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Welcome to The Get Down, a podcast for DJs by DJs. Hosted by Get Down DJ Group founders, Cream & GaryW, they use their 30+ years experience in nightlife to help DJs grow their brands and businesses. When people think of nightlife DJs, they often assume we just show up and play records, but those days are long gone. The guys offer coaching on how DJs should think about and approach their businesses to help them grow their networks, book more DJ gigs and create an actual business.

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United States

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Welcome to The Get Down, a podcast for DJs by DJs. Hosted by Get Down DJ Group founders, Cream & GaryW, they use their 30+ years experience in nightlife to help DJs grow their brands and businesses. When people think of nightlife DJs, they often assume we just show up and play records, but those days are long gone. The guys offer coaching on how DJs should think about and approach their businesses to help them grow their networks, book more DJ gigs and create an actual business.

Language:

English

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Episodes

The Get Down 111: Politics As Usual

3/8/2023
Cream & Gary talk about how outside influences can affect the nightlife industry. Then the guys get into how to deal with competing venues who give you ultimatums in choosing who to work for. Lastly, re-visiting past relationships for potential new opportunities is a great way to begin working at some fresh, new spots. Is re-visiting a past work venue something you would even consider & why or why not? Get Down Edit Pack Vol. 6 Subscribe to Digital Music Pool for $9.99 πŸ‘• Get Down...

Duration:00:50:08

The Get Down 110: "Failing To Prepare Is Preparing To Fail"

3/1/2023
Cream & Gary sit down to talk preparation & how it can affect performance & confidence in your DJ sets. Then the guys dive into how the DJ industry is a "What have you done for me lately" industry. Recency bias is REAL. Cream & Gary give you tips to use it to your advantage. Finally, the guys have seen multiple rooms seeing success with DJ's of varying musical styles. Do you think crowds have been more receptive to various musical/DJ styles? Get Down Edit Pack Vol. 6 Subscribe to...

Duration:00:49:17

The Get Down 109: Is Skrillex The Most Influential Producer Of Our Time?

2/22/2023
Cream & Gary talk about the importance of having a process when making important decisions & how they've handled doing so. Then the guys dig into how Tik Tok is influencing the music industry, from DJs to record executives to artists. Everyone is feeling the affects of Tik-Toks virality. Lastly, Cream poses the question: Is Skrillex the most influential producer of our time? Let us know in the comments below! Get Down Edit Pack Vol. 6 Subscribe to Digital Music Pool for $9.99 πŸ‘• Get...

Duration:01:02:30

The Get Down 108: Quit Talking, Start Doing

2/15/2023
Cream & Gary sit down to talk about the obstacles of starting something new & how fear can often lead to procrastination. The guys then get into Creams travel weekend of DJ'ing at Mohegan Sun Casino & Royale Nightclub in Boston. Next, the discussion shifts to how there are so many lanes to be successful in the DJ/Music industry. Finally, the guys dig into the Grammys & their thoughts around 'Best Dance Album' Do you think Beyonce's Renaissance Deserved 'Best Dance Album'? Get Down Edit...

Duration:00:46:13

The Get Down 107: Alex Dynamix

2/1/2023
Cream & Gary sit down with DJ/producer Alex Dynamix. Alex started making electronic music & playing house parties at the young age of 13! Alex progressed to playing nightlife gigs at some of the best clubs in Baltimore and Washington DC. After moving to Texas & establishing himself as one of the top DJs, he began DJing all over the country as well as appearing on mix shows like Diplo's Revolution, Pitbull's Globalization & The Kidd Kraddick Morning Show where he is now a resident on Fiesta...

Duration:01:19:35

The Get Down 106: John Macaluso of Mystical Entertainment

1/18/2023
Cream & Gary sit down with DJ, Entrepreneur & Owner of Mystical Entertainment, John Macaluso! John shares his stories & experiences of being a DJ from the age of 12 & becoming a business owner when he was just 16. John talk about his companies growth, the importance of confidence, creating an empowering culture, reverse engineering your goals & instituting a healthy work life balance. Young DJs & business owners alike will take something meaningful from this conversation. Mystical...

Duration:01:10:44

The Get Down 105: Pro Tip

1/11/2023
Cream & Gary talk about handling changes in management, ownership, promoters & bookers at your residency. Next the guys dig into being booked vs. being busy. Would you rather have an idea of what the room is like? Or would you rather walk into a set and play the room on feel? Lastly, Cream & Gary discuss the Coachella & Bonnaroo Line-Ups What are your feelings on having to play a genre that might not be working at your event? Let Us Know In The Comments Below! Get Down Edit Pack Vol....

Duration:01:05:36

The Get Down 104: 2022, It's a Wrap!

12/30/2022
Cream & Gary reflect on everything Get Down DJ Group! From The Get Down Podcast to Get Down DJ Group, the guys look back on what went well & what needs to be worked on. Cream & Gary then get into the year in music. Biggest artists, Best Producers, Best Remixer/Editors, the guys run through it all! Lastly, 2023 Projections...... What Genre Do You Think Will Be THE GENRE In 2023? Get Down Edit Pack Vol. 6 Subscribe to Digital Music Pool for $9.99 πŸ‘• Get Down Merch - SHOP NOW Cream...

Duration:00:48:27

The Get Down 103: What's Your Edge?

12/21/2022
Cream & Gary sit down to talk about HoHoHoboken, which is Hoboken, NJ version of Santa Con. Next the guys get into a question we should all ask ourselves, What Is Your Edge? Finally, at what point do you draw the line with "corny music" i.e. Cha Cha Slide, Cotten Eyed Joe, Mambo #5 Which song crosses the line in your set? Get Down Edit Pack Vol. 6 Subscribe to Digital Music Pool for $9.99 πŸ‘• Get Down Merch - SHOP NOW Cream 2022 Top 20 Edit Pack - DOWNLOAD NOW Check us out on Youtube,...

Duration:01:05:23

The Get Down 102: Pat C "Do It Your Way"

12/14/2022
Cream & Gary sit down with DMP Exclusive Editor & Edit legend Pat C. The guys sit down to talk about Cream getting Boo'd at his latest gig. Pat & Gary weigh in on how they would have handled the situation as well as what to do & not do. Pat talks about his decision to step away from DJ'ing. What it's like to break back into the industry. Being persistent without being annoying. How he creates edits & his story of getting his break with Beatbreaker & Crooklyn Clan! Where To Find...

Duration:01:03:27

The Get Down 101: The Importance of Networking Events

12/7/2022
Cream & Gary sit down to discuss how to choose which networking events are most important for a DJs growth. The guys then dig into other ways to make money when you're NOT DJing. Finally, this weeks music topic surround the uprising of Jersey Club in the mainstream. Are You Loving The Jersey Club Wave That We Are Beginning To See In Mainstream Music? Subscribe to Digital Music Pool for $9.99 πŸ‘• Get Down Merch - SHOP NOW Cream 2022 Top 20 Edit Pack - DOWNLOAD NOW Check us out on...

Duration:00:43:28

The Get Down 100: A Look Back On 100

11/30/2022
Cream & Gary take a look back on 100 Episodes of The Get Down The guys revisit numerous amazing guests over the past 2 and a half years. Some of those guests include Rick Wonder, Beatbreaker, Dramos, Eric Gussin, Rivas & N9NE! The conversations range from touring DJ's to Big in Market Talent to Radio/Podcast Personalities to Nightclub Owners to Touring DJ's. There a little something for everyone in this one as we look back on the last 100 Episodes! Who was your favorite guest on The Get...

Duration:01:02:31

The Get Down 99: Own Your Market

11/9/2022
Cream & Gary talk about what it means to 'Own Your Market' The guys then dig into the importance of branding & marketing, whether you're a DJ starting out or an aspiring travel DJ. This weeks music conversation revolves around the new Drake & 21 Savage Album, which brings us to the question; Who's the bigger artist, Drake or Jay-Z? Also, what is the best collaboration album of all time? Let Us Know In The Comments Below Subscribe to Digital Music Pool for $9.99 πŸ‘• Get Down Merch -...

Duration:00:54:12

The Get Down 98: I Miss The Old Kanye

10/26/2022
Cream & Gary sit down to talk about DJ'ing double sets in a day & should you play a song twice in a set? Also, the guys dig into the whole Kanye West debacle. Finally, the guys talk about songs that are synonymous with sports teams. Cheezy Playlist Disco House 2022 Subscribe to Digital Music Pool for $9.99 πŸ‘• Get Down Merch - SHOP NOW Check us out on Youtube, Instagram & TikTok! ▢️ Get Down DJ Group YouTube 🎡 Mixes, Edit Packs, Music on Soundcloud πŸ–₯ Get Down DJ Group Website πŸ“Έ...

Duration:01:02:15

The Get Down 97: "Figure It Out."

10/19/2022
Cream & Gary talk about their experiences at professional sports stadiums and DJ's have become more of a focal point as entertainment. The guys then dive into Gary's mishap when playing on a new mixer & the importance of being able to play no matter what! Lastly, Cream talks about his weekend of private events. When was the last time you had to just "Figure It Out" at a gig due to equipment issues? Subscribe to Digital Music Pool for $9.99 πŸ‘• Get Down Merch - SHOP NOW Check us out on...

Duration:00:47:04

The Get Down 96: Is TikTok Helping or Hurting Music?

10/5/2022
Cream & Gary discuss how to headline a room that isn't at capacity. Also, the guys dig into Tik Toks affect on the music industry & more specifically, DJ'ing. Lastly, DJ etiquette.....The Do's & Don'ts of how to handle yourself when going out to show love to other DJ's. Do you have any absolute DO NOT DO's when it comes to DJ etiquette? Subscribe to Digital Music Pool for $9.99 πŸ‘• Get Down Merch - SHOP NOW Check us out on Youtube, Instagram & TikTok! ▢️ Get Down DJ Group YouTube 🎡...

Duration:00:49:30

The Get Down 95: What Is The Greatest Party Song Of All Time?

9/28/2022
Cream & Gary talk about the importance of having a host at those more unique parties. The guys then get into the intricate nuances of being an effective opener. Lastly, Cream poses the question: "What is the greatest party song of all time?" Let us know in the comments below, what track to you is the 🐐 W.A.Y.L.T (What Are You Listening To) NERVO James Holden Balance 005 Subscribe to Digital Music Pool for $9.99 πŸ‘• Get Down Merch - SHOP NOW Check us out on Youtube, Instagram &...

Duration:01:01:52

The Get Down 94: Read The Room...Idiot!

9/14/2022
Cream & Gary sit down to talk about the importance of reading the room & taking requests! The guys also get into the age old debate of, "What's your favorite post gig meal?" Do you have a "GO TO" spot after your DJ gig? Let Us Know In The Comments Below! GaryW.'s Exit NYC Playlist Creamix Playlist Subscribe to Digital Music Pool for $9.99 πŸ‘• Get Down Merch - SHOP NOW Check us out on Youtube, Instagram & TikTok! ▢️ Get Down DJ Group YouTube 🎡 Mixes, Edit Packs, Music on...

Duration:00:53:51

The Get Down 93: Make More Money DJ'ing....You Deserve It!

9/7/2022
Cream & Gary talk about establishing a support system & discuss how important it is to have people around you helping you make this your full time career choice. The guys then get into the ever so daunting topic of raising your rates. Finally, where does your musical inspiration come from? Gary talks about a recent trip to a Jazz bar among other odd places he's been inspired by music that is outside of the DJ realm. Subscribe to Digital Music Pool for $9.99 πŸ‘• Get Down Merch - SHOP...

Duration:00:56:41

The Get Down 92: Chuwe "You Wanna Win A Grammy?"

8/31/2022
Cream & Gary sit down with one of the hottest producers in the US, Chuwe! You probably know the name from one of his recent smash singles, Dame Gas or Esa Nena, but Chuwe has been producing music for over 10 years in just about every genre. With support from Snake, Diplo, Valentino Khan, Marshmellow, and just about everyone else, as well as shows popping up all over North America, Chuwe is making power moves in the EDM world. This episode we talk about Chuwe's time on New York City radio,...

Duration:00:45:59