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First Professional DJ Software with Spotify Integration

December 18, 2014 by Mobile Beat
Algoriddim, creators of the the world’s best selling DJ app with over 15 million downloads, today released djay Pro, the first professional version of djay for the desktop. djay Pro includes a suite of sophisticated features and an innovative interface that allows DJs to take their performances to the next level. djay Pro is the first DJ software on the desktop with Spotify integration giving DJs access to over 20 million tracks instantly. Built exclusively for OS X, djay Pro takes full advantage of the desktop’s computing power including 64-bit processing, multi-core track analysis, support for Retina and 5K displays, graphics rendering at 60 frames per second, and pristine sound quality. djay Pro combines rock-solid stability with unrivalled performance, delivering a powerful, dependable solution whi... [read more]
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3 Signs It’s Time to Fire a Client

December 18, 2014 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani

Sometimes you just have to let them go. When we started our DJ business, the first were the class reunions. Ugh. These clients had no budget for entertainment and the guests never wanted to dance. All they wanted was to talk and catch up. And God forbid you ended up with a school that had a long-standing rivalry. Still gives me the shivers. So we “fired” them. We just weren’t available for those jobs anymore. We have plenty of friends who are more than happy to take those referrals. When we decided to special... [read more]
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Illusion Dotz 4.4 – More than Just an Illusion

December 16, 2014 by Mobile Beat
With its powerful COB LED source and unique movement, ADJ’s inventive Illusion Dotz 4.4 is a pixel-mappable wash fixture with endless creative potential.illusion-dotz-960x640 COB LED technology has thrown us into a new age of seriously powerful LED lighting fixtures, but while ADJ has used COB technology in many of its previous Dotz series fixtures – such as the Lightning COB Cannon and the Dotz TPar System– none of them offer quite the level of pure light excitement created by the new Illusion Dotz 4.4. The Illusion Dotz 4.4 is a wash fixture like no other, utilizing a powerful COB LED 4x4 matrix mounted on a moving head yoke. For ... [read more]
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Bryan Dodge talks with Bill Hermann and Jason Jones

December 16, 2014 by Bill And Jason
Every Week Bill Hermann and Jason Jones talk about the Mobile DJs in the news, tech, innovation and weird stuff. They also interview mobile DJs who are innovating. Then they goof around a bit sharing their stories and experiences. Keep up on everything Mobile DJ on The Bill and Jason Show. This week Bill and Jason talk to Mobile Beat 2015 presenter Bryan Dodge. Bill Hermann and Jason Jones are entertainers in the Mobile DJ industry. They also co founded The Entertainment Experience. An international Performance Training and Experience Design company for event performers and producers.  Jason Jones is the author of Bar DJ Secrets.... [read more]
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5 top music themed games

December 16, 2014 by Mobile Beat
Improvements in gaming technology have seen the music business making games that allow you to sing, dance and play in time to favourite songs – with games controls in the shape of mikes, dance mats, guitars and drums. These are just some of the best music games ever released. Michael Jackson: The Experience This 2010 game came out just after the death of the King of Pop and lets fans relive his career, by singing and dancing to songs like Beat It and Thriller. Gaming modes let you sing duets, play alone or with multiple players, while the Dance School training videos teach you some of the more complex moves. The Beatles: Rock Band This 2009 game covers every album and song in the Beatles career – from Nowhere Man to While My Guitar Gently Weeps.... [read more]
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MBLV 2015 VIP WINNERS ANNOUNCED

December 12, 2014 by Mobile Beat
Tricerasoft-VIP-Experience-LogoMobile Beat is pleased to announce our winners for the 2015 TriceraSoft VIP Experience, brought to you by TriceraSoft and sponsored also in part by DigiGames and EZPhotoBooth. This is the second year ten lucky attendees entered themselves into this contest for a chance to win some special bonuses as a VIP attendee. Those ‘perks’ include a room upgrade, a private mini-workshop and seminar with Randy Bartlett, an invite to the Penn Jillette Meet & Greet, reserved seats for all presentations, a night on the town by limo, and more surprises! Mike Buonaccorso, MBLV Show Producer, said ... [read more]
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What’s the Best Way to Follow Up After a Bridal Show?

December 12, 2014 by Stephanie and Jeff Padovani
Bridal show suzanne “After watching your videos and doing my first email blast to my bride list from a recent bridal show I was at, What is generally the next step, Phone call? Another Email? “I don’t have an issue following up with a call but how long does one generally wait before a second touch attempt?”

Answer: Follow up fast with multiple mediums and don’t stop!

I wish I could tell you there is one “rule” for how often to follow up and how to do it, but really depends on your wedding business and your market. ... [read more]
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Pocket Sized With A Powerful Punch!

December 9, 2014 by Mobile Beat
ADJ’s new Inno Pocket Scan and Inno Pocket Roll offer compact power and the perfect affordable complement to the Inno Pocket Spot… Adding to the immensely popular Inno Series of LED lighting fixtures – a range that is continually growing – ADJ has recently released two new compact mirror scanners. The Inno Pocket Scan and Inno Pocket Roll are highly portable versions of their larger, costlier counterparts – the Inno Scan and the Inno Roll – but these ‘pocket-sized’ versions make the same impressive mirror effects available to small bars and clubs, stage acts and bands, as well as the DJ-on-the-road.ADJ Inno Pocket Scan & Rollread more]
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New CHAUVET DJ Motion Orb Adds “e-MOTION-al” Touch To Any Event

December 9, 2014 by Mobile Beat
SUNRISE, FL – Mobile entertainers, bands and clubs can add more e-MOTION to any scene with the new Motion Orb from CHAUVET DJ. A versatile décor effect, the Motion Orb transforms parties, dances, and other events with its dazzling string of 55 individual RGB pixel-mappable, color-changing and strobing LED orbs.Motion-Orb Available in standard 2-meter length strings, but expandable to 3 meters and 4 meters with optional extensions, the Motion Orb can be hung like a curtain, draped across walls and over entrances like an LED banner or strung on ceilings to add an extra dimension to any room and create a more exciting and memorable look. “This is a great c... [read more]
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Select Mix Announcement About Culture Shock

December 8, 2014 by Mobile Beat
Select Mix® is proud to announce that we've just released the second half of the Culture Shock remix catalog on our web site at www.selectmix.comselectmixlogo Culture Shock, which paused its operations around 2008 or so, had built up an incredible collection of remixes. A brief description of the new series is listed below. While some songs may duplicate across the Select Mix®, there are also LOTS of songs not previously available. The Rock Shock collection in a treasure trove of remixes from bands like Warrant, Survivor, Def Leppard, Guns 'N Roses, and so many more. These are remixes nobody else has... and n... [read more]
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Epsilon Wins Coveted Award at LDI

December 5, 2014 by Mobile Beat
Over 450 lights on display earned Epsilon “Best Product Presentation” at LDI Show. Epsilon_BoothMontebello, CA- (December 4, 2014) After their 2013 announcement of entering into the professional lighting market, The Epsilon Group of Companies; a 32 year old company announced that they are ready to become the next leading manufacturer of professional lighting products for small to mid-size venues, club install and rentals, by becoming a first time exhibitor at the 2014 LDI show in Las Vegas. The company already seems to be living up to their word, as booth #2451 quickly became surrounded by attendees impressed by the hands-on demonstrations of the over... [read more]