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Pssst… There’s Money In The Photo Booth!

By Robert Lindquist Originally patented in 1888, the photo booth (aka “automated photography machine”) first gained popularity at penny arcades, amusement parks, and carnivals.  To receive your photographic mementos, you just slid behind the curtain, adjusted the seat, deposited twenty-five…

ARMDJS, the Secret Sauce of DJ Conventions and Expositions

By Alan Dodson, Editor in Chief I recently had the pleasure of attending the 10th Annual Appalachian Regional Mobile Disc Jockey Symposium (ARMDJS)! A little over 10 years ago, Robbie Britton called me up and in typical Robbie fashion, said:…

THE PHOTO BOOTH EXPO

By Jake Klein The first known really working photographic machine was a product of the French inventor T. E. Enjalbert (March 1889). It was shown at the 1889 World’s Fair in Paris. Through the years photo booths have proven themselves…

Mobile Beat 2017 – Year 21

By Jake Klein This year Mobile Beat Expo celebrated 21 years of being a must-attend source of information, networking, vendors, and products convention in Las Vegas drawing thousands of musically passionate DJs from around the world. Driven by the desire…

Midwest DJs Live – DJ Conference

Guest Post by Gene Neri – Midwest DJs Live Midwest DJs Live, was held on May 1st and 2nd 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport,  started in January 2008 as a one-off get-together in Milwaukee called Practice and NJoy,…

The Winter 2017 NAMM Show: Overview & Photos

Photo credit: Jake Klein By Jake Klein – Guest Writer The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) did it again with this year’s 2017 Winter NAMM show, which took place January 19 – 22, in Anaheim, CA. Recognized as one…

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