Balitmore, MD (PRWEB) December 3, 2006
After 25 years of providing entertainment for weddings and parties in the Baltimore/Washington area, the folks at Baltimore DJ service (red = anchor text) DJ Delights has witnessed its share of party catastrophes spurred when the needle drops on the right song at the wrong time.
DJ Delights has developed a cutting-edge solution to stop these blunders in their tracks. With its new online music selection tool, event planners can browse through thousands of music selections to build a "must play" list, a "play if possible" list, and more importantly, an "Absolutely Do Not Play" list.
"Songs can have very different meanings to different people," says DJ Delights Spokesman, Jessie Berger. "While a song may have the ideal theme and beat count for a particular event, that same song may take on an entirely different meaning to some of the guests."
For example: a groom and his ex-wife's former 'theme' song. A few months back, DJ Delights provided the entertainment for an edgy wedding where the bride roared in to the reception on a Harley to the tune of "The B**** Is Back." It made musical and thematic sense to follow the first dance song with AC/DC's "You Shook Me All Night Long."
The song was a hit -- but with the wrong couple. "The beat count of the AC/DC song was ideal to follow their first-dance song," says Berger. "What the DJ didn't know was that this was the same song the groom and his ex-wife had chosen for their first dance!"
"Most people think about the songs they want to hear," says Berger, "but don't think about requesting a list of songs they definitely don't want us to play." Aside from weddings, Berger says that a growing number of corporate clients are requesting songs free of religious references for holiday parties. Likewise, many pop songs aren't appropriate for certain religious celebrations.
And though DJ Delights has created a successful 25 year business on tactfully choosing music that suits an event's purpose and a crowd's style, "everyone," says Berger "can think of at least one would otherwise be completely appropriate song that they definitely would not want played at their special event because of its personal connotation."
Event planners don't choose every song. DJ's need to be able to match beats and assess the crowd to keep the energy flowing. But the new 'music search and request' feature on DJ Delights's website gives event planners control over their song list in a way that no other Baltimore DJ service offers.
In addition to having the ability to request songs online, clients can now handle every aspect of their event planning online; from requesting a quote, to booking a DJ, to scheduling the exact songs to be played at precise moments at the event such as during a toast, cake cutting or father-daughter dance.
"Our goal is to make it simple for our customers to completely customize the mood of their event," says Berger. "Event coordinators have enough to worry about to have to wonder whether or not the music will be perfect. That's our job."