Author: DJ Life

This Memorial Day Weekend, ACX1 Music brings over 40 artists, comedians, & DJs to a free party on the famous Atlantic City Boardwalk. ACX1 Music will host a free family friendly music launch party Memorial Day Weekend on May 26th (Sunday) at ACX1 Studios on the Entertainment Pier at Caesars in Atlantic City, NJ from 10am until 7pm. It will be broadcast live on Splash 98.5 (splash985fm.com). The event will feature performances from over 40 artists including Pretty Poison (“Catch Me I’m Falling)”, Chill Rob G (“I Got The Power”), Gina Thompson (“The Things That You Do”), Dinco D from Leaders of the…

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Nexadyne redefines modern standards of performance and ease of use for live events and professional touring with groundbreaking new Revonic™ technology. Shure has introduced a new era of vocal precision: the Nexadyne™ dynamic microphone platform with Shure Revonic™ Dual Transducer Technology. Unveiled today, April 30, Nexadyne vocal microphones achieve state-of-the-art polar pattern consistency, unparalleled noise reduction, and best-in-class professional touring performance, so sound engineers and performers can confidently provide front-row vocal clarity to every corner of the venue, every time. In an effort to deliver these revolutionary benefits, the Nexadyne platform is built on Shure’s patented, groundbreaking Revonic Dual Transducer Technology. The meticulously implemented…

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On April 12, NY-based Billboard-charting and U.S. Dance Radio Top 10 DJ & producer HARBER reveals a 2024 summer anthem. Following a wildly successful 2023, HARBER has just dropped a 2024 summer anthem, “Caught In A Rhythm.” Joining forces with NISHA and Luke Alexander, the trio comes together to deliver an uptempo, high-energy, pop-dance record that’s going to contagiously be stuck in your head. Guaranteed to heat things up on the dance floor, “Caught In A Rhythm” is the perfect inclusion for any upcoming DJ sets, whether rooftop parties, music festivals, pool parties, pre-games, radio shows, car rides or road…

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The XPRS82 and XPRS152 full-range speakers, as well as an enhanced model of existing XPRS2 active subwoofer will be released.  (TORRANCE, Calif.) April 4th, 2024: In the spirit of commitment to innovation for artists, engineers and integrators worldwide, AlphaTheta Corporation announces the release of four new additions to the XPRS2 Series, from the Pioneer DJ brand. The XPRS82 and XPRS152 full-range speakers, as well as an enhanced model of existing XPRS2 active subwoofers, the XPRS1152ST and XPRS1182ST. Known for its elevated sound-performance, the XPRS2 Series speakers are the choice of mobile DJs, live sound, houses of worship, rental and fixed…

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Seamlessly separate bass, drums, vocals, and musical elements with MPC Stems, bringing unprecedented precision and creative freedom to producer’s fingertips. Cumberland, RI, USA, March 26, 2024 – Akai Professional, at the forefront of musical technology for both the stage and studio, unveils MPC Stems, an advanced feature for its MPC desktop software. This pioneering stem separation technology ushers in a new era of sampling, enhancing creativity and precision for music producers and beatmakers.  The Future of Sampling MPC Stems represents a significant advancement in digital sampling, which has become the cornerstone of contemporary music creation. By seamlessly integrating with…

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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the iconic Xone:92, Allen & Heath releases of the Xone:92 Limited Edition. Allen & Heath is marking the 20th anniversary of the iconic Xone:92 with the release of the Xone:92 Limited Edition, combining classic styling with modern refinements to deliver the best-ever version of the legendary mixer. “Since its launch in 2004, the Xone:92 has established itself as the definitive all-analogue DJ mixer and has remained a permanent fixture in superclub booths and on the riders of top DJs around the world,” says Al Crombie, Allen & Heath’s DJ Product Specialist. “When it came…

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Engine DJ 3.4 delivers Bluetooth audio input and Bluetooth keyboard support for several Numark and Denon DJ hardware devices. Ft. Lauderdale FL, USA (March 13th, 2023) – Engine DJ, the leading developer of cross-platform DJ software solutions, today announced the availability of Engine DJ 3.4. Available for both embedded Engine DJ OS and the Engine DJ Desktop platforms, Engine DJ 3.4 delivers Bluetooth audio input and Bluetooth keyboard support for several Numark and Denon DJ hardware devices. Of Engine DJ 3.4, Director of Development at Engine DJ Tom Stoffer shared ‘I’m confident that our customers will be happily surprised by…

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This major update gives music makers new tools for starting and building on their ideas, fresh sounds, and workflow changes. As of March 5, Ableton Live 12 is now available worldwide. The major Ableton update gives music makers new tools for starting a building on their existing ideas, fresh sounds and devices to spark inspiration, and workflow changes to encourage uninterrupted creative workflow. User can also now explore Ableton’s new interactive companion site to learn about the various kinds of tuning systems that come with Live. Each tuning preset in Live links to a page on the site, where you can read…

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DJ Life’s Magazine Featuring REZZ, Dimitri Vegas, Durante, NAMM ’24 Report: The New Gear, Groove Cruise + FriendShip Recaps & More! In the latest issue of DJ LIFE Magazine (Vol.4 No.1) — and our first of the year — we touch base with the one-of-a-kind DJ and producer, REZZ. As revealed in cover story, less is more in ’24 for Isabelle Rezazadeh, better known as REZZ, who is releasing her new album Can You See Me this year. The first issue of the year includes recaps of the 20th anniversary of Groove Cruise, FriendShip, and a NAMM ’24 Report: The…

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The Electronic Dance Music Awards (EDMAs) make their return during Miami Music Week on March 22, 2024, at the Eden Roc Hotel. Miami Beach, Fla.  – The Electronic Dance Music Awards (EDMAs), one of the more anticipated events in the world of electronic-dance music, is set to return to South Beach on March 22. This year, the prestigious event, presented by TravelClubIQ, finds a new home at the iconic Eden Roc Hotel. Renowned for attracting the biggest names in EDM, from DJ/celebs to industry executives, the event has become a beacon for the industry’s most influential figures. The upcoming edition…

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LELO proudly presents the SIRI 3, a revolutionary personal massager that harmonizes your favorite beats with crescendos of pleasure.  Step into a realm where music transcends mere auditory pleasure and becomes a conduit for euphoric sensation. LELO proudly presents SIRI™ 3, a revolutionary personal massager that harmonizes your favorite beats with the crescendos of pleasure, now available for aficionados of DJ LIFE Mag. Building upon the success of its predecessor, the original SIRI™, which found acclaim among singers, coaches, and music enthusiasts for its unique ability to assist in vocal-cord exercises, SIRI 3 takes this concept to new heights. Imagine…

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“A great DJ or mobile entertainer must entertain their crowds, but they must not overlook their own personal finances.” By Ken Cosco When it comes to the entertainment industry, too many people who are just starting out worry about the wrong things. A great DJ or mobile entertainer must entertain their crowds, but they must not overlook their own personal finances. Here are just a few points worth considering when merging a successful career with their personal-financial goals: Business owners often focus heavily on managing their businesses, sometimes neglecting their personal-financial health. However, personal finance plays a pivotal role in ensuring…

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When you, as a mobile-entertainment company, participate in a wedding show, it is an investment in your business. Of course, all investments come with risks.  By Ryan von Ahn In my market of Cleveland, Ohio, the shows worth going to typically cost four figures. Depending on the size, price point and health of your company, you may elect to participate in just one show… or many. Either way, you want to make it count. Whether you are just entertaining, participating in your first show, or you’re a veteran looking to make some changes to your booth, I’ve outlined some tips on maximizing…

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Many entrepreneurs enter the market with the best intentions yet struggle to survive due to a lack of operational and financial experience. Post Covid the wedding industry experienced a rapid growth in revenues which exceed 26.58% in 2022, causing a surge of new venues and wedding vendors to enter the industry knowing that consumer savings and disposable income were readily available. In 2023, the wedding market quickly contracted and returned to a normal growth rate of less than 9% while entrance into our industry continued at a very brisk pace. Many entrepreneurs enter the market with the best intentions yet struggle to survive…

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DJ Life’s Magazine Featuring Matoma: Love for the Beat, Year-End DJ Poll, DJ Disciple, Keys N Krates, XS Nightclub, ADE ’23 & More! In the latest issue of DJ LIFE Magazine (Vol.3 No.6), we caught up with Norwegian DJ, producer, and philanthropist, Matoma. As our cover story reveals, Matoma: Love for the Beat, the electronic music mainstay just released his artist album Love For The Beat with a coinciding tour. As the year comes to a close, we also present the DJ LIFE Year-End DJ Poll: Top Tracks & Big Moments. This issue’s Club Spotlight is Sin City staple, Las…

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To close out the year, breakout DJ/producer HARBER shifts his sound on newest single, out Dec. 15 through Lowly. Continuing a string of releases on Lowly, HARBER finishes off the year strong with his latest original single, “Beautiful Strangers.” Available today (Friday, December 15), “Beautiful Strangers” is a contagious dance anthem with massive crossover appeal. Different from many of his previous releases, on his new song, HARBER experimented with a sound that strays from his usual tunes. “Beautiful Strangers” is an emotionally charged, singalong tune that’s not only catchy, but serves up a feel-good production and future bass groove. “Beautiful…

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The major update includes next-generation Neural Mix™, Crossfader Fusion™, and Fluid Beatgrid™. Algoriddim has released a major update to its Apple Design Award-winning djay app on iOS, iPadOS, and macOS, featuring the next generation of its groundbreaking Neural Mix™ technology. This major update – free for existing djay users – also features Algoriddim’s new patented Crossfader Fusion™ technology, enabling seamless morphing of tracks through real-time deconstruction of music and the intelligent application of filters and effects. Additionally, the update introduces Fluid Beatgrid™, an advanced beat and tempo matching engine, facilitating seamless transitions across a wide spectrum of musical genres and varying…

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RØDE Microphones LLC has announced the acquisition of iconic American pro audio leader Mackie. The acquisition represents a new chapter in the evolution of RØDE and establishes The Freedman Group – parent company of RØDE – as one of the most well-rounded pro audio companies in the world, with an enviable catalogue of products spanning a wide range of audio solutions for content creation, home and studio recording, broadcast, and live sound production. “I am absolutely thrilled to welcome Mackie to The Freedman Group’s roster of iconic audio brands,” says Founder and Chairman Peter Freedman AM. “They are true legends,…

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Whether you’re an upstart or a jock considering a change, there’s plenty to consider, just take it from the nXt@DJX coach, DJ HAPA.  As you know, there are many different types of gigs that a DJ can take on. And for many of you who are upstarts or someone considering a change of career direction, there are several important aspects to consider.  So, I felt like it would be helpful to break down some of the most popular categories of DJs to help you identify where you may want to focus your efforts. Within each of these categories, there are challenges,…

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Offering DJX ’23 & DJ LIFE T-shirts, slipmats, customizable DJX & DJ LIFE-branded Jet Pack bags, and DJX Comic Book “Sonic Odysseys.”  Oyster Bay, N.Y. – DJX, America’s top event for DJ culture, and DJ LIFE, the industry’s content creator and magazine, are thrilled to announce the launch of their branded online store, dedicated exclusively to DJX & DJ LIFE merchandise. Visit the shop, HERE. The Merch Shop starts with a capsule collection of DJX ’23 T-shirts, slipmats, a customizable DJX & DJ LIFE-branded Jet Pack bag, and the highly accepted DJX Comic Book, “Sonic Odysseys.” the Merch Shop introduces the industry to the growing…

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FL Cloud offers full access to an ever-growing library of royalty-free loops and one-shots, exclusive Artist Packs & more. Image-Line launched a major FL Studio 21.2 update, introducing powerful new features which let music producers stay on task and in the creative flow. This latest update introduces FL Cloud, a new service built specifically for FL Studio. Deeply integrated within the DAW, FL Cloud provides producers with a massive and ever-growing library of royalty-free loops and one-shots, unlimited AI-powered mastering, and unlimited music distribution to all major digital streaming platforms via an exclusive partnership with the world’s biggest distributor, DistroKid.…

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DJX ’23 Recap Issue Featuring ZHU, HARBER, John Tejada, SKAM Summer Music Summit, DJ HAPA, Chicago’s North Coast Music Fest, New Gear & More! In the latest issue of DJ LIFE Magazine (Vol.3 No.5), we recap on our biggest edition of DJX Show yet, DJX ’23, with a cover story feature on ZHU. With an anticipated new album on the way, GRACE is set to drop in January, and the famed DJ, producer, and musician has already set out on a worldwide tour of the same name. We journey through DJX ’23 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in…

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Amsterdam Dance Event looks back on exceptional 2023 edition and announces the official dates for ADE 2024.  Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) welcomed a record number of 500,000 visitors throughout its Festival and Conferences, which took place over five days and nights. Next year’s edition of ADE will take place October 16—20, 2024. The 28th edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event has come to an end, hosting 2,900+ artists at over 1,000 events and initiatives taking place in over 200 locations across the city, and welcoming a record number of 500,000 global visitors and 650,000 sold tickets. ADE has grown to become…

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The partnership between The Circuit Group and Pivot Music & Rebūke is being ushered in by industry veteran and artist Paolo Mojo.  The Circuit Group, a new enterprise whose mission is to build business opportunities around artists’ intellectual property, today announced its joint venture with multifaceted management and production company Pivot Music and world-renowned DJ and producer Rebūke. Under the new partnership, by industry veteran and artist Paolo Mojo, Pivot Music will move under The Circuit Group umbrella along with the company’s star act Rebūke and his ERA Music label which he launched  in early 2023, as a platform for…

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The future of Ableton music production control is here with the APC64 from Akai Professional®. Akai Professional, a leading musical equipment and computer software manufacturer for performers and producers, is proud to unveil APC64. The next generation of Akai Ableton controllers delivers the most hands-on experience yet, offering users incredible command of Ableton Live music creation, mixing, and performance in one sleek new control surface. Touch the Future For over 15 years, the APC line has empowered producers, songwriters, performers, and other music creatives with powerful control that blurred the lines between composing and performing. From studio to stage, APC…

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The music creation platform Splice has expanded its AI capabilities with groundbreaking new feature, “Create.” Splice continues to empower music producers with Create, a groundbreaking AI experience that can generate sophisticated musical arrangements in seconds. By building on their industry-leading sounds catalog, focusing on creative flow over sample searching, Splice has opened up a new and powerful way to discover sounds, find inspiration and start songs. Splice Sounds is a vast library of loops and sounds featuring more than 300 instruments (from acoustic drum breaks to throat singing) representing over 130 unique genres of music (from Reggaeton to Drum &…

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Current U.S. Dance Radio top 10 artist HARBER teams with multi-platinum Disco Fries on latest single on Oct. 6. Multi-platinum DJ/producer duo Disco Fries reunite with current U.S. Dance Radio top 10 and two-time Billboard-charting artist HARBER. The grouping unveils their brand-new collaboration, “Falling For You” (feat. Sydtherockerkid), through Lowly on October 6. “Falling For You” from Disco Fries & HARBER is a piano-driven, uptempo, dance floor and radio-ready anthem that’s perfect for the Summer wind-down to usher in the Fall season. A stunning vocal performance and stellar songwriting from Sydtherockerkid, coupled with Disco Fries & HARBER’s uplifting and euphoric…

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Change The Beat, Last Night A DJ Saved My Life, ONE OFF TRAKS, Other Village People, Saffron, and We Are Moving The Needle are this year’s grantees. The Beatport Group announced today the recipients of its second annual Diversity + Parity Fund, which will distribute grants totaling $150,000 to accelerate gender parity and diversity across the music industry. Change The Beat, Last Night A DJ Saved My Life, ONE OFF TRAKS, Other Village People, Saffron, and We Are Moving The Needle are this year’s grantees. Established last year, The Diversity + Parity Fund underscores Beatport’s commitment to reshaping the music…

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DJing and Kazami from Maui, Hawaii, were a natural fit as DJ HAPA, founder of The DJ Coach, connected with her about growing her skill set. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, you never know where your DJ journey will take you. Michelle Kazami, a Maui, Hawaii resident, epitomizes this fact. Since beginning DJing in 2021, her career has since risen to share stages with industry heavyweights at Maui’s renowned venues and locations worldwide. Her success was possible thanks to the support of both the DJ and Maui communities. In the aftermath of the recent devastating wildfires, Kazami…

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Early partnerships include electronic music pioneers Sasha, Danny Tenaglia, and Felix Da Housecat alongside festival brands Insomniac and Disco Donnie Presents. Today, Amplifyd – an auction house for influential artists and music brands to sell their collections, unique collectibles, and experiences, backed by the founding investor of Instagram, announces its official launch out of beta. With groundbreaking early partnerships secured with electronic music pioneers including Danny Tenaglia, Sasha, and Felix Da Housecat, these iconic artists are set to auction their personal treasure troves, containing rare vinyl, acetates, white labels, memorabilia, and studio equipment, providing fans with a unique opportunity to…

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Pro Tools Sketch by Avid is for modern music creators and to expand Pro Tools workflow via new iPad app and added capabilities.   Avid today announced Pro Tools Sketch a new non-linear, clip-based creation tool in Pro Tools software that is also available as a free iPad app. Pro Tools Sketch enables musicians to quickly capture new ideas and freely experiment with concepts and songs, and find inspiration with a massive library of free loops, virtual instruments and effects. This new addition to the Pro Tools workflow comes after years-in-the-making, adding a must-have creation process directly alongside the Edit…

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Just Announced: DJX Show will return to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, NJ from August 5-8, 2024 for DJX ’24. Oyster Bay, N.Y. – DJX, the largest and most impactful gathering of DJs in the Americas, has announced its dates for DJX ’24: August 5 to 8, with the show floor opening on Tuesday, August 6. Presented by DJ LIFE magazine and Hazan Media Group, DJX ’24 will return to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., where it will present a rich schedule of DJ-centric exhibits, education, and events. Building on the incredible…

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Iconic house music label Defected Records announces partnership with LabelRadar with the Beatport Group’s Music Services division. Defected Records has announced a new partnership with LabelRadar, the demo submission platform within The Beatport Group’s Music Services division that streamlines the demo submission process and democratizes access to key decision-makers in the music industry. Through LabelRadar, Defected Records is now accepting demo submissions from artists worldwide, which opens the doors to fresh and innovative talent that’s looking to make their mark on the global music scene. LabelRadar continues to revolutionize the music discovery process by democratizing access to key decision-makers for artists at…

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FNGRS CRSSD and Framework announced the phase one lineup for the debut of PROPER Las Vegas, phase two for PROPER San Diego. FNGRS CRSSD and Framework have announced the phase one lineup for the debut edition of PROPER Las Vegas, taking place at the iconic AREA15 on Dec. 30th & 31st. This announcement comes on the heels of the brand’s lineup reveal for PROPER NYE/NYD in San Diego, returning to Petco Park on December 31st and January 1st following a sold-out debut. PROPER has quickly become Southern California’s ultimate New Year’s Eve destination, now set to take over Las Vegas’…

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Compact and modular controller streamlines modern DJ mixing workflows with exceptional portability, powerful effects control, and intuitive operation. To kick off a series of new product releases this fall, Native Instruments today announced the new Traktor X1 MK3 DJ controller, a compact, modular controller for modern DJs who want exceptional portability, powerful effects control, and intuitive operation, regardless of experience level. Building on the success of the acclaimed X1 MK1 and MK2 models, X1 MK3 adds innovative new features based on insightful feedback from the Traktor community. The result is a next-generation DJ controller with maximum flexibility and extensive functionality…

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Engine DJ has released its latest update to 3.2 and drops SoundSwitch version 2.8 at 10 am EST on August 22.  Engine DJ, the leading developer of cross-platform DJ software solutions, today announced the availability of Engine DJ 3.2. This update brings new enhancements to both the embedded Engine DJ OS and the Engine DJ Desktop software. Engine DJ was the first to bring Wi-Fi connectivity, on-board lighting control, standalone embedded sampler, and Amazon Music streaming to the DJ booth. Now, 3.2 adds exciting new features like Day Mode, new FX selection options, Fuzzy Key mixing and more. DAY MODE Just…

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Atlantic City, N.J. – Focusing on the evolving DJ market and its devoted community, but also stretching out into new territories, DJX ’23 lit up Atlantic City and welcomed the DJ world to the future. Held this past Aug. 7-10 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on AC’s famed Boardwalk, DJX – a trade show/exhibition now in its 34th year – once again delivered its successful combo of technology exhibits, educational seminars, and sponsored After Dark parties. Produced by DJ LIFE MAG and its publisher Hazan Media Group, DJX outfitted the Hard Rock’s Etess Arena with its unique “X-shaped”…

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The modern DJ & nXt @ DJX ’23 coach has more options than ever — here’s a rundown from “The DJ Coach” by DJ HAPA As a DJ, there is a constant quest to discover and acquire music and this has remained relatively the same since the 1970s. However, as we know, the media platforms have changed, as we’ve gone from cassette tapes and vinyl records to CDs, MP3s, and other digital files to now streaming services.  At the time of writing this article, we, as DJs, are probably some of the only people in the world who are still…

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AlphaTheta Corporation announced the release of the DDJ-REV5 scratch-style controller from its Pioneer DJ brand. This 2-channel, Serato DJ Pro and rekordbox compatible controller offers an authentic scratch experience and a variety of innovative features to enable more creative, open-format DJ performances. In addition to their new PLX-CRSS12, the DDJ-REV5 is the latest product to be announced by the brand — both of which are being displayed and demoed at DJX ’23. The DDJ-REV5 is equipped with large jog wheels for intricate and precise scratching when used with the robust and slick MAGVEL FADER. Also, the long tempo sliders on…

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DJX ’23 Issue with John Summit: Life at the Top, Hardwell, Markus Schulz, Jolene Sound Room, Mell Starr, Electric Forest, DJ HAPA & more! In the latest issue of DJ LIFE Magazine (Vol.3 No.4), we celebrate our annual DJX edition with a cover story feature on John Summit: Life at the Top. The new club king John Summit keeps his hit streak alive with one of the biggest songs of the year, “Where You Are.” We break down this year’s DJX ’23, returning to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, NJ, from August 7-10. The launch of…

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The Relentless Beats events to include various parties in the series with Jai Wolf, BIJOU, ACRAZE, NGHTMRE, Kaskade, and More. Phoenix, AZ (August 03, 2023) – Relentless Beats, widely recognized as one of the Southwest’s most prolific independent promoters, has announced its August schedule of events. With still plenty of heat to come, this marks the unofficial wind down of the summer show as Relentless Beats gears up for festival season and a series of concerts. Events like the newly created BASSTRACK and recently announced IYKYK music festival featuring Lil Uzi Vert, Metro Boomin’, and Denzel Curry are just some of what…

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Industry technology powerhouse, Pioneer DJ, to showcase its latest DJ gear and offer DJX attendees first access to new products. ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – August 2, 2023 – The time has come once again for Atlantic City to welcome the DJ community for the 34th annual DJX tradeshow and exhibition. Working DJs, aspiring artists, and music enthusiasts will come together at the Atlantic City Hard Rock Hotel and Casino from August 7 through August 10, 2023, to experience the music, test new products and create, learn, and unite over their shared passions. Joining in the festivities is Pioneer DJ, an…

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The world’s first deck with analog playback and tone-arm-free DVS control along with customizable feel, Performance Pads, and OLED display. AlphaTheta Corporation has announced the release of the PLX-CRSS12 professional digital-analog hybrid turntable from its Pioneer DJ brand. This game-changing deck is the world’s first to offer DVS control of digital music via DJ software as well as analog playback of vinyl records, helping artists take their performances to the next level. Never worry about needle skipping again when you use the PLX-CRSS12 in DVS mode with Serato DJ Pro or rekordbox. The tone-arm-free playback means artists can scratch a…

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Oyster Bay, NY — DJX, the visionary event intent on reenergizing the DJ industry, proudly presents “DJX: Sonic Odysseys – Welcome to the Future,” an unprecedented comic book experience that merges innovation, passion, and visual storytelling. This limited-edition collector’s item, created with cutting-edge AI technology, provides a glimpse into the DJX vision for unity in the DJ market sector.  This first-to-market “DJX: Sonic Odysseys – Welcome to the Future” is a result of a collaboration between DJX and Corey Smiley from Great DJs of the World LLC.  The comic, inspired by the captivating style of acclaimed artist Dan Lee, captures…

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DJ LIFE had a chance to catch up Nick & Danny of Disco Fries ahead of their third studio album release, Another World. In a singles driven market, Disco Fries continue to go against the grain. This time, they’re serving up a brand-new artist album on their very-own Liftoff Recordings label. Available today (Friday, July 21), Another World by Disco Fries can be streamed or purchased, here. Another World is full of quality features, collaborations, and songwriters; an eclectic mix of musical words colliding for a buzzworthy finished product. Previously released singles on the road to the official release of…

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From Grammy-winner Dave Audé as opener & keynote, to Cova, Stephanie Rivkin, and Joe Bunn, here’s just a bit of what’s to come for DJX ’23 Atlantic City, N.J. – Set for August 7-10 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., DJX will bring the entire DJ industry together with its winning combo of new technologies, education, and sponsored After Dark events.  Produced by DJ LIFE magazine and Hazan Media Group, DJX will present a showfloor full of the latest DJ-related products (audio, lighting, studio, accessories, etc.), a slate of 30-plus seminars, panels, and keynotes tackling…

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In a statement released today (July 11), AlphaTheta Corp., market leaders in DJ software & hardware through the Pioneer DJ brand acquires Serato Audio Research Limited.  From an AlphaTheta Corporation announcement released today: AlphaTheta Corporation, market leaders in DJ hardware and software through the Pioneer DJ brand, and Serato Audio Research Limited, market leaders in DJ and audio software, are delighted to announce, subject to approval by the New Zealand Overseas Investment Office and other customary conditions, that the two companies have agreed on the acquisition of all Serato shares by AlphaTheta. Since 2011, AlphaTheta has developed market-leading DJ hardware…

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Breakout NYC-based DJ and producer HARBER signs with the notable Lowly imprint with debut single “Medicine” on June 30. If you’re a big fan of electronic music and you’ve yet to hear of Billboard-charting artist HARBER, there’s a pretty good chance that’s soon about to change. From music festival main stages, headline shows at top-tier nightclubs (Lavo, Somewhere Nowhere, Nebula, Schimanski, Slate, Uptown Social, Terminal 5), and performances at hotspots such as The Brooklyn Mirage, Avant Gardner, Echostage DC, Marquee NY, Webster Hall, The Brooklyn Hangar, and many more), HARBER has been catapulting into superstardom. Now, HARBER has joined the…

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“The Otherside” with ACRAZE, DJX ’23 Preview, Sound Bites with Mau P, EDC LV & Detroit Movement Highlights, Talented Twosome EchoStorms, Brooklyn’s SILO & More! In the latest issue of DJ LIFE Magazine (Vol.3 No.3), we present our cover story, ACRAZE: The Otherside, which asks the question: After the big successes of “Do It To It” and “Believe,” what’s next creatively for ACRAZE? Additionally, the magazine serves up Sound Bites, Mau P: Cheeky Tunes, Big Hits, who has exploded onto the scene with hits like “Drugs From Amsterdam” and “Your Mind Is Dirty.” We also preview the DJX ’23 &…

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The Pioneer CDJ-3000 update adds StreamingDirectPlay for Beatport — and DJs can play tracks live from the streaming service.  It was announced today (June 27) that the AlphaTheta Corporation has introduced major new firmware update (ver. 3.00) for the CDJ-3000 multi player, which results in StreamingDirectPlay. The new feature produces a seamless workflow experience for users, enabling them to browse and play tracks live from the full Beatport Streaming catalog, through their Professional or Advanced subscription plans. Additionally, this upgrade allows users to mix Beatport Streaming tracks with those from rekordbox CloudDirectPlay. The groundbreaking new feature will change the way…

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Over Memorial Day Weekend, Movement Festival 2023 returned to Detroit’s Hart Plaza, drawing in over 30,000 attendees daily.  Movement Music Festival concluded its 17th year at Hart Plaza, welcoming over 30,000 music fans daily, from across the globe to Detroit, the mecca of Techno music. The festival proved once again its unrivaled status as a sonic paradise with over 115 acts performing across six stages, including a VIP Pop-Up Stage, on Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-29. The Movement Stage witnessed the stellar presence of dance music titans, as the illustrious Basement Jaxx captivated on Saturday; Techno star Charlotte de Witte…

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The new BB15-MK3 Single 15” Powered Subwoofer from BASSBOSS is the smallest and lightest in its class, but packs a punch. Petite cabinet, big booty! The BASSBOSS BB15-MK3 Single 15″ Subwoofer is the smallest and lightest subwoofer in its class, yet it delivers a sound that packs a major punch. The BB15-MK3s’ compact size, huge amplification, and excellent output-to-price ratio was designed for gigging DJs or home studio bass-heads with limited space. With its new amp/DSP upgrade, the BB15-MK3 boasts unparalleled sound quality and very high SPL. The newly released BASSBOSS MK3 series boasts a remote controllable 96 KHz DSP…

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Donner Music has released the DMK-25 Pro portable MIDI keyboard, which is ideal for music creators of any genre. Donner Music has released the DMK-25 Pro portable MIDI keyboard ideal for music creators of all genres. Supporting a large variety of popular DAWs in the market, the DMK-25 Pro provides users with a complete music production experience, while also streamlining their workflow. Features such as Intelligent Dynamic Scale Mode and Real-Time Multi-Mode Control make it easy for users to arrange their music, and the included 16 modal scales let players transition seamlessly between different musical genres. Other convenient functions, such…

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The new KFXT-41 Techno Kick Drum Processor VST plug-in effect has been released by G-Sonique. G-Sonique has released the KFXT-41 Techno Kick drum processor VST plug-in effect, which allows users to create fat, dense, intense kickdrums from simple kicks (e.g., 808/909 or basic env.pitch modulated sinus samples), including their processing with spatial reverberation, maximum density at bass frequencies, resonance and percussiveness, saturation and full volume. Users no longer have to worry about finding a suitable combination of samples, choosing and tuning dozens of external plug-in effects to achieve a real techno kick drum. In this plug-in, users will find saturation…

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Prepare, Perform, ANYWHERE: Pioneer DJ Launches Major Upgrade to rekordbox mobile app; start DJing with only your smartphone – anytime, anywhere. (TORRANCE, Calif.) March 30, 2023: AlphaTheta Corporation announces the release of a major upgrade to the rekordbox mobile app, from the company’s Pioneer DJ brand. Available for iOS, version 4.0 of the new rekordbox mobile app, enables users to start DJing with just an iPhone, or iPad. Users who have never DJed before can get started on the rekordbox mobile app for free. Then, when they want to take things further and play more professionally, they can connect gear…

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Numark, an inMusic brand, has released the Mixstream Pro Go, a wireless, standalone, streaming DJ controller Cumberland, R.I. – Numark, an inMusic brand, has released the Mixstream Pro Go, a wireless, standalone, streaming DJ controller that features built-in speakers for spinning on the go. Play any track, from any genre, at any time. Numark’s Mixstream Pro Go integrates with Amazon Music Unlimited and other popular streaming services, giving DJs endless access to over 100 million tracks. With this unprecedented musical access, DJs no longer need an established music library to pull up and rock a party or gig. The unit’s…

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Germany’s Reloop releases the Turn 7 premium belt-drive USB turntable system. Germany’s Reloop, distributed Stateside by American Music & Sound, has released the Turn 7 premium belt-drive USB turntable system. The acrylic platter with LED lighting and the external drive belt make the Turn 7 an absolute eye-catcher. Powerful and steady drive A decentralized, low-vibration DC motor drives the Turn 7. The integral flat belt runs gracefully along the turntable exterior, ensuring smooth operation and a sophisticated appearance. The start/stop rotary switch allows you to select between the turntable’s two speeds (33 and 45 RPM). The acrylic platter is 20-mm…

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Danny Tenaglia & His Big STAX, NAMM ’23: Our Gear Picks, Noizu: Re-branded Hitmaker, Ultra Music Festival & Miami Music Week Photos & More. In the latest issue of DJ LIFE Magazine (Vol.3 No.2), we present our cover story, NYC nightlife icon, Danny Tengalia & His Big STAX. Additionally, we showcase our top gear picks from NAMM ’23, photos from this year’s Ultra Music Festival & Miami Music Week, Noizu: Re-branded Hitmaker, and we dive deeper into NYC’s latest new hotspot, Musica. The new DJ LIFE Magazine issue also includes the story, Can AI Replace the Mobile DJ?, as well…

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DJ LIFE Mag & DJX join forces with SKAM Artist for the SKAM Summer Music Summit at the Dream Hotel in Los Angeles, Aug 20-22, 2023.  Los Angeles, CA – SKAM Artist, a top DJ and talent booking agency, will team up with Hazan Media Group’s market-leading brands DJX and DJ LIFE Magazine to broaden the annual SKAM Summer Music Summit. This exciting collaboration will bring leading DJ brands together with 5000+ DJs, agents and label executives for three days of elevated lifestyle networking opportunities and unique pop-up brand experiences. Further raising the volume, DJ LIFE Mag will become the…

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Whether it’s for the love of creating music, mixing tracks, or making your audience move with every beat, this new BoomBox Booth has got people buzzing, and we’ve got the inside scoop! As a mobile DJ, imagine not having to arrive at a gig so early, expending big effort and wasting precious time by lugging gear back and forth. Imagine bringing a tight system of lights, speakers, karaoke, and a digital display to every booking. And what if you could just roll into the venue and start blasting those tunes within minutes. “Impossible,” you say? Well, Dan Rawson, the creator…

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Intelligent Active Speakers: QSC Introduces L Class, the next generation of advanced, active loudspeakers for DJs.  Costa Mesa, Calif. – QSC has introduced L Class, its next generation of advanced, intelligent, active loudspeakers for applications ranging from portable, plug-and-play setups for DJs to networked, high-tech AV productions and fixed installations for clubs. L Class delivers its performance and audio experience via high-output amplification, state-of-the-art DSP, premium components, extensive system intelligence and an elegantly intuitive user interface. Onboard Dante connects L Class to networked AV systems and connected stages. Developed with sound quality and expandability in mind, the new LA108 (two-way,…

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Prepare, Perform, ANYWHERE: Pioneer DJ launches major upgrade to rekordbox mobile app, so start DJing with only your smartphone. The AlphaTheta Corporation has announced the release of a major upgrade to the rekordbox mobile app, from the company’s Pioneer DJ brand. Truly a game-changer for DJs, the upgrade now available for iOS, version 4.0 of the new rekordbox mobile app, enables users to start DJing with just an iPhone, or iPad. Users who have never DJed before can get started on the rekordbox mobile app for free. Then, when they want to take things further and play more professionally, they…

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Pioneer DJ announces the release of the 4-channel DDJ-FLX10 for recordbox and Serato DJ Pro, which includes new creative functions. The AlphaTheta Corporation has just announced the release of the DDJ-FLX10 from its Pioneer DJ brand. The 4-channel DDJ-FLX10 for rekordbox and Serato DJ Pro includes a host of brand-new features that enables new creative possibilities, including functions DJs can use to easily perform mashups on the fly with no need to prepare tracks in advance. Due in part to the new Track Separation technology in rekordbox, DJs can now easily load tracks from their music library to the DDJ-FLX10 and manipulate…

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Miami Beach, Fla. – The 2023 Electronic Dance Music Awards will return to Miami Music Week this Friday, March 24. Set to run at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel Arkadia Pool from noon to 7 p.m., the day-long event will bestow awards to luminaries from radio, club, and festival worlds. Presented and hosted by iHeartRadio’s Sean “Hollywood” Hamilton, the event will hand CDJ-replica trophies to 38 winners in categories that include: Artist of the Year; Club DJ of the Year; Underground DJ of the Year; Producer of the Year, Remix of the Year; Label of the Year; and more. Aside…

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RANE FOUR, an advanced 4-channel DJ controller combines the quality of RANE hardware with the Stems capabilities of Serato DJ software. RANE, an inMusic brand, has announced the release and availability of the RANE FOUR, an advanced 4-channel DJ controller that combines the quality of RANE hardware with the Stems capabilities of Serato DJ software. This partnership gives DJs newfound control over vocal, melodic, and instrumental elements of any song in their library, allowing them reach new levels of creativity within their DJ sets and livestreams. Designed for Creativity, Built to Last The FOUR combines the latest in performance-focused DJ…

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AlphaTheta Corporation has released the Pioneer DJ DJM-A9 professional mixer. With clear sound quality, enhanced playability and connectivity, and a host of new features, the DJM-A9 is poised to take club performances to the next level. Offering multiple advancements over its predecessor, the Pioneer DJ DJM-900NXS2, the new DJM-A9 mixer produces a higher level of natural-sounding audio. By including an ESS Technology 32-bit high-quality analog-to-digital (A/D) and digital-to-analog (D/A) converters into the channel input section and the master and booth output sections, the DJM-A9 disperses clear sound to the booth and dance floor. The DJM-A9’s new layout design makes it…

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Subtronics: Bass In Your Face! With His Wonderfully Wonky Wubs, Subtronics Has Become One of Bass Music’s Biggest Movers By Brian Bonavoglia https://issuu.com/djlife/docs/djlifemag-2023-vol3no1/14 Redemption Songs Connected by a Social-Justice Nonprofit Org, Soul Clap’s Eli Goldstein Brings a Poetic Voice From Prison By Jim Tremayne https://issuu.com/djlife/docs/djlifemag-2023-vol3no1/28 Sound Bites Dada Life: Reaching Into Space By Brian Bonavoglia  https://issuu.com/djlife/docs/djlifemag-2023-vol3no1/10 DJX 23: New Sessions Set For Atlantic City Mark Your Calendars Because DJX ’23 is Right Around the Corner By Jim Tremayne https://issuu.com/djlife/docs/djlifemag-2023-vol3no1/2 In The Studio With… Matt Guy: Retro-Rave Hitmaker By Jim Tremayne https://issuu.com/djlife/docs/djlifemag-2023-vol3no1/12 Head On Differentiating,…

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Atlantic City, N.J. – What’s new at DJX ’23? Really, it’s more about… what’s nXt?    Launching at this year’s DJX show – America’s largest and most-impactful trade show/exhibition – nXt@DJX represents an ongoing series of initiatives aimed at the discovery, promotion, and guidance of the DJ industry’s emerging talent. Further, it gives the industry a first glimpse of what and who’s to come. Its premiere is set for August 7-10, 2023, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.   Designed to ensure opportunity for aspiring jocks to be heard, discovered, educated, and inspired, nXt@DJX will include a novel set…

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Stanton, an inMusic brand since 2020, has just announced the release of their new STX portable scratch turntable. Stanton, an inMusic brand since 2020, today announced the release of the STX portable scratch turntable. With its mini Innofader Nano crossfader, included rechargeable batteries, built-in speaker, and performance-focused portablism features on board, the STX gives DJs instant access to their full turntablist skillset whenever and wherever they’d like. The STX is the only portable turntable that comes with a factory-installed mini Innofader Nano crossfader. Designed to last over 4 million cycles, this smooth fader can be easily swapped between left and…

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Auralex Acoustics has released Platter Matter v2, a professional turntable mat. The Platter Matter v2’s inert, highly optimized composition physically calms the record, providing superior isolation from motor rumble, as well as structure-borne vibration and airborne acoustical sound. Perfect for discerning home listeners or working DJ/turntablists, the Platter Matter v2 is packaged in a sturdy album jacket and sleeve for safe storage – and it includes a five-year limited warranty. For an additional fee, Auralex also offers an optional slipmat, ensuring that records spin freely above the Platter Matter v2. For more information, visit Auralex. To check out more MainStage,…

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VocoPro has released its SmartOke system – a new DSP karaoke mixer with two wireless microphones for SmartTVs and tablets. For KJs and enthusiasts looking for a fun karaoke experience without using discs, the SmartOke system allows users to sing along with thousands of karaoke songs on YouTube or other sites. Users just connect their smart TV with the included optical cable or send a Bluetooth signal from their laptop, tablet or smartphone. Then just connect the output of SmartOke to any sound system and let the fun begin. SmartOke comes with two wireless microphones with controls built in, so…

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IK Multimedia has released the iLoud Precision series of nearfield monitors. Available in three configurations – 2-way 5- or 6.5-inch, and two 5-inch MTM – these monitors, according to the company, offer a frequency response from 36 Hz to 30 kHz, with ±1 dB tolerance from 45 Hz up. The iLoud Precision also leverages its 96 kHz internal DSP processing, digital crossover and custom-designed Class D amplifier to deliver true linear phase response above 150 Hz. The iLoud Precision series introduces X-MONITOR, a unique and advanced control application for Mac and Windows that assists with ARC calibration and enables extended…

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Artesia Pro and ESI have released the Xjam mobile pad controller. Perfect for DJs and music producers, the feature-packed, MIDI, USB-powered mobile creation station offers an ultra-thin form factor and users can easily customize and control their instruments, while traveling and performing without sacrificing creativity. Loaded with recording and editing software, users have everything they need to get started (Bitwig Studio 8-track and Wavelab LE for Mac and PC, plus Cubasis on the iPhone and iPad). The Xjam comes loaded with 16 genuine pads that offer a thick-and-fat feel, plus polyphonic aftertouch. Six assignable knobs let producers take control over…

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Audio technology company iZotope has introduced RX 10 audio-repair software and Ozone 10 mastering suite – now with new, intelligent features that make audio repair and mastering more intuitive. Both updates bring users tools with increased intelligence, making it easier and faster to get professional-quality results, while still allowing plenty of opportunity to personalize sounds to taste. Built on decades of research, RX 10 is the complete toolkit for audio clean-up in music and audio post-production. From analyzing audio capture and production issues to providing processing solutions, RX 10 speeds up editing workflows, salvages poor audio takes that were once…

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Serato has announced a public beta for Serato Stems – a new, real-time, audio-source-separation technology. Powered by Serato’s machine-learning algorithm, Stems allows DJs to create acapella or instrumentals at the click of a button, isolating or removing parts to create smooth transitions. DJs can instantly isolate vocals, melody, bass or drums, and add creative Pad FX, like Echo and Braker to transition between stems. DJs can create mash-ups on the fly with just a few clicks – no more digging through tracks or putting together custom edits. Serato Stems integrates seamlessly into your existing hardware with a brand-new Stems Pad…

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Denon DJ has introduced the SC LIVE DJ controller series, the only controllers with Amazon Music Unlimited streaming capabilities. The 4-deck SC LIVE 4 and the 2-deck SC LIVE 2 are club-style, Wi-Fi-enabled, standalone DJ devices that give DJs the power to perform without a laptop and provide an immersive audio experience with on-board speakers. Designed using an exclusive secure chipset to meet Amazon’s music-streaming requirements, the SC LIVE series gives DJs instant access to over 100 million CD-quality (aka “lossless”) songs across all musical genres (Amazon Music Unlimited subscription required). With the SC LIVE 4 and 2’s built-in Wi-Fi…

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 Torrance, Calif. – Pioneer DJ, an AlphaTheta Corporation brand, has released the XPRS2 speaker series, which includes new active full-range loudspeakers and subwoofers for mobile DJs, live sound, rental and fixed installations. The four new systems include the XPRS102 and XPRS122 full-range speakers and the XPRS1152S and XPRS1182S subwoofers. A breakdown follows: XPRS2 Full-Range: XPRS102 & XPRS122 Four DSP Modes Both of the XPRS2 full-range speakers contain four different DSP preset modes—Live, Music, Speech and Floor Monitor—to address the needs of different listening environments. 16 Customizable User DSP Modes In addition to the four presets, each XPRS2 full-range speaker includes…

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ADJ has released the Mirage Q6 Pak Black up-lighting system, which includes six feature-packed, battery-powered, wirelessly controllable, IP65-rated LED wash fixtures supplied in a purpose-built charging road case. Each new fixture offers everything the original chrome-finished Mirage Q6 IP units do, but with an understated, gloss black outer casing. Each new fixture features four 10-Watt 4-in-1 RGBA color mixing LEDs, which together generate a vibrant output with an expansive choice of color options. It incorporates a potent rechargeable battery, which allows it to run for up to 40 hours on a single charge, and is encased in an IP65-rated shell,…

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Mackie has released M*Caster Studio, the new flagship of its M*Caster Series of live streaming mixers. Designed to be the heart and hub of a streaming set-up, M*Caster Studio is a professional audio solution for Twitch-based gamers, YouTube Live creators, podcasters, and live-streamer. M*Caster Studio offers user-friendly control and professional features, like a built-in sampler and full-color MixViewer display, making it easier than ever to deliver your content and your sound. Just plug in, choose your profile and effects, and start streaming. The kit features the EM-99B Broadcast Microphone and the DB-200 Premium Desktop Boom Arm. M*Caster Studio also features…

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Decksaver, distributed by Mixware, has released 15 new covers for a whole host of DJ, producer and content-creator gear. The list includes Decksaver covers for the following products: Korg’s Microkorg and Microkorg S keyboards; Pioneer DJ’s DJM-S5 entry-level battle mixer; Arturia’s PolyBrute synth and its Keylab49 MK2 and Keylab61 MK2 controller keyboards; Waldorf’s M wavetable synthesizer, Kyra hardware virtual analog synthesizer, and Iridium synthesizer; Loupedeck’s Live streaming console, CT editing console, and Loupedeck+ video/photo editing console; RODE’s RODECaster Pro II podcaster production studio; SSL’s BiG SiX desktop analog mixer and interface; Erica Synths’ Perkons HD-01 performance/sound-design instrument and its SYNTRX…

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Focusrite has released Vocaster, a new range of audio tools designed for the rapidly growing market of podcasters and other content creators – it provides everything they need to start recording broadcast-quality sound in seconds. The range features two standalone interfaces (Vocaster One and Vocaster Two) and two studio packs (Vocaster One Studio and Vocaster Two Studio) that has everything needed to record podcasts in one box. Just plug in your new interface, follow the “Easy Start” onboarding process, and away you go. Also, Vocaster Hub, the companion app for the Vocaster interface, is like opening the door to your…

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JBL Professional has released its PRX900 Series of powered loudspeakers and subwoofers. The line, which includes three powered 2-way loudspeakers and two powered subwoofers, has been entirely built from the ground up to leverage JBL’s most advanced acoustic innovations. Its driver systems are powered by 2,000-watt (peak) Class D amplifiers, which deliver clarity and definition at maximum volume, with improved dispersion and smooth low-frequency extension. The PRX900 Series is a versatile solution for DJs and bands, music venues, rental houses, corporate A/V providers, or anyone who needs durable professional systems that deliver powerful, room-filling sound in any portable or installed…

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DJ White Shadow: Music on the Move After His Massive Successes with Lady Gaga, DJ White Shadow Has Settled into Newer, Broader Pursuits – But His Creative Pace Remains Lightning-Fast By Jim Tremayne 2022 in Review 100 DJs of All Stripes Offer Up the Year’s Top Tracks & Best Musical Moments By Jim Tremayne Amsterdam Dance Event 2022 A.D.E. ’22 Re-Convenes Global-Dance Scene By Jim Tremayne Ultra Naté: Soul Survivor On the Mic or the DJ Decks, Ultra Naté Keeps the Great House Grooves Flowing By Jim Tremayne Sound Bites: Sidepiece: Star Collab Bears Big…

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DJX’23 is returning to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino August 7-10, 2023 and registration is now officially open! DJX, America’s largest and most impactful gathering of the DJ community, will feature its winning combo of technology exhibits, education seminars, and After Dark events – plus prizes and giveaways galore. DJX remains the one DJ show that appeals to all sectors of its industry – club jock, mobile entertainer, remixer/producer and beginner DJ. DJX’23, Aug. 7-10 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Be there for the community. Be there for the education. Be there for the excitement. Be there…

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Seven Lions: Decade of Dreams Celebrating 10 Years of Making Music, Seven Lions Caps Off a Big Year with His Debut Full-Length By Brian Bonavoglia DJX ’22 Highlights Atlantic City’s DJX Show Was a Blast – It All Looked Like This… By Jim Tremayne It’s Automatic Having Trouble Keeping Content Flowing on Your DJ Company’s Site? Try Writing Blog Articles with AI Tools. Here’s How… By Jordan St. Jacques Lefto: Left-Field DJ Adept Spinning Any Genre, Belgium’s Lefto May Be the World’s Most Unpredictable Jock By Jim Tremayne Sound Bites: Infected Mushroom: Silver Anniversary By…

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Los Angeles – We’ve come a long way since the days of crate-digging and lugging 12-inch vinyl from gig to gig in the trunks of our cars. We’ve even seen some unbelievable technologies come onto the scene that are changing DJ culture forever – for example, where would we be without the invention of the CDJ? And even recently, we were hit with some major innovations like the Phase DJ wireless DVS controller and real-time stem separation in DJ software. In a sector of the music industry that relies so heavily on technology, the need for the next-and-best tools is…

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Markus Schulz: The Long Game Back to Business Post-Lockdown, Trance Titan Markus Schulz Adapts to Changes in Life, Career & Genre By Jim Tremayne Protective Measures How Your DJ Website Can Prevent Negative SEO from Your Competitors By Jordan St. Jacques Joe Bermudez: DIY DJ With His Fun-Filled Videos, DJ/Producer Joe Bermudez Has Spread His Music & Expanded His Brand By Jim Tremayne DJ HAPA: The DJ Coach After Overcoming His Own Obstacles, DJ HAPA Built a Career & Continues to Bring DJ Education to the Masses By Jim Tremayne Kayzo: Hybrid Sounds With “New…

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BASSBOSS® Loudspeakers will reignite their legendary “Demolition Experience” demonstration room at the new and improved DJX Show 2022 (formerly DJ Expo) August 8th-11th at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The fully reimagined DJX Show is the DJ industry’s top trade show/exhibition. Produced by DJ Life Magazine, the new show is bigger, badder and better than ever before, and this year offers multiple opportunities to experience BASSBOSS products, including a seminar by BASSBOSS Designer David Lee. BASSBOSS Demolition Room Presentations BASSBOSS will be continuing their well-known penchant for knocking the lights out in their “Demolition…

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Hardwell: The Road Back Why Hardwell Returned to the DJ Booth After Nearly Four Years Away By Brian Bonavoglia Desert Hearts: House Techno Love Desert Hearts’ Decade Party Rocks Cali’s Lake Perris By Saxe Coulson Eric Sharp: Emergence Longtime West Coast Tastemaker Eric Sharp Steps Up His Studio Game By Jim Tremayne SOHMI: Ascendant Talent Inspired By Coachella, SOHMI takes her time, makes her mark on electronic dance music By Brian Bonavoglia Get Ahead How DJs Can Measure SEO Backlinks & Compete Online By Jordan St. Jacques Sound Bites: DJ Ruckus: Big Events Only…

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Slushii: Top of His Game Slushii’s Rocket-Like Rise Showcases the Confluence of EDM & Gaming Cultures By Brian Bonavoglia Louie Vega: Expansions in the NYC “Little” Louie Vega’s Latest Explores the Diversity of Sounds in Modern Clubland By Jim Tremayne Miko Franconi: Island Beats With His Centered Brand, Hawaiian DJ Miko Franconi Keeps the Underground Scene Going in Paradise By Jim Tremayne Clean It Up How to Check Your DJ Website for SEO Errors & Optimize Your Online Marketing Efforts Jordan St. Jacques Scenes from Miami Music Week After Three-Year Hiatus, Industry Parties Returned to…

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Nicole Moudaber: Lockdown Lessons & The Power of Music After a Period of Reflection, Techno Queen Nicole Moudaber Returned from the Lockdown with Renewed Purpose – Both Musical & Personal By Jim Tremayne Andrea Oliva: The Next Big Step Ibiza Fixture Andrea Oliva’s New Brand Brings Together Music, Events & Fashion By Jim Tremayne DJ E-Clyps: Sound + Vision DJ E-Clyps Uses the Full Force of His Artistry – Music & Pictures – to Move the Masses & Address Social Justice By Jim Tremayne The Ad Game Two DJs Discuss the Pros & Cons of Online…

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Bieber & Beats When Tay James Was Called to Spin for One of the World’s Biggest Pop Stars, He Was Ready. Twelve Years On, His DJ Knowledge Still Impacts Justin Bieber’s Music By Lily Moayeri 2021 in Review 100 DJs of All Stripes Weigh in on The Year’s Favorite Tracks & Best Musical Moments By Jim Tremayne Get with the Loyalty Program DJs Are Relying More Than Ever on the Best Ways to Sell to Existing Clients. By Joshua Volpe Still Standing With NYC’s Longest-Running Club Party, Herbert Holler Keeps the Classic Beats Pumpin’ By Jim…

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