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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CS1000: The next generation of Vertus available from FBT!

April 24, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Created as a no-compromise choice for both live performers and installers, the VERTUS CS1000 compact line array combines maximum performance with a modular, scalable approach. Its lightweight but sturdy construction blended with FBT’s distinctive engineering and elegance has delivered a system that can be deployed on stage within minutes, or discreetly integrated into the most delicate of decors to provide high-quality sound and controlled directivity. A bi-amplified design, the system comprises a long excursion 12” bass reflex subwoofer and a passive mounted satellite, linked via a Neutrik SPEAKON connector and equipped with six full-range neodymium 3” dr... [read more]
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QSC Introduces K.2 Series Loudspeakers – Highly Anticipated Next-Generation of Global Best-Seller Offers Significant Feature Upgrades

April 17, 2017 by Mobile Beat
Costa Mesa, CA (April 17, 2017) – QSC, LLC is pleased to introduce the K.2 Series, the highly anticipated next generation of the company’s global best-selling K Family line of powered loudspeakers. The new K.2 Series, which is comprised of the 8-inch K8.2, 10-inch K10.2 and 12-inch K12.2 full-range loudspeakers, offers a number of significant feature upgrades, establishing an entirely new standard in powered loudspeaker technology. QSC is also announcing the introduction of the KS212C, a first-in-class, single-box powered cardioid subwoofer.read more]
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Award-Winning djay Pro App Arrives on Windows 10, Integrating Spotify and Fully Leveraging Microsoft Surface Studio

April 11, 2017 by Mobile Beat
(MUNICH, Germany) – April 10, 2017 - Algoriddim, creators of the world’s best selling DJ app with over 30 million downloads, today released djay Pro for Windows. The acclaimed DJ software has been recreated from the ground up for Windows 10, specifically leveraging the unique capabilities of the Microsoft Surface lineup. djay Pro delivers a unique experience that bridges desktop and touch interaction while seamlessly integrating with iTunes and Spotify, allowing users to mix millions of songs instantly. “We’re thrilled... [read more]
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V-MODA Unveils ‘Crossfade 2’ Wireless Headphones

March 28, 2017 by Mobile Beat

Next-generation performance in analog cabled or Bluetooth modes, plus new colors and CliqFold mechanism

Milano – March 28, 2017V-MODA, the award-winning manufacturer of the world’s finest high-fidelity audio devices, unveils Crossfade 2 Wireless Over-Ear headphones. Building on the success of V-MODA’s original Crossfade M-100 and Wireless headphones that have won 29 editors’ choice and best headphones awards, the new model raises the bar in sound quality with Hi-Res Audio certification, larger cushions, new colors, longer battery life and the iconic CliqFold™ design. “V-MODA’s Crossfade headphones are the epitome of versatility,” sa... [read more]
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In a Fog About Which Haze Machine To Buy???

March 23, 2017 by Randy Lehrman
Remember way back when (and sometimes now) all we saw were the $39 fogger specials?  Halloween, carnivals, and Bar-Mitzvahs...That was the only effect we had to enhance our lighting.  The giant fog cloud that enveloped our room also made old people cranky, asthmatics cough to death, and photographers mad with boggy photos.  Then the movie studios created haze machines to alleviate the smoke and create something of an atmosphere changer...and now we have these in our business to enhance all of our amazing lighting and create a whole "Club Vibe" wherever we go. As I use a ton of lighting on my events, I decided to test a few haze machines and then run a finalists test with the two top haze machines that are both $400 and below.  The final battle is between the Chauvet Hurricane Haze 4 and the American ... [read more]
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Denon DJ announces Young Phenom DJ Oliver Heldens as Brand Ambassador

March 21, 2017 by Mobile Beat
22-year-old DJ sensation 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. Cumberland RI, USA (March 21, 2017) — Denon DJ (www.denondj.com), a leading manufacturer of premium DJ products and solutions, today announced that Oliver Heldens, already world-famous for his incredible, one-of-a-kind performances, has changed his rider and is now a brand ambassador and product consultant for their all-new, groundbreaking Prime Series SC5000 m... [read more]
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2017 Peavey® DJ Takeover to Kick Off Opening Night of Mobile Beat Las Vegas at Tropicana

March 10, 2017 by Mobile Beat
MERIDIAN, MS (March 7, 2017) — Put a DJ named Hollywood and a dozen of his friends in a Havana-themed nightclub in Las Vegas, and there’s only one result: a night of crazy fun. The 2017 Peavey® DJ Takeover will take place Monday, March 13, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Havana Room at the Tropicana Hotel – Las Vegas. This DJ-packed event is set to draw partygoers from near and far for a one-of-a-kind showcase that will kick off opening night of the 21st annual Mobile Beat Las Vegas (MBLV21), the ultimate business conference for disc jockeys. Now in its sixth year, the DJ Takeover tradition continues at MBLV21 with signature sponsor Peavey... [read more]
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Take a Trip Down Memory Lane with Pyle USA’s Bluetooth Vertical Turntable

March 8, 2017 by Mobile Beat
NEW YORK – March 8, 2017- Pyle USA® unveils its latest in turntable innovation with the read more]
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Denon DJ Announces Laidback Luke as Brand Ambassador!

March 1, 2017 by Mobile Beat
DENON DJ ANNOUNCES LEADING DJ AND PRODUCER LAIDBACK LUKE AS BRAND AMBASSADOR & PRODUCT CONSULTANT OF PRIME SERIES The legendary DJ & 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. Cumberland RI, USA (February 15, 2017)—Denon DJ (www.denondj.com), a leading manufacturer of premium DJ products and solutions, today announced that world-renowned DJ, Record Producer and industry influencer Laidback Luke has joined forces with Denon DJ and changed his rider for their all- new, groundbreaking SC5000 Prime medi... [read more]
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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]