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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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Four Top Tips for Filling Your Schedule

January 19, 2019 by Mobile Beat
For those looking in from the outside, DJing has the same glamor and sense of otherness as acting or singing. There’s something fantastical about it, and it can often seem that those at the top of their game achieve success as if by magic. Of course, those actually employed in the industry know there’s a whole lot more going on behind the scenes. Success isn’t given, it’s earned, and, as in any profession, you really have to graft to get where you want to be. So, fancy learning how to fill up your diary and boost your bank balance? Then, here are four top tips from those in the know.

Use your weekly downtime wisely 

Although we understand that there are plenty of DJs who have a day job, there are also those who do it full time and, if you’re among... [read more]
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Avante Expands Achromic Series With Launch Of New AS8 Column PA System

January 19, 2019 by Mobile Beat
Following the success of the Achromic full range speakers, Avante is pleased to announce the expansion of its Achromic Series with the introduction of its new AS8. Offering an impressive output from a very compact column system, it is the ideal choice for live PA, musicians, and mobile entertainers looking for an extremely portable PA setup. The fully-featured and easy to setup system comprises an active 8-inch neodymium subwoofer enclosure alongside two column units. One is loaded with six precision-aligned 2.75” neodymium drivers while the other serves as a spacer to lift the speaker column up to optimal height. Both feature Avante’s new SAM (Secure A... [read more]
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Will Apps Be Replaced by High Quality HTML5 Websites?

January 9, 2019 by Mobile Beat
Is the age of the native app / dedicated software coming to a close? Will all software be simply available to use just via Chrome or Firefox some day? If you use Serato, Traktor Pro 3, or even Traktor DJ on your iPhone, you might think “that’s impossible.” However, if you take a look at some of the advanced web apps available through the browser these days in other industries, such as Canva, you might in fact change your opinion - that anything could be possible. With the advent of HTML5, developers have been blessed with greater access to input and output hardware devices, such as through the Web Audi... [read more]
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Promo Only Welcomes Jim Weisz to its Sales & Marketing Team

December 26, 2018 by Mobile Beat
Orlando, December 13, 2018: Promo Only Inc., the industry’s largest licensed provider of promotional music and music video, today announced the addition of PrimeCuts regional manager, Jim Weisz, to its team of sales & marketing professionals. “We’re very excited to have someone with Jim’s talent and experience joining us,” says president and co-founder, Jim Robinson. “His shared passion for music and knowledge of what drives today’s mobile DJ market make him the perfect addition to our staff.” Jim will be assisting his many PrimeCuts customers to transition easily and affordably to Promo Only Online (POOL), as well as helping develop a POOL product line that mirrors well known Prime Cuts selections such as PrimeCuts Weekly, PrimeCuts Monthly, and more. “Obviously the hist... [read more]
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VocoPro Delivers New 15” Powered DJ/Karaoke Party Speaker With RGB Derby Light

December 17, 2018 by Mobile Beat
LOS ANGELES, Calif. Dec. 10, 2018—For karaoke singers and musicians seeking an all-in-one powered speaker with professional DJ light show, audio leader VocoPro today announced its new Thunder-1500. Billed as a total entertainment solution, Vocopro’s Thunder-1500 powered speaker combines a powered speaker with professional DJ lights adding vivid light shows effortlessly to any club or home setting. The audience will feel the music when the 15-inch woofer pumps out 1,000 watts of peak power* The built-in LED derby light flashes out professional light shows that dance to the sound of the music. All Thunder series models are battery powered and ... [read more]
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The United States Invite You to Sing and Dance All Year

December 17, 2018 by Mobile Beat
If you’re travelling to the United States this year, or if you live in the US, there are a great many music festivals during all months and all over the vast country.  These festivals usually feature one type of music so you can travel from venue to venue, sightsee on the way, and hear fantastic music throughout your trip.  One thing about the many music festivals that dot the landscape: they compete to some extent with casinos that also dot the landscape.  But the people who come to these music festivals are generally content to read more]
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Algoriddim Unveils the New djay App for iOS

December 16, 2018 by Mobile Beat

The Next Generation of the Apple Design Award Winning App djay for iOS is now free, Offering Enhanced Spotify Integration, and New Optional Pro Features Including Music Production Tools, Live Video Remixing, and More.

MUNICH, Germany, December 12, 2018 – Algoriddim, winner of multiple Apple Design Awards for its acclaimed music apps, today released an all-new unified djay for iOS that builds on eight years of industry leading DJ technology for mobile platforms. Available as a free download on the App Store, this new version provides everything users need to get started with DJing. Using their Spotify Premium account, users get instant access to mix millions of songs right from within djay. In addition, djay introduces a new live performance audio and video looper, beat-matched ... [read more]
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ADJ’s Popular HEX LED Par Fixtures Made Even Better!

December 3, 2018 by Mobile Beat
ADJ is pleased to announce the immediate availability of its new and improved “PX HEX” Series of LED-powered pars. Building on the success of the original HEX Series of wash fixtures that offer the unrivaled color mixing potential of 6-in-1 HEX LEDs, the new units feature improvements that are the direct result of customer feedback. With their powerful HEX LEDs and thoughtfully-designed enclosures, the HEX Series pars have proved to be extremely popular for a wide variety of applications from up-lighting to truss-warming, stage washing to dancefloor illumination. However, the team at ADJ are committed to constantly listening to customers and making changes to products that reflect the needs of the hard working lighting professionals who use them day in, day out. The “PX HEX” Series retains the prac... [read more]
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ADJ Expands Popular AV Series With New ‘AV2’ High Resolution LED Video Panel

November 21, 2018 by Mobile Beat
ADJ has expanding the extremely popular AV Series of LED video panels with a new model that offers the highest resolution in the range so far. Each of the flexible AV2 panels features a configuration of 3-in-1 RGB SMD2121 LEDs with a dense pixel pitch of 2.97mm (0.17”) allowing for vivid video display and a low minimum viewing distance. With a brightness of 1000NITS and black face LEDs for outstanding contrast, the AV2 features a pixel density of 168 x 168, which is equivalent to 112,896 per square meter. It offers a wide viewing angle of 160-degrees (horizontal) and 60-degrees (vertical – up and down) from a minimum viewing distance of just 9.75ft. (2.97m). This makes it ideal for use in situations where impactful large screen displays are required but that can be viewed from close up as well as over ... [read more]
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Peavey Electronics® Celebrates 2018 Ahhyeah AMPLIFY DJ Champions

November 13, 2018 by Mobile Beat
MERIDIAN, MS — Peavey Electronics® celebrates the winners of the 2018 Ahhyeah AMPLIFY DJ Championships. The winners were crowned on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 in front of a packed house at GoldBar night club in Lower Manhattan. This year, Unkle Chip successfully defended his reign as DJ Champion, and walked away with a prize pack worth more than $3,000. Philadelphia’s DJ Domino came in second place and New York City Champion FIINEST placed third. Ahhyeah AMPLIFY gives highly skilled DJs a platform to showcase their skills, battle and gain notoriety. Unlike other DJ battles, Ahhyeah has a creative format that seeks to find the DJ that has pe... [read more]