I Know You Rider

April 19, 2008

1. Two Technique 1200 turntables 2/ needles and stylus in good condition NOTE: set up from left to right should be:CDJ, Turntable, Turntable, Mixer, CDJ(as the DJ is left handed) 2. Pioneer DJM 600 mixer3. 2 Pioneer CDJ 10004. 1 Wireless Microphone5. 2 Slipmats6. 2 backup needles7. Monitors on both sides of booth8. An adequate amount of speakers, sub-woofers and bass bins9. Private (non-public) sound check at the venue for the Artist at least 3 hours before doors open with the club’s sound technician present10. At least one 3-way crossed-over system with in-house engineer or ability to provide one by request.11. Grounded plug bar and room for a laptop computer12. Back-up headphones **NO exceptions to Technical Rider
TRAVEL RIDER/SPECIFICATIONS 1. Accomodations:ONE (1) non-smoking hotel room at a 4 Star or better quality hotel. Hotel must have high-speed internet access in each room and 24-hour room service.2. Flights: ONE (1) Round Trip Flight on US Air or United3. Ground Transportation:A professional car service in a Town Car or comparable vehicle must be available to take up to four persons to and from and between airport, hotel, venue, dinner and any other travel Artist may require. If a responsible and alcohol-free driver is not available for any reason at any time, ample money for taxi service will be provided by Promoter.4. Meals:Artist and Manager will be provided with a hot dinner on the day of the event, or TWO (2) twenty five dollar per diems (total $50), whichever Artist prefers. Artist Rider: Clean white towels. 1 case consisting of 6 EVIAN water bottles. Orange and Cranberry Juice, ice and glasses in the DJ Booth. A secure V.I.P. area for Artist’s guests (often including members of The Roots) that will be stocked with: 1 Bottle of Patron Silver. 1 Bottle of Gray Goose Vodka. 6 Cans of Red Bull. Club Soda, Cranberry Juice and limes 6 Vitamin Water Formula 50 1 pack of Sweet and Aromatic Backwoods cigars The Promoter agrees to furnish a secure and restricted area for the Artist’s representatives and their personal items before, during and after the performance. The Promoter assumes all liability for any losses or damages incurred therein. During the entire span of the Artist’s performance, there will be no persons in the booth besides the sound engineer and authorized staff. No taping or photographs of the performance is permitted, neither tape recorded, video or by any other A/V device, without prior written agreement by the Management and the Artist. The Artist has the right to adjust lighting specifications by choice. Management will be notified of other acts/DJs scheduled to perform before committing to this event. Any opening DJ should not play old-school or classic hiphop, classic soul or 80s songs. Security should be present near DJ booth at all times. Secured assistance for Artist from entrance to booth to exit, including hands to carry record crates.

Musicians demand a ton I know but damn this guy was playing an afterparty for crying out loud.
Glad I was at the Iron & Wine show and not accidently stepping on this jerks toes.

I realize it’s a chore to read through but that’s the point of the post. According to some the show proper was quite lame.
My favorite bands don’t demand anything and hang with the fans who are there to see them.