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Algoriddim introduces djay Pro 1.1 with live video mixing

April 24, 2015 by Mobile Beat
(MUNICH, Germany) – April 23, 2015 - Algoriddim today released a major update to djay Pro, free to all existing users, with live video mixing, plug & play support for the Pioneer CDJ and XDJ line-up including enhanced Spotify integration. The all-new video mode in djay Pro allows users to apply visualizers to their music and mix videos in real-time, all with stunning transitions, visual FX, title and image overlays, live A/V recording, and comes with extensive pre-bundled video content so users can get creative right away. Furthermore, Algoriddim partnered with Pioneer DJ for a seamless plug-and-play integration of djay Pro with the CDJ-2000nex... [read more]
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edjing Pro, iOS application for Djs and DJ wanna-be’s

April 23, 2015 by Mobile Beat
image_2Paris, France - Thursday, April 23th - DJIT, the editor of edjing the +25 million downloads DJ application, launches edjing Pro, a brand new mix-tracking application for professionals and those who wish to go further in their practice. With a series of new features and an innovative ergonomics, edjing Pro disrupts the current standard to better meet professional requirements. In addition, edjing Pro includes the innovations that have made edjing so successful and that will also thrill a more experienced public, such as the +50 million tracks music library accessible in one click. Don’t waste your time, download edjing Pro and enjoy a spec... [read more]
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The 7 Deadly Networking Mistakes of Wedding Pros

April 23, 2015 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani
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I know you’re guilty. I’ve seen you (or someone like you) committing these networking sins at every wedding professional mixer, wedding show and industry event.

Don’t believe me? Take heed of these common mistakes that can ruin your networking opportunities and cost you big time in lost referrals.

Mistake #1 - Hanging out with your friends all night.

I get it. It’s fun to chat and yuck it up with your buddies in the wedding biz at a networking event, but you’re missing out on opportunities to build new relationships.

I’m not saying you shoul... [read more]
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AKG by HARMAN Unveils K181 DJ UE Reference Class Headphones

April 20, 2015 by Mobile Beat
NORTHRIDGE, California – AKG by HARMAN is introducing the new K181 DJ UE reference class DJ headphones, developed based on input from professional DJs. The K181 DJ UE (Ultimate Edition) headphones are built for professional DJ use in any club environment. The K181 DJ UE headphones feature a closed back design and a sturdy 50 mm transducer, delivering enough power to withstand even the strongest PA speakers, especially for pre-fader listening. For loud working conditions, the Bass Boost will help DJs better hear low frequencies, while the headphones’ coiled cable offers freedom to move without stepping on a cable.AKG_K181DJread more]
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DJ Control JogVision with Serato DJ Intro Demoing at MusikMesse

April 17, 2015 by Mobile Beat
The feel and display features found on the platters of professional DJ CD players are now available on a DJ controller’s jog wheels DJControl Jogvision Frankfurt, April 14, 2015 – Hercules and Serato are pleased to invite you to come and check out the first ever live demo of DJControl Jogvision with Serato DJ Intro. - Musikmesse, booth C44, Hall 5, Ebene 1 DJControl Jogvision, bundled with Serato DJ Intro and Serato DJ Upgrade Ready, enhances the performances put on by mobile DJs. It is the most portable DJ controller featuring in-jog displays, and the most accessible – available at a suggested retail price of just €349.99, taxes include... [read more]
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LYRX – karaoke software for MAC

April 17, 2015 by Mobile Beat
Digital 1 Audio Launches LYRX, Karaoke Software Designed Exclusively for MAC That Allows Users to Host Karaoke with Standard Karaoke Files as Well as HD Karaoke Videos Digital 1 Audio, Inc (http://www.lyrxkaraoke.com), the premier creator of professional and consumer DJ software and karaoke software products under the brand name PCDJ (http://www.pcdj.com), launched LYRX – an easy-to-use karaoke software platform designed exclusively for MAC. LYRX is a karaoke show hosting software that supports all standard karaoke file types as well as HD video formats, and it’s truly fun to use. Share on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on PinterestEmail a friend LYRX karaoke for MAC "We thought it was time that somebody make a high-quality MAC karaoke product for everyone that does c... [read more]
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6 Things Wedding Pros Don’t Know About Destination Weddings

April 16, 2015 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani
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Destination weddings: it’s a niche that many wedding professionals are eager to dive into but aren’t sure where to get started. The best thing you can do is get to know this new-to-you audience from the inside out, so here are some of the top destination wedding facts that you may not realize.

1. Destination weddings make up nearly a quarter of all weddings.

More and more couples are... [read more]

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How Can I Grow My Business When I’m Working By Myself?

April 10, 2015 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani
9017237503_0eae7b4801_o Question: “How to grow my business when I'm the only one? I can't hire someone to do my job so I'm limited to the number of jobs I can take.”

Answer: Grow beyond your comfort zone.

You’re absolutely right. Once you’ve tapped your limited time and energy resources, your business cannot grow any further. You might as well give up right now and resign yourself to the status quo. Obviously, I’m being sarcastic. (At least I hope it’s obvious!) You can increase your p... [read more]
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World Famous DJs added to the Safe Songs List

April 9, 2015 by Ric Hansen

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New songs added this week to our safe songs list

Hey Mama”- David Guetta with Nicki Minaj.    Nicki Minaj does vocals on this David Guetta song.   She is always edgy, and in this song uses “nana” in reference to her private parts.  The version without “nana” is the only safe one to play.

  “You Know You Like It”... [read more]

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ADJ Will Demonstrate 30 Year Commitment to Innovation at Prolight+Sound 2015

April 9, 2015 by Mobile Beat
Prolight + Sound 2015 will see ADJ launch three brand new products, each featuring a different innovation, as the company continues to mark its 30th anniversary.adj-prolight-2015-960x480-press ADJ will continue its celebration of 30 Years of Pure Lighting Excitement by demonstrating three innovative new products at this month’s Prolight + Sound trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. Lucky visitors to the ADJ stand (Hall 11.0, Stand D51) will get to see the Kaos, Vizi Beam 5RX and AV6 in action, while 25 other new products developed over the last six months will also make their European debut. Set to cause the most excitement is the brand n... [read more]
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Double Your Lighting Excitement Even On a Budget with ADJ

April 6, 2015 by Mobile Beat
ADJ builds on its budget-conscious Startec Series with the release of a futuristic new moonflower effect called the Jelly Gressor, which offers out-of-this-world dual effects – from one compact source – at a down-to-earth price.Jelly Gressor Press Photo While ADJ’s reenergized Startec Series of portable party solutions has already seen the announcement of the Stinger, Mini Dekker and Starburst, users now have another budget-conscious but brilliant effect to add to their lightshows: the Jelly Gressor. Combining six 1W LEDs (two red, two green, two blue) with a transparent plastic case, the Jelly Gressor is a forward-thinking derby moonfl... [read more]