Results for - DJ's and DJ'ing

2,642 voters participated in this survey

1. The term "DJ" (disc jockey) brings what to your mind?

Announcer/presenter of music, whether on disc or not, on radio
33%
856 votes
One who plays music, not necessarily on discs, in a club/discotheque, roller rink or other setting for the purpose of inspiring people to dance/skate and/or set a mood
31%
816 votes
Accompanist using one or more turntable and/or CD player to complement one or more rappers, singers, poetis, spoken word artists and.or instrumentalists
15%
390 votes
All the above
38%
997 votes
i've never encountered the term before this survey.
12%
317 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
31 votes

2. In which settings do you regularly encounter the presence of DJ's (or did before whatever covid-related self-isolation yu're undergoing)?

Radio
43%
1,120 votes
Skating rink
13%
349 votes
Nightclub/disco
31%
810 votes
Coffeehouse
5%
139 votes
Rave
8%
204 votes
Music festival
16%
413 votes
Concert (especially hip-hop. r&b and/or nu metal?)
11%
291 votes
Practicing my DJing prowess on my own
2%
56 votes
Weddings
34%
874 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
17 votes
Not Applicable
24%
628 votes
Birthday party/Bar (Bas) Mitzvah/Quinceanera
15%
401 votes
House party
13%
337 votes
All the above
8%
198 votes

3. Have you ever DJed?

Yes (and I may describe in what context/s in a comment)
8%
217 votes
No
84%
2,185 votes
Unsure (that is, I've done something that may be considered DJing, but I'm uncertain)
8%
198 votes

4. Since so much music nowadays played in the above-listed venues isn't played from discs of any sort, do you think "DJ" remains an appropriaet term for people playing and programming pre-recorded music for others' appreciation?

Yes
30%
780 votes
In certain circumstances
20%
525 votes
No
15%
381 votes
Unsure
15%
377 votes
Haven't thought about it/Don't want to think about it
21%
537 votes

5. How important do you believe DJ's are cuuretly in the conveyance from people who make music to music consumers such as you and I?

Very
13%
332 votes
Somewhat
21%
536 votes
Variable on a context by context basis
18%
469 votes
Not very-to-not at all
11%
286 votes
Unsure
19%
501 votes
Uninterested
18%
476 votes
08/15/2020 Music 2642 31 By: jlrake

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