Who/What is Tu-Tone Records?

FAQ's (Commonly asked questions)

-What type of music do you play at your events?
50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s, Top 40, Club, House, Acoustic, Alternative, Big Band, Ballroom, Classic Rock, Classical, Country, Cumbia Dance, Disco, Folk, Funk, Gospel, Hip Hop, Jazz, Merenge, Motown, New Mexico Spanish, Oldies, Orchestra, Pop, Punk Rock, R&B, Rancheras, Rock, Salsa, Soul, Spanish, Strings, Swing, and World – our music library contains over 75,000 songs on hand at each and every event, and continues to grow on a daily basis. This ensures that we have something for everyone.

-Describe your DJ style:
Personalized, Flexible, Custom, and Unique. At Tu-Tone Records we use a customized approach in entertainment for every event. This allows us to personalize each event and reflect your musical tastes, ideas and desires. We will work with you one on one to ensure your celebration is perfect wither it be an elegant wedding, high school graduation party, or backyard bash, it will be customized to you and your guests.

-What is your usual attire?
Attire is catered to you and your event. This is part of the planning process and will be at the request of you. This can range from polo shirts to a formal attire.

-If you do not have one of the songs pre-requested by the client, do you require that they provide it?
No. We have never requested a song be provided by the client. We have over 75,000 songs in our library and this continues to grow daily. If we don't have your music, just let us know by filling out the song request sheet and we will ensure that we will have it in time for your event.

-How many other DJs do you work with?
2 main DJs also known as Event Hosts who exclusively lead our wedding events, additionally we have a support staff of over 5 additional talented DJs, Set up Crew, Lighting techs, Support staff and office staff.

-What is the minimum amount of time you will DJ for?
Depending on the event, we usually request a minimum of 2 hours.

-Is the client able to meet the DJ before booking?
Absolutely! You will meet with your client starting on day one. We do not have sales personnel and do not give the run around. You will have full access to your Personal DJ via phone, email and face to face meetings throughout your entire planning process.

-Do you specialize in any ethnic or international events?
We have the ability to cater to any ethnic group including bi-lingual announcements.

-Do you bring your own equipment?
Yes. Tu-Tone Records utilizes the very best in professional DJ equipment available.

-What are some of the options available for my event?
LED lighting, projectors and projector screens, sound rentals, and entertainment rentals.

-How much time do you usually need to set up? Do you require that the site or client provide a table for you to set up on?
Generally 30 minutes-1 hour but setups can vary by the services contracted. We do not require a table.

-Do you have any extra space requirements?
We usually require about 8 feet, but if space is a concern this can be brought up at your no obligation consultation.

-Do you usually emcee the event or talk between songs?
We do not use title Emcee or MC, we use Event Host as all of our lead talent are not only professionals that will provide incredible Event Direction and Hosting but are all incredibly talented DJs. We feel the titles MC and DJ are extremely limiting and should be left for average entertainment organizations. We believe in tasteful interaction, we are not constantly on the microphone or the center of attention at our events. We will not embarrass you or your guests, We do not rely on line dances to get your party started, We do not believe in the “cheesy” techniques. We do not sing, We do not dance with your guests, We do not pull guests out of their comfort zones, and most of all, we do not steal your spotlight.

-What is your policy on taking breaks? If you require a meal break, do you require that the client provide your meal?
Meals are not required and we do not take breaks.

- Will you arrange for recorded music to play during your breaks?
We do not take breaks.

-What is your backup plan in case you become unavailable on the day of the event?
We always have back up staff on call should an emergency arise. All of our entertainment staff are true professionals that care about your event and will do everything they can to ensure your event is perfect.

-What is your overtime rate?
$100-400 per hour based on your event services.

-Do you charge for travel expenses? If yes, how much do you charge?
All fees are included in the price given at your consultation.

-Do you charge setup fees
All fees are included in the price given at your consultation.