Behind the Turntables: The Inbox Chronicles of a Jewish DJ

Jan 30, 2024

Behind the Turntables: The Inbox Chronicles of a Jewish DJ

As a Jewish DJ navigating the vibrant world of music, my inbox is a treasure trove filled with beats, melodies, and stories waiting to be unleashed on the dance floor.

People ask me, "Where do you get your music?"

The answer is, "Sometimes in my inbox".  

Often  who people I've never met or heard of send me messages like the following: 

Dear Friends,
Nothing can put out our inner fire, our spirit and our joy!
I therefore invite you to listen and to dance to my New Song "Lo Ira" which is Now Out!
Listen on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes
Amazon, Pandora, 24Six, etc.
I also encourage you to visit and Subscribe to my YouTube channel
Please like, comment and share. It helps the video reach more people. Enjoy! ❤️
Am Israel Chai! ❤️🔥🇮🇱

The journey from inbox to turntable is a musical adventure, showcasing the creativity and passion of musicians and producers eager to make their mark on the scene.

**The Inbox Buzz:**
Every day, my inbox becomes a portal to a diverse musical landscape. Musicians and producers from all corners of the globe share their latest creations, hoping to catch the ear of a DJ who can amplify their sound to a broader audience. It's a symphony of anticipation, each DM carrying the promise of a hidden gem waiting to be discovered.

**Diverse Sounds, One Inbox:**
The beauty of my inbox lies in its diversity. From traditional klezmer to modern Jewish pop, and everything in between, the spectrum of sounds is vast. The inbox becomes a melting pot of genres, each submission telling a unique musical story rooted in tradition yet pushing the boundaries of innovation.

**Navigating the Playlist:**
As I dive into the sea of submissions, the challenge is not just about finding good music but curating a playlist that resonates with the audience. It's about understanding the pulse of the event, the mood of the crowd, and seamlessly weaving together a musical tapestry that elevates the experience.

**Discovering Hidden Gems:**
Among the multitude of submissions, there are always hidden gems waiting to be unearthed. It might be a fresh take on a traditional melody or a genre-blending fusion that sparks excitement. These discoveries are the heartbeat of a DJ's journey, a testament to the endless well of creativity within the music community.

**Connecting with Artists:**
Beyond the beats, each email represents a connection with an artist – a collaboration waiting to happen. Engaging with musicians and producers is a dialogue, a shared passion for creating moments that linger in the memories of those who hit the dance floor. It's not just about playing a song; it's about joining forces to craft an experience.

**The Joy of Sharing:**
When a chosen track finds its way into my set, it's a celebration of shared creativity. The joy of introducing a new sound to the audience, of witnessing the dance floor come alive to a fresh beat, is unparalleled. The inbox becomes a nexus of shared joy, a testament to the collaborative spirit of the music industry.

So, behind the turntables, my inbox stands as a gateway to a world of musical stories. It's a privilege to be the conduit through which diverse sounds find a collective heartbeat on the dance floor. As a Jewish DJ, the inbox journey is not just about selecting songs; it's about curating an experience, building connections, and being part of the ever-evolving symphony that is the world of music.