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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iRig Pro I/O – For the Singer/Songwriter in You! by Timothy Grant

August 22, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Recently, I was given the opportunity to test a new piece of gear designed to work with GarageBand. It's called the iRig Pro I/O Portable Audio/MIDI Interface for IOS and USB. Let me say right from the start … WOW! This is a compact system that packs a punch. Within minutes of setting it up, literally inserting two AA’s and choosing the connection cord you want, I had recorded a Beatles song within a 15 minute session using my iPhone version of GarageBand. The iRig Pro I/O comes with several cables that allow you to record guitars, bass, vocals and even my electric drums. Just that makes it awesome. The various drums available on GarageBand, though ... [read more]
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Samson microphone for recording your brides and grooms?

August 22, 2017 by Mobile Beat
New York - August 21, 2017 – Samson, an industry pioneer in professional audio solutions, today announces the availability of the highly anticipated Go Mic Mobile, the first professional wireless microphone system that connects directly to smartphones without the need for cumbersome adaptors or interfaces. The new wireless system turns a phone into a pro-level video camera capable of capturing high definition audio anywhere, making it the ideal mobile mic for filmmaking, podcasting, vlogging, live streaming and YouTube production. Go Mic Mobile is available now for $249.99 at B&H, Fry’s and Amazon. Samson’s Go Mic Mobile captures audio via a compact, dual-channel receiver that mounts and connects directly to a smartphone or DSLR camera. The dual-channel receiver allows users to transmit and mix d... [read more]
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Mackie Thump Comes Out Redesigned and Redone!

August 18, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Atlantic City, NJ – August 14, 2017…  Mackie today launches the all-new completely redesigned Thump Series Powered Loudspeakers – Thump12A, Thump15A, Thump12BST, Thump15BST and Thump18S. The new 13000W Thump Series delivers more power and reliability than ever, plus a host of convenient features like built-in mixers, speaker modes and much more. Totally new for the Thump Series are two Thump Boosted™ models, the 12″ Thump12BST and 15″ Thu... [read more]
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Mega Sound & Lighting – Over The Top with Mobile Beat – Free Issue Online Now

August 17, 2017 by Mobile Beat
This issue hits popular subject from a bunch of angles: How much is too much? Be over-prepared or lean and mean? We look at how to scale your offerings and your productions to the right spot for you and your clients. Enjoy, Ryan Burger Publisher - Mobile Beat

In this Issue

  The Element of Surprise - Todd Mitchem Over the Top! - Arnoldo Offermann How to Avoid Overkill - Trevor West Multifaceted Music Man: Curtis Whipple - Michael Cordeiro Managing Cyber Security Risks - Mark Battersby Size Matters: To Scale Up or Pare Down? ... [read more]
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Roland Corporation U.S. Partners with BPM Supreme on Exclusive Membership Offer

August 17, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 2017 — Roland Corporation U.S. today announced its exclusive new membership offer in partnership with the fast-growing digital record pool BPM Supreme. U.S. customers who register their newly purchased Roland DJ-808, DJ-505 or DJ-202 controllers are now eligible to also register for three free months of BPM SupremeStandard (typically $19.99 per month). BPM Supreme Artist Relations and Partnerships Manager Raj Thomas said, “Our objective is to provide top-quality music for professional DJs, and we're eager to work with partners like Roland to help bridge the d... [read more]
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Roland announces the DJ-505 and DJ-202

August 16, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 2017 — Roland announces the DJ-505 and DJ-202, two new DJ controllers for Serato DJ. Equipped with features derived from the popular DJ-808 DJ Controller, the DJ-505 and DJ-202 offer onboard Roland TR drum sounds, dual low-latency platters, Serato DJ integration, vocal FX, and more. With the newly expanded DJ-series lineup, DJs and music producers can now choose from three Roland DJ controller models to suit the needs of different setups. Released to wide acclaim in 2016, the DJ-808 DJ Controller is a state-of-the-art creative tool with a four-channel mixer, built-in drum sequencing, vocal processing, and the deepes... [read more]
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The GARDEN STAR PRO White Star – Laserworld GS-400RGB-W

August 16, 2017 by Mobile Beat
The GARDEN STAR PRO White Star – Laserworld GS-400RGB-W is world's first optically generated white light star effect laser with color change and controllable rotation speed. This laser system is well suited for indoor and outdoor applications. Fine, clearly visible laser dots look like a real starry sky on walls or ceilings and create a very special atmosphere by projecting onto plants, bushes, or any other surfaces. Especially for mobile DJs, the Laserworld GS-400RGB-W is very well suited to enhance every event. Some of the features are:
  • bright RGB whitelight laser sources
  • powerful: up to 400mW output power
  • controllable rotating laser dots
  • starry sky effect
  • waterproof housing
  • incl. base, stake, and extensions for various applicatio... [read more]
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VocoPro Launches Mobile Karaoke PA System with Built-in LED Light Show

August 16, 2017 by Mobile Beat
LOS ANGELES, Calif. Aug. 16, 2017For karaoke enthusiasts, audio leader VocoPro today announced its new LightShow product, a professional 100 watt, battery powered, Bluetooth enabled, Karaoke PA system with LED moonflower lights on top of the unit. For more information, please visit read more]
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ADJ To “Light Up” Atlantic City!

August 15, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Building on the phenomenal success of the Inno Pocket Spot, DJ Expo will see the official launch of ADJ’s brand new Pocket Pro. Offering all the same features as its predecessor, this innovative new fixture adds the flexibility of replaceable GOBOs, and also offers brighter output, but without an increase in retail price. Powered by a potent 25W white-light LED (increased from 12W on the Inno Pocket Spot), the new Pocket Pro has a 15-degree beam angle and produces a vibrant output which is equally suited to creating mid-air effects as it is to projecting patterns onto walls, ceilings, dancefloors, and stages. Independent color and GOBO wheels provide complete creative control over the unit’s output, while this is taken to the next level by the fixture’s replaceable GOBO feature. The casing has a hinged... [read more]
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Numark’s new DJ2DO2 pocket-sized—but full-featured—DJ controller.

August 15, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Cumberland, RI USA (August 15, 2017)— Numark (numark.com), the world’s leading innovator of DJ solutions, today announced the introduction and immediate availability of its new DJ2DO2 pocket- sized—but full-featured—DJ controller. Boasting a built-in sound card and Serato DJ Intro, the DJ2GO2 is the smallest full-featured DJ controller around. It fits easily on a laptop without taking up any unnecessary space, so users are ready for action in no time. It’s perfect for performing small gigs, prepping for gigs, and it makes a perfect backup for those “just in case” moments.read more]