Playlists, Songs & Music Charts

Articles on mobile DJ playlists, song ideas, and music charts ranging from country and rap to oldies and current Top 40.

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Music in Casinos: What’s Popular

October 9, 2019 by Mobile Beat
Music in casinos is primarily used to create a particular type of atmosphere or to maintain a mood. Specific forms of music can amplify players’ gambling behavior or provide them with a sense of comfort. Although popular music has changed over the last few decades, the popular casino music of today includes many genres that were prevalent back in the glory days of Vegas. Whether casinos use soundtracks or live bands, the intention is to create an ambiance that suits the specific casino and its clientele. That does not just apply to real-life casinos. Playing the right type of music is also essential for online casino games. Do you want to find out more about what music is popular in casinos? Then, read on. Low-tempo Music One of the most popular music genres associated with the good-old-days of Las Vegas ... [read more]
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Essential Benefits of Throwing a Casino Party

September 28, 2019 by Mobile Beat
You can consider many ways of throwing a party to friends, family, or colleagues. What you should focus on is having an unforgettable experience. So, the party has to rock! There are many casinos offering excellent services to clients. They also have online apps to improve usability such that PlayMGM App changed to BetMGM. In this article, I have highlighted the reasons why you need to throw a casino-themed party. Saving time and money Parties consume time and without forgetting expensive. You have to also decide the guest to host, the type of entertainment to consider and many others. So, you need to create time for meetings and looking for equipment needed for the party. It means there is much time wasted. Don’t forget about the budget you need for entertainment. So, choosing a casino party is the... [read more]
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MOBILE BEAT #209 – ONLINE NOW

August 31, 2019 by Dan Walsh
Comparison / Contrast for DJs Way back when, as a freshman in college, my first writing prof introduced me to the wonders of the "comparison/contrast" essay: It's where you take a look at the similarities and/or differences between two things or subjects as a way to express some interesting truth about them. This Mobile Beat issue, which I originally thought would be a bunch of unrelated articles, actually offers a pretty good helping of comparisons and contrasts: competition/teamwork, cutting-edge quick mixing/crowd-pleasing classic song lists, how to build company culture/how NOT to build company culture, and so on. We even profile a solo operator... [read more]
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The 5 most underrated sites for EDM music

August 31, 2019 by Mobile Beat
We all need a bit of music in our lives, be it to brighten up a gloomy day or help alleviate the pain of a long car journey. Put simply, music - and in this case, electronic dance music - is the perfect accompaniment to any day. Life would be extremely dull without it, right? But not all of us are listening to our favourite artists via the same platforms and various services out there that provide the music we know and love. One more notable way some of us are accessing music is through the use of torrent sites as they allow us to find a whole host of songs, usually for free of charge, and at the touch of a button or two. Torrent sites are convenient, easily accessible and have a vast array of tunes to search for and, subsequently, download. Some torrent sites might not be accessible inside or outside o... [read more]
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DJ Tips In Under A Minute: Spotify For On And Off Line Music

July 18, 2019 by DJ Jay
All right. DJ tips in under a minute. This one is a new service -- not too new, but new to some of you, maybe -- called Spotify. Now, Spotify is a music service. You can go on and play songs, pick out music, play them, make a playlist, do whatever you want, but the big thing is this, it's this $10 per month program, their premium service. It not only lets you play songs off your playlist whenever you want, but the big thing is right here, you can even listen when you're offline. So you put together a playlist of music, you go to a gig, you've got music in an offline player, you can now pull it up if you had to. And certain programs will run this, i.e., DJ 2 uses this. So if you have an iPad, iPhone, you have DJ 2 on it or you have a DJ 2 controller, you can now use Spotify offline. So check it out, Spotify, i... [read more]
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5 Reasons To Get Your Kids Into Music

July 10, 2019 by Mobile Beat
You might hear one of the other moms rant and rave about their kid’s music program. They are watching their kid learn and grow as they progress through the basics, and the future looks so bright. I’m sure this sounds at least somewhat familiar, but you need to know something. It’s never too late to get your kids involved in a music program and they are generally easy to find. Say you live in New York city and your kid is showing an interest in playing the saxophone. How can you help your kid learn the saxophone? By going to google and typing in,  “Saxophone Lessons NYC,” and finding them a program. Now that you know how to find your kid lessons for their musical instrument of choice, let’s look at 5 reasons you should make that search and get your kids into music. read more]
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The Top Music Festivals in Maine for Summer 2019

July 2, 2019 by Mobile Beat
Summer is upon us once again and so are music festivals that are meant to draw big crowds and give everyone the time of their lives. While Maine isn’t usually thought of as the best place to go for music, the fact is that it is a hidden gem in the world of entertainment. That’s why we’re going to check out the top music festivals for Maine coming in Summer 2019 so you know where to go and what to expect. Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival The first musical festival that you might want to see if you’re in Maine this summer is the Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival. This one features the Bluegrass genre of music, so it might not be for everyone. Even if the music is not your cup of tea, there is plenty to do for all the people that come. Arts, crafts and food typically appear in the crowd and you ... [read more]
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Why You Should Still Hire a DJ for a Wedding Reception

June 30, 2019 by Mobile Beat
Weddings are a time of celebration that is typically filled with love, food, and music. Yet, the modern day has seen more people opting to put on a music playlist at their reception instead of hiring a DJ. However, there are some serious benefits that you get for your wedding reception when you hire a DJ that you miss out on otherwise. That’s why we are going to take a look at the reasons you should hire a DJ for your wedding. They’re Professionals The best reason to hire a DJ for a wedding reception is that they are working professionals that have honed their art. They are going to be able to tell the bride exactly what they offer, the associated costs, and then justify their position as a part of the wedding reception production. They will instill in brides the confidence that they know what to do, ho... [read more]
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The Top Asian Music Festivals coming in Summer 2019

June 28, 2019 by Mobile Beat
Just about any DJ that is interested in worldwide music will be thrilled to learn about the events happening in summer 2019. One of the areas of the world that is starting to get a little more recognition for music festivals is Asia. That’s why we are going to take a look into some of the top Asian music festivals that are coming out this year. The long and short of it is that this summer is going to be one to remember. We the Fest 2019 This festival is hitting its stride in the middle of July, providing people with a wide variety of music from all over the world. While the main stop will be in Indonesia, there will be a lot of different kinds of music being played. Among them include Alvvays, Anne Marie, 6Lack, and more. Any DJ that wants to be in the crowd for some live music in Jakarta will want to s... [read more]
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Every Waffle Needs Syrup

June 26, 2019 by Jay Maxwell
One of my favorite breakfast treats is a waffle. When I order breakfast at a restaurant, I often order waffles. If there isn’t syrup on the table, the server will usually ask what flavor I’d like. It would be silly for me to order just syrup, but a waffle without syrup is downright bland. It’s the syrup, sometimes maple, perhaps raspberry, or my favorite, blueberry, that brings the waffle to a higher level of enjoyment. Taste buds rejoice when the sweetness of the syrup embraces the tongue. The child in me resurfaces when I pour the syrup on the waffle, because I always ensure that every square indentation of the batter receives its fair share of... [read more]