DJBuzz is a music promoter with 500 professional DJ members and 150 Radio partners. The "Hit des Clubs DJBuzz" is the weekly official club chart of NRJ Radio, French first music Radio!
Created in 1999, DJBuzz was one of the first promoters to distribute digital audio to the DJs thru secure downloading.
We can remix and promote your music near 2.000 French professional DJs and 150 French Radios, and we provide realtime feedbacks thru a permalink.
Our club chart is sent every week to 20.000 contacts worldwide.
We work for all major companies, indie labels and independent producers.
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Interview with DJBuzz Promotion
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Our clients provides us the stems of the radio edit, and we remix it, or we create a redrummed extended that we send to the DJs and radios thru our platform.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Calvin Harris, Mark Ronson
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I work on Ableton Live, with a massive soundbank and the best plugins available. It is an All in the Box setup, which is largely enough for Dance remixes.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I usually make a "compatibility test" to check that the song is compatible with a beat or a gimmick to make it more danceable. When validated, I finish it, send to validate again, make some revisions if needed, then promote it thru our platform.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Danceability, and compatibility with European Dancefloors.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: The promotion is our strong skill. From the studio to the DJs & Radios in less than a week!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Mainstream, usually.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Don't put too much instruments and music, leave room for the vocals. When you don't know what to put, better put nothing. Silence is music.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Lady Gaga, because Lady Gaga.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I'm a Cameleon.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: My first paid gig as a drummer was 40 years ago. I'm doing Dance music and promotion for 20 years.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: a computer, a microphone, a guitar, a keyboard, and headphones.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Only come to me if your song is strong. I cannot turn lead into gold.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is your strategy as an artist or producer? What do you want to become? Are you prepared to succeed?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: The biggest misconception is when people think we can turn lead into gold. We cannot convince DJs and radios to play a bad song.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: "Can you convince DJs and Radios even if my song is so-so? Isn't there so many crap songs on the radio?" My answer: "Which ones?" and usually they say "I don't have a name in mind, but there's a lot of crap on the radio" Never underestimate radio programmers...
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: That I don't have to wake up in the morning asking myself "Who I'm going to rob today?"
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: The Truth, even if it hurts.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I don't care as long as the sound is good.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I just discovered SoundBetter today.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I just finished remixing INNA http://www.djbuzz.com/mypromos/epk.asp?numrec=3601 These are the projects we promote http://www.djbuzz.com/mypromos/index.asp
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Cane Suga "Maria", because my remix was the one played by the radios.