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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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]
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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]