Doc Lightning
Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Member Since: 28th May 2001
Total posts: 13920
Posted:OK, so I was listening to Digitally Imported Radio, trance channel, and a track came on by --get this-- a "DJ Cellulitis."

Cellulitis is a skin infection by a bacterium that has the ability to eat away the goop between the cells that normally prevents infections from spreading. Thus, the infection spreads rapidly. It is characterized by a red, warm, and painful region on the skin that spreads rapidly (over a few hours) to cover a large area. It is almost always accompanied by fever and malaise (a general feeling of illness). Cellulitis is a medical emergency that must be treated with IV antibiotics and usually involves a few days in hospital for observation.

Now, I have seen some DJ names with medical/biological significance (DJ Hypertrophy is a cool example), but DJ Cellulitis? That's just stupid. What next, "DJ Metastatic Hemangiocarcinoma"?

Incidentally, if I ever find the time and money to get into spinning, I reserve "DJ Syncope" (fainting) for myself.


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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Flynt
Flynt

Intrepid Penguin

Member Since: 12th May 2002
Total posts: 5635
Posted:DJ Flynt here....

*sheepish grin*


Currently on the right side up of the world.

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Jello
ambiguous
Location: Mpls, MN, USA
Member Since: 29th Jan 2002
Total posts: 646
Posted:If I ever get to dj, which I hope to do maybe during grad school, I'll simply go by Jello I hope I don't get sued, I mean Special K or Spree havn't gotten sued yet so I should be in the clear.

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Fuzzy Dice.......................................

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NYC
NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA
Member Since: 26th Aug 2001
Total posts: 9232
Posted:Funnier still are local band names. I always open up the village voice and look at the bandlistings just to giggle... There was this local glam band that goes by "Mike Hunt". Between every song the lead singer makes a horrible pun. "You'll have to excuse us, its raining out and we're all excited so Mike Hunt is a little wet tonight..." "Stick around and you'll see much more of Mike Hunt this evening"... etc...

Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
[They do not move.]

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Doc Lightning
Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Member Since: 28th May 2001
Total posts: 13920
Posted:quote:Originally posted by NYC:
Funnier still are local band names. I always open up the village voice and look at the bandlistings just to giggle... There was this local glam band that goes by "Mike Hunt". Between every song the lead singer makes a horrible pun. "You'll have to excuse us, its raining out and we're all excited so Mike Hunt is a little wet tonight..." "Stick around and you'll see much more of Mike Hunt this evening"... etc...OK, but local band names are SUPPOSED to be funny. We have a "Pork Tornado" around here.

But DJ pseudonyms are supposed to sound cool, not make you laugh. DJ Lithium sounds cool. DJ Hypertrophy sounds cool. Hypertrophy is the psyologic enlargement of an organ by cellular enlargement. If you lift weights, then your muscles undergo hypertrophy. See, THAT'S a cool DJ name. DJ Tachycardia would be a cool name if people could pronounce it (that's an accelerated heart rate). But naming yourself after a nasty disease? Given, I'm probably one of the few people other than DJ Cellulitis himself who knows what it means, but still...


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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Salinger
member
Location: Southampton
Member Since: 2nd Dec 2001
Total posts: 382
Posted:Well I'm a drum and bass DJ and I go by the name of DJ Salinger as The Catcher in the Rye is my fave book, it's got a twistedly dark undertone and it's quite a nice letter play with JD and DJ.

However, you should see how many other DJ's there are out there! I know of at least 2 DJ Salinger's in the US, thankfully House DJ's, but it goes to show how hard it is to get your own name these days. Cellulite may be extreme but it's unique at least. And quite often it's meant to reflect the tone of the toons, like how 'rejected placenta remix' isn't shocking in the world of Jungle but to the lay person would be pretty grotty!


A conspiracy of silence speaks louder than words...

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Doc Lightning
Doc Lightning

HOP Mad Doctor
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Member Since: 28th May 2001
Total posts: 13920
Posted:quote:Originally posted by pyrophile:

Cellulite may be extreme but it's unique at least. Cellulite is stubborn fat deposits on the buttocks and thighs. That would be a truly laughable DJ name, although the confusion between cellulitis and cellulite is another reason not to chose Cellulitis as a DJ name.

Anthrax would be a cook DJ name, but a band got it. How about DJ Aureus (from Staphlycoccus aureus)? I think that would be a cool name based on an infectious disease.


-Mike )'(
Certified Mad Doctor and HoP High Priest of Nutella

"A buckuht 'n a hooze!" -Valura

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_Stix_
_Stix_

Pooh-Bah
Location: la-la land
Member Since: 15th Feb 2002
Total posts: 2419
Posted:I know a Dj called DJ Donut!

He's a nice guy - no idea how he got to Donut.. but hey - each to their own!

oh and my friends had a band called 'Stray Headbutt'

[ 05 November 2002, 05:37: Message edited by: Stix ]


I honour you as an aspect of myself..

You are never to old to storm a bouncey castle..

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iluminaryfaerie
member
Location: Guelph, Ontario, Camerica
Member Since: 5th Oct 2002
Total posts: 89
Posted:hey jello, there's already a dj jelo and dj jelo would be illegal

orangu-funking-tan

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master sodium
member
Location: carson city, nevada
Member Since: 13th Apr 2002
Total posts: 536
Posted:I have to agree with pyrophile on this one. as a DJ I learned that so many DJ names are already taken. thankfully I dont think I have to worry aboot master sodium being used by anyone else.

but if I was going to use a medical condition for a DJ name, it would have to be DJ trisma (although I would spell it trysma). I mean, what medical condition could be more appropriate for the rave scene then jaw clenching. almost everybody there (at the local raves here, I know its better in different areas) has drug related trisma.


you can't have a war against terrorism because war IS terrorism.it's not about worshipping fire. its about making the fire want to worship you.

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Meneeococoa
torn and bleeding warrior of love
Location: West Virginia
Member Since: 6th Sep 2002
Total posts: 133
Posted:I would be DJ Flipix...well, maybe not. Sounds kinda kewl, but kinda dumb. (FLIPping from breaking + PIX from the pix i take = Flipix)

[ 05 November 2002, 17:07: Message edited by: Masta Rava Breaka ]


I need to find something witty for this so people like me...

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Rozi
100 characters max...
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Member Since: 11th Jan 2002
Total posts: 2996
Posted:I kinda like the idea of DJ Cellulite, Mike. Please don't say its laughable. Its either that or DJ Puppy-phat...

It was a day for screaming at inanimate objects.

What this calls for is a special mix of psychology and extreme violence...

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dromepixie
dromepixie

veteran
Location: Florida
Member Since: 20th May 2002
Total posts: 1463
Posted:I am going to produce under dromepixie.

I have heard some stupid DJ names in my time...
I loved 'DJ Master G' how stupid is that?!

Stupid DJ names are a ust have in society... Helps you separate the posers from the real thing

Drome


JUGGLEwithyourmind!

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UCOF
UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:I have 2.... either DJ K (my name is *removed* and it was a mix up between DJ JK and DJ K) or Viper...for when i MC..

i have seen some classics tho...

DJ bart
DJ recycler
She DJ trinity

i will post more when i get home and have a look at the swiss poster i pinched from grindlewald....fantastic

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iluminaryfaerie
member
Location: Guelph, Ontario, Camerica
Member Since: 5th Oct 2002
Total posts: 89
Posted:speaking of bad names,
Dr. Trance takes the cake.
he's this gross 40+ year old fat balding guy that spins the crapiest trance and hits on all the young ravers. creeeeeeepy


orangu-funking-tan

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fieryfiend
member
Location: California
Member Since: 11th Jul 2002
Total posts: 48
Posted:I think my favorite so far is DJ spin cycle.

Two wrongs don't make a right but three lefts do

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The_Pirate_Dyke_Boy
The_Pirate_Dyke_Boy

HOP Lord of the Pirate Admiralty
Location: Canterbury, UK
Member Since: 5th Nov 2002
Total posts: 1079
Posted:My DJ name is DJ SpaZ, after a cartoon character i once created. The message icon i've chosen looks a bit like him.
(and yes SpaZ span...)


D.B.
X x X x X

Ship off the starboard! sound general quarters! noise and light discipline! man the cannons! GET ME THE RUM!

Master of the Free Hug Program

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Dio
Dio

HoP Mechanical Engineer
Location: OK, USA
Member Since: 11th Jul 2002
Total posts: 729
Posted:I just notice with DJ's always , no matter what town you're in, there will be at least one whose name is a metaphor for speed. Examples:

DJ Quick
DJ Flash
DJ Swift
DJ Quicksilver
DJ Velocity
and so on...

So if you're a DJ and don't have a name yet, there's the formula for you

Not to deviate too far off-topic but this does kinda remind me of Boy Bands and how they have a small bank of names that every Boy in the universe has to pick from (JT, JD, DJ, TJ, CJ, etc....)


What hits the fan is not evenly distributed.

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