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An interview with: DJ Frank3000

DJ Frank3000 is one of our most popular DJs who is a favourite amongst corporate and private clients. We had a chat with DJ Frank3000 to find out more about his background.

Is there a story behind your DJ name?

I originally went with Frankmmvp (Musics Most Valuable Player) but it someone else had it and it was a bit too long. So I stuck with Frank3000 as it’s unique and a nod to Andre3000.

How would you describe your musical style?

Open-format, I play every genre and style of music.

What is your current favourite DJ performance equipment?

The controller I use at the moment is Pioneer DDJ SX2.

What got you into DJing?

My natural love for music drew me into DJing.

Which well-known DJs’ style do you most reflect?

I love the style of DJ Jazzy Jeff and how he mixes so many songs in a quick way.

Tell us about your all-time favourite artist

Dr Dre – he’s a producer/rapper who can take any sample or beat and make it into a hit!

What do you remember about your first ever gig?

I was so nervous, I really wanted to make sure people were going to like my set.

What was your best ever gig and why?

I had an amazing gig at BPM in Birmingham, I played a set which really showed the depth of my musical knowledge. It was mostly a crowd of other DJs who can normally be tough to please but I got great feedback.

What has been your most ridiculous DJ request to date?

I try to be as accommodating as possible, but one night I was asked to play the same track 3 times in a row.

What has been your worst gig and what happened?

My laptop failed to work and I didn’t bring my back-up so I had to go old school and use CDs. It was a nightmare but I’ve learnt from my mistakes and always have a second laptop on standby!

What one useful tip would you give to anyone looking to book a DJ for their event?

A useful tip is to make sure the DJ is given enough information in terms of crowd, type of music required, size of the venue etc.

What is your definition of a DJ in 2019?

Someone who can read the crowd and take them on a musical journey!

Make sure you check out DJ Frank3000’s profile and if you’d be interested booking him for your event then email us on [email protected] for a quote.


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