea if it is actually by Tango - pictures of the Plate here:

www.discogs.com/Tango-Project-JDS-In-My-...omp-/release/4387033

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DJ Chance replied to the topic 'When do you call it a day as a DJ?' in the forum. 17 hours 53 minutes ago

Restless1 wrote:

DJ Chance wrote: Not sure age is a barrier.

Try telling those young 18 year olds that go mad to Andy C every week that he shouldn't be there a she is all but (or is) 40

If the tunes you play still make people dance, why should it matter how old you are.


I've just always saw clubbing as a young mans game, always has and always will be.

To be say 52 years old, looking fat and haggard, playing music to a bunch of teenagers in some dive is embarrassing, IMHO.


But is it always teenagers in the club?

Older people do still go out? I DJ'ed every week in a club for 6 years until recently playing 70s-00s Funk, Soul, Hip Hop and Reggae and most of the people there were around my age.

Carl Cox is 55 this year, should he stop? People love him.

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Guys I'd like to share this one here with all of us who respect and love Hardcore and a big label like Kniteforce Records.
So I'm about to make a special tribute to the legendary Kniteforce Records which celebrates its 25 years of life this year, hosting also the one and only Luna-C on my show who will feature an exclusive Interview & Guest Mix.
Lots to say and more to play! Gonna be a very interesting one ;)

The show will be broadcasted on 28th February 2017 - 17:30-19:00 [UK TIME] @ www.planet-rave.com

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nekro replied to the topic 'When do you call it a day as a DJ?' in the forum. yesterday

when you stop enjoying it. simple as. doesn't matter how far you're travelling, how much you're getting paid, how old you are...as long as YOU enjoy spinning then why not.

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Restless1 replied to the topic 'When do you call it a day as a DJ?' in the forum. yesterday

DJ Chance wrote: Not sure age is a barrier.

Try telling those young 18 year olds that go mad to Andy C every week that he shouldn't be there a she is all but (or is) 40

If the tunes you play still make people dance, why should it matter how old you are.


I've just always saw clubbing as a young mans game, always has and always will be.

To be say 52 years old, looking fat and haggard, playing music to a bunch of teenagers in some dive is embarrassing, IMHO.

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DJ Chance replied to the topic 'When do you call it a day as a DJ?' in the forum. yesterday

Not sure age is a barrier.

Try telling those young 18 year olds that go mad to Andy C every week that he shouldn't be there a she is all but (or is) 40

If the tunes you play still make people dance, why should it matter how old you are.

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Restless1 replied to the topic 'When do you call it a day as a DJ?' in the forum. 2 days ago

The_Ruffneck wrote: Nothing wrong with continuing to do the odd small underground event where you're playing more obscure stuff but if you're still playing commercial gigs with the same 30 anthems after 20+ years that is pretty sad really.


I see your point, but I'm talking more of a cut-off age.

How many mad up for it ravers in their 30's do you see out every weekend? Not many. It's done by then. But seeing DJ's in their 50's play out? It's sad, IMHO.

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The_Ruffneck replied to the topic 'When do you call it a day as a DJ?' in the forum. 2 days ago

Nothing wrong with continuing to do the odd small underground event where you're playing more obscure stuff but if you're still playing commercial gigs with the same 30 anthems after 20+ years that is pretty sad really.

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Restless1 created a new topic ' When do you call it a day as a DJ?' in the forum. 2 days ago

At what point, and we all must do it one day, do you call it a day? And what leads you to do so?

I mean, reading about DJ Vibes - he has to CATCH A COACH to gigs! Surely he could have bought a car and passed his test by now (providing he doesn't have a medical problem)? And he's 50 odd and playing tunes that were out when he was probably in his late late 20's!

At what point in life do you say "It's passed me by, I never evolved, I'm coaching to every gig, and I'm old enough to be the crowds DAD!" or do you just carry on as it's all you know? A lot of older DJ's like to talk about "If Rodigan can do it, so can I!" but that's different.

I know a DJ, local DJ, who is quitting this year after about 17-18 years of doing it BUT he has put on the biggest and best nights my city has seen with the genre, played every top club in the UK and Ibiza, played alongside the worlds best DJ's on the best stages, has multiple businesses (earns thousands a day) and although not being 40 yet, he knows he's the oldest swinger in town and everything is different now. He's actually got no goal left to achieve and is going out on a high, IMO.

Is it really the only way to make a living? Surely it isn't? And when you're a drugged up DJ in your 20's and you're actually really fucking good, fast forwards twenty years later and you are fat, look like shit, got a coke habit and you can't mix to save your life (god that drives me mad!), your friends have got normal family lives and you have to get up at 3am for a gig on Sunday morning in some dive of a nightclub and you need a bomb of whizz to keep going, is it actually worth doing?

Reminds me of a seeing a car from 1995 on the road in this day and age and it's rusted, probably got 150k on the clock, service history looks like the bible, ready for the scrap yard at any minute... there's a million better and newer cars on the road so why not get one of them? Just scrap it!

Me? I've been DJ'ing since '99. I was 15 when I got into it all and now I'm bordering on my mid 30's. I love it more than anything, but my passion for a lot of aspects of it (i.e. record shopping, playing vinyl etc) has been killed off because those aspects have been killed off, and I never moved with the times after 2007-9. But no way on EARTH would I go to bed now and wake up at 3am for a gig in a shithole for a small fee. I'd rather stay in bed! And when I see the older lot still playing out (very badly, may I add) I think "boys, just call it a day. You are embarrassing now".

Thoughts on the subject?

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Restless1 replied to the topic 'DJ's and MC's with 'normal jobs'' in the forum. 2 days ago

1) Ratty was an electrician a few years ago as I saw him driving past me in a van that was for an electrical firm.

2) Vibes should just pack it in. Gotta be 50 years old by now, plays kids rubbish, and has to get a coach everywhere? Bin it, bud!

3) Didn't Sy pump his own dough into property development? Thought he did. Might be wrong.

4) Think Kenny is a full time DJ. I remember him being a big deal abroad in emerging countries where dance music is now like it was here in the 90's (think Oz, Canada etc).

5) Force is a gentleman. Met him & Junior (another gentleman, rip) at a HTID years ago (they both MURDERED the place, the floor was ACTUALLY ROCKING, felt like it was gonna cave in AND it brought a tear to my eye with how emotional it got in there as they played some proper classics to a full house. One of the best nights I've had) both were absolute gents who I had to say "you two smashed it!" to and they were both over the moon. Can't rate them highly enough as people. Unlike a lot of DJ's/MC's who have ego's, these two were gents, so it's good to hear that Force is doing well.

6) Slipmat must surely be the only original DJ from this scene who didn't move as forward with another genre like Fab, Groove did with D&B and still gets big money for playing rave music. Jason Kaye still plays out a LOT of Garage, so he's busy.

7) See point 2.

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Restless1 replied to the topic 'DJ's and MC's with 'normal jobs'' in the forum. 2 days ago

Red_Ewing wrote: Jumping Jack Frost posted a video recently informing everyone he was back in nick. : /


What for?

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Restless1 replied to the topic 'Andy C Residency at XOYO' in the forum. 2 days ago

jamsco99 wrote: i dont really know too much andy c.
I have alot of his productions but when he blew up as a DJ was when i was moving to house.

Frost and Bryan G are at my local boozer in a few weeks.


Andy is absolutely fucking fantastic. EASILY one of THE VERY BEST DJ's this country has EVER produced.

Let me tell you, D&B on a sonic/aural level is THE HARDEST genre out there to make sound perfect. The frequencies are just different of that of any other genre. Andy has PERFECTED it. "Nightlife" 3 (I think, he has headphones on on the cover) is EASILY the best mixed album when it comes to EQ'ing in D&B history or any mix I've ever heard. It's perfection. He has mastered it, and MOST DJ's from that scene haven't.

I've seen Andy bring in NYE a few times and he's just fucking murdered it every time. His consistency for mixing and smashing raves in unmatched.

You will NOT find a better DJ when it comes to mixing and blending vinyl, period. He gets a lock within like 3-4 seconds!

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