Where is the best place in the US for a DJ to live?
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    Default Where is the best place in the US for a DJ to live?

    This may seem like a bizarre question to throw out there, but I'm wondering. I currently live in a small ski town in Colorado. I moved back out here after living in Philly to pursue an emergency medicine career. I have a couple different "residencies" out here (DJing at bars and a coffee shop) which keeps me in practice but honestly doesn't make me push the envelope much. So I've been trying to figure out how long I'm going to stay here.

    The details of the situation really don't matter, but the upshot is that I may be quitting my job at the end of June and leaving the valley sometime soon after that, by the time my lease runs out in August. My options are pretty open as far as where I go. I'm pretty sure I want to be in or near a major city for travel and the city life in general, but I'd also like quick access to the outdoors/snow/forests/that sort of thing. So I'm curious about what people enjoy in their city and scene, and what they think the creative purposes (for DJing, music, art, whatever) are there. I'd just really appreciate everyone's input.

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    Not quite on topic, but I'd stay in Winter Park. Love that place! Really need to come back round there!
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    Cant go wrong with San Francisco I'd say.

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    I would agree with San Francisco

    NewYork and Seattle would not be bad choices either...

    Kinda what you make of the area to as well.
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    Los Angeles and NYC are cool, but it's real stiff competition. San Francisco and Atlanta aren't bad either

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    Las Vegas! My plan is to move over there in the next 1 year or 2.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JesC View Post
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    Best bet is to look into the kind of music you want to spin. There are a million clubs in NYC, but there aren't many places for D&B. So, that might be a good place to start.
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    Thanks for the responses so far.

    Winter Park is a great place to ride and ski (and bike and run in the summer) but after 3 seasons here it wears on you.

    I'm definitely interested in the Bay Area/San Fransisco area. It seems like a pretty nice climate and as far as music goes people are trying new, stupid stuff, which fits my DJ style well enough.

    DvlsAdvct, I really like to play just about anything, so I'm fairly flexible. But you do bring up a pretty good point.

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    Move to Perth Australia so i have someone from DJTT to talk to in person for a change lol

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