open decks

Thank you for your interest in Open Decks at Nightcap at the Squire Lounge. Below you will find more basic information about what to expect when you play. Please keep in mind that time slots vary week to week and are not guaranteed, previous DJ experience is required. If you haven’t played at Nightcap before, please send a mix via Facebook.


1. No drinks on the table, there is a shelf for drinks stage right against the wall
2. Respect the time slot (up to 30 minutes)
3. Practice good DJ etiquette and respect for others in the booth
4. Your first track you mix in should mix with the previous DJ’s track
5. Avoid hard cutting, the goal is to have a seamless night of music with no silence during transitions
6. Treat the decks and mixer with respect
7. Do not redline, do not make adjustments to Mix1 volume (master volume)
8. Do not make adjustments to individual channel gain controls, these should remain at 12 o’clock
9. You may make slight adjustments to Mix2 volume (booth volume), be aware it should be lower than Mix1
10. Bring your unique vibe, but also please play appropriately to the room and the crowd


Allen & Heath Xone 92
2x CDJ-2000 Nexus

what to bring

CDs, SD Cards or USB formatted for Rekordbox (or whatever file system you are comfortable with)
Good vibes

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