Sound

Mobile Beat readers are interested in information about how to do sound at events, everything from speakers, amplifiers, mixers, eq’s and more. This is the location to find such articles.

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Discovering And Executing Your Brand To an Audience (Part Two)

February 23, 2017 by StephenJClayton
Welcome to Part 2 of "Discovering And Executing Your Brand To an Audience!" Be sure to check out Part 1 before reading on. If you have already read Part 1, let's get to it! Now, we'll get more in depth with being clear about what your brand is and keeping consistency. Keep your social profiles in line with your brand. For example, a business card is how you are presented to potential clients upon first glance. If your instagram profile or your website doesn’t represent you in a clear manner, they are going to pass you up. When clients are looking for DJ’s, they want to know that they’re hiring someone who is consistent in ... [read more]
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Pyle’s Street Blaster FX Lights Up the Scene with Supreme Sound and a Customized Light Show

February 16, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Bluetooth and NFC compatible boombox packs powerful sound and app controlled light show, perfect for DJs and partygoers NEW YORK– (Feb. 15, 2016) –Pyle USA introduces Street Blaster FX (PBMSPG260L), a full range stereo speaker system packing 600 watts of power with a customized lighting show feature for a full party experience. It features both Bluetooth and Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, compatible with both iOS and Android devices to stream Pandora, Spotify and online playlists. Expanding the listening options even further, the Street Blaster FX also has an added 3.5mm input and a FM Tuner. Designed specifically for maximum bass response and performance, the Street Blaster FX features a high-powered cylindrical speaker housing, built-in digital amplifier and LED lights that blink and ... [read more]
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A moment with the Sparkle Factor…Mitzvahs 101…

February 10, 2017 by Sparkle Factor
Intro to “Mitzvahs”… The year was 1998 for Barry and 1994 for Jordan when we entered the world of Bar and Bat Mitzvahs.  Together, with over 40 years of experience and thousands of mitzvahs between us, it’s safe to say that we know a thing or two about the Mitzvah world. In this blog we are going to touch on a few key factors when working these types of parties. Mitzvahs are a very unique and the approach is very different than weddings, school dances and even corporate events. Having all the right tools to execute them properly can have an a significant result for this once in a lifetime moment. Let’s look at the TIMING of a Mitzvah. Unlike a wedding which is normally on a fairly strict schedule, a Mitzvah needs to offer flexibility in the timing and execution.  As a DJ Entertainer, you ... [read more]
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A Moment with The Sparkle Factor

January 26, 2017 by Sparkle Factor
Here are some reasons you should attend MOBILE BEAT 2017 With the excitement of Mobile Beat 21 coming up in a few months, we wanted to share with you, how attending a conference like this could give you the tools to develop your business, improve your DJ knowledge as well as show you how to be a better DJ. Here are our top reasons to attend MOBILE BEAT 2017 NETWORKING This is a great opportunity to meet like minded people in who share the same industry we are in and forge new relationships, create support groups with other DJs and also potentially expand your business across the country. EDUCATION This is your one stop shop for everything Mobile DJ related. Everything from Business Development, to Bettering your MC abilities, Presentation and Interaction, mu... [read more]
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Cerwin Vega Launches Three New Powered Speaker Lines at Winter NAMM 2017

January 26, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Selecting a powered speaker solution should never be a compromise. The new Cerwin Vega CV Series powered PA line includes three distinct speaker groups: CVE, CVX and CVXL. Instead of following the “good, better, best” paradigm that always involves compromise, Cerwin Vega optimized each group’s audio and build quality to be the best in class for specific applications. From backyard parties, to medium-sized venues, to stages requiring power to spare, there’s a CV Series PA that provides the perfect match.

CVE Powered Speakers

This group of four powered speakers, single 10”, 12” and 15” tops with one 18” sub, represents ... [read more]
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RCF Announces Upgrades to D-Line HD Series Cabinets

January 25, 2017 by Mobile Beat
(Edison, New Jersey) RCF announces upgrades to the popular D-Line HD Series cabinets with new MK4-generation technology. To be introduced at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California in January will be the HD10-A MK4 active 10” two-way cabinet and the HD12-A MK4 active 12” 2-way cabinet. Thanks to its deep bass punch, clear midrange output and accurate high frequencies, the HD10-A MK4 offers the superior intelligibility in both live performance and recorded music playback that makes it an excellent choice for the production and performance communities. The HD12-A has always achieved tremendous response for its clean and clear performance. The MK4 v... [read more]
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Hercules Unveils DJUCED™ 40° 3.5 at 2017 NAMM Show

January 24, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Anaheim, California – January 19, 2017 – Spearheaded by Hercules, a leader in mobile and professional DJ equipment, the DJUCED™ teams are thrilled to announce the company’s new enhanced version of their pro DJ software DJUCED™ 40° 3.5 at NAMM 2017. A big part of the teams’ strength lies in the importance they place on listening to their user community when it comes to making improvements in DJUCED™, as was the case with the Sample Editor, and responding to the new expectations that have emerged from the base of 500,000 licensed users. More precise than ever: A fully-scalable interface with 4K support, and high-resolution waveforms On... [read more]
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Bluetooth Almost Anything with an XLR!

January 23, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Cumberland, RI USA (January 21, 2016)—Alto Professional (altoprofessional.com), the world’s leading innovator for live performance sound reinforcement products, today announced the introduction of their innovative BAT XLR-equipped rechargeable Bluetooth receiver that converts previously hard-wired mixers or powered loudspeakers into wireless reception devices, free from restrictive, cumbersome connection cables. Recognizing that signal cabling in the set-up logistics of professional sound installations is very often a daunting obstacle standing in the way of a smooth-working system, Alto Professional’s BAT provides a way for set-up people to avoid ... [read more]
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iConnectivity® spinXLR – Stereo phono preamp connects record decks to professional studio equipment

January 22, 2017 by Mobile Beat
January 19, 2017– iConnectivity, developer of innovative audio and MIDI interfaces, is proud to announce spinXLRTM, the missing link between turntable and studio. This high quality preamp quickly and easily enables musicians, DJs, and producers to hear their vinyl as it should be heard, by connecting their record deck directly to their professional level studio mixer or audio interface. To use the preamp, simply plug the turntable's standard RCA phono jacks into one end of spinXLR and then plug the other end into your mixer or audio interface via the included XLR ca... [read more]
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Mixing, Remixing & More by Brad Feingold

January 18, 2017 by Mobile Beat Staff Writer
DJ controllers: No matter what type you use, they’ve become the norm for the majority of DJs. Maybe not for vinyl DJs, but certainly for the wedding DJs and many others, the controller has become something that this industry can’t live without. But the question is, what do you really get? There are hundreds of different controllers to choose from, and new ones come out almost every month. So you have to choose between Pioneer, Numark and even American DJ, just to name a few. And when it comes down to choosing, the bells and whistles can make all the difference. Looking to another brand—one that’s not as well known to a lot of DJ—one controlle... [read more]