A wedding reception is considered to be a jovial celebration, where not only two persons, but also two families are united in a close bond. Hence, this special occasion needs to be made totally enjoyable for all those who are present there at the party. As music is compulsory for bringing the mood of merriment at a party, a competent wedding DJ may make it a huge success, by playing music that will be apt for this event.
A wedding DJ is actually responsible for arranging for the music, throughout a wedding reception party. Apparently, the DJ is expected to play different music numbers, at a wedding party, to set the proper party ambience. But he should be aware of exactly the type of music that is generally supposed to become the soul of the party and make everyone tap their feet to these tunes.
Apart from encouraging the guests to enjoy the wedding party, or announcing different incidents of the party, a wedding DJ’s job is to understand the nature of the guests, so that he can play the music items properly. For accomplishing this task, he needs to mingle with the staff of the reception venue and with some guests, to have a clearer picture of their distinctive choices about enjoyable music at a party.
An experienced DJ always keeps a lot of music collection with him, either downloaded in his laptop or bought in the form of recorded CDs; so that he can play any number, as per the requests of the guests of the party, making the guests contented. It is the mark of a good wedding DJ, to get himself comfortable in playing amid any sort of crowd at a wedding party.
He needs to have a specific list of music, which he should show to the new couple and get approved by them. Often, the couples suggest some of their own choice of music for playing at the party; mainly the music designated for the first dance of the couple. But mostly the DJ is given complete freedom for choosing most of the songs that he will be playing to entertain their guests because the clients trust upon the skill and knowledge of their chosen wedding DJ.
A wedding DJ should have all the latest electronic gadgets needed for DJ service; like a wireless headset, good audio turntable for mixing two songs digitally, a mixer for connecting the turntables and a pair of good speakers. Besides, the DJ needs to have some useful DJ software and a digital interface help a lot for producing best sound effects in a wedding party with a huge crowd.