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Income Taxes: Top Two Rules for DJs


By Stu Chisholm – The Complete Disc Jockey In 1716, Christopher Bullock first uttered the infamous idea that the only things in life that are certain are death and taxes, and if you haven’t already dealt with them, we Americans will once again run up against our wonderful April deadline to file our own income…

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NAMM 2017: Two New Lights From ADJ

José at ADJ and Digital DJ Tips gives you a first look at the Boom Box FX 1 and the Boom Box FX 2 at NAMM Winter 2017.
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CHAUVET DJ NAMM 2017 New Product Tour

Welcome to the CHAUVET DJ Booth at NAMM 2017 where Senior Product Manager Allan Reiss helps you discover all the amazing new products launched at this year's show.
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