808 Audio is a quality sound company that produces speakers and headphones for many different applications. 808 Audio recently released the new Performer and Performer BT (Bluetooth) headphones which were made by DJ’s and for DJ’s who want a good set of cans to take with them on the go and for the DJbooth. We have a set of Performer BT headphones in the lab for the review video treatment. Check out our unboxing video & first impressions video to see the Performer BT fresh out of the package.
A brand new NJ-Based company called LyxPro has just released a new set of headphones that are advertised as being great for DJ’s and Sound professionals for monitoring situations. The LyxPro HAS-20 headphones have large 50mm over-the-ear drivers, good passive isolation, and a folding/swivel design for easy transport and one-ear monitoring. Let’s see how they hold well they work for DJ’s in the DJbooth.
Mixware.net is always bringing Magma products to the United States so that the North American DJ’s won’t be left out. Introducing the Magma Riot Backpack and the Riot Backpack XXL. These new backpacks which come in different sizes are perfect for housing controllers, mixers, soundcards, laptops, tablets, or anything DJ’s need to get to the gig on time. Check out the Mixware.net Videos of the new Backpacks to see them close up.
The RedBull annual Thre3Style DJ competition is probably the most versatile and premier DJ battle face-off that combines all of the top three skills that the World’s best DJ exhibit. These three skills consist of song selection, technical skill, and the ability to rock a crowd. Check out this quick documentary video by none other than Legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff as he takes us all on the journey through the 2014 RedBull Thre3Style DJ Competition.
In this week’s video series I’ll share with you what I do outside of the DJ world and the other hobbies and interests that I am involved with. I’ve been a DJ since about 11 years old, but I also have many other duties and a totally separate way of making a living that most people don’t know about. Check out this quick video and let us know how you manage to juggle DJ life with other responsibilities or hobbies that you may be interested in.
This week’s Turntablist Video Release makes another appearance today and this time we’re back once again with the next Webisode in the “OnDaSpin” series with the legendary Kool DJ Red Alert. During this online series, there will be feature interviews along with performance footage from known and unknown DJ’s in the industry. Each webisode will showcase the DJ and it gives them a chance to share their opinion and insight on their musical experiences. This webisode features Kool DJ Red Alert behind the Technics and he also gives an interesting interview on how he got his name and more.
After countless numbers of requests, I’m finally going to show you the DJbooth.net Lab rooms that we use to test the latest DJ Equipment, perform, and of course practice. I’ll also show you the different gear and setups that are available for us to use in the Lab. We are also proud to announce that we will be producing at least one new DJ/Production video per week consisting of Q and A sessions where we answer popular or intriguing questions posed to us by viewers and we’ll also post other videos of different pieces of equipment where I will explain the purpose and reason for having that piece of gear.
DJbooth.net’s coverage of the 2014 Atlantic City DJ Expo starts Today! Beginning from August 12th to August 15th almost every major (and minor) DJ equipment manufacturer in the world will be on-hand at the Trump Taj Mahal in New Jersey with all of their brand new shiny DJ gear for everyone to use, touch, fondle, and to purchase. This year as always, we’ll bring you the latest videos of the hottest gear directly from the Expo floor.
Every few weeks our good friend and World Famous DMC Champ, DJ Cable gets busy on the decks for his 60 minute mix on the BBC 1Xtra radio show. This 5th mix in the series features all of the hottest hip-hop tracks that everyone is banging in their MP3 players and smartphones right now. DJ Cable seriously puts it down and the skills are always superb. Download and stream the latest mix and check out other work from DJ Cable after the jump.
Monoprice is an internet company that specializes in high quality cables, components, and accessories for electronics. They are able to provide consumers with excellent prices on their products since they come directly from manufacturing plants that meet or exceed build standards. The new Monoprice DJ Laptop Stand was only $35 plus shipping, .so we purchased one to put it through the tests to see just how good it really is.