A few short years ago, Pioneer allowed famous DJ's to use their CDJ decks as an art canvas to make some really cool pieces that were auctioned off for charity. Fast forward to today and Pioneer DJ has re-initiated it's efforts and this time the CDJ-2000NEXUS units have been nicely decorated and are currently being auctioned off at charitybuzz.com/pioneerdjartmix with all proceeds generated going to VH1 Save The Music Foundation, to restore music education programs in public schools.
This year marks the second annual Global Spin Awards show that honors and celebrates DJ's and their contribution to the music industry. The award show is scheduled to take place on Monday November 18, 2013 at the New York Times Center in Manhattan, NY and TV personality Sway Calloway will host the event. This year the GSA's will also honor Afrika Bambaataa and DJ Kid Capri for their lifetime commitment to the DJ culture.
Phiaton is a relatively new headphone and sound company that produce some good quality headphones for all types of users. The Phiaton Bridge MS 500 headphones have an over-the-ear design and premium construction materials throughout including a solid aluminum body and genuine leather earcups and headband for added comfort and durability. Review is on the way.
The new Beats By Dr. Dre Mixr headphones are created in conjunction with superstar DJ David Guetta and as such these headphones are made for DJ use; both in and out of the DJ booth. The Mixr headphones have an "on-the-ear" design with a solid and swivel/fold construction, two non-tangle cables, and washable synthetic leather earcups all in a lightweight package. Review is on the way.
Calling all DJ's!!! We want your feedback! We need DJ's like you to answer a few short questions about the way you DJ, how you DJ, and what you DJ with on a regular basis in order to help companies better understand the direction of the industry. We will randomly select a survey participant for the excellent grand prize in the form of a Traktor Kontrol S4 DJ Controller, (2) Stanton ST-150 Super-OEM turntables, and a Traktor Scratch Package to bring it all together for some DVS timecode fun!
This year's DJ Expo at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey was an excellent event with only a handful of new pieces of DJ gear but with lots of good deals and good fun with good DJ's scattered throughout. I was able to meet up with all of the DJ companies who were there to bring you great Video coverage from the Expo floor and I even met a few famous DJ's such as DJ Angelo from the UK, Etronik, and DJ Kool. Peep our full rundown.
The legendary Pro amplifier and speaker company QSC is teaming up with ProAudioStar to host a free Facebook Giveaway Contest. In order to enter the contest, all you have to do is go to the Facebook link in this post and hit the like button. One grand prize winner will get a complete QSC powered speaker system and everyone who enters the contest will automatically qualify for a free $100 store credit which can be used for any purchases of $399 or more on the online ProAudioStar.com store.
Mixware.net is the company that is responsible for bringing some great DJ brands from the Eastern Hemisphere of the world, over to the United States. Among those brands include UDG, Magma, and Electrix. Mixware.net is now bringing us the iconic Technics 1200 turntable slipmats directly from Magma, making them available to all Technics owners once again.
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