Category Archives: SPOTLIGHTS

Mobile Beat 2017 – Year 21

Ryan Burger with several of Mobile beat 21 speaker
Ryan Burger with several of Mobile beat 21 speaker

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 to continue to bring this great Expo to those who need it, love it, and…

Product Review: Reloop RP-8000 Hybrid Turntables

Chase Jewell
Chase Jewell

By Chase Jewell – Sound & Lighting Tutor For years, I’ve had a pair of Stanton STR8-60 turntables that I used for my events that I would use for doing timecode mixes. This was mostly for my bar, club, and school dance gigs. And while these turntables did the job, after five rebuilds and years…

Software Review: Jammtext by Mixcity for the Mobile DJ

Chase Jewell
Chase Jewell

By Chase Jewell – Sound & Lighting Tutor For the past few months, I’ve been doing a test run of the DJ software Jammtext from Mixcity, which is an interactive video text to screen/slideshow program with social media integration. I wanted to get an objective, fresh look at it for myself. There are so many…

A Fond Farewell from Stacy Zemon

Stacy with Books

By Stacy Zemon, Editor & Chief Scribe Dear DJ Colleagues, As 2016 draws to a close, it is time for me to say “farewell” to the DJ business. After thirty-eight years I am retiring from our industry to pursue other endeavors. It’s been quite a journey from the days leading Hustle dance lessons poolside at…

“The Mobile DJ Handbook” Author Stacy Zemon

DJ Brian S. Redd interviews Stacy Zemon outside the Mobile Beat Show about her professional background and books. For autographed copies visit promobiledj.com. “The Mobile DJ Handbook,” “The DJ Sales & Marketing Handbook,” “The Mobile DJ MBA” and “The Mobile DJ Entrepreneur” are also available on amazon.com.

A Major Change at ProMobileDJ.com

PMDJ Logo

By Stu Chisholm, “The Complete Disc Jockey” “A change is gonna come” – Sam Cooke The only thing that will never change is change itself, and 2016 has been a year of major change. Some might even say upheaval! ProMobileDJ.com is no exception. Our Founder, former Publisher and current Editor, Chief Scribe, and all around…

Featured DJ: Jack Bermeo

Jack Bermeo

By Gregg Hollmann, “Party Professional” For this article, I caught up with Jack Bermeo, the recently crowned 2016 “DJ of the Year” at the DJ Times International DJ Expo held this past August in Atlantic City, New Jersey. For Jack, this was his third time winning DJ of the Year. Bermeo won his initial title…

An Open Letter to Aspiring Female DJs

DJ Randi Rae

By Gregg Hollmann, “Party Professional” Dear Aspiring Female DJs, You may have heard that the DJ industry is a male-dominated field, and that your chances for success are slim to none.  Well I’m here to advise you otherwise. Who am I?  I am a DJ company owner based in Central New Jersey and a former…

Book Review: Celebrate Life by Marcello Pedalino

Celebrate Life

By Gregg Hollmann, “Party Professional” In this article, I review Marcello Pedalino’s just-published book “Celebrate Life – How to live it up, discover fulfillment, and experience the joy you deserve.” For those of you unfamiliar with Marcello (pronounced Mar-Chello), he is a marquee event host based in New Jersey. Marcello is well-regarded for his physical…

Five Book Recommendations for Mobile DJs

The Mobile DJ MBA Front Cover

By Gregg Hollmann, “Party Professional” I’m a believer in the adage that “readers are leaders.” As a boy, I loved reading mystery books and biographies about my favorite sports stars. During summer vacation, I would typically read a book a day. Fast forwarding to my late twenties when I became interested in the mobile DJ…