1. Never quit music.

2. Make backups—hard drives, duplicate copies…back up everything. Often.

3. Be a "late adopter" of new technologies of any sort, because power corrupts. Staying a little bit behind the curve keeps you ahead of the game.

4. Bring your own needles and headphones; it's unlikely there will be any at the club, and if there are, you can bet they'll be trashed.

5. Never quit music.


Strategy plays Supernature on Friday, April 23, at Rotture with Reporter, DJ E*Rock, DJ BJ and DJ Copy. 9 pm. $5 (free before 10 pm). 21+.