Release Date: 4th February 2022
70 hilarious, bizarre and harrowing stories from pro DJs across the globe.
An anonymous cast featuring mystery superstars, underground legends and breakthrough talents from the superclubs of Ibiza to the London gay scene to the An access all areas pass to what life’s really like behind the decks that you’ll not find on social media or in magazines: what goes on tour, goes in this book!
The Secret DJ’s first two books lifted the lid on what really happens behind the decks in the sometimes hilarious, sometimes harrowing world of the superstar DJ. Now they’ve reached out to dozens of DJs from around the world - and from every scene and genre - for their own true stories of the DJ life
Tales From the Booth raises the BPM, rounding up an all-star cast of Secret DJs to tell their anonymous stories of what it’s really like to rock dancefloors for a living. From strange encounters on tour, to side-splitting debauchery and afterparty excess, to the seamy and even dangerous side of the industry, this is your access-all-areas backstage pass. You’ll never look at a DJ quite the same again.
"I never read books about electronic music, why would I? But I guess The Secret DJ is more an anarchist handbook for shattered dreamers than a manual on how to make it big on the scene. Can’t wait for his new adventures."
"We all have war stories, us jobbing night-lifers. From having sets ended by soldiers with automatic weapons in Juarez to coming-round in Glasgow city centre suddenly best pals with a gangster who’s most affectionate nickname was ‘Wolf’. I’ve bagged a couple over the years. And yours are undoubtedly more vivid, funnier or more ludicrous than mine. The Secret DJ’s are better still."