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Now you can run your lights ... and run around anywhere you want, on (or off) the stage or the dance-floor. American DJ has introduced two remote control LED colour par cans, PRO38B LED RC and PRO64B LED RC, and two remote control LED colour bars, Mega Bar 50RGB RC and Mega Bar LED RC, which can be operated wirelessly from distances of up to 15’/4m (direct line of sight).
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Promo Only have launched a weekly music video download service to fulfill the need for video DJs who wish to receive new and pre-release music sooner. This is a subscription service whereby customers can download the latest music videos as high quality MPEG-4 format files.
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The NADJ Chairman, Mark Porley, has stepped down from his role in order to devote more time to his family. In the interim leading up to the next NADJ AGM in April 2011 it has been deemed necessary to install an Acting Chairman and Mark has asked Paul Arnett (the current Branch Development Officer) to step into this role.
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Denon DJ has made free firmware updates available for its DN-S3700 and DN-S1200 digital media turntables that upgrade performance with a Hybrid MIDI mode. The updates – DN-S3700 v.2020 and DN-S1200 v.3020 – are available to download from the relevant product pages of the Denon DJ website.
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Pioneer continues to make life better for the up and coming DJ with the release of their new entry-level headphones, the HDJ-500. The latest member of their ever-evolving series is the epitome of style and sleek design and for the first time is available in three distinct colours: red, black or white. Designed to be as usable for DJing as they are at home or on the go, the HDJ-500s are set to invigorate the headphone market.
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Music licensing company, PPL, has revealed the most played Christmas songs of the past decade. The list has been compiled based on tracks played in shops, radio airplay, television, international performance and live music to establish the most popular festive-themed singles. Mariah Carey’s 'All I Want For Christmas Is You', released in 1994 has taken the top spot with 'Last Christmas' by Wham at number two.
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algoriddim, the German based software company behind the popular Mac based DJ software ‘djay’, have today (2nd December 2010) announced the release of their djay for iPad product, the world’s first full-fledged DJ app on the iPad.
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Fed up with the cold and snow of English Winter already? Why not plan a ‘working holiday’ to the Mobile Beat DJ Show in Las Vegas next February? Taking place at the Riviera Hotel on the famous ‘Las Vegas Strip’ from the 1st to the 3rd, the Mobile Beat show is a great opportunity to learn and also network with fellow DJs from the other side of the Atlantic.
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How does a company follow up on something as wildly popular as the revolutionary Jellyfish 2-in-1 beam effect? Easy – by offering a second helping of jelly!
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Denon DJ Europe has launched an iPhone app, available now to download free of charge from the iTunes App Store.
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Lamba plc, one of UK’s leading manufacturers and distributors of DJ audio and lighting products are expanding the distribution arm of their business.
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Gemini DJ, a division of GCI Technologies, has recently announced the launch of two new DJ Control Surfaces for PC. The long-awaited Gemini CTRL USB DJ controllers were unveiled in the US over the summer and are powerful tools for use with a PC and DJ software.
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The first round of dates have just been released for a series of one day workshops designed to assist mobile disc jockeys who wish to specialise as wedding professionals. These workshops are designed to offer valuable insights into what motivates brides & grooms when booking wedding entertainment.
Emotional sales techniques and understanding the importance of the DJ’s contribution to the success of the event while creating fun, unique and memorable moments will be the foundation of this opportunity.
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Hercules have announced the newest version of their DJ Console line, the DJ Console 4-Mx. Aimed squarely at professional DJs, the new device is an innovative and precise controller featuring large jog wheels and a built-in audio interface tailored for DJing, easy connection with existing analogue gear, and intuitive control over 2 and 4 virtual decks.
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The Revo Burst, an intense new LED Moonflower from American DJ, doesn’t just fill rooms and dance floors with light, it saturates them with colour. Boasting a 46-degree beam angle and 294 LEDs arranged in 7 equal clusters that strobe and turn on/off in synchronization, the new effect creates a firework-like display of light.
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Indie trio The xx have landed the Mercury Prize for their debut album xx.
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Denon DJ Europe has launched DenonDJtv, its all-new official Denon DJ YouTube channel. The online resource provides an up to the minute multimedia hub for users of Denon DJ equipment and the DJ community at large.
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To celebrate the opening of their new showroom, and also 20 years in business, Pro Mobile distributors KLS Entertainment are inviting DJs young and old to their opening extravaganza on Sunday 5th September 2010. Taking place at their premises in Falkirk, Scotland, the event will run from 12 Noon until around 6pm and promises to be a great day out for DJs and their families.
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Peavey has updated the best-selling PR Series powered loudspeakers with their new class D amplifier topology for even lighter weight on the new PR 15D and PR 12D models. Both of the updated units are capable of up to 120 dB peak SPL and feature Peavey’s exclusive DDT™ speaker protection, which virtually eliminates audible power amplifier clipping. A built-in, heavy-duty crossover increases reliability at high power levels.
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It’s been called a “moonflower on steroids”, and with 256 red, green, blue and white LEDs shooting out beams through 4 lenses, American DJ’s new Hyper Gem LED is definitely a “performance-enhanced” special effect. A 4-way DMX-controllable portable moonflower, the Hyper Gem LED will quickly hype up the excitement level at any event, with a wide sweep of unique LED patterns that gyrate and groove to the beat of the music.
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The Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2010 Albums of the Year shortlist has been announced. The awards, which celebrate musical creativity and originality, reward the winner with a prize of £20,000.
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Pioneer have recently announced a forth product that will join their new range of next generation DJ players. Following the launch in 2009 of the new flagship CDJ-2000 player, along with its smaller brother the CDJ-900, the CDJ-350 was unveiled earlier this year offering the most affordable rekordbox™ compatible deck for beginners, however this left a gap for semi-pro DJs. The introduction of the brand new CDJ-850 fills this gap and completes the new range.
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At Newcastle Crown Court earlier this month, two men were collectively sentenced to more than four years in jail for the illegal supply, distribution and installation of unlicensed digital jukeboxes to pubs and clubs across the North East of England.
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American Audio are offering the chance for a lucky DJ to win a brand new VMS4 among other prizes in their latest online competition. For the American Audio VMS4 “4 Things I Love About DJing!” Contest participants are invited to submit a video entry telling American DJ what they love about being a DJ.
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Kam have recently unveiled their first foray into the software controller market: the Digi Mini. A stylish and compact unit, the Digi Mini can be used to mix and scratch both audio and video files utilising a host of transitions and effects. The controller features built-in audio for headphone monitoring and comes bundled with Virtual DJ LE software.
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