Atlantic City, N.J. — Now in its 30th year, DJ Expo showed its time-tested experience by delivering another winning trade show/exhibition at the East Coast gaming capital. Held this past Aug. 12-15 at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City, DJ Expo presented the DJ industry’s top combination of technology exhibits, educational seminars and sponsored parties.… Read More

Born October 3, 1981 in Johannesburg, South Africa, Niffty first started DJ’ing in late ‘99. He then moved to England in 2000 where he attended lessons at the Technics DJ Academy in Manchester. He then traveled through England perfecting his mixing and playing venues such as The Dry Bar in Manchester and Madame… … Read More

Kenny Laboriel, professionally known as K-WIZ, is an Emmy-Award winning, and extraordinary Hip Hop and R&B producer/songwriter with countless credits to his name, spanning the biggest names in all genres of the Entertainment industry. With the likes of Ice T, Jurassic 5, and Joseph Gordon Levitt, as well as his… … Read More

Bobby and IZ Avila, also known as The Avila Brothers, never imagined that their years of hard work behind the scenes of the music industry would get recognition as big as a Grammy nomination. Usher’s Confessions CD, which was nominated for Album of the Year, made this dream come true. “Never, never in my wildest… … Read More

Last year from NAMM we brought you an exclusive video of the Mixars Duo scratch mixer (featuring me throwing Z-Trip off the decks to film it; all I can say is he’s a very gracious man…). Here at NAMM 2017, Mixras is premiering an altogether more involved mixer: The new Mixars Quattro. This… … Read More

Ahead of NAMM 2017, Gemini today announced the MAS-1 controller, the company’s first Midi controller that’s targeted towards users of clip-based performance software like Ableton Live. It marks somewhat of a departure for Gemini, but maintains the company’s focus on DJs as it is designed specific… … Read More

Popular DJ mix streaming site Mixcloud has got a fresh lick of paint and a feature brush up for 2017, fresh off the back of launching its revamped iOS and Android apps in September of last year. “The new desktop site uses a brighter and more intuitive design to make it even easier and faster… … Read More

Mackie today announces a complete modernization of its popular Big Knob Monitor Controller, expanding the lineup and including models with high-resolution USB recording and playback. The all-new Big Knob Series features three models – Big Knob Passive, Big Knob Studio and Big Knob Studio+. Now… … Read More

After opening yesterday at the Anaheim Convention Center, the Winter NAMM Show will run today through Sunday, Jan 22. Over 90,000 music-industry professionals—manufacturers, distributors and retailers—are expected to flood the annual exhibition/trade show, which will see scads of new products…… Read More

Electronic and dance music has never been as popular as it is right now. Since it first emerged as a genre, there was always a patronising majority who thought it would be a fad that would go the same way as glam rock and disco. But electronic and dance music has grown, diversified, and evolved… … Read More