Sound Engineering for Mobile DJs

Articles on Sound Engineering for mobile DJs ranging from cable management to troubleshooting sound issues.

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An Interview With “The King of 808,” the Egyptian Lover!

November 9, 2017 by Jason Rubio
If you're a DJ and you've ever done an 80s Night, chances are, you've played "Egypt, Egypt" or another one of Greg Broussard's (known as "The Eyptian Lover") classic hits! "Egypt, Egypt" has over 5.4 MILLION views on YouTube. When I became a DJ in the early 90s, I definitely had the Egyptian Lover's hits on vinyl! Many turntablists continue to use the Egyptian Lover's tracks for scratching! Check out our interview, below.   Jason: "First of all, let me say it's an honor to be able to interview the legendary, Egyptian Lover! I'm a long time fan of your work and I'm glad you were able to take some time to do a quick interview with me. You're a very talented musician, vocalist, producer and DJ! How did you get started in music?" Egyptian Lover: "I got started into music watching my younger b... [read more]
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Cleaning Your Turntable Needle With a Foam Sponge

November 9, 2017 by DJcity
Mojaxx tells you how to clean your Turntable needles right: With a sponge! Check it out here: (more…)... [read more]
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DJ Tips In Under A Minute: Get Cables And Cords In Different Colors For Different Needs.

November 9, 2017 by DJ Jay
Now, DJ tips in under a minute, I know it's dark in here, but hopefully you can see that, that's my extension cord today. It carries three plugs on it. And again, sorry it's dark, but I knew I was doing white pipe and drape today. So to make things look better behind it, all you can pick up is the white cable, which is actually right there blending in with the pipe and drape. So if you know you've got to do something like this where there's going to be white around the room, invest in a couple of white cables. Most of mine are black, I've got a yellow, I've got orange, I've got green, I've got all the colors of the rainbow, but in a case like this, I wanted to be able to really melt in with the pipe and drape. So the other thing is ask them to turn the lights down. Matt, the onsite here, has been awesome abou... [read more]
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VocoPro Delivers Three New Affordable All-Inclusive Digital Wireless Mic Systems with the Choice of One, Two or Four Mics or Instrument Packs

October 30, 2017 by Mobile Beat
LOS ANGELES, Calif. Oct. 30, 2017—For singers and bands wanting to experience full digital wireless, but on a working band budget, audio leader VocoPro today announced its new Digital 31,32 and 34 product line, giving the choice of one, two or four wireless mics (or instruments) in one integrated all-inclusive system. For more information, please visit www.vocopro.com. This fully digital wireless system, operating in the future-proof 900 MHz range, has everything needed to go completely wireless including handheld microphone(s) and wireless bodypack(s) with headset mic(s) as well as instrument cable(s). Known for product innovation, VocoPro is the f... [read more]
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Floyd Rose Releases Pro Series Wireless Sport Earbuds

October 24, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Floyd Rose FR-360 Pro Series Wireless Sport Earbuds with In-Line Microphone are hand crafted and deliver world-class sound combined with state-of-the-art high fidelity technology. We married unparalleled sound quality with luxury design. Delivering true balanced highs and lows for superior audiophile sound, the combination delivers flawless sound clarity and comfort for an amazing sound experience in personal audio.  A superior driver offers a full 20-20K Hz frequency range, gives a beautifully warm and articulate recreation of sound. An anti-tangle cable with built-in microphone and volume control. Cushioned earbuds offer superior comf... [read more]
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Pioneer DJ co-develops network system with TC Supply – Enhancing DJ performances with coordinated lighting and visual effect

October 12, 2017 by Mobile Beat
TORRANCE, CA (12th October 2017): Our flagship products – the CDJ-TOUR1, CDJ-2000NXS2, DJM-TOUR1, and DJM-900NXS2 – are used by DJs at festivals and events around the world, often in conjunction with visual effects such as lighting, video displays and pyrotechnics. In order to bring DJ performances to life with visual effects, Pioneer DJ has collaborated with TC Supply – a company with extensive expertise in using visual control equipment at music events. We have co-developed a network system that uses rekordboxTM1information to coordinate sound and visuals.   The new network system will enable DJs, event producers, lighting designe... [read more]
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Review: KRK Rokit 8 G3 Studio Monitors

October 12, 2017 by DJcity
KRK's Rokit series is a massive one. Many of us will know them, as they're the iconic Studio Monitors with the yellow membrane. Mojaxx tests out their newest revision, check it out: (more…)... [read more]
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A New Voice In Professional Audio On Both Sides Of The Atlantic

October 10, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Avante Audio, the new voice in professional grade active loud speakers, will be showcased at events on both sides of the Atlantic this fall. The elegant Achromic Series from Avante Audio will be demonstrated at WFX in Dallas, Texas and also the BPM | PRO Sound and Lighting exhibition in Birmingham, England. Across these two events thousands of audio professionals will have the opportunity to see and, more importantly, hear the impressive Achromic speakers for themselves. Following its official unveiling earlier in the year, the Achromic Series has been making waves wherever it is demonstrated. Born from Avante Audio’s passion for providing innovative audio engineering, the Achromic Series active speakers offer an unparalleled combination of power, clarity, aesthetics and features for their respective price... [read more]
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Pioneer Pro Audio adds two new speakers to the active XPRS Series

October 7, 2017 by Mobile Beat
TORRANCE, CA (5th October 2017): Pioneer Professional Audio is adding two models to the XPRS Series of compact, high-powered active speakers: the XPRS10 two-way full range speaker, and the XPRS115S single 15-inch subwoofer.   Combining Pioneer Pro Audio sound engineering heritage with the reliable, energy-efficient power of Powersoft1 amps, the compact, portable wooden-enclosure XPRS Series offers a plug-and-play system that fills the room with a natural sound. The versatile speakers are ideal for live sound, mobile DJs, places of worship, rental and fixed installations.   Both the XPRS10 and XPRS115S feature 15mm birch plywood enc... [read more]
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Protect Your Turntables From Bass and Other Vibration With the MK Stands Isolation Boots

October 5, 2017 by DJcity
To protect your Turntables from the vibration you have in every setup, you need Isolation feet. Mojaxx tests out the newest ones by MK Stands, check it out:  (more…)... [read more]