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Can We Separate the Art from the Artist?

There is a huge debate raging within DJ circles right now.  With the new HBO documentary, “Leaving Neverland”, exposing more of the dark side...

DJs and Copyright. A Primer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDHSMJR0v40 Intro Bars Copyright can be a very complex subject that has so many viewpoints and layers that one can get lost in a quagmire...

Balancing DJing and Family Life

In all my years as a mobile DJ and a DJ in general by far the hardest thing I have found is maintaining a...

The Battery Revolution and Why DJs Should be Charged Up About It!

by Neil Smith the Dandy DJ We've all had it happen. Walk into a nice, upscale venue that should have the best of everything, start...

FDA Laser Show Annual Reports Due September 1 Each Year

High-powered laser systems produce unmatched effects and ambiance, however, we know the legal compliance side of using such systems can be intimidating. With the...

Recommended Best Practices for DJ Cellphone Use at Events

By Gregg Hollman As working disc jockeys, we’ve all griped at some point about party guests who have their faces buried in their smartphone and...

Event Planning Software for DJs

By Chase Jewell For DJs, there are so many options for a planning system. A lot of DJs are still using paper documents for their...

600 Mhz Spectrum Sold – Problems for Wireless Microphones Coming

Early Ignition: New Spectrum Users Light Up 600-MHz, Take Wireless Mic Users by Surprise Broadcasters must face reality sooner than many expected, as the spectrum...

Book Review – “S.A.L.E.S. 4 Event Pros” by Mitch Taylor

Article by Gregg Hollmann, owner of East Windsor, NJ-based Ambient DJ Service. Mitch Taylor is a highly regarded wedding DJ and sales expert.  As a...

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QSC KS Series Subwoofers: A Review

                I have used a variety of equipment in my history as a mobile DJ and audio technician.  I will say out of all...

The Power You Possess (and probably don’t even know it)

By Jessica McKelvey Have you ever caught someone looking at you? Or, has someone caught you looking at them? I'm referring to that time you were...

Having Great Parties Outside in the Summertime

Summer is just around the corner. In the summertime, use the opportunity to make a difference between a good time and a great time...

The Post-COVID World: DJ Recovery

In my previous article (“Post-Pandemic Rebuilding”), our beloved DJ industry is in recovery mode.  Many have chosen to retire; many were forced to close. ...