CHAUVET DJ BLOG Thursday Vids

CHAUVET DJ Thursday Vids: Looking Back Can Move You Forward

Posted on December 17, 2015 by Geoff Short

Happy Holidays! This is a great time of year to reflect on where we’ve been this year and where we want to go in the new one. In this edition of Thursday Vids, Geoff looks at some of the reasons reviewing the past year can be more than just a year-in-review.  It’s also good business […]

CHAUVET DJ Thursday Vids: Looking Back Can Move You Forward

Posted on December 11, 2015 by webmaster

Happy Holidays! This is a great time of year to reflect on where we’ve been this year and where we want to go in the new one. In this edition of Thursday Vids, Geoff looks at some of the reasons reviewing the past year can be more than just a year-in-review.  It’s also good business […]

CHAUVET DJ Thursday Vids: Are We Having Fun Yet?

Posted on October 12, 2015 by webmaster

Happy Halloween! One of the most fun times of the year – for Geoff at least. In this edition of Thursday Vids, he talks about how important playing and having fun is for DJs to be creative. How are you having some Halloween fun with your gear?

CHAUVET DJ Thursday Vids: What’s in a Name?

Posted on September 10, 2015 by webmaster

In this edition of Thursday Vids, Geoff poses the famous question as Shakespeare once did “What’s in a Name?”.  Specifically what’s in the “DJ” name? Should we still even be called “DJs”?

CHAUVET DJ Thursday Vids: DJ or the Hired Help…or Both?

Posted on August 19, 2015 by webmaster

Have you ever felt like you were treated like a (not so) glorified musical busboy or girl on a gig? In this edition of Thursday Vids, Geoff talks about a bit of an identity crisis he wrestles with sometimes on gigs. Is he the person charged with managing and providing the most important part of […]

CHAUVET DJ Thursday Vids: Panic Buttons

Posted on June 17, 2015 by webmaster

There are a multitude of videos and advice blogs for DJs about being prepared in the case of emergencies or unexpected glitches.  But in this edition of Thursday Vids, Geoff offers up some psychological ways to be prepared to make quick decisions and calmly deal with gig gremlins.  DJ “Panic Buttons” if you will.  Press […]

CHAUVET DJ Thursday Vids: Applause Junkies

Posted on May 20, 2015 by webmaster

In this edition of Thursday Vids, Geoff confesses his addiction to applause. As a performer most of us are very familiar with the high an ovation can give us. But how does DJing fulfill the need for audience approval? Or should it?

CHAUVET DJ Thursday Vids: Happy Endings

Posted on April 15, 2015 by webmaster

In this edition of Thursday Vids, Geoff talks about the importance of making a great LAST impression at a gig – something that can be just as important as the first one.

CHAUVET DJ Thursday Vids: DJ Things I Do Wrong

Posted on March 20, 2015 by webmaster

The internet is bursting with DJs shouting advice and touting all the things they do right…what about the things we do wrong? In this edition of Thursday Vids, Geoff confesses a few of his own DJ shortcomings to try to inspire others to look inward from time to time as well.