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The DJ Doctor (Damien Ikin) provides an entertainment service that combines skill, knowledge, versatility and most
importantly, a desire to please. Damien is highly passionate about ensuring the whole experience is not only hassle free
but also provides the client with the peace of mind that their entertainment is in good hands. Such a service is delivered
with a respectful approach to the client’s needs and also a fun and approachable attitude during his performance which
not only gives emphasis to “reviving” those hits that have passed us by, but also encourages your guests selections
ensuring your event is kept alive.
 
The Birth of the DJ Doctor...
 
Hi it’s Damien here, and first up I would like to thank you for reading on and taking interest in my passion. The fact that
you are reading this tells me that you are serious about your entertainment and are taking a careful approach about
your selection and I look forward to working with you for that simple reason.
The name “The DJ Doctor” initially came to mind in recognition of a common frustration which I share with many
prospective and passed clients of the entertainment industry. That is... too many DJ’s are too caught up in the rockstar
image and upcoming music trends that the basics of reading the crowd and listening to your audience are often
forgotten.
 
 

Now I've been in this industry for over 10 years
(you can read more about my experience here)
and unfortunately I have heard the odd drama
story or two, and with each one the passion in
me just grew stronger. I started to think...”Why
can’t they just play to please?”, “Why do they
have to focus so much on being cool?”. And as
the thoughts progressed, the reality began to set
in...I am in an industry where the progression is
becoming it’s demise. I admit I may be
generalising a bit here but it’s very hard to
ignore. New technology and new music is
bringing out new and inexperienced DJ’s.

 





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The Birth of the DJ Doctor... (continued)

These DJ’s are so focused on what’s going to be the next big hit and playing with fancy effects that they have little
knowledge and/or respect for the music that has shaped our industry for decades. Now of course, this would be fine if
the only demographic of people populating our bars and clubs are under the age of 20, but that just isn’t the case. We
live in a real world with a vast array of culture, age and musical taste, and with that in mind you can see how the
progression of the DJ industry has been slowly but surely killing the image of your local commercial DJ, and it is this that
led to my desire to save the DJ image and keep our dancefloors alive, and so...The DJ Doctor was born.
Once the name was born, the rest was easy... Purchase a Lab Coat (that’s right...what else would The DJ Doctor wear?)
and start injecting the required dose of music to patients (that’s you) suffering from a severe overdose of
iveneverheardthissongbeforeinmylifeitis!
 

                                                                                                                                              The Music of The DJ Doctor

At this point, I feel it’s important to say that The DJ Doctor is not
some fancy show or comedy DJ. The DJ Doctor is all about themusic!
There are two versions of the DJ Doctor that may be tailored to suit
your venue;
The Pub Party which leverages music knowledge and versatility and
is delivered in a highly interactive method. The Pub Party focuses
largely on requests and party classics and as a result it attracts a low
risk demographic with a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. Many
songs that have long passed us by will be revived and yes, even
some of those that perhaps should have remained buried!
The Guest Set. Where DJ’s are caught up in upcoming trends, The DJ
Doctor focuses largely on the musical graveyard and mixes up an
uplifting blend of Old School R&B Hip Hop and/or Old School House
& Progressive House. Drawing upon the songs that make you want
to scream “OMG I haven’t heard this one in ages!”, The DJ Doctor is
the perfect solution for the over 28’s and/or a unique way to warm
up to your Top 40 DJ!



 

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A Professional with 10+ years of experience

Damien began his DJ career as a DJ and announcer at his local roller-skating rink at age 16. Having discovered a new
passion and a music knowledge that was previously untouched, Damien quickly took to DJ-ing private parties as soon as
he began driving. Over the next 12 months Damien’s skill excelled quickly and whilst continuing to DJ birthdays of all
ages, Damien progressed to weddings and then onto public venues throughout Melbourne.

At age 19 Damien began work as a DJ, and, theatre and band technician on board cruise vessels through the
Mediterranean where he went on to expand his technical and musical knowledge while managing the stage and sound
for bands including Sweet, Smokie, Rose Royce, The Real Thing, Katrina, Lehmar, The Tremeloes and more.

Upon his return to Australia Damien continued to DJ primarily at weddings and public venues before going into business
with a friend and purchasing an entertainment agency which he then continued to run and grow over the next 6 years
acquiring and managing clients such as Crown Entertainment Complex, ALH group, Rydges Bell City and many more.

Having dedicated so much time to growing his business, Damien then chose to leave the business to pursue a new career
(by day) in motivational speaking and self empowerment, however entertainment is a passion that cannot sleep and so
his DJ career lives on.
 
Aside from the 100’s of private parties and Weddings Damien has under his belt, you may have seen him at the following
venues;
 
The Pub @ Crown, Club Inferno (Traralgon), Blitz nightclub (Berwick), The Grand Hotel (Frankston), The Village Green
Hotel (Mulgrave), Doutta Galla Hotel (Flemington), The waterloo Cup Hotel (Moonee Ponds).
 

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