Tales From The DJ Booth

Tales From The DJ Booth

Grab a cuppa and enjoy our collection of DJ anecdotes and stories!

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Music Programming

Music Programming

A range of playlists, ideas and advice for putting together events for all occasions!

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Top Tens

Top Tens

An 'at a glance' guide to some of the best tunes for any occasion or event!

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Vlog: How to Structure a Soul & Motown Theme Night

Mastermix Label Manager Richard Lee talks you through his thought process when putting together the playlist for a Soul & Motown theme night   For a more detailed breakdown including tracklists and where to buy, click here For a quick glance at our Top Ten Soul & Motown Floorfillers, click here!

The Ultimate Guide to a Soul & Motown Theme Night

Mastermix Label Manager Richard Lee presents the ultimate guide to programming the music for a Soul and Motown theme night Theme nights are one of my favourite type of events as most guests attending are there for that style of music and will go with almost everything you play. As well as the guaranteed ‘bankers’ that you will

The First Dance

Mastermix Label Manager Richard Lee takes a look at the evolution of the First Dance When it comes to the ‘First Dance’ things have evolved from when I first started DJing in 1986. Back then it was a given that the first dance at a wedding would be a classic love song that was popular

10 Great Cover Versions

Mastermix Label Manager Richard Lee has compiled his favourite mobile DJ cover versions! Yazz & the Plastic Population – The Only Way Is Up: Yes…this really is a cover version! The original was recorded in 1980 by soul singer Otis Clay but failed to chart in the UK. In 1988 producers Jonathon More & Matt Black

10 Great End Of Night Songs

Mastermix Label Manager Richard Lee gives us an overview of just a few of the songs he’s used to end his events on a high! Take That – Greatest Day: A favourite for many wedding events and still a big end of night tune. Brilliantly written & performed it is worthy of its place in the chart.

To Dance or Not To Dance… That is the Question!

A Valuable DJ Lesson Learned by Mastermix Label Manager Richard Lee! I have been a professional DJ for over 20 years now and in that time I have done almost every type of DJing there is! Youth Clubs, Kids Parties, Weddings, Birthdays, Retirements, Anniversaries, Nightclubs, Theme Nights, Awards, Stadium Announcing, Radio…you name it…I’ve probably done