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Should DJs Consider Improv Training? (Video)

Being a DJ, especially a mobile DJ, means staying on your toes, ready for anything the event may throw your way. You have to improv. Making sure you're prepared with a backup DJ computer, extra cables and other gear is essential, but…
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Building Your Mobile DJ Business Plan - Part 2 (Video)

Dr. Drax (Hugo Drax) from the ADJA joins John Young of DJNTV for the second part of 3 discussions regarding building your mobile DJ business plan. Just like any new business, your mobile DJ company will need a business plan. There…
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9 Tips For Keeping The Dance Floor Packed At A Wedding

I'm usually less than enthralled by big-news blog attempts at providing insight into the DJ or Mobile DJ business, but this recent article posted at Brides.com truly hit home. The article is titled: 9 Tricks To Keep The Dance Floor Packed…

DJ Tips | Use A Coax Cable For Long RCA Needs

I'll admit this is a new one for me.  In the 16 years I've DJ'd and worked with our customers to better utilize our DJ programs I never know you could use a coax cable for RCA at all, much less that it works better than standard RCA cables…
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Music Programming | When And When Not To Use a Remix (Video)

DJ mixing software like DEX 3 include features such as playlist creation and automix designed to make a DJs life easier, so DJs can focus on other important tasks during their gig. One of those tasks (or skills), and likely the biggest key's…
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DJ Tips: Creating A Timeline for Your Mobile DJ Event

DJ Tips in under a minute with Jay Brennan: Create a time line for your events. Creating a timeline for your mobile DJ event isn't the same thing as creating a set-list or playlist.  It's about an organized flow of coordinated dances and…
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Video: Set Lists Vs Music Programming

We've posted quite a bit in the past about music programming; being good at truly knowing your audience and programming accordingly defines a DJs success - or lack there of. Brian S Redd is a long time Mobile DJ who is well known among…
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DJ Event Planner Releases " UK Chart: 200 Most Requested Songs Of 2014"

A few days back we posted DJ Intelligence's compiled list of the USA Mobile DJ top request songs of 2014, today we take a look at the UK version posted by DJ Event Planner. What's interesting is while there are a couple tracks both countries…
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DJ Tips: Getting Started With UpLighting With Brian S Redd

UpLighting is all the craze in the Mobile DJ space these days. UpLighting can transform almost any boring venue into a gorgeously colorful and unique space. When expertly coordinated you'll leave your client and attendees awestruck.  You…
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Cross Genre Music Mixing in a Set with Shawn Welter | Mobile Music Thursday with Jason Jones | #DJNTV

The Mobile Music segment features mobile DJs from around the country who are DJing weddings, schools and bars to find out how and what they play and when they play it. This week Mobile Music features Shawn Welter, owner of Interactive DJs…

Mobile DJ vs Club DJ: The Line Is Blurred

The perception that Mobile DJ's and Club DJ's require different skill sets is fairly commonplace, and in the US it seems the line has been drawn more so than anywhere else.  I think the lines are blurring, and rapidly.  A "Mobile DJ",…

5 Wedding Tips for Mobile DJs Video (With John Young of Disc Jockey News)

Often times on outside perspective can provide a clear picture of what not to do when DJing a wedding.  When John Young of Disc Jockey News attended a friends wedding last year he got just that. As a Mobile DJ the cornerstone of your business…