Monkeys Cash in on New World Order, So Can You

With all the bloviating going on about illegal immigrants taking jobs from Americans,  little attention has been focused on primates—NAFTA-loving wily apes and monkeys with job skills. Some have turned up on network news, while others have used their computer … Continue reading

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How to EQ American Idol’s Latest Loser

How would you EQ Willy’s vocals? We’re not too broken up about big Michael Lynche getting booted from American Idol. We were unmoved by his performance of Michael Jackson’s “Will You be There” from Free Willy—a movie we could never … Continue reading

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Can Detroit Techno Save the Auto Industry?

In the past few weeks, Ford, Honda, and Volkswagen have forecast significant growth for 2010. Several others, including Toyota, Nissan, and the car company we own, GM, expect to offer upbeat outlooks and improved earnings. Agoria, aka Sebastien Devaud, owner … Continue reading

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The DJ Census is Here!

The U.S. Government’s not offering incentives to fill out the federal census. But we’re offering swag for readers to fill out the DJ Times 2010 DJ Market Survey. If you’re interested in a chance at winning a $100 gift certificate … Continue reading

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How Pioneer DJ Makes Married Life Difficult

Pioneer’s CDJ-2000 Again, Pioneer DJ has made our lives easier–somewhat. Sure, they’ve responded to the music industry’s shift toward digital distribution with the CDJ-2000, by incorporating key components of the digital DJ’s kit. The 2000 can replace the sound card … Continue reading

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How Moms Gave Birth to the DJ Industry

Although no statistics are available, we can claim with anecdotal certainty that mothers have purchased more turntables and mixers than any other consumer demographic. She might have done it out of pure love, or to keep your ass busy when … Continue reading

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Capitalize on the Weak Economy–Before it’s too Late!

The economy is showing signs of rebounding, but if the miniscule increase in retail shopping for the month of April (0.5% over last April) is any indication, there may be a long way to go until Americans are back to … Continue reading

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Adopt BP’s Slick Marketing Moves

We can’t think of a more impactful way to heighten brand awareness than the tactic adopted by British oil giant BP: pump 210,000 gallons of crude oil every day into the Gulf of Mexico while trying to buy off Louisiana … Continue reading

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Boston DJ Feeds “Granite” to New Hampshire Clubbers

We just can’t get enough of “Granite State of Mind,” a spot-on New Hampshire-style parody of Jay-Z’s “Empire State of Mind” that’s been tearing up You Tube. When Boston-based DJ Paul Dailey played a gig the other night at the … Continue reading

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Submit to Peer Pressure and Increase Your Prices

When Roland Coutu first bought his DJ business three years ago, he was charging $450 for a wedding, for a very simple reason: He didn’t know any better. Coutu’s “act” and price changed quickly, as he learned from his fellow … Continue reading

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