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GoDJ Plus Improves on the GoDJ Mp3 Mini-Mixer

By Max Lauder / last year

GoDJ Plus is an A4-sized, fully functional portable DJ system that fits easily in a backpack, great for to handling anything from the small parties to full club houses. Generally, when you start to DJ, you need to prepare a lot of equipment such as the CD/MP3 players, effects, samplers, a mixer and speakers. With […]

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The Minimalist DJ

By RobertL / a couple of years ago

A DJ PA can be small and light without sacrificing quality of sound. It is a common complaint among veteran DJs that the “cost of entry” into the business has never been lower. On the other hand, the percentage of the population willing to trust an entry-level DJ with a (hopefully) once-in-a-lifetime event is small. […]

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Staying Hydrated In The Summer Heat

By RobertL / a couple of years ago

It’s hot and a lot of gigs this time of year are outdoors. Here are some tips from the touring sound industry that can help you keep from the dangers of dehydration: by Antonio Luna You are out deploying sound systems for ACME Audio at a music festival.  You have three rigs to jam into […]

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Mike Walter’s New DVD Starts Back At The Basics

By RobertL / a couple of years ago

If you believe everything you see in the movies, then you know the truth in these words from Emil Faber: “Knowledge Is Good”—and while you can’t buy experience, you can buy knowledge from those who have experience. On his DVD Keys To A Great DJ & MC Performance, Mike Walter offers up 25 plus years […]

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What’s Behind The Curtain At IDJNA?

By RobertL / 3 years ago

At the moment, if you go IDJNA.org, you’ll just see a logo on a “Coming Soon” page. But that was enough to arouse my curiosity. With no shortage of clues on the page, it was pretty obvious that the person to talk to about the International Disc Jockey News Academy was, John Young of the Disc […]

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But The Bride Wants You To Play….

By RobertL / 3 years ago

A couple of years ago, during the last hour of an event, the Bride’s dad came over to make a few requests (he really wanted some southern rock). A man of honesty and integrity, he prefaced his requests by admitting he was drunk, which was obvious. But he was a friendly sort of drunk, so […]

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Update: Cerwin-Vega P-Series

By RobertL / 3 years ago

**New Video Added**  As the lucrative summer season again comes to a close, you may be asking yourself, “What do I do with all this dough?”

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The Good And Bad Of GhostTunes

By RobertL / 3 years ago

When Apple launched iTunes back in 1998, it was a pivotal time for the music industry, and it changed everything about how we buy music almost overnight. Consumers could now access music instantaneously, picking and choosing just their favorite tracks. No longer was it necessary to purchase a whole album to get the one or […]

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The DJ List of Lists (not Liszt)

By Max Lauder / 3 years ago

DJs like lists. It’s in our DNA. From the publication of the first Billboard Hot 100 right up to today, if there’s a list that has anything to do with music—be it songs, albums, artists, whatever—we just can’t turn away. Fortunately, we now have the Internet to feed this gluttony for lists. Just yesterday, over […]

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Narrow-Beam Lightshow From 4 LED Moving Heads

By Max Lauder / 3 years ago

The Intimidator Wave 360 IRC from CHAUVET DJ features four tilting RGBW heads mounted on a single rotating base to produce a breathtaking non-stop visual ride that is unlike any other aerial effect. Each of the Intimidator Wave 360 IRC’s heads is powered by a 12-watt Quad-Color (red, green, blue, white) LED with a narrow […]

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