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EP. 082 - Shane Summers (My DJ Story Podcast)



Name: Shane Cammon

DJ Name: Shane Summers

Instagram: @shanesummers_

Primary Genre: House

Other Genres: Tech House, Hardstyle, EDM


Transcript:


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: what's going on everybody Darrel Frater the club CEO here and we have another amazing episode of the my DJ story podcast brought to you by the club back.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: To number one Community for DJ where you can get paid to live stream your in person events, today we have my brother shane summers on the podcast brother, can you please introduce yourself to the people who you are and where you're.


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Shane Summers: from Sir hello, my name is shane shane summers I am from California, in long beach California straight born out of here raised in Houston Texas, so you know down South down south west that's where that i'm I am, this is a little bit about my story.


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Shane Summers: I am new i'm a very relatively new DJ i've only been DJ for about maybe a year and a half, you know, maybe, about a year and yeah about a year and a good year and a half and i've already picked it up.


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Shane Summers: You know I really do enjoy the craft of it, I love mixing music I love the fact that there's so many in this possibilities when it comes to putting two songs on a decks and the way you can mix and match them together, I just love playing with it um and yeah man.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: awesome brother super excited to hear your story man year and a half and so you're fairly new at DJ, but you have a lot of potential just from our brief conversation earlier.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: I know you're going to be a star and i'm super glad that we're connected, so I can help you be that star, I know you will be so tell me a little bit about you know your DJ career and just how you got started and why did you choose.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: You know, to DJ what sparked your interest in becoming a DJ.


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Shane Summers: So I got started with DJ way back, probably in my sophomore year of high school.


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Shane Summers: I pulled my dad over to the side it had been a what's called career day at my high school and they had this DJ come in and like you know saying do a little set.


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Shane Summers: And he brought in this stuff I remember looking at him bringing in this stuff you know i'm saying, and you know messing with is setting it all up and then finally getting on the decks and like just going crazy.


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Shane Summers: And they had the kids and they're going crazy on career day I was like I was is anything i'm super i'm expecting like lawyers, you know i'm saying doctors not I brought a DJ in there and I was like okay Okay, so I brought my dad.


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Shane Summers: went home and I pulled my dad over to the side, and I was like dad I was like look i'm.


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Shane Summers: I just thought is DJ kill it at school, right now, you know i'm saying what can I do to get a deck or you know something like that you know, so I can get in here and start you know saying really turning these tables out here and.


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Shane Summers: He honestly my dad wasn't very supportive at the start of it, he was like nah and they know because my dad was a DJ in high school.


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Shane Summers: as well, he was a DJ college and high school, so I mean he knew the entire world, he knew what it was i'm saying, but he was like man really knows a little bit to learn.


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Shane Summers: A lot of buttons yeah i'm saying uh you know I don't really know if you don't do it right, so I kind of kind of put it down, you know i'm saying, but it wasn't up until.


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Shane Summers: When I was in the hospital and I was like watching all these videos at like.


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Shane Summers: With really, really big celebrity DJ is like Steve aoki Martin Guerre ax T, so I mean and watching I would I would go on YouTube and watch their sessions like they're they're live sessions at like.


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Shane Summers: Also festival there or a Wonderland or you know i'm saying all these big music festival, and I was like dang this looks really, really fine um.


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Shane Summers: So that's kind of where it came from you know i'm saying wanting to mix music and wanting to just kind of engage in that entire community know what that feeling is like and i'm saying to be planning to those mass crowds I was always a really big one.


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Shane Summers: So pretty much that um and that's where it all started yeah.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: yeah that's a very exciting man you saw the DJ at the career day and you just hit a light bulb that that just sparked and.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: You just went from there you hit the ground running man I think that's super inspiring because you know a lot of people are inspired in different ways, but when you saw it in.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: Not a party or an event and just seeing it as you know, something that people do and and have fun with it, you saw it from a career aspect from the very beginning.


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Darrel Frater, TheClub CEO: That changes your mindset from the intro that you get into the industry and you're thinking about it as a career, not just as a hobbyist so the way that you got in really is going to play a big part.