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 … Continue reading

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Relieve that Human Jukebox Feeling–at DJ Expo

We’ve all had the feeling—that Human Jukebox feeling. You know, clients approach you at the console and try to stick a fiver in your mouth, and then try poking the buttons on your shirt to select some song they danced … Continue reading

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At DJ Expo, Learn to Influence the “Influencer”

To DJ Dennis Kintzer, the “crazy busy” days have returned, and he credits the art of networking as one reason why. The key, he says,  is to seek out the COI. “COIs are most easily noted at a networking event … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Remix

When Jive Records recently hired Nick “Piklz” Ditri and Danny “Danger” Boselovic, aka The Disco Fries, to remix “OMG” by Usher and Will i.am., the Fries emerged from the kitchen and broke down their process for DJ Times. “In this … Continue reading

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Pioneer to Unveil Bedroom Secrets at DJ Expo

Can the bedroom DJ now claim technical parity with the Paul Oakenfolds of the world? If a trainwreck occurs in the bedroom of some slouch DJ and nobody hears it, did it actually happen? Ponderous, indeed. But Pioneer Electronics thinks … Continue reading

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DJ Expo will Catapult your Career—like Lady Gaga’s

We’ll make the claim, sure, and shamelessly so. When Lady Gaga performed at the DJ Expo in 2008 at the House of Blues—brought at the insistence of Akon—she was a fixture on New York’s Lower East Side nightlife, but nowhere … Continue reading

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Breaking: All-Star MCs to Reveal Secrets at DJ Expo

At this year’s DJ Expo, some of the country’s most successful MCs will share their talents in “All-Star Wedding MC Secrets Revealed!” The seminar’s moderator, DJ Steve Moody, says the all-star cast will share what really goes on behind the … Continue reading

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Skribble on Pauly D: “Haters Beware!”

ABDJ nominee DJ Skribble has done much to popularize the role of the DJ. You can argue that without Skribble—the first DJ to spin house music on MTV—there would be fewer DJs, and no Pauly D (some people would prefer … Continue reading

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A-Trak: “Let your ears guide you”

Of all the ABDJ nominees, A-Trak has made the most of his hustle. His blog, providing insight to the whirlwind life of a traveling DJ, is a must-read. When he graced the cover of DJ Times a couple years ago, … Continue reading

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The Making of a Billboard Reporter

Robert LaFrance has joined the ranks of Billboard reporters, hallowed ground for club DJs. For the Connecticut-based DJ, who spins Thursdays and Fridays at Alchemy, it is a long-time ambition realized. “When I started DJing, the Billboard reporting DJs were … Continue reading

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