America’s Best DJ Weekly Giveaway #4: G-Shock Watch & DJ Expo Full Pass

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Congrats to the last week’s winner, who won a pair of Pioneer HDJ-2000 headphones from the third weekly America’s Best DJ 2014 giveaway! This week’s prizes include a premium G-Shock watch and full admission pass to the DJ Expo in Atlantic City, NJ’s Trump Taj Mahal from August 11-14. Enter via ...

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America’s Best DJ: Birthday Celebrations and Mile-High Festivals

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Ruby Skye: Robbie Rivera performs to the San Francisco crowd. New York, NY – Following some San Franciscan fun, the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times is pulling double duty this weekend with stops in both New York City and Denver, CO. This past Saturday, we ...

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America’s Best DJ Weekly Giveaway #3: Pioneer HDJ-2000 Headphones

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Congrats to the last week’s winners, who have won a premium G-Shock watch and a full DJ Expo admission pass, respectively, from the second weekly America’s Best DJ 2014 giveaway! This week’s prize is a pair of HDJ-2000 headphones from sponsor Pioneer DJ. Enter via the widget below ...

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America’s Best DJ: Going for Gold in San Francisco

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Wild: DJ Times July cover star Carnage rains bass down on Las Vegas’ Marquee Dayclub. San Francisco, CA — After a weekend in Vegas, we’re Golden Gate-bound! This Saturday, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times will touch down at San Francisco’s Ruby Skye ...

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America’s Best DJ Weekly Giveaway #2: G-Shock Watch & DJ Expo Full Pass

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Week 2 of America’s Best DJ weekly giveaway is here, and this week’s prizes include a premium G-Shock watch and a full pass to this August’s DJ Expo in Atlantic City! Enter via the widget below for your chance to win: Every week until voting closes we’ll be giving away ...

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America’s Best DJ Weekly Giveaway #1: Pioneer HDJ-2000 Headphones

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America’s Best DJ weekly giveaway is back! Every week until voting closes America’s Best DJ and DJ Times will be giving away a combination of prizes courtesy the 2014 sponsors: 1 Pioneer DDJ-SX controller 4 pairs of Pioneer HDJ-2000 headphones 4 G-Shock watches 4 passes to DJ ...

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America’s Best DJ: LA-Bound After Vegas Craziness

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Tao Beach: Carnage rocked the pool with a diverse set.Los Angeles – Just six days after experiencing the deep craziness of Las Vegas on EDC weekend, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times heads west again. Yes, this past June 20-22, the tour engaged the throngs ...

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America’s Best DJ: Chicago’s Spring Awakening

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A-Trak: One of 13 ABDJ noms playing Chicago. Ryan SahlinChicago – On the road again. This weekend, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times heads back to festival-land—Chicago’s Spring Awakening, which runs Friday through Sunday. Thirteen ABDJ-nominated jocks will ...

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Vote Now for America’s Best DJ 2014

Let your voice be heard! Pioneer DJ and DJ Times partner up for an eighth straight year and allow fans to choose America’s Best DJ. From disc-scratching icons to basement producers in the fast lane, America’s dance-music explosion has birthed some of the most talented artists in the game. But ...

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NYC GIVEAWAY: Stacey Pullen @ Marquee on 6/06

In honor of the 3rd event on the 2014 America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times, Marquee NY is giving away 3 pairs of tickets to see 2014 ABDJ nominee Stacey Pullen this Friday night! Enter below by Friday, June 6th at 2pm, or click here for tickets. Don’t ...

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America’s Best DJ: Detroit Wrap-Up, Then It’s onto R.I.

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Providence, R.I. – Post-Motown, it’s on the road to Rhody! After spending a beat-filled Memorial Day weekend at Detroit’s Movement fest, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times makes a quick trip up to New England for another round of DJ-driven fun. On Saturday, May ...

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2014 America’s Best DJ Nominees Revealed

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Port Washington, N.Y. –  Who will be America’s Best DJ 2014? Once again, the hotly anticipated nominee list for the America’s Best DJ title is out. As DJ Times has done since the promotion’s 2006 inception, the magazine has released a Top 100 list that includes DJs of all genres balancing ...

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Movement: America’s Best DJ to Launch in Detroit

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Hart Plaza: 100,000-plus are expected. Detroit – After drawing more than 107,000 fans to Hart Plaza in 2013, Detroit’s Movement festival returns to the venue May 24-26 with 135 DJs and electronic acts performing on six different sponsored stages. Produced by Paxahau Event Productions, the ...

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America’s Best DJ: Kaskade Cops the Golden Mixer—Again

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Las Vegas – With his fans, the media and DJ-industry insiders all in tow, Kaskade was once again crowned America’s Best DJ at Las Vegas’ Marquee Club this past Sunday, Oct. 13. After 20-plus events on America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times, the fans spoke with ...

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Kaskade Takes ‘America’s Best DJ’ Title a 2nd Time

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Port Washington, NY – The votes of the fans have all been counted and it’s official: DJ Times magazine and Pioneer DJ are proud to announce that Kaskade has been voted America’s Best DJ for 2013. This is the second time Kaskade has taken home the award—he also won in 2011—and it ...

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America’s Best DJ: Marquee Moment—Last Chance to Vote & Win!

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By: Jim Tremayne New York City –Today DJ Times will join much of the EDM world for the Electric Zoo festival, which will bring a slew of DJ talent to the Big Apple. But after spending much of the festival’s initial afternoon at Randall’s Island—it runs through Sunday—we’ll head over to ...

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#ABDJ2013 Giveaway: Win Passes + Drink Tickets To Dennis Ferrer @ Marquee NY 8/30

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Want to catch 2013 America’s Best DJ nominees Dennis Ferrer and Sleepy & Boo at Marquee New York on August 30th? To promote the 2013 America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ and DJ Times, we have partnered with the club to give away 2 prize packages, each consisting of 2 ...

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America’s Best DJ: Summer Lovin’ & City Sweatin’

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By: Jim Tremayne Las Vegas – And down the stretch they come! America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times has reached its final month and it’s become a fast-and-furious race to the finish. This past weekend, DJ Times was in Las Vegas for a daylong double dose of beats, ...

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America’s Best DJ: Georgia Jams & Full-On Vegas

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Las Vegas – Once again, it’s back to Sin City for another round of shows on the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times. Fast-forward: This weekend finds us doing double-duty at Marquee Dayclub and Nightclub. First up on Saturday, it’s Texas trance kings Tritonal at ...

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ABDJ Giveaway: Win VIP Passes to see Mark Farina at Marquee NY 8/9

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Want to catch America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Mark Farina at Marquee New York on August 9th? We’ve partnered with Mark Farina to give away a pair of VIP tickets to the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ and DJ Times stop for one lucky reader and a friend! The winner will... ...

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Kaskade Reveals Album Details, Set to Play ABDJ Event

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America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Kaskade has revealed the album artwork (seen above), as well as the September 10release date for his new album Atmosphere. The album, featuring his current single “Atmosphere,” will be released through Ultra Records, and will be available to preorder starting ...

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Morgan Page to Speak at The DJ Expo 2013

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Morgan Page: Keynote Q&A Tuesday, Aug. 14, 3:30 pm, Diamond Room D in Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, NJ Global DJ, hit-making producer, sought-after remixer—in a few short years, Morgan Page has become one of America’s top EDM talents. Known for his melodic approach to club music—with hits ...

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America’s Best DJ: Mile High & Down in Dixie

Denver – The America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times went Mile High this past weekend and now it looks forward to heading way down in Dixie. In Colorado at the spectacular Red Rocks Amphitheatre for Global Dance Festival this past July 19-21, we caught three days of ...

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America’s Best DJ: Camp Bisco Brings the Heat

Mariaville, N.Y. – In the peak of New York’s summer heat, 20,000 EDM fans make the trek to Mariaville—quaint lake town in upstate New York—to experience Camp Bisco this past July 11-13. The four-stage music festival offered big-room house, jam bands, rappers and trappers. Known for its rural ...

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America’s Best DJ: NYC Grooves & Chi-Town Jams

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Chicago – This past weekend, we caught a double dose of New York City grooves and, looking forward to Independence Day weekend, we’re thrilled to be able to blow into the Windy City for a beachfront festival sporting an outstanding lineup of its own. It’s just the next two chapters in the book ...

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Listen to Clockwork’s EDC 2013 Set

Electric Daisy Carnival 2013 has come and gone, but the live sets that have begun to trickle out from it will live forever. One of particular note came from Clockwork over at the Circuit Grounds tent, with a reported 15,000 festivalgoers in attendance. Clockwork, whose other alias RL Grime is a ...

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Win VIP Table Service to Miguel Migs at Marquee NY This Friday!

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Want to win VIP table service to see America’s Best DJ 2013 nominee Miguel Migs perform this Friday? DJ Times is partnering with Marquee New York to give away 4 VIP passes (each with a +1) to the stop on the America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ and DJ Times this Friday,... Read More

America’s Best DJ: Vegas, Baby—EDC & Marquee

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Las Vegas—After a week away from the road, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times rolls on with a deep slate of events this weekend, sporting 27 different ABDJ nominees. First up, we’ll be at Marquee Dayclub Friday, June 21, for Blake Jarrell’s set, as he plays ...

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Guy Gerber Releases Free Album & North American Dates

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Louie Vega & Elements of Life Plan Live Session for Sirius XM

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America’s Best DJ: A Tale of 2 Cities—A Look Back

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A-Trak Releases Clone-Filled Video for "Jumbo"

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Mixify Plans Camp Bisco Digital Pre-Fest for 6/19

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Wavefront Reveals Third Wave & Local Talent Video Announcement

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Porter Robinson Unveils Summer European Tour

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Camp Bisco Releases Silent Disco Lineup Led by Passion Pit

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Zeds Dead to Embark on 'Altered States' Tour with Paper Diamond

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Robbie Rivera, Lucky Date, & Congorock to spin on Turntable.FM

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Roger Sanchez Explores Roots with Video for “Troubleman”

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Insomniac Unveils 7-Day EDC Vegas Week 2013 Event Schedule

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America’s Best DJ: LA Entranced, Bi-Coastal Gigs & a Word with BT

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America’s Best DJ: Tour & Voting Launch at Movement

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America’s Best DJ Victory Tour

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America’s Best DJ: Top 50 & Another Winner

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Markus Schulz Voted America’s Best DJ for 2012

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America’s Best DJ: Tour to Wrap in Sin City

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Las Vegas—After a week that didn’t see any road action—we were plenty busy with DJ Expo in Atlantic City, N.J.—America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times resumes in our country’s great playland—Vegas, baby. Indeed, we’ll work two Sin City events for a pair of America’s ...

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America’s Best DJ: Nearing the Home Stretch

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America’s Best DJ: The Beat Goes On

Morrison, Col.—There was no way to tiptoe around the subject: this past weekend’s Global Dance Festival was certainly colored by the national tragedy that occurred in nearby Aurora just hours before the three-day event began. Yes, the deadly July 20 shooting was on everyone’s minds at Red Rocks ...

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America’s Best DJ: Way Out West

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America’s Best DJ: A Tale of 2 Cities

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America’s Best DJ: Wet + Wild in Philly & NYC

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America’s Best DJ: Windy City Wildness, Philly Fun

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America's Best DJ Summer Tour Heats UP!

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Kaskade: America’s Best DJ

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Six months after taking the 2011 America’s Best DJ title, Kaskade remains a little giddy. To hear him tell it, he’s just as excited about DJing and making music as he ever was, certainly as much as when he fell in love with it all as a suburban Chicago teen listening to B96 radio and... Read More

America’s Best DJ: Vegas, Baby—EDC & Marquee

Full Weekend: Kaskade will play Marquee clubs & EDC Vegas. Photo: Ashley Suszczynski

Las Vegas—After a week away from the road, America’s Best DJ Summer Tour Presented by Pioneer DJ & DJ Times rolls on with a deep slate of events this weekend, sporting 27 different ABDJ nominees.   First up, we’ll be at Marquee Dayclub Friday, June 21, for Blake Jarrell’s set, as he plays ...

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America’s Best DJ: On the Road for the Homestretch

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ABDJ Tour Report: Desert Heat, Pool Parties & One UFC Champ

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ABDJ Tour Update: After Mass., What’s Next? Vegas, Baby.

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Road Report: Braving T-Storms or Flat Beer, ABDJ Marches On

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ABDJ Leaves The Left Coast, Drops Down to The ATL

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Bass in Your Face in B’more, Double Duty in LA

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ABDJ Tour Launches at Movement, Set to Hit SF & B’more

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DJ Times & America’s Best DJ to Hit Detroit’s Movement Fest

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Q-Bert: And Still Champ…

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Since the age of 15, QBert (aka Richard Quitevis, 41) has dedicated his life to using the turntable as a musical instrument. In doing so, he’s become one of the world’s best-known and, more importantly, most-respected practitioners of the art of scratch. QBert’s journey is well-known and ...

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ABDJ Winner QBert Takes Home the Golden Mixer

DJ QBert was officially awarded the 2010 America’s Best DJ title this past Saturday, Oct. 2, at Ghostbar in The Palms in Las Vegas. The award show and closing party at the Rain nightclub—with QBert, Scotty Boy and Manufactured Superstars on the decks—culminated the three-month-long event, which ...

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America's Got DJ Talent: Qbert Wins!

The polling stations are closed, the season of handshakes and baby-kissing has drawn to a close, the votes have all been tallied, the bribe money counted, and it’s official: DJ Times magazine and Pioneer DJ announce that DJ Qbert has been voted America’s Best DJ for 2010. The ...

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ABDJ Voting Closes September 6

There are no exit polls, or PACs, but there is plenty of old-school glad-handing, baby-kissing lobbying, so the America’s Best DJ contest, or ABDJ, decides who the best DJ is on merit as well as hustle. Although some people question why their favorite DJs were left off the list of 100, ...

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Pauly D Moving up in the Polls for America's Best DJ

On the heels of the news that Jersey Shore has wrapped filming its third season, we have no doubt that DJ nation will find it distressing that Pauly D is busting a move up in the polls for America’s Best DJ, among the likes of A-Trak, Mixmaster Mike and Wolfgang Gartner. The numbers don’t ...

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Shiftee's "Best DJ" Campaign…

Who’s taking the America’s Best DJ contest seriously? DJ Shiftee, serious as a taco heart attack. Shiftee–a battle jock/turntablist DMC winner who will appear at next week’s DJ Expo, has produced a campaign video, reminding viewers of their patriotic duty in the voting ...

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Rocky Mountain High: America's Best DJ Summer Tour Does Denver

You hear about the Denver city bus driver who drove the wrong way on the Interstate? This weekend, that driver will have plenty of time to check out the America’s Best DJ tour, which hits the Rockies and the Global Dance Festival, because he has no job. Hopefully, he’ll be entranced by ...

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Why Networking Doesn't Blow

You’ve heard the joke about the baker, the photographer, and the bagpiper? Neither have we, but DJ Mark Brenneisen of Total Entertainment thinks it’s no joke when these professionals have sales leads–and he devised a great way to make those leads his own. “Why not approach the vendors you ...

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Movement: America’s Best DJ Tour Revs Motor City

Detroit—Things got wild and a little wet, but once again, Movement rocked it in the Motor City. Held this past Memorial Day weekend in Detroit’s Hart Plaza, the techno-centric festival also served as a massive platform for the launch of the 2010 America’s Best DJ Summer Tour. According to ...

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Are You America's Best DJ?

There’s no doubt that American dance music follows the European lead—sorta’ like when the Dutch and the English ruled the seven seas—but that only obscures the fact that dance music started in the States, in Chicago and Detroit. So why not recognize American DJs in their own rite? We have been, ...

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