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Tales From The Flipside: Exploding the myth of the superstar DJ lifestyle


Author: Mark Devlin 


Mark Devlin is a UK-based club and radio DJ and music journalist, specializing in black/ dance music in its many forms. He’s also written his first book, ‘Tales From The Flipside’ (available at authorhouse.co.uk and amazon.co.uk) In more recent years he has begun speaking on radio and at events about the dark forces that have been manipulating and controlling the mainstream music industry for decades, and how this ties into the much larger picture of what is really going on in the world. 

TALES FROM THE FLIPSIDECHAR(13) + CHAR(10) Exploding the myth of the DJ lifestyle.CHAR(13) + CHAR(10)CHAR(13) + CHAR(10) They say DJs are the new pop stars. It may be true of the elite, the chosen few at the top of the tree. It’s private jets, hotel suites, champagne, fame and fortune all the way. But for every Paul Oakenfold or Fatboy Slim, there are thousands of regular, unfamiliar DJs grafting away, and the reality of their daily situations can be very different!CHAR(13) + CHAR(10)CHAR(13) + CHAR(10) In this honest, witty, and no-holds-barred expose into the darker side of the nightlife world, Mark Devlin gives an insider’s account of the problems, challenges, and just plain bizarre situations the average ‘league two’ DJ has to face. This is the untold and unseen side of DJ lifestyles, and the truth is often very different to the common perception!CHAR(13) + CHAR(10)CHAR(13) + CHAR(10) APPRECIATION FOR ‘TALES FROM THE FLIPSIDE’ “I read it all and really enjoyed it. An extremely eloquent and well thought-out insight into the daily life of a DJ.” CHAR(13) + CHAR(10)Judge Jules, BBC Radio One DJ “CHAR(13) + CHAR(10)CHAR(13) + CHAR(10)Well written and anecdotally funny and droll. A sort of cross between ‘Catcher In The Rye’ and the DJ’s Handbook.”CHAR(13) + CHAR(10) Bob Killbourn, Editor, Blues & Soul Magazine.CHAR(13) + CHAR(10)CHAR(13) + CHAR(10) “This sh*t’s hilarious. Big up Mark for telling it as it really is!”CHAR(13) + CHAR(10) Tim Westwood, BBC Radio 1 DJ.