Mobile Beat


Mobile Beat

This is the general editors account for Mobile Beat Magazine and Website. Who reads Mobile Beat online and in print and attends Mobile Beat events? DJs, VJs and KJs to start with, especially those who own and operate mobile entertainment services. They provide music, video, lighting and a myriad other entertainment choices for corporate events, wedding receptions, dances and innumerable other gatherings.




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North America’s #1 Event for Mobile DJs Collides With World’s Largest Trade Show for Photo Booth Operators

June 23, 2017 by Mobile Beat
The benefits are HUGE for entrepreneurs in the Mobile Entertainment Industry. This coming March, wedding and event entertainers from over 40 countries will gather in Las Vegas with the common goal of learning the secrets to success in operating a DJ Entertainment Service or Photo Booth rental company. Over the last 20+ years, Mobile Beat Las Vegas has been a must-attend event for North America’s most successful DJ service owners. In just three years, the Photo Booth Expo has become the dynamic International focal point for the exploding Photo Booth rental industry. Both trade events offer attendees the coveted opportunity to be among the first to see the latest technology and to talk with the innovators behind it. In 2018, for the first time ever, the two shows will overlap,... [read more]
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What should DJs include in their casino playlists?

June 19, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Every working DJ knows that their occupation can take them to some pretty unexpected locations. But it seems that some of the world’s biggest superstar DJs are being attracted to the bright lights of casino resorts like Las Vegas. Entertainment hotspots like Las Vegas and Atlantic City are quickly becoming real epicentres of dance culture. Events like Mobile Beat Las Vegas at the Tropicana have become popular yearly extravaganzas of DJ entertainment, and whilst people can travel from far afield to these musical events, they all require some top quality music. So what can we do to... [read more]
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Elevate Your Sound with Avante Audio – new audio line from ADJ Group!

June 13, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Debuting this month at InfoComm, ADJ Group of Companies will launch AVANTE Audio – A new professional audio brand born from a passion for audio excellence. AVANTE believes in producing high quality products – that offer both sonic and aesthetic beauty – at attainable prices in order to provide the greatest possible audio experience for its users. AVANTE Audio is proud to launch with the Achromic Series, a complete range of active loudspeaker cabinets that offer powerful output, detailed audio clarity, built-in DSP, and sleek exterior designs. Created for musicians, bands, houses of worship, audio production companies and rental houses, the Achromic Series speakers are equally suited to permanent installation as they are to one-off and touring productions.read more]
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StompLight® is Ready to Rock

June 12, 2017 by Mobile Beat
El Granada, Calif., June 9, 2017 — Great ideas show up on Kickstarter all the time but few of them ever go anywhere (as many a frustrated contributor can attest). One notable exception is StompLight®, the world first fully self-contained sound-responsive stage lighting effect pedal now with the addition of DMX512 protocol. The company has fulfilled its Kickstarter promises, added Dealers and is now selling directly to consumers online, much to the delight of its supporters — and the irritation of its competitors. For any soloist, band, or mobile DJ that’s ever wished they had their own lighting director, StompLight’s simple solution has read more]
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Peavey® Returns as Sponsor of 2017 DMC US Finals with Versatile Pro-Audio Prizes

June 10, 2017 by Mobile Beat
MERIDIAN, MS — It’s Summertime and the spinning is competitive as the DMC USA DJ battle season comes to a close, and the 2017 DMC US Finals approaches. Peavey Electronics® returns as a sponsor of the national championship this year, ensuring that DJs competing for their chance to represent the U.S. at the 2017 DMC World Finals in London can turn out the highest-quality audio and potentially walk away with top-tier prizes. While DMC regional champs prepare for the national championship, Peavey is preparing to send them some of the best pro-audio gear in the industry. All first-place regional winners from across the country will receive a PV® 10 AT mixer, a... [read more]
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ADJ To Debut 11 New Products At InfoComm 2017

June 9, 2017 by Mobile Beat
ADJ will showcase 11 brand new products at this year’s InfoComm trade show in Orlando, Florida, with a particular emphasis on new products with WiFLY DMX, battery-powered, and IP-rated fixtures. Alongside the rest of the company’s range of professional lighting, video, and effects products, the ADJ team will introduce show visitors to a new IP-rated video panel,  a new IP-rated UV Par, a new series of battery-powered up-lighters, two classic par cans powered by LED, and a new collection of professional effects generators. ADJ disrupted the LED video panel market a few years ago when it introduced the incredibly affordable AV6 and since then the AV series has... [read more]
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Getting into the Game with SpeedQuizzing

June 7, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Over the last nearly 20 years of being an amateur game show/trivia host I’ve used all kinds of hardware and software; and honestly nothing is like what I experienced just before Mobile Beat Las Vegas when doing a test run on a new game show system called SpeedQuizzing. The atmosphere was exciting and people had a blast playing. And the icing on the cake was that I even had a great time hosting! Let me set it up: For the last couple of years, the local Kiwanis chapter in Grimes (Iowa) has been holding a trivia night as a fundraiser for its other activities. Set on a weekend night, this year on Sunday, it was scheduled to include two hours of game tim... [read more]
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Tiesto goes Denon DJ Prime Series!

June 1, 2017 by Mobile Beat
World famous DJ/record producer is latest artist to come into the Denon DJ fold and embrace the innovation and standard-shattering performance of their all-new Prime Series gear. Prime Series SC5000 Media Player and X1800 Club Mixer are now shipping globally. Cumberland RI, USA (June 1, 2017)—Denon DJ (www.denondj.com), a leading manufacturer of premium DJ products and solutions, today announced that world-renowned DJ, producer and industry influencer Tiësto has changed his rider to include the groundbreaking Prime Series SC5000 media player and X1800 club mixer. Recognizing a critical need in the professional DJ space for equipment that delivers unprecedented levels of performance, ease of use, musical file organization and complete system synergy, Denon DJ’s Prime Series units represent the fu... [read more]
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StageSpot’s Online Custom Gobo Creator!

May 30, 2017 by Mobile Beat
  AUSTIN, TX (May 23, 2017) – For StageSpot, “gobo” is not just another four-letter word. Today, one of the industry-leading suppliers of theatrical and stage lighting, and other stage supply needs, announced the launch of its game-changing online custom gobo creator. The company created the advanced platform for industry professionals and their clients, allowing users the ability to choose from more than 75 pre-made templates or to upload custom images and artwork, making the process quicker and more flexible than ever. An acronym for the phrase “Goes Before Optics,” a gobo is a disc typically made from... [read more]
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X1800 Club DJ Mixer Prime pairs with new SC5000 Media Player

May 22, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Cumberland RI, USA (January 9, 2017) —Denon DJ (www.denondj.com), a leading manufacturer of premium DJ products and solutions, today announced the introduction of their new 4-channel X1800 DJ club mixer with creative and powerful Sweep and BPM based FX controls. True to the Denon DJ engineering heritage, the X1800 features extremely high-quality, 24bit, 96kHz audio output, ensuring superb sound characteristics. The X1800 is perfectly suited to integrate with Denon DJ’s new SC5000 Prime media via the EngineTM Connect protocol. This shares the beatgrid and time information with the mixer, from the player, to align the FX LFOs. Denon DJ’s expressive ‘Flex-Fader’, Crossfader adds diverse physical performance flexibility... [read more]